Windows 8.1 Unveiled: What’s New for Business Users

Big Microsoft Windows update alert! Microsoft last week unveiled the first major update to Windows 8, dubbed Windows 8.1. And from the looks of it, it seems like a major update! Microsoft's latest OS, Windows 8, was released in October last year, and received a very mixed reception, mostly … [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...]

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...]

Vince Lombardi Quotes

"The only place where success comes before work is in the dictionary." - Vince Lombardi Spot on, isn't it! Vince Lombardi of course was an American football player, coach, and executive. During the 1960s, Lombardi was the head-coach of the Green Bay Packers, where he led the team to three … [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...]

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