5 reasons why not providing employee training costs your startup money

With unemployment rates at record lows, many large companies are recommitting chunks of their budgets to employee training. Why? This is to increase retention rates and enable their companies to keep their best and brightest team members. Yet, small businesses and startups may find themselves reluctant to provide employee training. Let's look at five reasons why not providing employee training costs your startup money.   #1: A more competitive workforce If you want to be competitive in your...
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Intuitive intelligence and entrepreneurship

"It is through science that we prove, but through intuition that we discover."  Henri Poincare  As an entrepreneur, who do you trust? If the answer is not that you trust yourself first and foremost, then you could be missing a key ingredient of successful entrepreneurship, that of your intuition. Yes, it's important to trust others too, but if you can't trust yourself, how can you trust anyone else? Sadly, our society has not valued intuition enough, instead favouring logic and reasoni...
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Data-driven ways fitness can benefit your finances

No matter if you regularly train for marathons or hit the gym a few times a month, you know that working out takes discipline, effort, and the drive to better yourself. Regularly working out and sticking to a fitness plan certainly isn't easy, which makes it that much better when you reach the goals you've laid out for yourself. Just like sticking to a fitness plan, getting your finances in shape requires discipline, drive, and commitment. Funnily enough, getting physically fit has been shown to...
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5 tips to help you determine the value of your startup

When it comes time for startup valuation, you may wonder just how you can work out the value of your startup. The methods are important because you may not have a huge revenue stream which makes valuation a bit harder. In this article, we look at five tips to help you determine the value of your startup. After all, you want to earn this highest valuation from your investors, instead of being undervalued.   #1: Talk to your accountant, lawyer, and investors Yes, you are most often worth what...
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The Top 5 Leadership Qualities a First-Time Founder Should Practice

Some people are born #leaders. Guiding, inspiring and helping other people succeed is their forte without even lifting a pinky finger. They have a natural personality, intuition, and general gusto for it. For others, being a #leader is a land far less explored, and their personality isn't naturally matched for the #job. However, not being a natural leader doesn't mean you can't be a leader. #Goodleaders—#CEOs, #managers, #founders, etc—have a set of #skills and #qualities just like any other #jo...
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The 10 Qualities of an Emotionally Intelligent Person


#Emotionalintelligence is just as important in our personal life as in work. In this #Videooftheday courtesy of @ArtOfImprovement you can learn 10 qualities to develop.
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How to Supercharge Your Productivity


  Though it's something that we all struggle with from time-to-time, #beingproductive isn't quite the impossible task it often seems. Increasing our #workingoutput just requires a few simple changes. If you want to know more, watch this interesting #Videooftheday courtesy of @ArtOfImprovement
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7 Ways To Add Value To Your Business


There are seven secrets to add #value in your #job and in the world around you. Any one of these ideas can be sufficient for you to become financially #successful. When you begin to combine these ideas together, you'll begin to move ahead rapidly in your #financiallife, #business, and #career. #Videooftheday courtesy of @BrianTracyPage
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The Most Important Skill for Any Entrepreneur (And How to Develop It)

There are a number of key roles you must assume in order to give your business any chance at all of escaping the failure that overcomes the overwhelming majority of new businesses. Every single one of those roles⁠ — from recruiting to coaching to planning to managing⁠ — has one key required skill in common: "Being able to sell your vision". Alex Turnbull shares here the reasons why learning to sell your vision is insanely important.   [Read the full article on groovehq.com]
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The world calls for regenerative leadership


In an ever faster-changing world, how do #leaders build stronger, more resilient and truly thriving organizations? What can leaders learn from the inherently regenerative logic of life itself that has been fine-tuned over the past 3.8 billion years? Watch this interesting #videooftheday courtesy of Tedx Talks and discover the answers!
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