Tuesday, January 22, 2019
6 Ways to Find Space for Innovation at Work

Parking Spots: 6 Ways to Find Space for Innovation at Work

True story. An experienced executive I’ll call Monica returned to her company’s headquarters in Rome after a long assignment in the US. At the...
Strategic Marketing Plan Essentials

Strategic Marketing Plan Essentials

Many people think that in a Digital Era positioning statements and McCarthy’s 4P’s became outdated and obsolete. They say that there’s a “new dawn”...
Venting Doesn’t Release Negativity; It Rehearses It

Venting Doesn’t Release Negativity; It Rehearses It

It starts with the speeches. You know the little speech you rehearse in your head, getting ready for the big moment when you finally...
The Reward for Risking Public Embarrassment

The Reward for Risking Public Embarrassment

What if you gave a party and no one came? It’s almost worse than getting stood up for a date.  At least on a no-show...
What Do Employees Want for Holiday Gifts

What Do Employees Want for Holiday Gifts

The holiday season is upon us and while pretty much every business owner or manager is thinking about how to entice as many customers...

Take Off Your Heels! Don’t Get Caught Flat-Footed!

  Many professional women have become sick of playing politics, working hard and receiving little or unequal return for their efforts. They have “kicked off...

Why It’s So Important To Tell “Your Story”

Since before writing was invented, humans shared stories orally.  Ancient Chinese, Egyptians, Indians and others told their stories and created myths and legends through...
most important skill

The Most Important Entrepreneurial Skill You must have!

  “The ability to sell is the number one skill in business. If you cannot sell, don’t bother thinking about becoming a business owner.” –...
Funding Consultant

Seize The Day…Be Inspired!

“You must strive to find your own voice. Because the longer you wait to begin, the less likely you are to find it at...
The Virtue Of Elephant Leadership And Why It Matters

The Virtue Of Elephant Leadership And Why It Matters

Since the days of the ancient Greek historian Pliny, humans have been fascinated by the mighty elephant.  Pliny once wrote that the elephant was...
LinkedIn Marketing: Your B2B Tone Of Voice

LinkedIn Marketing: Your B2B Tone Of Voice

DID YOU KNOW THAT LINKEDIN IS ABOUT TO BE ACQUIRED BY MICROSOFT FOR A RECORD $23 BILLION?! Your B2B LinkedIn tone of voice is extremely...

Social media ‘outstrips TV’ as news source for young people

Social media has overtaken television as young people's main source of news, according to a report. Of the 18-to-24-year-olds surveyed, 28% cited social media as...
2016-Marketing-Statistics-To-Keep-You-Ahead-Of-Competitors

2016 Marketing Statistics To Keep You Ahead Of Competitors

  DID YOU KNOW: 67% OF LEADS IN 2016 ARE GENERATED BY COMPANIES WITH AN ACTIVE BLOG? As someone who has live through the digital age,...

Diversity In The Work Place:  Does It Help or Hurt Business?...

There’s no question that diversity in the workplace is a noble goal.  There is a lot to be said in favor of it.  Yet,...
investors

Looking For An Investor For Your Venture? Read This!

Starting your own business can be terrifying at times, especially once you start actually hiring people.  Before that point, it’s an adventure with a...

Dealing With Narcissistic Leaders!

Narcissistic leadership is a leadership style in which the leader is only interested in him or herself. Their priority is themselves - at the expense of their...

Streaming services are increasingly seeking exclusives to set them apart from...

More music was consumed in all sorts of ways, from streaming video and audio to good old-fashioned vinyl. There was just one problem - money...

3 Reasons NOT to Compete on Price

The price a business owner establishes for the sale of their products and services is arguably one of the most important business decisions they...

Best Times To Post On Social Media

Do you know the best times to post on social media for each specific network? Social media is great, but it will only provide results...

Is It Worth Starting A Home Based Internet Business?

There are no specific requirements for starting your own internet business. But it''s surprising how so many people think and talk about their intentions...

Social goes Hollywood – FaceFlix anyone?

Not content with pushing out clips of cats scared of cucumbers (yep it's a thing), the likes of Facebook and Google now want to...

#TechTuesday: How to Drive Traffic Using Photo’s and PDF’s

Have you ever wanted to send a potential customer to URL about a great piece of content from someone else, but still want them...

6 Secrets Successful People Know About Emotional Competence

Words spoken cannot be unsaid. A few years ago I was in a meeting with a cross-functional leadership team and my boss (who seemed...

Five Amazing Ways to Nurture and Win New Customers

In the last 12 months, I have really understood the importance of the word “nurture”. It is not as easy as putting your business...

Silverpreneurs: The Boomer’s “Start-Up” Generation

A lot has been written about tech savvy Millennials, and how they’re going to radically change the future. They might, but there are two...

Living Your Passion: Reality or Fiction?

“Be Like the Bluebird who never is blue, for he knows from his upbringing what singing can do.” –Cole Porter, Be Like the Bluebird,...

Which bad habits make your co-workers DETEST you?

Do you turn up late for appointments? Peer at your phone in meetings? Butt in when others talk? Then the chances are that you're...

6 Stupid Office Rules that should be Banned

Rules in the workplace. Without them we'd have anarchy right? Or would we? According to an article by Dr Travis Bradbury in the Huffington Post most...

Top 12 Contributors on Business Gists

Business Gists is an online community for inspiration, educative, discovering powered by contributor worldwide where everybody are welcome. Our mission is to provide the...

The Future for Sales in Online Retail is… Social Media

Yes, you read the title correctly and yes, I am going on the record and saying that social media will be the biggest driver...

Don’t Believe Everything You Hear, Including This!

As I was driving to work the other day, the morning talk show on the local radio station was asking recent graduates to call...

When Customer Service Becomes A Schizophrenic Saga

I have recently been exposed to a huge variety of customer service interactions in a very short timeframe. The following is a true story. Day...

Why Failure is the key to Success

In the movie Apollo 13, the NASA flight director is famously quoted as saying "failure is not an option". Well in business there are...

HOW TO

5 Career Options for People Who Want To Help Families

5 Career Options for People Who Want To Help Families

With all the chaos and loss in the world around us, it can be hard to feel satisfied with the job you currently have....
How Nutella Pancakes Helped Me Understand That Data Doesn’t Matter

How Nutella Pancakes Helped Me Understand That Data Doesn’t Matter

I was reminded of a great secret yesterday. It came twice, both times unexpectedly. It started while I was making chocolate batter pancakes covered with Nutella...

9 tips for surviving the ‘noise’ in business

Today, we’re bombarded with so much ‘noise’ in business, right? Everywhere we turn – LinkedIn, Facebook (especially sponsored adverts), Twitter, online blogs, emails from people...
13 Ways to Market YOU and Your Business

13 Ways to Market YOU and Your Business

That personal branding ‘stuff’ is for the big wigs of business, celebs or sports stars, right?! Not anymore.  :) :( GULP!  I know.  It can be...
Venting Doesn’t Release Negativity; It Rehearses It

Venting Doesn’t Release Negativity; It Rehearses It

It starts with the speeches. You know the little speech you rehearse in your head, getting ready for the big moment when you finally...
Advertisement