Be customer-first, not product-first – what exactly does this mean? In the modern business landscape, this means a shift in focus. For too long, product development and customer interface have been disconnected. Organisations have focused on developing products they feel comfortable with and that they want to bring to market.
Whether your business sells to business customers or direct to consumers, your company’s potential for success within a globalized, ever-more-competitive digital marketplace, lies in its power to resonate deeply with the people buying and using your product.
Work-related stress is a growing issue in Australia, affecting approximately 21 per cent of people who are taking time off work each year because they felt stressed, anxious, depressed or mentally unhealthy. Mental workouts can help, says a doctor specialising in self-awareness, meditation and emotional intelligence.
Workplace stress is unavoidable but prolonged exposure to stress in the workplace, especially for professionals who work in demanding and high-stress industries, can take a toll on employees. This may lead to burnout, which can affect the productivity of both the employee and company.
We live in an age of instant gratification. We want instant results. Whether it’s a movie download, a reply to an email or text, or even a list of possible medical diagnoses from “Doctor Google” upon entering our symptoms into the search engine…