How to Recruit Passive Candidates

In today's highly competitive job market, recruiters must look for candidates with a wide range of interests and backgrounds.

This requires writing interesting job postings and conducting interviews with individuals who are enthusiastic about the role. Many of the applicants …

Building on the Past Two Years' Lessons as We Enter a New One

Who'd have guessed that two years later, we'd still be dealing with a seemingly never-ending pandemic?

We're dealing with a reality that few foresaw and even fewer want. As I previously said, companies have persisted and discovered new routes to …

Get More Done with DRY

Consider your daily activities for a moment. Whether you work in an office or from home, I'm sure many of these are going to be repetitive and time-consuming.

Is there, however, a method to lessen this burden so that you …

What Could Slow Bitcoin's Growth?

In the last decade or so, millions of investors, speculators, and crypto enthusiasts have purchased and traded cryptocurrency, anticipating that it would be both a strong investment and a future currency. As a consequence, the cryptocurrency market is seeing rapid …

What Is a Profit-Sharing Plan, and Should Employers Consider It?

There is a lot of misunderstanding about 401(k)s. In reality, 63 percent of Americans believe they have no idea how 401(k) plans function.

Business owners aren't immune to this perplexity, particularly because they should know more than the basics about …

The Best Annuity Fees and Features

Have you ever shopped for a car? Even if you aren't a car aficionado, most people are aware that fundamental safety features such as antilock brakes and airbags should be included in every vehicle.

Power windows, heat and air conditioning, …

How to React When a Coworker Bullies You

Three ladies from separate groups shared the same type of perplexing, unsettling incident to me last week. I assume that this kind of issue arises regularly, and not only among women — but that it is so humiliating that many …

5 Resolutions for a Better Workplace Culture

Companies that are growing and scaling understand the need of cultural transformation. Even with more established firms, though, your culture should be something you strive to enhance on a regular basis.

When we speak about the future of work, we …

Preparing and Selling Your Online Business in 2022

Regardless of how profitable your internet company is, now might be the ideal moment to sell it. Perhaps you're ready to go on a new business adventure.

Alternatively, you may believe that the company has passed its peak and that …

3 Tips for a Productive Remote Work Environment

The environment in which we function is rapidly changing as the world of work changes dramatically. What was once a benefit of the job has virtually become a must for an employee to consider working for a company.

As a …

Building a Digital Culture Can Help Your Employees Work Smarter

Your employees are the heart and soul of your business, but how can you best empower, educate, and advise them as you transition to a digital enterprise, particularly in a crisis?

It's no surprise that Covid-19 has driven businesses to …

5 AI-Powered Corporate Gifting Platforms for the Holidays

"Do you think just because you moved to Texas, we'll forget about you at Christmas?" Every remote worker secretly dreams for a message like that from their boss, preferably with a modest gift or gesture of gratitude.

However, if you're …

The “I Have a New Job” Announcement Art

The entire "I have a new cool job!" job announcement thing on social media is one enormous trend that I've totally missed out on over the previous 12 years.

I've never had a new job in the social media age …

Why You Shouldn't Lose Momentum Over the Holidays

Most businesses start counting down to the Christmas season in the fourth quarter of the year. The issue is that many people see this time as the end of the business year, which means that when January arrives, all momentum …

Keeping Your Great Team Engaged

Employees have gotten a lot of attention in 2021, and deservedly so. During a long epidemic, we've all had to make adjustments in our lives and at work.

Employees' increased influence in today's economy is highlighted in media headlines about …

7 Ways to Boost Employee Digital Experience

The workplace is defined by a variety of experiences, which are shaped by numerous workplace interactions that contribute to employee performance and productivity. Employee experience is no longer restricted to peer-to-peer or subordinate-to-boss interactions in today's workplace.

It also includes …

How to Set Better Business Goals Using Intention

Many company owners are enthusiastically winding up their 2021 objectives and getting ready to establish new goals for the new year as 2022 approaches. However, before you dig into goal-setting, it's vital that you take a step back and establish …

Useful Retargeting Tips for Your Campaign

Retargeting is a tried-and-true method of obtaining those sought conversions. This campaign plan will assist you in achieving your lower-funnel conversion targets while also nurturing leads, enhancing customer engagement, increasing upper-funnel awareness, and increasing customer loyalty. Continue reading to find …

Preventing Employee Burnout

Employee burnout was a contributing factor in the Great Resignation, and understanding how to prevent employee burnout is critical for employers. Let's look at some of the factors that contribute to employee burnout and what we can do to avoid …

Anticipatory Leadership: Uncovering and Solving Your Real Business Issue

If you've read any of my previous articles, you'll know that I teach the Skip It Principle as part of my Anticipatory Leader System. On the surface, problem skipping seems to be a hands-off technique to resolving a problem that …

Maintaining Customer Focus and Investing in Agents During the Busy Holiday Season

Christmas lights twinkling on every house and Christmas music playing in every business make me want to remain at home, watch It's a Wonderful Life, and avoid doing work. Is it just me? No, I don't believe so.

