How To Hire Successfully: Alternative Ways To Hire

In our previous blog post about hiring, we looked into how to hire someone successfully. But how do you attract the people in the first place? As someone who started her career in recruitment, I can tell you that it is not easy. You really have to change your perspective when it comes to hiring.  In this post, we are going to tell you all about alternative ways to hire. Three of which we have personally used for recruiting members of the Cone Squad. Don’t worry; we are going to tell you exactly which strategies worked!

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The Top 5 Questions You Need To Ask Yourself When Creating a Brand Story

Creating a brand story. What does that mean to you?

Creating a brand story is so, so much more than colours and fonts.

However, creating a brand story is not that complex, it is simply telling a story. Painting a picture of your brand, your purpose and your values. It is not really about what you do, more why you do it.

It is all the things that make up your brand.

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How To Manage Emails Better

Emails. Emails. Emails. Ever feel like emails are taking over all of your productivity efforts? 

We feel you. This is why we wanted to share our top tips on how to manage emails better to save you a headache and to ensure you only deal with the important stuff. 

And as we know that you are most likely super busy, we have kept this short and sweet. Are you ready? Here we go.

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How To Work In Flow State

When you are working in your flow state, you produce your most focused and high-quality work.

But what is flow state and how do you get into it?

Flow state is essentially where you are so focused and working without resistance. 

Unfortunately, we can rarely work in flow state all of the time, but there are ways to increase it! 

In this post, we are going to share our top 3 ways to get into a flow state.

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Let's Get Positive

With the news constantly updating us with all the bad that are happening in the world.

Acquaintances are continually complaining about how hard it is to make money. With Facebook offering little to no positivity or inspiration. It is hard to have a positive outlook sometimes when are surrounded by so much negativity. 
If we are not careful, it can consume us.

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Why Meditation Is So Important For Entrepreneurs

When we saw the book, 'You Can Master Meditation', we were instantly attracted to the cover. Which read: 'Change your thinking. Change your life'. 
This is something that we, here at Cone, firmly believe in. Whether that is meditation, the law of attraction, or the Kon Mari Method. There is a lot to be said about the power of our thoughts.

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Why Remote Working Could Help Your Business Thrive

Remote working has been growing in popularity since 2012, and many businesses are expected to have at least over half of their workforce working remote by 2020. Which, really is not too far in the future.
As we, here at Cone have remote workers, we wanted to touch on why we have done this and to tackle some of the cons we have heard in the press.

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How To Wake Up Easier

For a lot of people, getting up in the morning can be pretty hard. I mean, we love what we do, but that initial alarm is a killer.

Especially when you have stayed up a little too late watching reruns of Friends or when you are a little too hooked on Black Mirror. Anyway, the point of this post is to share with you 5 ways to make getting up easier. 

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Thinking about growing the team? Here's 4 things you need to consider

Bringing a team onboard and watching them help bring your idea to fruition is one of the most rewarding parts of successfully growing a business. No founder can do it all on their own (as much as some would like to think otherwise!). The bolder the idea, the better the team needs to be. Hiring is a substantial commitment, and while the benefits are massive, the process itself diverts resources away from the core task of growing your business. Here are 4 things you should think about before launching head first into the task of bringing on a new hire.

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