Keep your office space in Toronto organized with these 25 tips

25 Tips to keep your office organized and running smoothly by Janet Taylor  1) Clean out each desk drawer, to free up even more valuable storage space. 2) Clear off the top of your desk, then wipe off the surface of the desktop. 3) Keep essential items on your desktop (computer, phone, fax, card file). 4) If you work with more than one person create an in box for each person. 5) Have a master to-do list for each day at your desk. 6) Pre-Sort the mail.  To-File, To-Read, … [Read more...]

Tips every startup can use

FAST GROWTH IS A GOOD PROBLEM, BUT WITHOUT GUIDELINES AND STRUCTURE, CAN BE A DETRIMENT TO YOUR NEW STARTUP. HERE'S HOW ONE FOUNDER GREW HIS COMPANY, AND WHAT HE LEARNED IN THE PROCESS. BY MATT EHRLICHMAN Over the past eight months our company has tripled in size, expanding from 25 employees to 125. During this time we transitioned from working in the basement of my home to a 17,000-square-foot office in Seattle, outgrowing two other temporary spaces in the process. Growing so … [Read more...]

5 non-digital tips for business growth

5 NON-DIGITAL TIPS FOR BUSINESS GROWTH BY Frances Dickens SMEs are constantly searching for the next technological advancement but digital isn’t the sole driver of business success. Here are five non-digital tips for growing your business. 1. Stay true to your values Clients and consumers want to do business with companies whose values they can respect and share in. Work out early what your company’s values are and make sure they underpin everything you do. This includes being … [Read more...]

Tips for fast and focused meetings in Toronto

5 TIPS FOR FAST AND FOCUSED MEETINGS. NO MORE CROWDED ROOMS OR RAMBLING OPINIONS -- MEETINGS CAN EASILY BE SPEEDY AND PRODUCTIVE WITH THESE FIVE TIPS. By Sam Harrison   If you slowly feel your soul draining and your mind turning to mush right now--and if you're reading this on your smartphone--there's a very good chance you're currently sitting in on a truly unproductive meeting. Rather than getting bogged down in any more overcrowded and underproductive business meetings, … [Read more...]