Consumer Behaviour: Use Colours Wisely #Infographic

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Influence of color

Colours, just like music, trigger various emotions and effect consumer behaviour. By using specific colour combination, one could influence customers’ buying decisions. Consumers say visual product appearance is the most important factor in making a purchase, and 85% of consumers are influenced by the colour of a product. Colours have different influences. For example, green influences thoughts of plants and … Read More

Consumer Behaviour: Use Colours Wisely #Infographic was last modified: June 5th, 2016 by Andrew Johnson

Project Managers are Great Change Managers Too

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This is a great article that shows that all change is effectively a project of some sort.  It highlights that the core skills that project managers use day in and day out are about making change happen, in a controlled and managed way.  It shows that if you coach them in stepping out of the nuts and bolts of delivering … Read More

Project Managers are Great Change Managers Too was last modified: May 24th, 2016 by Andrew Johnson

Stay Abreast of Current Trends in Content Marketing #Infographic

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Content Marketing

Content marketing is a critical component of modern digital marketing and it’s important for publishers and business owners to stay abreast of current trends. The key trends for 2016 are simplified and summarised by the infographic. The infographic shows that content marketing is expected to evolve in several exciting ways in 2016. Certain trends that have persisted over the years … Read More

Stay Abreast of Current Trends in Content Marketing #Infographic was last modified: April 24th, 2016 by Andrew Johnson

Avoid the Looming Threat of Unmotivated Employees

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Benefits of Happy Employees

As the owner of a small business, I am well aware of how easy it is to lose focus on employee wellbeing. Sometimes we need a little kick from behind to get ourselves into gear. A company benefits from happy employees. There is absolutely no denying that. But how does one create such an environment? It all comes down to … Read More

Avoid the Looming Threat of Unmotivated Employees was last modified: April 17th, 2016 by Andrew Johnson

Virtual and Augmented Reality: Business Use #Infographic

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VA/AR in business

Today many are not familiar with the word VR & AR, visual reality and augmented reality. The main thing of failure is the cost factor and according to today economy position, using AR is a touch process. Both VR and AR are used for simulation exercises and employee testing or training. VR is also used for computer modeling, whereas AR … Read More

Virtual and Augmented Reality: Business Use #Infographic was last modified: April 5th, 2016 by Andrew Johnson

Thinking like a startup can have advantages

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I came across this article that outlines today’s changing product development culture.  What is interesting is from an SME perspective is where the ‘big boys’ are looking to learn a trick or two from start up behaviours. While some of the familiar giants maintain a foothold in industries with rapidly developing technology, the cumbersome nature of others has caused them … Read More

Thinking like a startup can have advantages was last modified: January 27th, 2016 by Nik Lemmens

What are the benefits of continuous improvement?

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What are the benefits of continuous improvement?

What are the benefits of continuous improvement? Change can happen in many different ways within an organisation. A major shift in working practices or output demands could require months of planning and a significant reshuffle in the business. But in the best-performing organisations something else happens – continuous improvement. Often overlooked and undervalued, this process of gradual change is essential … Read More

What are the benefits of continuous improvement? was last modified: January 24th, 2016 by Nik Lemmens

What is Lean 5S and why is it useful in a small business?

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Can 5S be used in a small business and how?

What is Lean 5S and why is it useful in a small business? What is 5S? Why do we think that all small businesses would benefit from using it?At its simplest, 5S is a lean methodology that seeks to eliminate waste and create value within an organisation. Some may consider it just another tool but trust me it’s much more than … Read More

What is Lean 5S and why is it useful in a small business? was last modified: January 23rd, 2016 by Andrew Johnson

What are some of the change management models?

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What are some of the change management models?

We live in a business world where change management is constantly referred to and much is made of its importance, it’s a really wide subject area with plenty of opinions.  Here is our take on the most well known theories and approaches as with all of this stuff focus on making it appropriate or relevant to your circumstance and remember … Read More

What are some of the change management models? was last modified: January 18th, 2016 by Nik Lemmens

Looking for that elusive disruptive opportunity?

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Disruption

Saw this piece on disruptive technology that excites the geek in every small business person.  Get your head around the technology that we are all hearing about daily and forget the boundaries and constraints of the past.  It all sounds so familiar these days and ever since the dawn of the internet we have been bombarded with stories of eureka … Read More

Looking for that elusive disruptive opportunity? was last modified: January 19th, 2016 by Andrew Johnson