As a business owner, you are proud of your product line, your fair pricing and your outstanding customer service. But despite all of these positives, you have noticed a definite recent slump in sales. If this sounds familiar, it is imperative to look at what might be causing the decline and how to fix it. […]
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Giving presentations may be part of your job description, and you may be well practiced, but for many people, having to present can cause sleepless nights. Humans are hard-wired to listen to stories, and so you need to remember this when you are preparing your presentation; humans survived the cruelty of evolution because of storytelling, […]
Becoming a successful financial advisor is no easy feat. You have to learn the trade as well as be knowledgeable on tax laws and insurance implications; you must also be confident and methodical in your decisions, as you’re expected to assess the financial needs of individuals or businesses correctly. One wrong investment and you can […]
Electric vehicles (EV) will make up the majority of new car sales worldwide by 2040, and account for 33% of all the light-duty vehicles on the road, according to new research published by Bloomberg New Energy Finance. Automaker worldwide are speeding up their efforts to develop EV – mainly due to potential high demand from […]
Many businesses are genuinely believe in reducing their carbon footprint, and incorporate this into their products and day to day strategies. However, it can easily seem like a fad or an ingenuine sales pitch; therefore, you need to understand how to market it properly and effectively. Poor green marketing can do a lot of harm […]
“Personal branding is not about you. It’s about putting your stamp on the value you deliver to others.” – William Arruda, Personal Branding Guru Regardless of age, status, and of the business we happen to be in, we all need to understand the importance of Personal Branding. Despite the popularity of this term, there is […]
“Volunteering is at the very core of being a Human. No one has made it through life without someone else’s help.” – Heather F. Henry Each one of has his own philosophy to handle life challenges or crisis; each one of us has a different approach regarding the choices we take every day. These choices […]
“Education is the most powerful weapon we can use to change the world.” – Nelson Mandela After a long journey in strategic marketing, communication and related fields, I realized that there is no more important than bringing joy and happiness to the people around us. I have learned that people will forget about your past […]
These stages may not heal the pain, but it can teach us how to accept it and live with it! Our reaction to any particular crisis differs from one person to another depending on our experience and maturity on the subject, our ability to handle it and embrace the means to go over it. Understanding […]
Starting a business is an exciting idea. You could be working for yourself on your own time and doing the things that you love. There are a few things you need to have before you start up a business, however: An Idea The very first thing you’re going to need is obviously an idea. What […]
Editor’s Note: This author has developed an Excel-based financial model that contains historical financial data for BSE Ltd. over the last decade, based on consolidated financial statements. The data has been collated from BSE’s annual reports for these ten years, and manually hard-coded into the financial model. You can view this BSE Ltd. (Bombay Stock Exchange) Excel Model […]
In managing and improving the operations of your warehouse, consider Lean initiatives to eliminate all waste and bring value to your customers beyond their expectations. Here are 13 principles to follow. 1. Communicate effectively and often. Clearly communicating to workers your organizational goals, key performance indicators (KPIs), and the processes to achieve them is one […]
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