Known by his team as their ‘Chief Web Guy’, I recently had the pleasure of a ‘virtual sit down’ with the driven, yet humble Vice President / General Manager of Lenovo.com, Ajit Sivadasan. Thanks Ajit for taking the time out of your busy globe-trotting schedule to share your insights with our readers. (Please note: below …

An Exit Strategy Can Grow Your Business. What a fantastic feeling the first day you start your business. Whether you have been a business owner for one year or 40 years you will still remember that first day. You may have gone straight into business or come from a job; you now have no teacher, …

Sharing The Wealth. Highly engaged and motivated employees can give you a competitive edge in terms of business performance and are also crucial in terms of building a strong brand. Employees are often on the front line particularly within the service industry so they really need to embody what your brand is all about. You …

Franchising can be a great way to grow your business using other people’s resources and capital. It would be fair to say that most businesses could be franchised. If your business is proven, profitable and portable (can be taught and replicated) then you have ticked the first box. However it is essential that you make …

Whoever you are, I know that you’re looking for ways to give yourself more hours in the day. It could be freeing up more of your time to spend it with the family.  Perhaps you’re looking at claiming back some ‘man hours’ from the overall business to invest in increased growth.  Or maybe you’re a bit of …

The businesses that win in the future are those that apply what I call the science of winning. Science is all about evidence-based insights and using the best available data to draw new conclusions. Businesses, big or small, that apply the same principles will outperform their competition. At the moment, 90% of business decisions are …

Building relationships with your prospects and customers is definitely a longer process to getting the sale but the long-term gains are worth it. Gone are the hype-ful campaigns, and in are the help-ful campaigns, a new way of communicating with the masses that is catching on but it takes a little more time. I think …