Advice for inventors: turning your bright idea into a business

The journey from great idea to commercial product can be long and costly – but help is available It was 2008, when the late inventor John Reid and entrepreneur Arpana Gandhi got talking at a fundraising event for landmine victims. In a long career, Reid had invented, among other things, the plastic security tag used to deter shoplifters. Reid told

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3 easy ways to improve your efficiency

Most people who we think are working hard are mismanaging their time. When it comes to many of the people who we think are hardworking, we’re really just misinformed, says inc. For instance, it is a common thought that people who work late are hardworking. Why? Because the assumption is that they have so much work to do that they

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3 easy ways to improve your efficiency

Most people who we think are working hard are mismanaging their time. When it comes to many of the people who we think are hardworking, we’re really just misinformed, says inc. For instance, it is a common thought that people who work late are hardworking. Why? Because the assumption is that they have so much work to do that they

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Attracting new customers: The holy grail for business owners

Here, we look at three ways to turn unique website visitors into paying customers. While the development of analytical CRM software may have helped to popularise the concept of retention marketing, it is the challenge of winning new customers that truly represents the Holy Grail for business owners. This is far easier said than done, however, as factors such as

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Attracting new customers: The holy grail for business owners

Here, we look at three ways to turn unique website visitors into paying customers. While the development of analytical CRM software may have helped to popularise the concept of retention marketing, it is the challenge of winning new customers that truly represents the Holy Grail for business owners. This is far easier said than done, however, as factors such as

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