It makes …

When Should You Treat Your Side Hustle Like a Business?

Many individuals utilized their leisure time to pursue their hobbies even before the continuing COVID-19 outbreak. Side gigs are becoming increasingly frequent for folks with traditional 9-to-5 day jobs, whether it's knitting scarves and selling them on Etsy or performing …

7 Profit Boosting Ideas for Tomorrow's Businesses

The difficulty of boosting your bottom line optimization is straightforward if you zoom out and look at the broad picture - at least in theory. You have the option of increasing income, lowering expenditures, or doing both. Getting this done, …

Things to Remember When Hiring Your First Employee

Hiring your first employee may be a daunting task. How do you know you've chosen the proper person?

How can you then set them up for success once they begin? Fortunately, there are a few tried-and-true tactics you can utilize …

Find Your Leadership Potential

Who comes to mind first when you think about leaders? Presidents? CEOs? People have a lot of authority and a high ranking?

You most certainly do, but keep in mind that they aren't the only ones who are or can …

How to Become a Successful MSP

The distinctions between agencies, consultancies, outsourcers, and staffing organizations have all but vanished today. The marketing service industry's nomenclature, in particular, has failed to change, making it more difficult to put a label on the critical expertise-based partnerships that many …

Consumers Prefer Products With These Packages, Recent Data Shows

"Never judge a book by its cover," we've all heard it said. While the adage is absolutely true in terms of not taking appearances for granted and not undervaluing things and people based on how they seem on the outside, …

What is Positioning and Messaging for Coaches?

You've probably heard of brand language and positioning for goods, but what about selling your coaching or consulting services? Positioning and message continue to be crucial. How? Let's look at why positioning and messaging are vital for coaches and consultants, …

3 Signs You Don't Have a Plan

By doing extensive market research, I attempt to set a positive example for my clientele.

This may take numerous forms, including ethnography, one-on-one talks, small focus groups, and surveys, which most of us can conduct with minimal difficulty.

I've seen …

How to Determine Your Retirement Readiness and Prepare for It

It might be tough to make the transition from a fruitful working life to retirement. Many retirees claim that it is more difficult than they anticipated. Some factors will make the process smoother and simpler to acclimate to, as they …

A Company's Unique Selling Proposition

In current marketplaces, B2B enterprises must stand out. Having a long-term competitive edge may be beneficial.

It's no secret that established market enterprises endure a lot of rivalry. Building a solid position in the market is a primary objective and …

Workers Wary of HQ Due to Germ Fears

According to recent study, employers that were previously concerned about the danger presented by growing burnout rates and the so-called Great Resignation are now concerned about employees' health and well-being.

According to new worldwide statistics from NTT, just 38% of …

Your Turn at the Helm

When we first assume charge of a department, a company, or a military unit, we all get that initial adrenaline rush, tempered with a little bit of trepidation.

Part of the conflicting feelings we're experiencing stems from the very genuine …

Can Text Improve Customer Service?

Cell phones have become our major method of communication, both personally and professionally, as individuals have gotten more mobile and work hours have been more flexible. While being able to check email on our phones is convenient, sending and receiving …

SME Digitization: A Competitive Advantage

Every organization must undergo digital transformation to enhance internal procedures and market competitiveness.

The epidemic has underlined the necessity of increasing digitalization of businesses globally, especially SMEs, which account for 99.83 percent of overall employment and almost 65 percent in …

Web Accessibility Expectations for DT

For quite some time, digital transformation has been on the increase. Businesses are shifting their strategy away from maximizing the in-person experience and toward expanding their online platforms.

As the epidemic has accelerated the demand for digital innovation, industries like …

3 Business Trends to Watch in 2022

As an entrepreneur, you're well aware that current trends may quickly fade. As a result, it's critical to maintain flexibility so you may change your strategy as needed.

With the calendar about to shift from 2021 to 2022, there's no …

Departmental Feuds: Who Wins?

If you don't deal with interdepartmental conflicts on a regular basis, you may skip this section. But I hear about these kinds of scenarios all the time, and two of them came my way lately.

One of my customers had …

5 Ways an Online Business Loan Can Help Your Business

When launching a new company, the first question you must ask yourself is what sets you apart from your competition. If you can find out what makes you different from other suppliers in the market, the following step is to …

Future Workplace Evolutions

Throughout the century, cloud computing, e-commerce, the Internet of Things, and the incorporation of AI in workflows have boosted the appeal of automation for enterprises. With the acceptance and widespread use of remote workplaces, the reaction to Covid-19 has further …

How to Create a Multigenerational Workplace

The article "The 37-year-olds are afraid of the 23-year-olds who work for them" sparked one of the most passionate arguments online this week. It went on to discuss the conflict between Millennial managers and Gen Z employees over issues such …

How to Control Your Money and Manage Financial Stress

Financial stress is one of America's most harmful and difficult-to-manage problems, but it's also one that few people discuss. Despite the fact that we all need to earn and manage money, only a small percentage of us are taught how …

3 Ways to Get Sponsors for Your Event

So you've got an event coming up, but you don't quite have the funds to pull it off the way your planner brain envisions it. You'll need more money! You'll need sponsors.

