The past few years have been tough on businesses.  The recession, credit, regulations, taxes, and a myriad of other external factors  have wreaked havoc on the small and medium businesses. Forget about the recession and apply these five principles to grow and prosper. Read More
Punishing employee bloggers is too often as effective as punishing the messenger. The issue may be what employees have been inspired to share whether on a blog or in person. Read More
Today I meet many jobseekers and businessmen faced with these situations. Examples include cold calling (definitely the new Brussel Sprout) or networking (Turnips) which would be very beneficial but get little action. I find myself preaching “They are good for you” only to think – Oh my God I am turning into my mum. It got me thinking about how the strategies our parents used could help us “big k Read More
Indeed, lack of confidence can kill a young company. But so, too, can thinking you're all that when you're not. How to strike the right balance between confidence and arrogance? Start by avoiding the following classic traps. I wish they were clichés, but sadly they aren't. Read More
I was reading Seth Godin’s blog post Career fairs… and how they are the last resort for companies and job-seekers alike, and I realised that the giant job boards on the internet are just the same. Read More
More and more people these days are deciding to work towards a college degree partly because there are so many different options for paying for a college education these days. Whereas a college education in the past used to require a considerable amount of out of pocket money today there are a number of ways to pay for your education with out struggling and/or breaking the bank. Students planning Read More
I once used the labelled of “non-responsive” for those I knew I needed to track and follow-up in order see a commitment carried out. I now know what creates this perception and how to be more effective in these situations. Read More
All those lawyers, all those mechanics and all those accountants enjoy their new-found parental status, but why should they be completely lost to the workforce? Read More
How fantastic would it be for your future business revenue, if every one of your employees was a raving advocate for yourself, your business, and the products or services you offer to the market? This article suggests that it is possible to achieve this outcome and suggests a framework to start the process. Read More
The web is filled with social networks: We have Twitter for meeting new people, Facebook for old college buddies, and Bebo for those of us who don’t want to hang out with the mainstream. Those social networks are rarely viewed as corporate services — they’re relaxing at the end of a long workday, not playgrounds for more business activity. Read More

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