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Are you suffering from Facebook Fatigue ?

Irritated by your in-laws posting every inanity of their day? Want to avoid family who add no enrichment to your life? Pictures of your...
Tips for Entrepreneurs

Tips for Entrepreneurs to Conquer the World

Every entrepreneur’s dream is to make it big and conquer the world. However, there are lots of bumps and rough patches in the road...
website

9 Accomplished Ways to Optimize Your Website for Increased Conversions

  For every business, its primary goal is revenue. Therefore, we can say that the goal of every available website is increased conversion that leads...
Triumph from Failure

Triumph from Failure

With all the experiences I’ve had in business and life, there is one thing I know for sure. SUCCESS SELDOM ARRIVES IN A STRAIGHT LINE You...
Six Steps to a Successful Career Change

Six Steps to a Successful Career Change

Changing industries can be challenging. Changing careers even more so as you are going up against others with years in the role and/or industry. With...

Be A Corporate Nomad, Not a Corporate Hodad!

A hodad is someone who pretends to be something he is not.  A term born in surfing, hodads were guys who hung out at...

The ultimate fast car in disguise 2015 Audi S7

Audi’s latest sports saloon car, the S7 falls into the latter. It packs a powerful, twin-turbocharged 4.0-litre V8 under the bonnet, which is silky...

How to Professionally Introduce An Expert Speaker

DID YOU KNOW THAT THE #1 PHOBIA IS SPEAKING IN PUBLIC? As a professional speaker, there is a lot you need to do, and remember...

The First Moment Playbook

First Moments. They set the stage for everything that ensues. They disproportionately influence the outcome of a conversation.  When it comes to meeting someone, we think...

6 Characteristics of Relationships and How to Maintain Them

The article discusses the nature and characteristics of relationships (both personal and professional) and suggests ways to maintain a healthy relationship. When two persons enter...

Are YOU mispronouncing brand names like Nike, Porsche & Ikea?

Wonder why people smirk when you say Stella Artois, giggle when you utter Givenchy or howl laughing when you attempt Hyundai? It's maybe because these...
Is Screen Time Improving Your Relationships?

Is Screen Time Improving Your Relationships?

In our click, tweet, screen culture, it’s easy to say that we’ve become dehumanized. For many organizations, customers and people are treated like a...

Save Money on Your Next Holiday

The travellers really need to book their flights and hotels in, particularly when they are travelling to another Country. Advance booking will not only...

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...

The Tracks of Your Career – which songs sum up your...

What songs define your '9 to 5'? Are you more 'Whistle while you Work' or are you simply 'Working for the Weekend'? I've been a 'Slave to the Wage' for...

Going To Study Abroad? Learn How To Save On Your Stay

If you decline your brilliant study-abroad opportunities only because of high costs, it`s a bad idea. After all, there is a large variety of...

Executive Presentation Skills

Surveys show the vast majority of business presentations are now done remotely. If your company is among the 83% of businesses who deliver remote...

The Non-Destructive Steps To Dealing With Your First Million Dollars

You’ve just made a million dollars, and you feel sorry for yourself. You feel you have let yourself and peer down by taking too...

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...

6 things that money can’t buy in Business…

The Beatles told us that money can't buy you love. But in business, arguably, that doesn't really apply. So apart from love, according to...

10 Of Your Worst Fear You Shouldn’t Worry About

The human mind is very powerful. It can either destroy you or push you through heights never imagined. Fear is a negative emotion which...

When Alcohol Gets Away With Murder

A few things first, it is not the first time I write about alcohol (are you a professional alcoholic) and yes I am apparently...

Coaching vs Mentoring: What’s The Difference?

Since leaving the corporate world of working with Disney, New Look, and Walmart, I have focused my last 8 years on SME’s and through...

Friendships in the Workplace

I have noticed that many people in business, both employee or management, have spoken openly about their hesitation in forming friendships in the workplace....

The Power of Saying ‘No’ in Business

In the movie 'Yes Man' Jim Carrey's perpetually negative character attends a positivity seminar and becomes brainwashed into pursuing an exclusively affirmative life which leads him...

“Your idea doesn’t work unless you do” – insights from a...

Sabena Suri commenced her career as a brand strategist with some of the World's leading advertising agencies. Now, that spectacular beginning might be sufficient for...
Give Yourself the Gift of Human Connection

Give Yourself the Gift of Human Connection

Have you ever noticed that when you give to others you feel better about yourself? There’s a reason for that. As human beings, we’re hard...