It's not always a simple process. Pitching sponsors …

Why Let Emotional Autonomy Mislead You? Instead, consider

Last week, three distinct clients shared the challenges they're having as a result of their hate for or distress about someone with whom they work. The three examples had quite diverse conditions, but the end result was the same: the …

Psychological Triggers for Black Friday sales

Black Friday is approaching, and your thoughts are undoubtedly turning to how you might snag a piece of the Christmas pie. What if I told you that

"It costs 16 times more to bring a new customer up to the …

Advantages of Hybrid and Remote Teams

"I don't see how we can replace hallway conversations as a source of serendipitous innovation." Serendipitous interactions generate at least a third of our top innovation ideas, which then evolve into brainstorming sessions.

During the months of lockdowns, we've had …

Inflation-Protected Income Annuities

Do you have sufficient funds to retire? Are you certain you'll have enough to last the rest of your life? Do you fear that you will run out of money before the end of your life?

Social Security payments account …

Modern Thought Leadership's Golden Chance

Many companies and CEOs want thought leadership, but only a few are successful at it.

That's how it's always been. Clients often approach agencies with the purpose of "thought leadership." We want our executives to appear in the media more …

The ‘Build Back Better' Plan Requires Significant Tax Reforms to Level the Playing Field and Offset Costs

By adopting the tax changes now suggested in the Build Back Better proposal, Congress has a once-in-a-generation chance to close the gap between big and small companies. Eighty-five percent of small companies believe the tax structure favors big corporations over …

Stop Helicopter Parenting Your ‘Business Baby', Owners

My wife and I celebrated the birth of our first kid earlier this year. While nothing can prepare you for first-time fatherhood, I can't help but see parallels between raising a kid and building a company from the bottom up …

Conscious Business Systems Differ?

The trend of running a firm using conscious business practices is gaining traction. Businesses are now seeing the value of considering the ramifications of their actions. But how are the mechanisms in a conscious company different from those in a …

HR and Recruitment Tools: A New Era

The Great Resignation is becoming bigger and bigger. Employees are leaving the workforce in ever-increasing numbers, and companies have no option but to tackle this rising trend head-on if they want to remain competitive.

The epidemic has been widely blamed …

How CEOs Can Empower Teams to Improve Business Results

Because team morale depends on their shoulders, corporate leaders have much more influence than they know in terms of business operations. It goes without saying that team empowerment has a direct correlation with overall work happiness, performance, and dedication to …

Now More Than Ever, Servant Leadership Is Vital

Many of us have gained a fresh perspective as a result of all that has happened in the globe during the last 20 months. It has given us freedom to take things more slowly.

It has taught us the importance …

What Does No Cookie Mean for Marketers?

Since the mid-nineties, third-party cookies have fueled the expansion of digital advertising, offering marketers the unique ability to follow individuals around the web and create sophisticated user profiles based on their browsing habits.

When someone visits a website, these little …

What If Your Business Partner Is a Scrooge?

There are various benefits to forming business partnerships. Complementary skill sets, separating tasks, tax advantages, and lowering beginning costs and hazards are just a few examples.

Partnerships, however, have significant drawbacks as well. According to statistics, up to 70% of …

3 Inclusive Hiring Tips

It's exactly what it sounds like: inclusive hiring. A method for establishing your team and expanding your business by being selective in who you recruit. Inclusive hiring considers how you may communicate to a wide variety of individuals and assess …

Ask the Right Questions to Negotiate

I had the pleasure to join Kison Patel, CEO and Founder of M&A Science, as his guest on the M&A Science podcast earlier this summer, as you may recall from part one of this series, Gaining and Maintaining Positive Leverage. …

Why Do a Break-Even Analysis?

A break-even analysis is a method used by company owners to determine how many units they need to sell and at what price to earn a profit.

To calculate the break-even threshold, the study considers a company's fixed and variable …

How Can Small Businesses Use Social Media Marketing?

Social media marketing is one of the most effective methods for small companies to promote. It enables them to do so much with so little resources.

But how can small companies take use of social media marketing's potential?

Let's see …

The 3 Most Critical Hires for Your SaaS

Startup owners are becoming to resemble bloggers, and I say this because I've spent the most of my professional life dealing with both, and SaaS companies are failing unnecessarily.

Bloggers often approach their companies with a more playful attitude than …

Changing Workplaces

Opening an article with the phrase "the world of work has changed since the global pandemic" may seem cliché, but it's true. Since the worldwide pandemic, the workplace has altered dramatically.

Many salaried and tech employees have been compelled to …

Lead Generating and Nurturing

Is lead generation truly your marketing goal? Is it your aim to increase your client base? There's a difference, and if you don't have a lead nurturing plan in place, you'll just be producing statistics.

Allow me to explain.

Lead …

Convenience in Financial Markets

The Amazon Effect has infiltrated every aspect of our daily lives. In the quest of speed and convenience, it has worn down our tolerance for waiting and pushed us to test new products. And it has impacted every company sector.…

Yes, I Am a Millennial and I Work

There are a few individuals from the elder age who believe that millennials are incapable of working. To get to this conclusion, they observe adolescents and young adults using their phones or computers all of the time.

