Archives for May 2013

Facebook Planning to Give it’s ‘Notes’ App an Upgrade To Rival Tumblr

If rumors are to be believed, Facebook is planning to give it's 'Notes' app a much-needed overhaul in order to compete with microblogging platforms, such as Tumblr in particular. Notes, as you may recall, was (and still is) Facebook's blogging platform. It comes as an 'app' with every Facebook … [Read more...]

Google Penguin 2.0: All You Need to Know

So Google's latest major update to it's search engine algorithm - titled Penguin 2.0 - was finally rolled out last week, on 22nd of May to be precise. According to Matt Cutts - the head of Google Webspam Team - and his blog, the algorithm update affects "about 2.3% of English-US queries, to the … [Read more...]

Peter Drucker Quotes

"Efficiency is doing things right; effectiveness is doing the right things." - Peter Drucker Peter Drucker is often referred to as the father of many modern management principles. According to Wikipedia: Drucker was a management consultant, educator, and author, whose writings contributed to the … [Read more...]

Steve Jobs and A Lesson in The Art of Negotiations

When it came to negotiations or winning negotiations, to be specific, few could do it better than the legendary Steve Jobs! It is a well-known fact that when sitting down on the negotiation table, Jobs's mantra was quite simply 'my way or the highway!' Which is understandable - I suppose you … [Read more...]

The Customer is Always Right! .. Or Is He?

'The customer is king' and 'customer is always right' are just a few of the commonly-used and oft-thrown-around terms in business. Such business concepts stress upon the fact that it is essential to put the customer (and his needs) first, and that it is never a good idea to disagree with a customer … [Read more...]

16 Management Quotes from The Top Managers in The World

One of the most simplest and perhaps all-inclusive definition of management comes from BusinessDictionary.com, which says that management is the organization and coordination of the activities of a business in order to achieve defined objectives.A manager leads a department in an organization. He … [Read more...]

Interesting Things to Come Out of Google I/O

Google's keynote conference, the Google I/O, is an annual developer-focused conference keynote held by tech-giant Google on an annual basis. I/O stands for Innovation in the Open. The Google I/O features highly technical, in-depth sessions focusing on many of Google's products and services, … [Read more...]

Tony Dorsett Business Quotes

“To succeed you need to find something to hold on to, something to motivate you, something to inspire you.” - Tony Dorsett Have you found yours? I found this wonderful quote by former NFL star Tony Dorsett while browsing Pinterest. Dorsett had a distinguished and a highly successful career … [Read more...]

7 Things Killing Your Productivity (and What You Can Do About Them)

Time, as they say, is money. People want to get more done in less time. And as life become more fast with the passage of time, and those personal and professional responsibilities add up, people look for ways to become more productive and efficient. For professionals, increasing productivity is … [Read more...]

Negotiation Tips: How to Get What You Want

For me, being a good negotiator is one of the cornerstones to success in business. Good negotiations skills can come in handy in many different situations that one encounters in his/her personal or professional life. In the business world, good negotiations skills can be the difference between … [Read more...]