Roland Farrugia

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social media ovewhelm

Getting past social media overwhelm

The influence of social media can make people feel overwhelmed by images of those who seem too far ahead for them to cat...
work life balance

Maintaining your business AND your relationship

Relationships are the only things that really count in life and time is the only currency you’ve got - no-one ever died ...
busy work

How busy work and billables affect your revenue

If you’ve got budget for one or two employees, make them count where it counts most for your business – revenue producti...
Advanced technology driving growth, tech-averse, tech tools, tech skills

Shiny tech syndrome: why technology isn’t always the answer

For a small service business looking to grow it's important to note that most potential customers prefer personal intera...

Procrastination…and getting past it

Procrastination may make you feel better in the moment but it only delays the inevitable and puts you under more pressur...
success, failure

Growth equals success, right? Um, no!

Why exponential growth isn't the right yardstick of success for may start-ups.
say no

Want a better 2019? Learn to say “no”

Saying no is about giving yourself some breathing space and not feeling bad about "letting people down".

Flexibility – the huge strength SMEs aren’t using

One of the biggest advantages small businesses have is the flexibility to exlpoit trends in business - by the time big b...

Study guts open plan offices

A Harvard study found that open plan offices do not increase employee interaction, and they actually decrease productivi...

Should you automate your customer point of contact?

An automated system may help make processes simple and convenient but shouldn't come at the cost of personal interaction...