Millennials, on the …

Virtual Brainstorming for Remote and Hybrid Teams in the Future of Work

"Our software engineers and product designers must return to work full-time in the office." We'll lose our competitive advantage in innovation if we don't do something."

At the opening of the business's planning meeting on the post-vaccine return to work …

Top Businessmen and Athletes Use This Mindset to Survive

Can you recall the first time you participated in a competitive sport of your choice? Can you recollect that sense of competing against your classmates on the playground in elementary school or in your backyard against an older sibling?

Were …

Personal Emails on Lead Generation Forms

Should you allow prospects to fill out lead generation forms with their personal email addresses? B2B marketers appear to be split on the issue.

In a recent LinkedIn study, nearly half of respondents (46%) said they'd rather require prospects to …

5 Advantages of Self-employment

Starting a business is all about providing a solution, whether it's in the form of a product or a service. This is exactly what you're bringing to the table.

Something worthwhile.

However, there is nothing wrong with having a secondary …

Choosing the Best Small Business Payment Software

You can't expand your firm without payment processing software. These solutions are responsible for making real-time transactions between you and your customers easier – and safer.

However, selecting the best software tools for your small business might be difficult. That's …

Post-Covid Store Experience Optimization

As we return to normalcy, one clear truth must be acknowledged: Covid-19 has had a dramatic and long-lasting influence on brick-and-mortar retail.

Hundreds of well-known retail firms are on the verge of going bankrupt. Since the outbreak began, several of …

Working Remotely? Here's How to Keep Employees Happy

The majority of my contact with coworkers now take place over the internet. After all, we do most of our work at home.

We're not sure when we'll all be back in person again, with COVID-19 cases on the rise …

The Meaningful Difference Between Ideas and Questions

As top executives seek to galvanize their teams, set new goals, and push for accomplishment and accountability as a result of the epidemic, I've noticed two very distinct ways of inviting — or discouraging — engagement from team members. The …

When to Merge Small Businesses

Many of us out on our entrepreneurial path with the goal of building a successful firm. Such voyages are frequently depicted in media and pop culture allusions as a lone entrepreneur forging a new path.

It's typical to have to …

Value Mysteries

Our websites are crammed with information about our "unique value propositions," which always turn out to be everything but. In every interaction we have with clients, we proclaim our value and place it around the excellence of our goods and …

Touchpoints in Business

Customers engage with businesses on a variety of levels and fronts. Customers' interactions are an important component of a company's branding, marketing, and sales efforts.

While advertisements are an important component of the process, they are just one element of …

Disagreement at Work Has Its Rewards

The capacity to manage and participate in dispute is one of the most critical skills required of today's leaders. Despite this, many leaders face challenges.

They either do a bad job of handling it or do not handle it at …

Constant Feedback Isn't Enough

Many businesses have chosen to abandon yearly assessments in favor of quarterly check-ins and ongoing feedback. This is mainly attributable to a generational shift in the workforce.

Millennials and Generation Z now make up almost half of the workforce. While …

Ready to Become a Business Owner? Hard Trends Build the Base

Throughout one's professional career, they may think to themselves, "I wish I could just work for myself," or they may look at a product, service, or procedure and think to themselves, "There has got to be a better way."

Almost …

Useful Estimates: Ditch the Numbers

TL;DR: estimates can be helpful, but get rid of the numbers

Many individuals hate estimating work items because estimates are seen to open the door to managers misusing velocity, reinstating Taylorism, micromanagement, and unnecessary reporting. Estimates, for example, clash with …

CDO The Rise of “Work From Anywhere” Options

Many companies have changed their rules and working conditions to maximize their employees' productivity and innovativeness for years, according to chief digital officer recruitment. To encourage creativity, some people have created more colorful work spaces.

Others have provided on-site childcare …

Why Aren't Draws and Distributions Taxable?

Draws and distributions to owners/investors are not subject to income taxes in pass-through companies like LLCs and S-Corps. This is why.

On a company's balance statement, draws and distributions are noted. A company's profit and loss (P&L) statement, on the …

How to Start and Grow Your Own Business

If you've arrived at this page, you've most likely chosen to start your own business—congratulations and good luck! Not everyone is brave enough to consider establishing their own company.

However, there are things to consider and learn before starting a …

How Does Cyberbullying Affect Work Productivity?

In the last several decades, cyberspace has been transformed, and more people are utilizing internet services and mobile devices than ever before. However, with all of the benefits, there are also some drawbacks.

Bullies have been able to harass individuals …

How to Start and Grow Your Own Business

If you've arrived at this page, you've most likely chosen to start your own business—congratulations and good luck! Not everyone is brave enough to consider establishing their own company. However, there are things to consider and learn before starting a …

Lessons from a Bad Golf Course

I'm sure you're wondering why I'd write about lessons learnt on the golf course. Many things remind me of my company (which is helping small businesses succeed via the web).

