Risks exist in all types of business, and without some element of risk, there is no business! It might be straightforward to identify these risks, but how do you plan to prepare should the risk become a devastating reality? Effective risk management can help save your business money, regardless of the steps you take to […]
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The first question that may cross your mind whenever talking about self-awareness is: what does it mean to know oneself? Why we need to know ourselves? Where does it come from? What is the utility of self-awareness? However, you may also think that ‘I already know myself’ or simply wondering the importance of self-awareness in […]
The business world has always been cutthroat and unforgiving, but in the current climate it is even more so. In times of economic volatility and uncertainty, it is important that businesses shore up their financial positions so that they can be somewhat shielded from potential market volatility. For large corporations, there are a range of […]
It’s time to get in shape and learn how to ship products like a pro! With a bunch of competition behind you and a lack of time, shipping products like a pro can feel like a whirlwind – but it can be achieved, even if you are importing from China. From taking care when preparing […]
Many people think that self-confidence is something either you have it or not; or maybe it is about a special talent we are born with. Self-confidence is a skill we can develop throughout our path as it is not a linear quality. You may be confident today in your daily tasks, or within your personal […]
Today we are going to take a look at a robotic system that mostly advertises as a self-learning network that has a very profitable algorithm. Basically, this automated software is very helpful to its customers because of the background running and the constant learning the changes in the trading market. The robot has first been […]
There used to be lots of romantic tales of people starting at a company’s mailroom and moving up to CEO over a couple of decades, but let’s face it – those days are long gone. It’s important to approach the modern job market with a realistic outlook, as there are still lots of opportunities for […]
“Respect for ourselves guides our morals. Respect for others guides our manners.” – Lawrence Stern Our reactions to different situations involving social interactions differ from one to another. Some people may feel guilty or regretful after responding to a specific request; others may find it challenging to control their anger and frustration during conversations. These […]
Economic bubbles can make some people millionaires almost overnight, if they get in before the bubble bursts. These financial phenomenon have come from nowhere and left some with riches beyond what they could have ever imagined. Here are some of the success stories that have come from these bubbles in recent history. John Paulson This […]
A foreign exchange (forex) trading business can be a great way to make money. As long as you know what you’re doing, the earning possibilities are practically limitless. If you don’t know what you’re doing, the consequences could be disastrous, as you might lose everything you put into the business. Prepare yourself for the forex […]
I met many people who still think that Personal Development is something that concerns only those who are stuck in their lives or in their careers, while it is a lifelong process. Personal development concerns ALL of us, particularly those seeking happier life and more fulfilling career. It is a great way to assess your […]
Entrepreneurship is far limited to a well-elaborated business plan with a positive return on investment. It is mainly about a very well articulated vision and the passion that emanates from it. It is also about attitude, personality, and the whole phrenology of being an entrepreneur. Schools may get you to learn the theoretical part of […]
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