January, 2019

Open Office vs. Closed Office ? Which is best for Your Workplace?

The long-lasting argument involving open office versus closed office spaces has got many businesses to think about essential factors while deciding on the type of office fitouts Perth that will suit their office décor and requirements. The way you design your office holds several crucial implications for your business including the cost, culture, design, privacy, and communication. 

Work in a Disaster Area? 4 Ways to Prepare Your Business for Mother Earth's Worst

Natural disasters occur anytime, anywhere. They pay no respect to how long you have been in business or how prestigious your company might be. Nature's fury manifests in many ways. Damage to your business may happen with severe storms, high winds, fires and flooding, to cyclones, tornadoes and hurricanes. This is even more likely if your business is located within a disaster zone. If you have not prepared for the worst natural disaster, your company may be at risk. Here are some ways to protect your business, your employees, and yourself.

How the Government Shutdown Affects Small Businesses in the U.S.

While there were two government shutdown periods in 2018, luckily they were too short for the U.S. population to feel an impact on everyday life. However, the current shutdown, which started on December 21, 2018 and is dragging for over three weeks, is threatening the functioning of hundreds of thousands of small businesses across the country. According to J.P. Morgan, the economy is losing $1.5 billion per week.

Happy Birthday To Me

I had a birthday this past Sunday (not that you bothered to call).

And I have to tell you, it was one of the best I can ever remember.

It began Saturday night when friends came over for dinner (punctuated by my wife Linda bringing out a delicious chocolate cake).

Sunday, we drove into Boston to catch a Celtics game, happened to run into our friends Tom and Marie while walking through TD Garden, and agreed to meet up afterwards.

5 Devices That Can Increase Your Office Productivity

No matter if you’re chasing that big promotion or you’re running your own business and you want to increase your profits, getting more work done is the way to go. And if you’re wondering how to do this, the answer lies in technology. There are new gadgets and gizmos being released every day and some of these can increase your office productivity significantly. We singled out five of these that could be exactly what you need.

Why Is A Website Important For Your Business

Having a successful business can be both exciting and quite exhausting at the same time. Many people believe that an entrepreneur’s life consists of partying, expensive suits, VIP hotel rooms, and conventions all around the world. While that’s true in some cases, most business owners don’t live that way, and in fact, the vast majority of them struggles to make their business grow further.

The Basics of Learning a New Software

When you invest in a new software program, it can be a little overwhelming to figure out how it works. Depending on the software, it might be very complicated, and you might struggle at first. To help you with this, we have put together some tips on the basics of learning a new software. Keep reading to find out more.

Three Ways to Make the 4AM Club Work For You

“Early to bed, early to rise makes a [wo]man healthy, wealthy and wise.” - Ben Franklin


You’ve heard it said a million times before: the early bird catches the worm, and in the opinion of many highly successful people, the phrase is much more than a cliche. The benefits of an extremely early morning routine have been touted by so many self-made celebrities that the “4 AM Club” has become a part of the public vernacular. Any web search will pull up a dozen articles with contradictory research on the benefits and downsides of the routine, along with firsthand accounts of people “taking the 4 AM challenge.”

What Is It Really Like To Be Self-Employed?

“If you can dream it, you can do it.” – Walt Disney


Walt Disney’s advice may seem simplistic, but in today’s world of impressive technology giving everyone the chance to be their own boss and run their own business, it is now truer than ever. If you have an idea and want to become self-employed to see that idea come to fruition, now is the best time to do it.

How to Build a Successful Startup

We live in the era of innovation, when the vast majority of the world is embracing a forward-looking mindset and startups flourish around every corner. In such a blossoming environment, it makes perfect sense for you as an aspiring entrepreneur to accomplish your professional goals and kick-start your own business. In addition to being fulfilling, starting your own business comes with a slew of challenges you’ll need to prepare yourself for in order to ensure success.