This week, I had a terrible encounter at a golf …

Your Old-School Management Practices Will Doom You

When it comes to running a business, I've noticed that while many founders are forward-thinking when it comes to the technical aspects of their business ideas, their understanding of how small businesses operate is decades behind the times and is …

The (Hidden) Costs of a Poor Domain

My grandpa originally taught me this phrase while I was in elementary school, and it didn't seem to make any sense. That is, at first. “Good work does not come cheap, and cheap work does not come cheap.”

Life intervened …

Why People Refuse to Re-Enter Office After the Pandemic

You're not alone if you've ever questioned why individuals are reluctant to return to work after the epidemic. It's a frequent question, and many people across the globe are afraid of the answer.

Some of the most common reasons for …

Elite Investors' 3 Competitive Advantages

In the world of financial planning and investing, affluent customers with a high net worth and liquid assets of approximately $1 million are known as Elite investors. Instead of straightforward and simple mutual fund investments, elite investors are eligible for …

Touchpoints in Business

Customers engage with businesses on a variety of levels and fronts. Customers' interactions are an important component of a company's branding, marketing, and sales efforts.

While advertisements are an important component of the process, they are just one element of …

Embrace Disruption as a Viable Strategy

Every Business 101 class at an Ivy League business school has a lecturer emphasizing to their pupils that a company is “never too big to fail.”

This has been the go-to generalization attached to some of the most astonishingly disastrous …

How to Save Money for Your Future

You simply feel better when your finances are in order. You also have a better understanding of how to save and prepare for the future. Plus, you'll sleep better at night knowing you have a full picture of your finances.…

Key Activities and Your Business Model

When it comes to the Business Model Canvas, important activities, according to Strategyzer, are any activity that your company engages in with the main goal of profit. Operations, marketing, production, problem-solving, and administration are all examples of business activity.

Depending …

Microsoft Is Running Out Of Excuses To Say ‘Starfield' Is An Xbox Exclusive

We're back in this news cycle, when PlayStation fans attempt to read between the lines to see whether Bethesda titles are still coming to their platform of choice, despite Microsoft's $7 billion acquisition of the company and all of its …

Condo Project Sold Out In Weekend Launch By Singapore Property Billionaire

The UOL Group, which is owned by billionaire Wee Cho Yaw, said that it had sold more than half of a residential condominium building in northern Singapore that had just opened over the weekend, indicating strong demand in one of …

Want To Grow Your Business? Be Like Amazon

Ever wondered how you can grow your business quickly and effectively?

One tech goliath that nearly every business can learn from is Amazon. By applying some of their strategic tendencies, nearly any software business can cut costs and improve ROI

Nubank Just Got a BIG Investment – Here's Why

Warren Buffett, the billionaire investor, is the most significant supporter of banks in the world, with huge interests in American Express, Bank of America, and US Bancorp. Berkshire Hathaway, Buffett's conglomerate, is now investing in a digital lender that aims …

Forbes Releases Fintech 50 List

Forbes has released its latest financial technology (AKA Fintech) 50 list.

Many of the companies on Forbes' sixth Fintech 50 list were major pandemic winners, as Americans accelerated their shift to online purchasing and banking, and some of those …

Gold returns to a three-week high over $1,800 as bond rates continue to fall.

On Tuesday, the price of gold rose back over $1,800 to a three-week high as US bond rates continued to fall.

On Tuesday morning, spot gold climbed as much as 1.8 percent to $1,815.70 per ounce, the highest level since …

It's Official – Kamala Harris is WEALTHY!

Kamala Harris is believed to be worth $7 million. Whoah!

Where exactly does Harris's wealth come from?

Her portfolio, which she shares with her husband Douglas Emhoff, includes houses in Los Angeles and Washington, D.C. worth an estimated $5 million …

Did MacKenzie Scott Just Give Away Nearly $3B?

MacKenzie Scott, the philanthropist and ex-wife of Amazon CEO and founder Jeff Bezos, announced a fresh round of gifts totaling $2.7 billion to 286 organizations throughout the United States on Tuesday.

In a Medium blog post, she described her …

Top 8 Best Productivity Hacks

There are certain things that you can do to enhance your productivity to make sure that you accomplish more in a shorter amount of time.

However, I don't think that you can always accomplish your task by using the same …

Ten Tips For Happy Productive Remote Working

I've worked remotely for quite some time now, and have learned a lot along the way.

I'm always on the lookout for new ways to be more productive, so I've decided to share some of those tips here.

This blog …

Tips For Conducting A Productive Meeting

The term “productive meeting” is synonymous with making decisions quickly and efficiently, while following the direction set forth by the attendees.

However, to have a productive meeting, the participants need to be clear on what the outcomes are.…

Happiness At Work: 10 Tips For How To Be Happy At Work

Your job has got to be one of the most important factors in your life, however, it is also one of the least interesting to talk about.

Your employer usually does not want you talking about how happy you are …

Skill In Dealing With Difficult Issues

Difficult issues are just a fact of life. If you're looking to reach your goals in life you must confront challenges and solve problems.

