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9 Things You Didn’t Know About The UK’s Tech scene

Image Credit: Pavel Ignatov/Shutterstock “Where are the UK tech companies that can become the next Google or Facebook?” goes the cry.  Well, I think the UK has plenty of what it takes to grow a tech titan or two, or three. Britain consistently punches above its weight when it ...

And How Is This Story Relevant For Our Own Industry?

We have to be brave to change Two years ago, the Golden State Warriors, an Oakland/San Francisco-based NBA team, that hasn’t won a Championship in almost 40 years, changed the game of basketball. And what they’ve done may seem odd at first, but in the end it’s ...

It might turn out to be the best thing that ever happened

What to do when life screws up your creative plans At last you decided to get serious about your creativity. You get yourself into a groove with it and are working to a consistent pattern. You enjoy it. You’re so excited about the possibilities. And then — Bam! Something happens. ...

Generate Feature Ideas

How Product Managers Can Prioritize App Features This article was originally published on the Koombea blog. Click here to see the original and access bonus content with it. Product managers often find themselves with a rather unenviable task. While slicing and dicing their way through competing priorities and requests from ...

Get the likes of Instagrammers

Instagram or Snapchat? What is Better for Your Business? Instagram and Snapchat are currently the two most popular image and video sharing applications available for both iOS and Android. Although they both serve the same purpose, the ways they do it are rather different. In this article, we will try ...

REAL ESTATE INVESTING REQUIRES LESS LEARNING THAN STOCK INVESTMENTS

3 Reasons Why Investing In Real Estate Is Better Than Stocks Investing in stocks is often the first investment strategy that most people consider when hoping to grow their nest eggs. Stocks, bonds, and mutual funds are commonplace discussions for new investors, but these avenues are not the only option for ...

New FedEx Express Shipping Rates

FedEx Corp. (NYSE: FDX), which operates FedEx Express, the popular express delivery and parcel shipping service, announced Monday it will increase shipping rates by an average of 3.9 percent for U.S. domestic, U.S. export and U.S. import deliveries. FedEx Ground and FedEx Home Delivery will also increase by ...

There's No Excuse For Making Any Of These 9 Fatal Startup Mistakes

I’ve had my fair share of mistakes in business. Most of my mistakes belong to a common pool that almost all startup entrpreneurs can relate to. Check out some of these mistakes below, and be on the lookout. The sooner you catch yourself making these, the faster you can ...

5. Don’t get stuck, move around.

Public speaking, some people love it, some are terrified by it. There are so many articles regarding how to prepare yourself for speaking engagements that it’s overwhelming. From the old school advice of picture everyone in the room without clothes. To the look at everyone directly in the eye ...

1. Don’t employees have a First Amendment right to say what they want politically?

We just saw the first Presidential debate. No matter what your view, I think we all can agree it was contentious. The feelings of the campaign in general, and the debates in particular, will undeniably leak into workplaces. What do you do? Or better yet, what don’t you do? ...

I Hear My Customers Talking About Cloud, How Do I Deliver And Make Money?

Customers want the cloud. They expect it. They demand it. The only problem is, some IT providers aren’t giving them what they’ve heard about and want. IT companies that serve SMBs are having a tough time making the transition from providing traditional solutions to offering services in the ...

When recruiting for super sales performance the list of must-have, should-have and could-have attributes can be as varied as the classifications in the Paralympics.

When hiring, managers will look for core experience essential to fulfil a role and evidence of the desired skills and qualities which will make an individual a good match for their organisation. Without this a hiring manager will effectively be shooting in the dark hoping they hire a high calibre ...

How to Manage a Remote Team Effectively

Telecommuting is a pervasive workplace trend with no sign of going out of style anytime soon.According to US Census Bureau data, there has been an 80 percent increase in telecommuting in the United States since 2005. Companies like Automattic, jetBlue, American Express and Upworthy are known for embracing telecommuting and offering ...

Radio Silence

Oh brother here we go down that rabbit hole of being a Recruiter again. Sometimes I wonder why I get out of bed in the morning! This gig makes you feel alive, bends you, stretches you, tries your emotions, your patience and kicks you straight in the teeth sometimes! It’...

How can you get your content noticed and amplified by influencers?

The process of creating content for your website in hopes of attracting a wave of traffic has changed in recent years. In the past you’d be able to throw up a simple 500-word article onto your blog and get a stream of traffic. As long as it provided some ...

10 Deaths That Might Not Have Happened The Way You Think

var width = window.innerWidth || document.documentElement.clientWidth; if (width < 768) { googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display('div-gpt-ad-1471204342859-0'); }); } Generally speaking, a person dies, and the details get reported in the newspaper, or whatever was in style at the time. However, accuracy is sometimes inaccurate. Sometimes it’s misreporting, but sometimes ...