It should go without saying that if you can't make the minimum payments on your debts, you should not be investing at all.Read more
Social media is one of the most effective ways for you and your business to get more traffic and generate new leads. Having the right social media management tools and a presence on all the major networks like Facebook, Twitter, Google+ and LinkedIn is a necessity these days for any business.Read more
Aggressiveness is an important trait for startups. Yet, at the same time, an attitude of “win-at-all-cost” must be tempered by respect, not just for employees, but also for customers and the community. In simple words, when the values of winning and respect conflict, respect should rule.Read more
Have you ever visited a newly established grocery store eager to have a new shopping experience? Take that experience, whereby you’re looking for a particular product let’s say milk and all you see are piles and more piles of cheese despite all the signs in the store! After all that frustration, you may end up deciding to check it out on the same store’s website to see if you will be “lucky” there.Read more
When designing Web apps, software developers are often asked to come up with ideas on how to revamp and modernize the existing Web presence -- not because it is their core skill, but often because it can be expensive and time-consuming to hire the professional design talentRead more
Here’s another excerpt i came across and thought it is worth sharing. So is investing risky? My answer is, “Absolutely not.” In my opinion, being ignorant is risky. If you want to become financially stable, learning how to insure your assets against loss is fundamental. It is the average investor who would rather not study and would rather say that investing is risky. That is the greatest riskRead more
In my reading here and there I came across this excerpt and thought maybe this could be reason why many of us cannot really follow our dreams.
If we track the life of an average educated person, the financial script often goes like this
As the saying goes, opportunities are like buses, there is always one more coming. Every day we are presented with many opportunities, if we try to grab all of them chances are we will be overwhelmed and might end up with little progress if any at all.Read more
Success requires no apologies, failure permits no alibis. If the thing you wish to do is right, and you believe in it, go ahead and do it. Put your dream across, and never mind what “they” say if you meet with temporary defeat, for “they”, perhaps, do not know that every failure brings with it the seeds of an equivalent success.Read more
"When you can inspire your staff who are ultimately your team members to see the big picture, when everyone is on the same page and not working for just a pay cheque, you are sitting on gold."
Success in any business endeavour largely depends on your team, and to be specific the quality of your team. One would then ask, how do I hire that "A" team?
Whether it’s planned or not every business has an image, and the most successful have learned that a positive image does not just happen. It is the result of a lot of planning, hard work and doing a number of things consistently well. Here are some of the essentials to shaping a high-quality service image in the customer’s eye:Read more