But, you don't have to be a problem-solver by nature, so you'll need some help from …

Tips For Improving Your Skills Interviewing Job Candidates

I have to say I've been pretty pleased with my interviewing skills, but I've noticed that the higher the job is in the company, the higher your time on the phone with the candidate should be.

Some jobs will have …

What Business Is Right For Me? A Guide

It is important to consider the cost of your business before you take the leap and start it. Don't just look at the money you can make or the money you can spend, but also what it will take to …

How To Apologize Professionally In An Email For Late Reply

After you’ve written and sent an email that’s in-residence, you can’t stop thinking about whether or not you should have written the email differently.

We all have received a late reply that we didn’t really agree with, and we now …

Best First Jobs For 15 Year Olds

Let’s talk about the best first jobs for teenagers and how you can start that job right now.

The 10 best first jobs for teenagers

1. Hairdresser

As a hairstylist, you get to meet people from all walks of life …

Best High Paying Jobs For 18 Year Olds

For students in London, there are few options open to them when they think of jobs once they leave school.

Most get an apprenticeship or a traineeship which will offer little experience and few prospects after school.

What’s more, it’s …

Best Jobs For Making Your Own Hours

These are some of the best ideas for making your own hours, according to Robert Half.

Writing

Person holding silver retractable pen in white ruled book

People often talk about writing for a living. Although that may be an odd way to make a living, it's actually quite common.…

Does Being Rich Make You Happy

Many people will argue that being rich is the key to a happy life. They believe that money can buy happiness. But are they right?

The truth is, numerous factors make up our happiness. More importantly, they vary greatly from …

Silicon Valley Productivity Hacks

I'll discuss what it takes to get super productive in the valley, and I will share several productivity hacks that have helped me.

On Quora, the question "How do you stay productive in Silicon Valley?", has received 3+ answers. With …

Tips For Improving Your Negotiating Skills

One of the things that I love about investing is that we can find tips from other industries and use them to improve our business.

In finance, you can learn so much from management experts who have been through various …

Productivity Hacks For Finance Professionals

If you want to focus on your goals, you need to know how to stay productive at work.

Improve your outlook

workplace tips

If you see negative things every day, you will grow pessimistic and stop trying. This will prevent you from …

Tricks To Raise Your Credit Score Fast

Are you tired of hearing people say, "My credit score is bad"?

Or maybe you would like to lower your rate.

When it comes time to rebuild your credit, the first thing to do is make a plan for yourself.…

What Skills Does an Architect Need? (Feat. Rita El Kouhen)

What skills does an architect need? Whether you're currently studying architecture and want to cover all your bases or just curious about the field of architecture in a more general sense, we're going to discuss some of the most important

Nine Common Signs You Will Be Laid Off in the Near Future

Introduction

You finally land your dream job and you have a great career. Everything is going well in your life, and then out of the blue, you get a letter from your employer that you are laid off.

Even if

How to Inspire Others in the Workplace on a Daily Basis

Introduction

A leader must actively look for ways to inspire others in the workplace. How do you inspire your team to believe in and actively pursue company goals? Is it an inborn trait or is there a way to learn

Seven Helpful Examples of Professionalism in the Workplace

Introduction

“Good morning Mr. Bright. Your client called in this morning requesting a sample of our weight loss products and I sent him two. I hope this is ok.”

Does this phrase sound professional?

Probably not! Most employees will wait

Overhearing Someone Talking About You at Work: What to Do

Introduction

Overhearing someone talking about you at work presents an awkward situation between workmates. Have you ever bumped into your colleagues chatting and laughing loudly and all of sudden they become silent?

Chances are that either you or one of

Staying Positive at Work in Tough Times: A Basic Guide

Work Woes

Staying positive at work in tough times is a mental attitude that takes time to master. A growing company goes through various challenges as it strives to achieve its set milestones. Sometimes, these challenges weigh on the very

Tips for Working Full-Time and Running a Small Business

Introduction

For everyone else, 5 p.m. means the work day is done. But, for you, it marks a transition from employee to employer. Whether you’re looking for skills in a particular field or you just want to boost your income,

Top Business Books of All Time that You Should Read ASAP

Introduction

Before you take that final entrepreneurship leap and launch your own business, it’s important to educate yourself first.

There are so many factors to consider, from how to invest your earnings to how to make your employees feel valued

Eight Fun Games to Motivate Employees in the Workplace

What strategies do you use to retain staff in your workplace? Have you ever tried incorporating fun games to motivate employees?

Some companies combine fun games with human psychology to get the best from their human workforce. These two strategies

What Makes Employees Feel Valued? - An Exploration

When you feel valued in life, you feel happier, right? What about your employees? Do you treat them with appreciation and respect? Have you noticed that your employees aren’t as productive as they were a year ago?

When employees feel

Seven Great Ways to Improve Efficiency in the Workplace

We define efficiency as the ratio of input power to output power. Do you understand key ways to improve efficiency in the workplace?

