Top Tips For Business Planning: Don't Plan to Fail, Don't Fail to Plan

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Business planning and implementing a business strategy is more than simply achieving business goals. It inspires people to work hard, makes the team feel part of a purpose; it incites actions and ensures that activities happen. Simply constructed, effectively executed, a business strategy is a template for business success. Here are top tips for business planning: don't plan to fail, don't fail to plan:

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A 3-Step Success Process Inspired By Walt Disney

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I believe Walt Disney was one of the best dreamers of the 20th century, and that his dreams directly impacted his success. As Walt Disney is a huge inspiration to me, I wanted to write this article to share with you how you too can become one of the best dreamers of the 21st century, thus impacting your success in your life, career, and business. Here is a 3-step success process inspired by Walt Disney:

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Follow The Leader - Rob Roe of Safetysquad.ie

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In the latest in our series of interviews with business leaders about their journey so far and plans for future success, we talk to Rob Roe, director of Safety Squad, a health and safety consultancy and training provider.

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4 Ways to Maximise Efficiency in Your Business

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If you want to maximise efficiency in your business, you must take two initial steps. The first step involves identifying the business processes you use to conduct your business. Once you have identified the depths of your processes, you must then analyse them to figure out how you can improve them. Here are 4 ways to maximise efficiency in your business:

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How and When to Upgrade Your Fleet for Maximum ROI

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Even if you do everything in your power to protect your commercial vehicles, that fleet will need to be replaced at some point. While purchasing new vehicles is going to be a major investment, there are a few steps that you can take to cut costs and improve your overall ROI. Here are some tips for how and when to upgrade your fleet for maximum ROI. 

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5 Reasons to Consider an Incubator For Your Business

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With the popularity of telecommuting and startup businesses, many people are finding that they no longer need a traditional brick and mortar office with all of the expenses that come with it. Instead, these people are turning to business incubators, a place where people can work with other people and receive the support services, work space, networking opportunities, training, and financial freedom they need to succeed. Here are 5 reasons to consider an incubator for your business:

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Has Your Company Devised A Data Breach Protection Plan? Here's What You Need To Know

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Companies around the world meet at various times throughout the year to discuss their business goals and investment priorities; with increasing revenue, diversifying their service offering and hiring new talent being just a few common examples. However, one area that is often overlooked amongst small businesses is the security of confidential data. Has your company devised a data breach protection plan? Here's what you need to know:

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How to Face Complex Data For Your Business With Confidence

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“Big data” has become such a powerful trend among businesses with many companies planning to invest in data initiatives in the near term. Not too long ago, only big corporations had the means to work with powerful data science platforms. In the past two years, however, the availability of self-service and cloud-based business intelligence (BI) tools has made it possible for startups and SMEs to make better data-driven decisions that can enhance operations, improve sales and accelerate growth. Here's how to face complex data for your business with confidence:

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Is Your Company Managing Data Across Borders? Here's What You Need To Know

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The past 12 months have seen the topic of data privacy hit the headlines and dominate boardroom discussions more than ever before, with GDPR in particular playing a prominent role in how companies handle and manage their customer data. While new legislation is set in stone and available to view in the public domain, it’s clear that the interpretation of this information varies across the board, with companies employing different strategies to ensure they adhere to new regulations. Is your company managing data across borders? Here's what you need to know:

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Summer Is The Best Time to Invest in Innovation

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July traditionally marks the start of summer holidays but strategic planning in business doesn’t take a holiday. However, time out can be an excellent way to engage focus as to your business purpose. Innovation is no different. Here's why summer is the best time to invest in innovation:

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5 Big-Business Growth Strategies Small Business Can Use

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More than 50% of companies fail during their first five years of doing business. That’s why applying proven and efficient strategies that enable business to grow is one of the most important things during early stages of company development. Here are 5 big-business growth strategies that small business can use.

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Business Partnerships: 5 Questions You Should Ask Before Taking The Plunge

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Managed well, partnerships can make for dynamic business ventures that stand the test of time. Even if you’ve known someone for years, forming a business together can test your relationship to the limit. It’s been reported that 70% of business partnerships fail – yet if you get the mix right, it’s still a risk worth taking because your combined experience and talent could be a winning formula. The question is: how do choose the right business partner, and how do you boost the chances of that partnership succeeding? Here are 5 questions you should ask before taking the plunge. 

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4 Legal Basics for Your Startup

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Launching a small business is a life-changing move for every businessperson. It brings a certain degree of excitement, together with passion for professional improvement. However, there is also another side of being a small business owner – the legal aspects of business conduct. Even before you make up your mind to start your own business tale, you need to master some legal basics, to work in accordance with the law from the beginning of your career. Here are 4 legal basics for your start up:

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Exporting: How Irish Businesses Can Get Started

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Demand for Irish exports has reached record levels. But how do you know whether your business has what it takes to go global? Recent figures from data group Trading Economics revealed that exports from Ireland rose 21.1% year on year to reach an all-time high of €12.21bn in November 2018. Here are some tips for exporting and how your business can started:

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The Greiner Curve and Five Fundamental Challenges to Growing Your Business

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In business, success is often measured by growth. The more rapid this growth, the more of a runaway success your business can be deemed to be. But rapid growth is not easy. Dealing with it and understanding its consequences on how a business operates, how it is structured and ultimately how it sees itself, represents a significant challenge to the most savvy of business leader. One tool you can use is the Greiner Curve, and how it explains five fundamental challenges to growing your business:

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A Guide to Getting Your Corporate Culture Right

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The way in which a business’s employees behave and uphold its values – both internally and with customers – can impact on business success. Over the past decade, businesses of all types and sizes have woken up to the idea that putting the right organisational culture in place is an essential cornerstone of success. But what exactly does this entail? Here's our guide to getting your corporate culture right:

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How to Choose a Web Host for Your Business

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A web hosting service is essential for any business as it ensures that the website is visible to the consumers. It also makes it easy for the business to update their websites as and when needed. A good web host provider will provide many useful features to the businesses that want online exposure. For any organisation that wants to go digital it is very essential to get hold of a top web host service provider. Here's how to choose a web host for your business:

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How to Ensure Your Small Shop is Ready for Higher Customer Traffic

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Many small businesses are often in survival mode in the first few months or years that they are a company. As these businesses begin to bring in more customers and start turning a profit, they may find that they aren’t quite ready for all the traffic their new success is creating. For this reason, businesses need to be proactive in the ways they scale up. Business owners should consider the following tips when preparing for higher customer traffic.

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10 Things That Could Be Preventing You From Getting More Business

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There are businesses that do well. There are ones that hold the edge. There are businesses that lead the competition. And, there are the ones which struggle with getting more business. Here are 10 things that could be preventing you from getting more business:

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Key Tips For Cyber Security For Irish SMEs

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Cyber attacks on SMEs are becoming more common. What are the biggest threats and how can businesses best protect themselves? Here are some key tips for cyber security for Irish SMEs, things you should look at implementing as soon as possible. 

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