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...]

A Comprehensive List of Social Media Do’s and Don’ts for Businesses

For small and medium enterprises and businesses, having a presence on social media is not just important any more, it is essential! These businesses need to ensure that they have a strong presence on all social mediums where their customers and clients are present, and that they regularly engage … [Read more...]

8 Surefire Signs That It’s Time to Quit Your Job

Forbes ran a job satisfaction survey last year which yielded not-so-surprising results: "[Out of the] 411 workers [surveyed] in the U.S. and Canada, only 19% said they were satisfied with their jobs. Another 16% said they were “somewhat satisfied.” But the rest, nearly two-thirds of respondents, … [Read more...]

Best Marketing Blogs and News Aggregation Websites

The internet is BIG, and expanding at a rapid pace with the passage of each second. There are millions upon million of websites out there now, which means that not only is there more news on the internet than what you could possibly ever consume, there's more news and more information is being put … [Read more...]

10 Most Engaged Brands on Facebook

For a business or a brand, social media presence is of the utmost importance. However being on social media is only one part of the story, actually engaging your audience is a completely different task, and a big one in itself! Social media engagement is essential when it comes to being … [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...]

Case Study: How NOT to Do Customer Service

'Customer is king' and 'it is essential to put the customer first' are just some of the concepts which underline the importance of good customer service. Indeed, your customer is perhaps the most important business asset: if you don't have any, your business will cease to exist - it's as simple as … [Read more...]