If you don’t put a lot of effort in your organization but your productivity is high, then

Nine Great Low-Stress Jobs for Homebodies and Freelancers

Introduction

Introverts aren’t the only ones who like to work alone and preferably at home. There are many people who look for jobs away from offices for a variety of reasons.

Someone has a sick family member or a young

8 Cheap Ways to Make Your Small Business Look Professional

Introduction

When you’re short on cash but you want your small business to look professional, there are a few sneaky ways to do it. Launching a business on a budget is challenging, and yet, money doesn’t ensure success.

Here’s how

"My New Job is Not What I Expected" - What to Do Next

Introduction

Step one is always getting a job. Regardless of where you are in your life, you almost definitely need a day job, even if you’re working towards something completely separate, something that will take a long time to complete.…

How to Stay Calm When Angry at Work: Suggestions to Try

Introduction

When you work with other people, and we all do, to some extent, there are bound to be disagreements and problems that arise.

Sometimes these situations will make you angry, and when you find yourself angry at work, it …

Technicals Skills of an Entrepreneur: Essential Knowledge

Introduction

Staying on the top or at least surviving in today’s business world is hard work due to an endless number of competitors on the market.

Successful entrepreneurs use many strategies, tactics, and techniques to move their companies forward and

Not Hearing Back from Jobs? - Here's What to Try Next

Introduction

For many of us, searching for a new job can be a long and laborious process, and sometimes it can feel as though there’s no end in sight.

In many cases, it’s a good idea to apply to as …

Quitting a Job Without a Notice Letter: The Pros and Cons

Introduction

It’s no secret that many jobs can become incredibly frustrating or even hazardous to one’s health and mental wellbeing.

Chances are you’ve had at least one job during your career where you just wanted a way, wherever you could …

How to Apologize to a Customer for a Mistake: Tips to Try

“Your Customer is King, and the customer is always right.” Do you know how to apologize to a customer for a mistake? What do you do when you handle a customer in a way that causes he or she to

Why is it Important to Love Your Job? - An Exploration

Introduction

There are certainly those who see the concepts of work and career as inevitabilities in life, like weather or the sunrise.

To these people, what you happen to do for a living is far less important than how much

The Side Effects of Working Too Much: What to Watch For

Introduction

A strong work ethic is important when it comes to finding success in your career path. This sense of responsibility and commitment to your professional career can help you climb the corporate ladder and be recognized for your hard …

9 Jobs That Require Travel and Pay Well - Ideas and Tips

Do you want to travel the world but don't have the money to do it? Saving for trips around the world can take years, so why not start achieving your dream today?

In a modern world that offers numerous opportunities,

What Makes a Good Sales Associate? - Tips for Your Success

Introduction

Selling is relevant to just about every industry in existence. Maybe you happen to be a sale associate in a retail store. Maybe you manage ad sales for a local television station.

Maybe you’re a freelancer and you’d like …

How to Apologize Professionally in an Email: Tips to Try

Introduction

Even in the most successful and efficient companies, problems arise. The importance of apologizing for a work-related problem is enormous.

Letting disagreements stagnate can cause even bigger problems in the future, and can maybe even get you fired.

And …

Ideas to Make the Workplace Better: Several Suggestions

Introduction

Regardless of where you work, what industry you’re involved with, and how large of a company you work for, there is always room for improvement in the workplace. Always.

The fact of the matter is, most of us spend …

Workplace Fun Friday Ideas to Increase Employee Motivation

Introduction

The office doesn’t have to always be a drab, dull environment. There are plenty of ways to make the workplace more fun and interesting while still maintaining professionalism.

An easy way to offer some easygoing vibes in the office …

The Basics of Workplace Etiquette: An Introductory Guide

Introduction

A workplace functions best when basic rules of office etiquette are being followed by all employees.

But there are times when these basics of workplace etiquette just either aren’t understood by some employees or are simply taken for granted

11 Jobs for Laid Back Personalities: Ideas and Suggestions

Introduction

If your current job position causes you a lot of difficulty and stress, you might want to consider jobs for laid back personalities.

While these jobs aren’t perfect and you can still encounter stress and difficulties, they can also

How to Deal with a Demanding Boss: Tips and Tricks

Introduction

Just about everyone in the world has a boss that they have to answer to. Even Jeff Bezos, CEO of Amazon and the richest man currently living, has to answer to the company’s board of directors, as well as

My Coworkers Are Jealous of Me: Ideas for What to Do Next

Introduction

Every office has its own unique dynamic. After all, it’s a collection of many different people who are united only by their profession.

And just because several people happen to work for the same company doesn’t mean that they’ll

Career Path Planning for Employees: Guiding Principles

Introduction

With the rise of the gig economy, we have also seen a major shift in how jobs and careers are perceived, both by companies and by individuals.

It is no longer necessary to start with a company at a

Starting a Side Business While Employed: Tips and Tricks

The Sky’s the Limit

Coming up with a great idea for a new business doesn’t always happen at the most opportune times.

You may one day find yourself developing a viable business idea while still working with a larger company.

Business Ideas for Students in University: Seven Suggestions

Introduction

Are you business savvy? Do you find yourself mostly idle in college? Why not venture into business? There are many business ideas for students in university that you can start with minimal capital.

