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 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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

Keys to a COVID-19 Recovery Strategy

Like most people, I'm still confused of where we are in the pandemic:

  • Do we think we've reached the end of this?
  • Are we in the midst of a tough patch?
  • Is there going to be a major plot twist
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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

Best Job For Sociology Degree

If you have a degree in sociology, your experience and skills could translate to jobs in a wide range of settings.

So if you're thinking of switching careers, it may be a smart move to add a sociology degree to …

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 …

Tips For Wives To Make Husband Happy

I have been a wife for 35 years. When my husband and I married, he told me that he did not want to spend the rest of his life with me.

He wanted someone who would take care of him …

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

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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

Overhearing Someone Talking About You at Work: What to Do

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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

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

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

How to Apologize Professionally in an Email: Tips to Try

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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.…

Ideas to Make the Workplace Better: Several Suggestions

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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 …

Workplace Fun Friday Ideas to Increase Employee Motivation

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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 …

The Basics of Workplace Etiquette: An Introductory Guide

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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

Starting a Side Business While Employed: Tips and Tricks

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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

9 Powerful Ways to Boost Employee Efficiency in the Office

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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 …

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

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

The Future of Carbon-Neutral Cars

Fuel efficient and electric vehicles are nothing new with the popularity of cars like the Honda Prius and Tesla models. However, while these vehicles may reduce CO2 emissions, they are not truly carbon neutral either due to the manufacturing process

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

Cobalt Robotics Receives Funding for Robot Security Guard

Cobalt Robotics, a Silicon Valley-based robot security startup, plans to use security robots in offices across the United States. These “roving security robots” are designed to protect commercial buildings ranging from hospitals to data centers against intruders or other hazards

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

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