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OnePlus warns its customers that the effects of Brexit could impact its business in the UK

OnePlus warns its customers that the effects of Brexit could impact...

That the UK-EU referendum’s result has come as a shocker is not news anymore, but while the how and when of Britain leaving the EU may...
Microsoft Accelerator’s London Demo Day

Microsoft Accelerator’s London Demo Day

Microsoft Accelerator’s London Demo Day on June 30th from 7:30-10:00am PT, 3:30-6pm GMT. The Microsoft Accelerator is an immersive three- to six-month program aimed at helping entrepreneurs...
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...
Adidas and Kanye West expand their partnership with planned sports gear and Yeezy retail stores

adidas and Kanye West Make History with Transformative New Partnership adidas...

The Most Significant Partnership Ever Created Between an Athletic Brand and a Non-Athlete Los Angeles, June 29, 2016 - Today, adidas announced the cementing of its long-term relationship...
Toyota recalls 2.86 million cars globally over emissions control unit

Toyota recalls 2.86 million cars globally over emissions control unit

Toyota Motor Corp (7203.T) on Wednesday said it was recalling 2.87 million vehicles worldwide over a possible fault with their evaporative fuel emissions control...
Siemens to Invest EUR 1 Billion in New Startups Unit

Siemens to Invest EUR 1 Billion in New Startups Unit

German industrial group Siemens (SIEGn.DE) plans to invest 1 billion euros ($1.1 billion) over the next five years in a new startups unit to...

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...
U.S.-UK 'special relationship' seen untouched after Brexit

U.S.-UK ‘special relationship’ seen untouched after Brexit

WASHINGTON - The United States looks unlikely to follow through on a threat to relegate Britain to second-class trade status once its ally leaves...
Google’s Project Bloks is a new open hardware platform for teaching kids to code

Video : Google’s Project Bloks is a new open hardware platform...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_continue=5&v=AuRTS35ouTs Google has long offered tools to teach kids coding skills, and Apple introduced an app with similar ambitions called Swift Playground at WWDC. Now, in collaboration with Stanford and...
Leaked docs show how Alphabet’s Sidewalk Labs wants to revolutionize city parking & ride-sharing

Leaked docs show how Alphabet’s Sidewalk Labs wants to revolutionize city...

Earlier this year was reported that Alphabet’s Sidewalk Labs wanted to build a city from the ground up to test ideas it has for improving city life,...
Barclays and RBS suspended from trading after Brexit financial crash

Barclays and RBS suspended from trading after Brexit financial crash

UK shares have remained volatile in the wake of the Brexit vote, with trading in Barclays temporarily suspended and airline Easyjet falling more than...

UK tech sector reacts to Brexit

Now the UK has decided to leave the European Union, technology firms have been left to wonder what the future holds. As news of Brexit...
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...
Twilio IPO: Unicorn start-up faces its Wall Street test

Twilio IPO: Unicorn start-up faces its Wall Street test

You may not have heard of it, but you're likely to have used it. Twilio is a platform that enables developers to incorporate phone...
Google Fiber is buying high-speed internet provider Webpass

Google Fiber is buying high-speed internet provider Webpass

Google Fiber is bulking up its business after it announced a deal to acquire ISP Webpass, a 13-year-old company that provides high-speed internet for business and...
Samsung to Invest $1.2 Billion in IoT Research in US

Samsung to Invest $1.2 Billion in IoT Research in US

Samsung announced plans Tuesday to invest $1.2 billion (roughly Rs. 8,111 crores) for US-based research over the next four years on "human-centered" applications for...
Yahoo's Tumblr Launches Live Video

Yahoo’s Tumblr Launches Live Video

Tumblr, the Yahoo-owned blogging platform, said Tuesday it was launching live video to help compete against similar offerings from Facebook and Twitter. The new feature,...
Facebook Signs Deals With Media Companies, Celebrities for Facebook Live

Facebook Signs Deals With Media Companies, Celebrities for Facebook Live

Facebook Inc (FB.O) has signed deals worth more than $50 million with media companies and celebrities to create videos for its live-streaming service, the...
Tesla made a $2.8 billion offer to buy SolarCity

Tesla made a $2.8 billion offer to buy SolarCity

Tesla made a $2.8 billion offer to buy SolarCity. Both are Elon Musk’s companies (he owns 21% of Tesla and 22% of SolarCity). US electric...
China: Bank employees publicly spanked for poor performance

Video: Bank employees publicly spanked for poor performance

Eight employees of a rural bank in China have been publicly spanked for poor performance. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ICtQQFzri0w%20 A cellphone video of a man with a wooden stick...
What Makes a Loyal Customer?

