Tag Archives: Business

7 ways to be a smarter manager

Happiness is key Managing staff is hard and, with the rise in flexible work patterns, some say it’s getting harder. Entrepreneurs and business thinkers offer their best advice Entrepreneurs aren’t always the best managers. Ask any what their best skills are … Continue reading

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Dominic Monkhouse-Profile in Real Business

“We don’t want to be the biggest, we just want to be the best” Peer 1 Hosting‘s Dominic Monkhouse on the pain of bad customer service and the importance of keeping a “screw them” fund. Name: Dominic Monkhouse Role and … Continue reading

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Improve ecommerce website performance

Business Computing World August 2012 by Dominic Monkhouse In the busy 21st century, a large proportion of people no longer have the time or the inclination to physically go to the shops to buy goods. Luckily, many can now do this … Continue reading

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top 10 ways to motivate employees

Image via Wikipedia Top tips for getting the most out of your team startups.co.uk 15th July 2011 Staff morale is more difficult to measure than sales or margins, but is equally important. Unhappy employees are likely to be unproductive employees … Continue reading

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Top 5 Business Apps for the iPad

By Dominic Monkhouse, published on Real Business 17/03/2011 An iPad not only makes you look like you mean business, but it can revolutionise your IT consumption and productivity. When you’re on the move, an iPad is a lightweight lifeline to … Continue reading

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Five ways to keep your staff happy that work

Real Business 12/01/2010 Tube workers have threatened to strike on the day of the royal wedding. Here’s how to make sure your employees stay off the picket lines in 2011. Strikes and unrest are fuelling our national psyche of late, … Continue reading

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Offering a grand to quit and cock-up of the month – how I built my dream team

  Image via Wikipedia 16 June 2010 by Sophie http://www.smarta.com/blog/2010/6/guest-blog-offering-a-grand-to-quit-and-cock-of-the-month—how-i-built-my-dream-team Dominic Monkhouse is the UK managing director of web hosting business PEER 1, where he’s recruited more than 20 people since joining. He shares his most effective – and often … Continue reading

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