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Lost and stolen gadgets could cost you more than you think
What risks are you subject to when using, and losing, portable devices? What steps can you take to protect your devices and data? How should you respond in the event of loss?
Leading vs Managing - understanding the difference
As your startup grows, it can be hard to multitask different roles. It is vital for founders to understand the difference between a “leader”and a “manager” and why it is important to separate these roles as you grow.
How to see faster ROI from new people...
Recruiting the right person is just the start of the journey. Because despite all that time and effort put into hiring, you might be surprised to learn that there’s a one in five chance that your ‘perfect person’ will quit within 45 days, and a one in three chance that they’ll quit within six months. So, what should you do?
How to recruit the right people for your startup, quickly
As a startup founder, it’s critical that you design a recruitment process that gets you in front of the right people and makes you stand out from the crowd. To help you out, we’ve compiled this all-encompassing guide with the help of Agile HR expert and founder of Unleashed, Anouk Agussol.
Will we ever see the back of passwords?!
What are the alternatives to passwords and how can we protect ourselves?
How to be a master of persuasion
Founding and building a business – or setting out as a freelancer - means starting from nothing. No brand. No customers. No infrastructure. No boss to back you up. But one skill is going to serve you above all others – learning how to get what you want.
Facts vs Faith: How to value an early stage business
Coming up with a business valuation is a right-of-passage for every founder, usually when you’re out ‘cap in hand’ to investors. The truth is that when your forecasts are more guesswork than accounting prowess, fitting yourself into a headache-inducing equation can be a waste of time. So, what’s the best approach?