What Makes a Loyal Customer?

Commitment to a brand is considered anachronistic, and programs to support loyalty are regarded by some critics as doomed ventures.  But I would argue...
Women Entrepreneurs

Working Your Buzz Off?  It’s a Bee-Sy World For Women Entrepreneurs!

The Forbes list of successful entrepreneurs is dominated by men.  But, there are many women entrepreneurs who have taken the bull by its horns...
Mark Zuckerberg just made a big investment that pays young people in Africa to learn code Andela

Mark Zuckerberg just made a big investment that pays young people...

Andela, a two-year-old startup, trains software developers in Africa and gives them full-time roles at international companies. It already employs nearly 200 engineers in its...

A glimpse into the future?

18 years ago, Kodak had almost 200,000 employees and sold 85% of all photo paper. In 2012 they went bankrupt. And according to a...

Why have we fallen out of love with Air Travel?

Whatever happened to the glamour of being an international jet setter and when did flying become as banal as taking a bus? The golden 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...

BUHARISM, BUHARITICS AND BUHARICONOMY: ASSESSMENTS OF PMB 365 DAYS IN OFFICE

Without doubt, President Muhamadu Buhari (PMB) ascended office as the President of Nigeria, the largest black nation in the world and the powerhouse of...

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...

Top 5 most epic social media fails ever

Scott Disick, the tinseltown clown kicked to the kerb by the Kardashian clan, has recently tried to reinvent himself as an icon of Instagram....

7 key traits it takes to be a ‘multi-preneur’

As an executive coach working with innovators and influencers, I’ve been engaged by several multi-preneurs over the years. Each time I’ve been fascinated with...

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...

Why Bankers Just Said No To Your Start-up?

The process of getting a start-up loan can feel a lot like trying to climb Mt. Everest. Without any gear. There are blizzards of...

‘Meternity Leave’ vs ‘Maternity Leave’ – a massive mistake?

Ex-magazine editor, Meghann Foye, was so jealous of her co-workers being able to claim maternity leave that she decided that she needed a break. One...

The True Meaning Of Patience: A Fine Art!

For many entrepreneurs, success can be reached despite countless obstacles. How many times do you get knocked down and you get back up? And...

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...

Top 5 Things You Didn’t Know about Working from Home

To tell you the truth, I am entirely happy with having been a home-based businesswoman for about eight years now. Increasingly, more women are...

Why You Need To Have A Powerful Executive Summary

Why You Need To Have A Powerful Executive Summary One of the first big hurdles any aspiring entrepreneur will face is securing enough funding to...

Top 10 African countries to invest in 2016

As the world continues to witness a paradigm shift from business to politics, 2016 ushers a wave of opportunities never imagined. A look into business...

Is What you are doing Worth your Dying TIME?

I believe when things are bad you can change them..... #iBelieve   Sometimes being an ENTREPRENEUR means using you Mindsight to judge or interpret your Failures. Eye-sight: judging...

BLACK LIFE MATTERS: But Do People care about you marching anymore?

You don’t get Black Power by marching and chanting! You get power by doing what other groups have done. The Jews didn’t march and...

How to be a Top 10 Writer on LinkedIn – the...

After being named as one of LinkedIn's top 10 writers for Marketing & Social and 'Agency Publisher of the Year' for EMEA in 2015, I asked myself a...

Yahoo is for sale; bidders line up; Marissa Mayer is toast

Yahoo is for sale, and bidders are lining up to grab their own, ever-shrinking piece of Internet history. The once-great Internet pioneer is entertaining offers...reluctantly....

