Posts tagged Business
5 Simple Steps to Help You Find Your Passion in the Workplace

Rather than clock-watching the hours of your life at work go by, here are five simple steps you can apply, right now, to find your true passion at work!

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The #1 Killer of Focus in the Workplace

There is no day more frustrating than when you have tons of work to get through, yet a complete lack of focus to get through it all. Workplace performance is intrinsically tied to focus, we all know that. So why can I be so difficult to getting focused and getting work done? The ability to focus is one of the most powerful tools we have when it comes to getting work done, no amount of technology, brains, nor brawn, can contribute what focus can to our productivity and performance.

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3 Ways to Increase Employee Devotion

The bottom line is this, devoted employees are the ones delivering the most value to your organisation! The question is this, how do you increase employee devotion? How do you ensure that you are creating the best possible environment for your teams to flourish, and give you their best?

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How to Increase Team Accountability

“Do as I say, not as I do” – A personally hated phrase for me, one that echoes through life as a terrible reminder that we often expect others to act in ways that we wouldn’t even expect ourselves to! More on this later...

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Stressful Day? Here are 4 Ways to Stay Motivated!

Not enough time in the day? Underperforming team members? Lack of budget? Saying yes more than you should? There is a monstrous amount of reasons as to why you are feeling stressed. The reality though. It doesn’t really matter why, what matters is how you deal with it, and how you move forward.

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4 Reasons Why Your Team Is Resisting Change

Change is never easy, but it is inevitable. Be it in your personal or your work life, embarking on a journey of change can be an arduous process. Whether you’re changing processes, structure, or even seating arrangements, you often come up against the same issue. Resistance!

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3 Key Steps To Personal Growth and Career Success

The desire and passion to succeed is only half the battle. Many people desire to succeed, but without a plan, a routine, and clear goals, the journey is mostly unproductive. Whether its in work, school, personal life, whatever, it takes planning, preparation, and a clear direction to get you going, and most importantly of all, keep going.

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Dress For Your Future

At little over 6 months ago, I made one of the most drastic decisions of my life. I shocked my boss, my colleagues, my team, and more than any other, it shocked my wife. It didn’t come easily, nor naturally to me, and it was a huge shock to the system, but after many months of deliberation, I did i...

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3 Ways to Improve Employee Satisfaction

The workplace has changed drastically over the past number of decades, and we now expect more than a wage from our workplace. One of the most common expectations is solid leadership. We hear from people so often that have left their job due bad leadership, but how do we ensure that we don’t become one of those organisations? Here are 3 ways to improve employee satisfaction in 2016.

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The Problem With Leadership

We all have the ability within us to drive our business forward regardless of qualification, job role pay grade. You don't have to have authority to be a leader. This is the common misconception of leadership. It's not always done from the front. 

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Business Priorities for 2016

Evaluating focus, and setting organisational priorities is essential for managing growth and creating a work force that is aware of direction and vision of your organisation.

The following are areas we will continue to focus on during 2016, with the aim of growing, expanding and enabling a work force that understand what our priorities and direction will be this year.

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12 Healthy Habits for Business Growth in 2016

As CEO for 3EN, established in Holywood, Northern Ireland, and now with offices in Dublin, Ireland and Bonn, Germany, and with representation in the USA and England, we have had some serious growth over the past 5 years. With that growth we at 3EN have created and learnt habits that have helped us to grow

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The IT Buyer’s Guide to Cloud ERP

Cloud applications are usually referred to as Software-as-a-Service (SaaS), while the platform may typically be called Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS). An off-the-shelf cloud ERP solution consists of applications such as accounting, human resources management, asset management, etc. customer relationship management (albeit not all under a single suite) just like its on-premise counterpart and these core applications are a baseline for all ERP implementations. Therefore, expecting these components is natural. However, there is more to managing a cloud ERP than realizing the benefits of the functionality it offers. For example, what about the related IT issues that come with a new ERP package, especially one that is residing somewhere outside your own datacenter? This paper addresses the following topics which are related to that aspect tied to the platform on which the ERP solution is delivered and should be a critical part of your process of choosing your next cloud-based ERP system:

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