Posts Written ByTim Canter

Your First Car: The Advantages of Buying a Second-Hand Vehicle

When it comes to purchasing your very first car, it’s understandable to want to buy a brand-new vehicle, fresh from the factory. After all, this is a momentous occasion and one that you must celebrate. What better way than with purchasing a new car? While that’s all well and good, have you considered a used car as your very first vehicle? It might not seem like the most attractive prospect, but there are advantages to making a second-hand purchase. While it’s undoubtedly true that a new vehicle is still a cause for celebration, this doesn’t change the fact that it…

How to Prioritise Your Next Projects

Having a list of future projects to work on is exciting. This means that there are lots of changes coming up and plenty of upcoming opportunities to improve the business. Having said that, trying to decide which projects should be your biggest priority can be a real challenge. How will you know which ones need to get started right away and which ones should be left a bit longer? Is There an Urgent Business Motive? The first question to ask is whether there is an urgent business reason for any particular project. Maybe you need to sort out a process…

Simple Steps to Setting up a Project Team

At some point, most companies will look to set up a project team. This is a way of improving the business by being ready to react to changes and make the most of new opportunities. Yet, the idea of setting up a completely new team like this might sounds like a lot of effort. Isn’t is going to be very time-consuming and maybe even expensive to do it well? These fears can be enough to put you off the idea of doing this before you even start. Thankfully, there are some easy steps that you can follow in order to…

Should You Switch Methodologies During a Project?

Choosing the right project methodology can be a trickier task than it may first appear to be. With a number of different approaches to pick from, getting this right will pay a huge part in your overall chances of success. What if you are thinking about switching methodologies part of the way through a piece of work? Can this be done and, if so, what are the benefits of doing so? Did You Choose the Wrong Methodology Initially? You really need to have a powerful reasons for making the move to a different project methodology. In most cases, it is…

Issues to Learn from a Failed Project

No business is immune to the risk of failed projects. The very nature of this type of work means that things can and do go wrong from time to time. Successful companies tend to be those that learn from their mistakes, though. If you have a piece of work that goes wrong then the best thing that you can do is work out how to avoid something similar happening again in the future. Did You Use the Wrong Methodology? The start point for any project is with the methodology that is going to be used to see it through to…

Essential Information About Separation, Divorce, and Child Support

If you’ve been having trouble with your spouse, then the two of you have probably been discussing the topics of separation and divorce. If you have children, the question of child support immediately becomes a priority as well. These are difficult discussions to have, but it’s crucial that you try to handle the subject matter as adults rather than being overly emotional and reactive about it later. There are several stages of having an amicable split. You should follow separation advice to see if the divorce is necessary in context. You should know what it means legally to move through…

Make A Grand Dinner Entirely On The Grill In Your Backyard

If you plan on inviting a large group of friends over for a grand dinner, have you considered doing it all on the grill in your backyard? This was the challenge which I took on last month, as we hosted for 24 people. Unlike the usually grill style cookout where you just fire the grill up, keep cooking until nobody wants more, this time I was looking for something more refined, whilst still using the grill. As it turned out, the entire evening was a great success and all of the guests left with full stomachs and smiles on their…

The Benefits of Planning For Growth From The Beginning

When it comes to small businesses, one of the largest challenges which any owner will have, is when to push for growth. The reason why this is so difficult is that if you ignore growth and trundle along as you are, you could be leaving great success on the table, or succumb to demand. On the flip side of that, pushing for growth too soon could see you with spiraling costs and low sales. After looking at the key 6 Small business statistics it would suggest that many owners still have not got this right, but the chances of small businesses…

Don’t Have A Credit Card? 4 Ways To Pay Without One

Whether you want to buy something online or would like to make a major instore purchase, it can be difficult to pay for an item without a credit card. However, it’s not impossible. Many retailers and merchants today utilize user-friendly, comprehensive POS solutions such as the Clover POS System that accept a variety of payment methods. Below are just a few ways that you can pay without a credit card: Prepaid Card You can buy a prepaid card just about anywhere these days. Go to your local grocer, bank or retailer, allow them to scan your photo ID and then…

Changing the Background of a Picture with Movavi Photo Editor

If we had a nickel for every time people complained about a picture’s background, we would probably be multi-billionaires by now. Even the most powerful camera can only do so much to the background before running out of options. There are solutions, such as deploying elaborate and expensive green screens or using expensive and difficult software to post-process the picture. Not all of us are tech-savvy enough to use all the assortment of expensive software with steep learning curves. Couldn’t There Be an Easier Solution That Actually Works? After scouring the Internet, we found Movavi Photo Editor to be a…