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Carry a Heavy Load: Starting Up an Earth Moving Business

Any major construction project requires the excavation and removal of large amounts of earth. Though many construction companies can do it on their own, they often turn to earthmoving contractors so that the job is done quickly and efficiently. This is why it is a perfect niche business for those who want to break into...

4 Office Improvements That Can Help Increase Productivity

Business owners need to provide a stimulating workspace for their employees. Your company will have a difficult time achieving success if your workers feel disengaged and demotivated. If you notice that your employees are having a tough time being productive, you may need to make a few changes within the office. Small ...

What Considerations Does Financial Recruitment Entail?

Although it sounds simple, recruitment is one of the toughest parts of running a business. Most people think it simply involves hiring someone to fill in a certain position, but there are a lot of factors that need to be considered. Good people are what enables a company to succeed. Without a strong and committed w...

No-Brainer Businesses: Best Enterprises to Put Up Near Colleges and Universities

Colleges and universities have one thing that many entrepreneurs look for: an abundant (and constant) target market in a fixed/contained area. In many ways, putting up the right business near the campus is like fishing in a barrel that’s already filled to the brim with fish. So, if you’re lucky enough to have a com...

How Hospital Gardens Promote Healing

The concept of attributing healing benefits to plants and gardens date back to ancient traditions. Several studies have long proven that exposure to nature and interaction with it can bring about a more positive outlook toward life, reduce negative emotions and stress levels, decrease blood pressure, and improve overal...

Brand Lessons: What are the Ups and Downs of Non-traditional Franchising?

Brands want to establish their presence in every nook and cranny of the market, giving rise to franchises  in non-traditional locations. Hospitals, museums, casinos, college campuses, theme parks, and other venues now house popular fast-casual restaurants in the form of quick-serve food kiosk franchises. Non-tradition...

How to Avoid Blindness at Work

Vision is an essential function to help us carry out daily tasks. The eyes are extremely delicate, and even a minor injury can result in permanent vision loss. So, eye injury hazards are present almost anywhere, including your workplace. Whether you do manual labour or work an office job, your eyes are always at risk o...

Heads up, Entrepreneurs: 3 Habits to Develop to Deal with Business Uncertainties Better

The only thing certain in business is that there will always be uncertainties. You can’t know for sure if the product you’ll launch next week will be a hit. You won’t ever be sure if branching out to another location will be profitable. Until of course, you’re there already. It’s uncomfortable to be in the mi...

The People Behind Information Management

In this information-driven age, we are constantly surrounded and bombarded by all sorts of data and knowledge that at times, we don’t even know what to do with. This is especially true for businesses, who must gather data from every single aspect of their operations — from production to sales and customer satis...

Records Management: Creating a System That Keeps Your Business Efficient

Recording and saving every traceable piece of information is a common business practice. From receipts of payments and client databases to relevant vendor information, every piece of data could be important for business operations. The amount of data passing through an organisation can be overwhelming, especial...