Start-Up Culture: What Makes It Great And Vibrant?

It is often the case that when people bring up the topic of “start-up culture,” it’s done with more than a little bit of...

Are Emoji’s the new (smiley) face of Marketing?

When Facebook augmented their ‘Like’ feature with 5 new emoji reactions it seemingly became a catalyst for major advertisers to jump on the bandwagon....

Winners never quit and quitters never win…

Vince Lombardi was one of the most successful coaches in the history of American Football, but he also had an uncanny knack of providing some...

Why Being Hungry Is Good For Entrepreneurs

Do you know what you call an entrepreneur who’s NOT “hungry?” A starving entrepreneur. The simple truth is that if you’re not hungry enough for...

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...

Are you Burned Out or Bored Out?

The classic notion of 'burnout' conjures up mental images of high-flying executives, working insane hours in stressful situations but being paid top dollar for doing...

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...

Forget IQ… a high EQ will make you succeed in business

What makes you successful at work? Being smarter? Being more assertive? Being better looking? Well according to a recent CNN report it's proven that...

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,...

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...

Entrepreneurs: Know when and how to ask for help!

It’s a common belief among entrepreneurs. The notion that if you have to ask for help growing, expanding, or even getting your business off...

The most valuable skills of your team members

How to build a team you can count on? The answer to that questions secures the overall success of any business. People are the...

Just (Don’t) Do It… are Maria Sharapova’s sponsors too quick to...

Tennis superstar Sharapova has flunked a drugs test and been suspended from the sport. That's astounding in itself but the alacrity with which key...

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...

(A) Politically Speaking

Let me start by saying that I am one of the most apolitical (notice the "a", it's important) person on the planet, but as...

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...

Don’t Ask for Favors, do Favors

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:...

Did Chris Rock Just Create Another Problem?

I’m not going to say “unless you’ve been living under a Rock”, even though the pun-value is quite tempting, but suffice it to say,...

Micropreneurship: NOW Is The Right Time To Start!

The term has been in the news in recent months, but what exactly IS a “micropreneur?” In a word, it’s an extremely small business. The...

The Hidden Cost and Risk of Entrepreneurship No One Talks About

COST. It is not a bad four-letter word but it makes most entrepreneurs wince!  Sure, you are supposed to know the cost of doing...

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...

Why BAD Things Happen to GOOD People

Recently, I wrote an article giving some thoughts on the affects of keeping employees who are detracting from, rather than adding to, company value (you...

Kindness is good for business….. and life

Does kindness make a difference? In business?  In life? Absolutely! Going the extra mile. Giving a helping hand. Willingly sharing our knowledge. Sharing our resources. Responding to others. Being a good...

20 Key Actions that Make You Happier and Healthier

Understanding the true meaning of  "less is more" is highly important to have clarity about where we are and where we want to go in...

Develop Your Career Competencies

Want to make a smooth college to career transition? Sharpen your vital competencies from now! We have heard often enough how competitive today’s occupational world...

Save Your Hard Earned Money with Online Shopping Portals

The New Year has started and well, what are we talking about? It’s been an entire month since this year kicked in. Since the...

Oprah just made $17m in one hour from a single tweet.

The media mogul and the largest individual stakeholder in Weight Watchers International Inc. tweeted a video at 12:09 p.m. Eastern time professing that she...

HOW TO

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...

The Soft Skill Art of the Critique

My last three posts have focused on the ability to learn — an incredibly important soft skill, perhaps even more so than self-awareness, since...

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...
How to Write a Compelling Cover Letter for a Career Transition

How to Write a Compelling Cover Letter for a Career Transition

Career transitions can be daunting in today’s market where hiring managers expect to immediately see how you are a perfect fit for the position...
Women Entrepreneurs

Working Your Buzz Off?  It’s a Bee-Sy World For Women Entrepreneurs!

The Forbes list of successful entrepreneurs is dominated by men.  But, there are many women entrepreneurs who have taken the bull by its horns...
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