For some reason, many businesses get the idea that team building has to involve sitting in a room at the back of the office with a range of tedious ‘trust exercises’. But the truth is that there are hundreds of fantastic activities that your team can indulge in. Good team building is about building a genuine bond between the team members and providing fantastic memories. Here are six team building activities that your staff will never forget.
In 2017, the NHS suffered a huge cyber-attack which became known as the WannaCry ransomware attack. Overnight, ransomware went from being a little-known cyber security issue to major headline news. But it’s possible that ransomware is something that we should have been aware of a long time before the well-documented NHS problems.
Make smart investments at the start of your business venture and you could save yourself thousands of pounds. Deciding what to invest in at the start-up phase is a test sent to every new business. Get these decisions wrong and you could be hurting your business before you are out of the starting blocks.
If you live in the UK and have a phone number, it’s likely that you have experienced a cold call at some point in the past. Cold calls are unsolicited phone calls where a company gets in contact with you to try to sell you something even though you haven’t displayed any interest in their product. Of course, cold calls are just a marketing technique that many legitimate businesses use to make more sales, and many people don’t mind being called and offered deals on products. But at their worst, cold calls can be a real pain and quite stressful to deal with.
Whether you own a small business or manage a large department, effective management skills are key to achieving commercial success. Sometimes it helps to take a step back from day-to-day management and be inspired by respected business gurus. With the summer holidays approaching, now may be a good time to do some reading.