Modern technology has revolutionised the way we work. Smart phones mean we can talk with customers and colleagues, and email allow us to respond to customers, whatever the time of day. We’re connected 24/7 – wherever and whenever. It’s true that modern business is fast, but is it always efficient? In this infographic we examine […]
For many businesses leading up to Christmas, there are important payroll related tasks that need to happen, despite the slowdown in activities and more relaxed festive environment. If the only certainties in life are death and taxes then surely for the person running the company payroll the other certainty is that the period from December […]
Sometimes we face obstacles in business that seem insurmountable. Whether it is starting a business or achieving a certain revenue target, business goals are challenging. Recently I spoke with Sage Business Expert and mind-set strategist Frederique Murphy of Mountain Moving Mindset. Frederique explained to me that with the right mind-set anything is possible. I had to […]
Do you have a personal brand? Is it something you have even considered? Sometimes your personal brand can be just as important as your company brand. Sage Business Expert and Career Coach Greg Fry explains how you can leverage your personal brand online to make meaningful connections. People do business with people. When I go to a networking event […]
What does happiness look like?
A recent survey of over 1,400 workers revealed that 42% said that getting on well with their co-workers helped them to feel good at work. The next most common reason for feeling good at work was having a positive work/life balance.
When Olwen Dawe became a Sage Business Expert one of the first things I wanted to talk to her about was her work as an advocate of female entrepreneurship. Olwen is currently Secretary and Vice President Designate of Network Ireland. She was an ambassador for female entrepreneurship on the Ulster Bank “Business Women Can” initiative in 2012.
In our continued efforts to support the business community in Ireland, we’ve launched our Sage Business Experts Programme to recognise and reward experts across the business landscape.
If you would like to enter Newstalk’s Business Person of the Month email why you think you are worthy to [email protected] You can also choose to nominate someone else. Small, medium and large businesses will all be considered.