Planning & Management

Planning & Management Archives

What are the signs of resilience in a franchise?

There are a few basic questions prospective franchisees can ask existing franchisees early in the process to gain some v...
knowledge skills gaps

Common mistakes new managers make

One common mistake that newly-promoted managers make is they get bogged down in the 'doing' which, therefore, means impo...
spaces, downsize

Why small businesses shouldn’t downsize their office to save on rent

Small businesses should consider "unowned" or shared desk scenarios and reduce the number of individual settings in plac...
workspaces, environments

What workspace models are available and right for your start-up/SME in today’s climate?

The type of space you procure, and your ability to scale it up and down, for the good times and the bad, presents a crit...
workspace

Flexible new workspace offerings for SMEs who don’t want long-term fixed leases

Coworking spaces offer your team members the benefit of broadening their professional networks through collaboration opp...
deadlock, deal

Getting a tough deal across the line: how to break a deadlock in negotiations

There are ways to get past an impasse and getting a better deal without the need to upset everyone involved or end up in...

Why sales channel diversification can benefit small-business owners

It is key to never rely on a single sales channel as if and when it dries up or the industry shifts, a once viable busin...

ID-bound digital signature technology to benefit regional and rural businesses

"Livesign has removed barriers for customers in rural and regional areas Australia-wide, as they don’t need to rely on t...
small business, micro-entrepreneur

Immersive educational program for start-up founders launched

HEX's Endeavour Singapore program is designed to guide and accelerate new and early-stage ideas to make them a reality.
challenges

Resilience and optimism among small businesses despite ongoing challenges

Many small businesses are continuously evolving their services, products, and the way they serve their customers as mean...