Importance of Recognising You Need Help Running Your Business

Small business owners often have trouble asking for help, especially when you’ve invested your blood, sweat and tears into a business, you prefer to keep the reins tight because you want everything done your way.

Unfortunately as the business grows, you’re not going to be able to handle everything alone, there are only 24 hours in a day. So getting help is crucial. Let’s listen to this podcast to hear when to ask for help and where to seek it.

 

Melinda Gates on Pursuing Your Passions

Melinda Gates is most probably best known for being the co-founder of one of the biggest charity organisations in the world, other than being married to the world’s off and on richest man.

The Gates Foundation has tackled global health and education problems as these are 2 areas these philanthropists are passionate about.

In this podcast Melinda Gates discusses how we need to “pursue our passions with vengeance”.

 

Understand Agile Management

Employers are beginning to realise that the best people will only work in an agile environment.

As an employee, its important to recognise an agile management strategy and what it means for you, this podcast from The Harvard Business Review should help you do just that.

 

How to Keep a Business Alive

How well is your business doing right now? How long did it take you to get to this point? Now think about 93 years into the future, will your business still be around?

Longevity is one of the scariest things to think about for your business but let’s hear from the experts. This 93 year old media company gives us some insight into how they did it.

The Best Schedule for Your Brain

We all want to be as productive as we can, so determining the best schedule for our brain is important. It’s also important¬† to identify the most important tasks we need to accomplish and get those done at the optimal time for our brain’s optimal functioning. Let’s hear more from this Harvard Business Review podcast.

 

Tips for Launching a Successful Podcast

podcastPodcasts are growing in popularity but with all the options out there, starting your own podcast and making it stand out from the crowd can be a real challenge.

Part of the value of podcasts is that they are an opportunity to discuss niche topics of interest.

Here’s what you should keep in mind,

  1. Have a specific purpose and mission in mind
  2. Craft a clever plan
  3. Secure really interesting interviews
  4. Produce high quality audio
  5. Attract sponsors

Read more at http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/243024