10 Qualities of Highly Successful Entrepreneurs

Let’s begin with a question: Are successful entrepreneurs born or developed? Entrepreneurs are some of the most multi-talented and diverse people out there. A successful entrepreneur puts on many different hats at the same time – he’s a project manager, a risk-taker, an accountant, a … [Read more...]

5 Amazing Tricks to Get a Raise

Asking for a raise, we've all been there, haven't we? The 3 words that I would use to describe the whole process of asking for a raise would be tricky, daunting and nerve-wracking! But here's the thing, it doesn't need to be any of those things - as long as you play your cards … [Read more...]

LinkedIn 101 for Professionals

With over 300 million users and 2 new users added each second, LinkedIn is one of the largest, fastest-growing social media networking website out there, and has the unique honor of being the only social network for professionals, job-seekers, head-hunters, as well as company-heads and … [Read more...]

How to Create Unique and Valuable Content for Your Blog

Content - or unique and interesting content, rather - is the single-most important thing when it comes to a good blog. Think about it: what makes interesting blogs interesting? What makes you want to go back to those blogs again and again? What makes you return to these blogs? What keeps you … [Read more...]

How to Develop a Local SEO Strategy in 2014

If you're running a local business, the fact is that you need a strong local SEO strategy in place. Unfortunately, very few small and medium business understand and realize the importance of doing so. Small business might have a strong online presence and perhaps even a strong SEO strategy in … [Read more...]

Tips on Creating an Healthy, Efficient and Positive Work Environment

Apart from the responsibilities that come with a job, perhaps the single most important thing that influences employee motivation and happiness, and how productive and efficient they are, is their working environment. Think about it, if your work environment is 'good' - meaning you fit well into … [Read more...]

Rock-Solid Ways for Businesses to Save Money

In business, the more money you save, the better businessman you are! It's a simple formula. Often times, small businesses and new start-ups are already on a shoestring budget, so they don't really have as choice. But ideally, it is the aim of every business to keep their spending within certain … [Read more...]

8 Signs Your Business is Growing Too Fast

Business growth and expansion is always good - unless it happens too quickly. Yes, too much business growth can actually be bad especially for startups and small businesses, and rapid, uncontrolled business expansion can have negative repercussions in the short as well as the long-run. I know, it … [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...]

The Complete Entrepreneurial Guide to Creating a Successful Business

Building a business from the ground-up is one hell of a job, make no mistake! However doing so is easier than most budding entrepreneurs think - if they know what they're doing! Understanding a business and some of the core processes involved in the building and running of a business can be … [Read more...]