Does An Increase Of Money Decrease Stress and Worry?

How many times did you think or hear someone say that they will stop being stressed they day they solve their money issues? It's...

Greeks Spend in Droves, Afraid of Losing Savings to a Bailout

MAROUSI, Greece — Business has been so brisk in the giant Kotsovolos appliance and electronics store in this upper-middle-class suburb of Athens that you...
Five Steps to Deep Dive Company Research

Five Steps to Deep Dive Company Research

Whether identifying companies to target or preparing for an interview, research is a critical component to any successful career strategy. Most career coaches and interviewing...
New Google Tool: Test Mobile Friendliness & Website Speed for FREE!

New Google Tool: Test Mobile Friendliness & Website Speed for FREE!

DID YOU KNOW: THERE ARE 1.2 BILLION PEOPLE ACCESSING THE WEB FROM MOBILE DEVICES? Mobile has been a hot topic since 2010 and studies are...

There’s more to life than work, work, work!!

Week four of the New Year is upon us. Are you still firing on all cylinders, focusing on achieving those big goals in business this...

[Success Kit] How To Design A Marketing Segmentation Strategy

I have been writing content on my blog for the last 8 years, and this will be the first time I talk about a...

Random thoughts and thank yous… from me

Do you recognise any of this in your life?  Right now, this is my reality. Working long hours while trying to balance a home life …and feeling...

Have Seductive Clarity or be Doomed!

“It doesn’t take any more effort to dream a big dream than it takes to dream a small dream.” General Wesley Clark, Former Head of...

How to live-stream Facebook and Fox’s GOP shouting match

Fox News and Facebook cohosted the first of many debates among the political candidate for the Republican Party presidential nomination and, thankfully, you can stream it...
Why Working on Hobbies Makes You Better at Your Job

Why Working on Hobbies Makes You Better at Your Job

Would you hire a wind surfer?  How about a furniture painter?  Would leadership promote someone who spends their weekends writing and reading poetry?  We...
Getting Rid of Dry Mouth With These Simple Tips

Getting Rid of Dry Mouth With These Simple Tips

What is dry mouth? Dry mouth, which is known as xerostomia in medical, happens when your salivary glands do not produce as much saliva as...

Generosity. What’s the Why?

One of my key values in life is generosity. I believe in being open-hearted and giving. Giving of myself – being loving and kind. Giving of...

3 Major Things to Never Forget During Failure

Failure happens to everyone. However, failure doesn't have to rule your life. There are things that you can control and things that you can't...
How To Apologize Well

How To Apologize Well

It’s a bruising paradigm. We expect a leader to have answers. The level of your leadership pay is commensurate with the expectation that you execute...

Google ‘Plastic’ – really realer than real? Get real

Virtual Reality is so last year. Who says? Google do. They have just rewritten the rule book by launching the World's first 'actual reality' headset called...

Human Paradox #3: How to Be in the Process of Becoming

From Ali Anani’s provocative post on negativity and positivity, and the dynamic discussion of opposites that ensued, this series titled Human Paradox emerged. When Hamlet...

A Story About Disruption or The Magnificent 7 @ Work

7 who fought like 700, this is probably what Calvera thought when he saw his well-oiled racket empire being challenged by a bunch of...

Microsoft Lumia 640 XL vs Samsung Galaxy s4 Mini

Microsoft and Samsung are two big brands of technology world. As Microsoft have on top of fame in software industry, on the other side...

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...
How To Find An Email Address In 60 Seconds

How To Find An Email Address In 60 Seconds

Did you know: you are 6x more likely to get a click-through from an email marketing campaign, than you are from a tweet? Finding an...
Claim Your Slivers of Space

The Circle and Foundation of Success

Behind every successful person, there are many lessons learned... and for every lesson learned, there is a lot of trying, falling, getting up, and...

The Ultimate Guide to Calculating Customer Lifetime Value

Do you know how valuable your customers are to your business? When it comes to business, and picking up a calculator it can be one...
How to Re-Enter the Job Market and Kick Ass

How to Re-Enter the Job Market and Kick Ass

If you were on the job market during the great recession, I don't blame you if you're a little risk averse when it comes...

