The Courier Weekly, our flagship newsletter that provides useful stories, tips, tricks and simply good advice on how to get stuff done.
What exactly is it that makes a piece of packaging environmentally sustainable? Is it biodegradability, compostability or recyclability – or, alternatively, not generating any packaging waste at all?Read issue
Business books. The right ones would bring value to your work, but where to begin? How do you find the time? Or apply what you read?Read issue
Way before the pandemic came along, the art industry was already due a shake up. For the new wave of art businesses – and there are now lots of them – the key to success largely comes down to taking advantage of the art market's digital pivot. Or, at least, speeding it up.Read issue
A weekly email explaining the relevance of one essential business concept to growing your business – featuring key terms, perspectives and useful tools.
When you fund a business using your own money and any subsequent sales revenue, you're bootstrapping it. It's how the majority of small businesses are funded, and it builds financial sustainability into a brand from day one. But, if you start this journey without the necessary prep and foundations in place, there are both personal risks (debt, stress, burnout) and business ones (failure). To start the bootstrapping journey, you need to be in a sound economic position, have relatively low startup costs and have firm control over the financial situation of your business. Here's how to lay the foundations.Read issue
Giving feedback to someone consists of saying: when you act in this way, this is the effect – whether that's positive or negative. The aim, of course, is to have an effect on someone's future behavior. But, despite knowing how important giving feedback is, plenty of managers and leaders find it tricky and avoid it – until small things become long-standing, ingrained issues. Here's how to do it right.Read issue
Whether you're a product or service business, you'll probably be relying on suppliers – be it manufacturers, distributors, importers, infrastructure providers or subcontractors.Read issue