Building Solid Small Business Operating Systems

Running and scaling a business will always be challenging. But having a solid foundation of smoothly operating practices underlying your company can make it much easier. To find out how successful entrepreneurs were building their small business operating systems, we asked 13 founders from Young Entrepreneur Council (YEC) the following question: “As a business owner, what do you feel is most important when it comes to building solid small business operating systems?” Here’s what YEC…

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How Do Apprenticeships Work for Employers ?

Apprenticeships have had a long history, especially in the UK, where master guilds in the medieval period were ancient seats of acquiring skills and craft. its recent avatar dates back to almost two decades ago in 1994 when the government started to provide funds for what was termed modern Apprenticeship programme. The distinctive feature of this so called Modern Apprenticeship programme in the UK has been to replicate the long established traditions of training in engineering…

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9 Top Benefits of Apprenticeships for Employers

According to reports, businesses in UK consider the shortage of skills and the difficulties in recruitment a much bigger threat to its performance than reduced consumer spending or increasing oil prices. Many business owners also give vocational work based training a higher rating compared to any other qualifications. There is a reason why 130,000 workplaces have chosen to employ apprentices. Employers recognize that apprentices provide many benefits for their organizations and research has been conducted…

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Problem Solving Strategies : Ways In Finding Answers

“In every problem, there is a solution.” In fact, there can be more than one solution to a specific problem. Finding the fastest way to resolve the problem is the goal. Whether you’re facing a problem at your workplace or at home, whatever the problem may be, problem solving strategies can help you find the solution to your problem. There are several problem solving strategies that were developed through extensive researches. These were tested and…

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Basic Organic Search Engine Optimization Defined

There is a lot of talk nowadays about Search Engine Optimization, but not so much about Organic Search Engine Optimization itself. So what exactly is Organic Search Engine Optimization? Organic Search Engine Optimization is just like ordinary Search Engine Optimization in that it is the process of optimizing the design of your website so that search results using keywords in search engines will rank your website higher in the non-paid listings. Organic Search Engine Optimization…

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Gamification in Relation to How to Increase User Engagement

Gamification is really a relatively newer term merely introduced in 2002 through Nick Pelling, it did not actually gain notoriety until 2010. By definition from Wikipedia “Gamification is the use of sport thinking and game movement in a non-game context in order to engage users and solve difficulties. Gamification is used in applications and processes to improve user engagement, Return on your investment, data quality, timeliness, and learning.” Even if gamification is a relatively recent…

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Netflix Company Values : Spoken vs. Actual Values of a Business

“If you want to build a ship, don’t drum up the people to gather wood, divide the work, and give orders. Instead, teach them to yearn for the vast and endless sea.” Antoine de Saint-Exupery Over the weekend I was doing some research on retrospectives and found a very enlightening powerpoint presentation from the founder of Netflix about the Netflix company values. It’s 127 or so slides, which seems a little long by about 100 slides;…

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