Growing Ignorance

I share two personal stories first. I recall my days when I have just completed my doctorate degree  becoming a university lecturer. The campus was...
6 Benefits Of Digital Marketing That Help Your Business To Grow Faster

6 Benefits Of Digital Marketing That Help Your Business To Grow...

Every business in this world is getting online. They are trying to do the best to keep their business up, which can be said...

“They say that these are not the best of times, but...

Billy Joel's words as a young man transcended his age and are as relevant now as the day they were written in Summer Highland...

Fake news – the scourge of Social Media?

"It's now clear that so-called 'fake news' can have real world consequences"Hillary Clinton said last week in one of her first speeches since her...
Think Makeup Does Not Matter

Think Makeup Does Not Matter! Think Again! Makeup is A Flawless...

Prejudice does not wear makeup. It is naked and well alive in our society. Prejudice does not need foundation to hide imperfections. Prejudice does...
Best Business Decision

Compete on Price? Not the Best Business Decision!

The price a business owner sells their products and services for is arguably one of the most important business decisions they will make.  And...
Make Sure your Resume Doesn’t Read like a Carbon Copy of your Resume

Make Sure your Resume Doesn’t Read like a Carbon Copy of...

When LinkedIn first got its start, with just 4500 members according to LinkedIn’s About Us page, all you needed to appear cutting-edge was a...

Airplane Wi-Fi is not safe

Airplanes, once a refuge from the Internet, are now home to the riskiest Wi-Fi networks you can find. For cybercriminals, Wi-Fi guzzling passengers are...

Apple and Google are the world’s top two most valuable brands

Apple, Google, Microsoft, and IBM continue to place at the top of the chart for at least the fifth consecutive year which could further...

2016: THE Why – What – Who – How – When

2016.  It’s not that far away – excited? I certainly am although I’m going to finish 2015 strongly first. While we close off 2015 and...

Social media scams – don’t get suckered

Want to win First Class seats on British Airways? Fancy a free iPhone due to surplus stock? Get a share of the billions that...
Achieve It

Redefining Success – in 7 Dimensions

Money, status, assets, power!  They’re the markers of success, right? Certainly that’s how I measured success for a long time.  I had a successful business...

[Public Speaking] Case Studies That Help Business Growth

I REMEMBER THE FIRST TIME I SPOKE IN PUBLIC AT AN EVENT AND I WAS SHAKING, MY HANDS WERE SWEATY AND IT WAS THE...

Why You Should Be More Generous With Your Connections!

Do you ask your friends or clients for favors? This subject came up in a discussion with a group of consultants.  The specific question was:...
Essential Versus Important: The Life Changing Power of Less

Essential Versus Important: The Life Changing Power of Less

Have you ever found yourself saying, “The day got away from me?” You set goals; you have a strategy; you think know what’s most important. ...

Honesty!

Honesty means being trustworthy, loyal, fair and sincere along with an absence of lying. Honesty includes integrity and helps form your reputation. See recent and...
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...
The Step-By-Step Guide To Writing A Small Business Blog

The Step-By-Step Guide To Writing A Small Business Blog

  According to Traffic Generation Cafe, once you write between 21-54 blog posts, you actually increase traffic by up to 30%. The above statistic is extremely...
15 Biggest Mistakes To Avoid When Building A Website

15 Biggest Mistakes To Avoid When Building A Website

  It’s true that 57.7% of SMEs intend to invest in a new/improved website in 2017. When it comes to building a website, there is so...

9 top tips for staying sane when biz/life is tough

Do you agree that the road is never straight as we work towards achieving our goals? The bigger our vision, the mightier the challenge, the...

HOW TO

How Positive Thinking is Ruining Your Life

How Positive Thinking is Ruining Your Life

I am a member of a cult. The cult of positive thinking. I know it is mostly garbage. Yet, it makes me feel good. The job...

Business Ethics: Are They Still Important?

In this day and age, there is such a push to get the deal, get the best deal you can. If you have to...

Google’s Blogger will get Featured Submit widget that will help you...

Google is introducing a new tool for bloggers to highlight articles they’ve written on their own blogs. As bloggers, we all know how important it...
Tips for Entrepreneurs

Tips for Entrepreneurs to Conquer the World

Every entrepreneur’s dream is to make it big and conquer the world. However, there are lots of bumps and rough patches in the road...

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...
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