May
23

Understanding open-loop payment systems

posted on May 23rd 2017 in Business performance with 0 Comments

Open loop payment system

There’s very little that you can’t do with a credit or debit card. On one Saturday you could shop up a storm in your local shopping mall, pay for parking, fill up your fuel tank, and grab dinner at your favourite Italian restaurant – all before picking up tickets to catch the latest blockbuster on the silver screen. Swiping your card is just a part of what happens in everyday life.

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Apr
04

Business Vision: How to supercharge yours for a more profitable business

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Is it possible that your business vision can influence your business’ profitability?

In February of 1996, the Journal of Applied Psychology published the Longitudinal Study of the Relationship between Vision and Vision Communication to Venture Growth in Entrepreneurial Firms. The study was conducted by J. Robert Baum and Edwin A. Locke. Baum and Locke are both professors at the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business. Together they designed the study to explore if there is any relationship between having a clear business vision, communicating it with your staff, and the impact of both on the profitability of business.

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Mar
22

10 Inspiring business quotes every manager can apply on the job

posted on March 22nd 2017 in Business performance & How to be a better manager with 0 Comments

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It can be really lonely at the top. It’s often a place that very few can relate to. There’s always a challenge around the corner, and while there are moments to celebrate, the tough ones tend to leave the worst kinds of scars. But every business leader needs to be and stay motivated. So whether you’re facing a marketing challenge, a team morale issue, or just feel stagnant, we’ve gathered 10 inspiring business quotes for you to make your own.

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Mar
14

How to improve customer service levels using culture, education and processes

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Good customer service is the lifeblood of any organisation. Yes, sales solve a lot of problems, but if you don’t treat your customers well after the sale is done, you’re likely to not have them for much longer. It’s fitting then that we explore how to improve customer service levels within your business.

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