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...]

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...]

9 Habits Geared Towards Self-Improvement

In order to have a lead a good life, and have a more richer, fulfilling personal and professional life, self-improvement is essential. A lot of people out there - including many of those reading this - might have plans to improve, but what people usually lack is the means - the means to get where … [Read more...]

How to Build Your Business and Brand’s Authority

Small and medium businesses often struggle when it comes to building their business and brand authority. The problem stems from the fact that there small businesses are usually the proverbial 'small fish in a big pond' - the larger, more established businesses, or the 'big fish' in other words, are … [Read more...]

7 Productivity Tips and Lessons from Successful People

Maximizing productivity is something that every organization - right down to every single individual working in that setup - aspires to do. If you think about it, we often think about being more productive on a personal level in the different facets of our lives, and how we can be more productive … [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...]

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...]

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 oneĀ encountersĀ in his/her personal or professional life. In the business world, good negotiations skills can be the difference between … [Read more...]