In this article, we will discuss

Careers for Introverts in Healthcare: Ideas and Suggestions

Introduction

Being an introvert is likely something a person is born with. It is proven that an introvert’s brain functions differently than an extrovert’s brain. In other words, there's no escaping your own personality type. 

But that doesn’t mean that

What Qualities Make a Company a Great Place to Work?

An ideal workplace motivates employees to utilize their skills and abilities for the mutual benefit of the company and their professional growth. With this in mind, what qualities make a company a great place to work?

From locale to resources

Best Books for Aspiring Entrepreneurs - The Idea Trader

Introduction

Starting your own business can be one of life’s great challenges. It requires you to commit the majority of your time to a simple idea, an idea that you want to share with the world.

The good news is

How to Make Work Fun for Employees: An Idea Trader Guide

All Work and No Play …

Those famous words still ring true today. Taking a brief break from work responsibilities can, in the long run, contribute to e healthier office atmosphere.

More importantly, your employees will be less likely to

How to Improve My Attendance at Work: An Idea Trader Guide

Introduction

When it comes to making yourself a valuable team member at your place of work, there are many disparate things to consider, and many easy mistakes that new employees tend to make.

Above all else, showing up to work

What Does Business Casual Mean For a Man? - Ideas and Tips

Is Business Casual Still a Thing?

Short answer? Yes. Very much so. In fact, business casual might be more relevant right now more than ever before.

It has a lot to do with how the American workplace has changed over

9 Powerful Ways to Boost Employee Efficiency in the Office

Overview

Are you looking for ways to increase the efficiency of your employees? Do they spend extra hours in the office but don't produce significant results?

This problem happens in every office, and as a leader, you should consider …

Weekly Update, 11/11/18

Car Brakes and Roads Emit Harmful Microplastics

A scientific study in Germany has found that car tires, brake systems, as well as the actual roads, give off microplastics that become airborne, eventually contaminating nearby freshwater sources, and ultimately pollute oceans.

Weekly Update, 10/28/18

Report Ponders Preferred Autonomous Car Programming

A new report out of MIT explores international preferences when it comes to the theoretical programming of driverless vehicles. Though self-driving cars are still years away from widespread implementation, researchers have been eagerly studying

Weekly Update, 9/16/18

Researchers Disclose Terrain Map of Antarctica

A collaboration between scientific researchers has created an ultra-accurate terrain map of the Antarctic continent, which they hope to use to monitor the continent’s changes in structures and total amounts of ice, as climate

Tools to Stay Organized at Work

“Be the ruler of your workspace, don’t let it rule you.”

These were the words of my very first boss, on my very first day of work in a real office. At the time, his advice meant making liberal use

How To Stop Procrastination In The Workplace

Introduction

Procrastination is so commonplace that it is something that nearly everyone suffers from at least once in their lives.

There are tons of information about it, books, studies, research… This just speaks of the magnitude of the problem. And …

Saurabh Rajwade’s Guide to Mergers and Acquisitions in the Modern World

The world of mergers and acquisitions and the associated risk assessment that precedes either is generally unknown to the public. The bits and pieces that make it to the daily news tend to be summaries, bottom-lines condensed to who purchased

Australia Places Ban on Plastic Bags

Australia took a major step this week by banning all single use plastic bags in four of their six states. It is an interesting case study to see a country stepping up to the challenge of reducing the plastic in

Gender and the Millennial Issue with Impostor Syndrome

First coined by psychologists in the 1970s, impostor syndrome has become a buzzword for the millennial generation. Characterized by a sense of self-doubt and uncertainty, the term refers to feeling as though one has faked their way into a successful

Tesla Model 3 Becomes America’s Best-Selling Electric Car

Tesla Inc. topped electric car sales in first quarter 2018 production numbers released on Tuesday. With only ten years under its belt, Tesla has surpassed some manufacturing bottlenecks associated with accelerated production and delivery. Tesla CEO Elon Musk received a

Impossible Foods Leads the Way on Meatless Substitutes

Impossible Foods Inc., a vegetable-based meatless product line, has its sights on the 5 billion pounds of ground beef consumed in the United States each year. The multi-billion dollar meat industries are attracting large investors to the meatless movement that

Intel Feels the Hurt as Apple Plans to Use Its Own Chips

Apple Inc. is in works to exclusively use its own chips in Mac products starting as soon as 2020, according to interviews by Reuters. According to Bloomberg supply chain analysis, Intel Corp., the chip supplier for Mac computers, risks five

Uber Suspends Self-Driving Car Tests after Fatal Crash

Uber halted its self-driving car tests in Arizona after a pedestrian was fatally injured in Phoenix last week. The rideshare company faces a significant setback after tying the future of Uber to self-driving cars.

Police and authorities are investigating the

Chaos By Trump: Stocks Display The New Fragrance

Those who know anything about President Trump at this point, knows that he enjoys creating drama.

He always talks about hiring the “best people” and having the “best” business and organization, even in the White House. Yet, he has had …

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