The landmark decision by a US jury that one of the world’s best-known weedkillers was responsible for a groundkeeper’s cancer surely signals the final nail in the coffin for Glyphosate, the active ingredient in Roundup. The court found that manufacturer Monsanto (now part of pharma giant Bayer) “acted with malice or oppression” in failing to […]
A Virtual Private Network (VPN) is a privacy and security tool that has been around for decades. It lets you securely connect to the Internet, or a remote private network using servers in a specified location, all the while making it seem as though you’re accessing the Internet or the network from the location of […]
Due to the increasing number of accidents caused by regular skin care products which are sold over-the-counter, consumers are becoming more and more careful about investing their hard-earned dollars in natural organic products. As there is always a soaring availability of complimentary and herbal ingredients, consumers seem to exercise their control over the safety and […]
Leadership is an important skill that governs every aspect of our lives. Leadership skills come naturally for some. But for most people, they’re developed over time. Experience is necessary to develop into a good leader. Understanding leadership theory isn’t enough to get results, especially when running a business with multiple employees. Still, concepts blossom into direct experience when absorbed from the right source.
All leaders should be constantly looking at ways of improving their team’s skills, abilities and output. From politics to sport and music to technology, standing still and churning out yesterday’s performances no longer washes. Business is no different, whether you’re striving to keep up with your competitors or leading the way, equally if you’re disrupting […]
Trade-based businesses provide a valuable service to the communities they exist within. From maintaining local roads to ensuring that the homes and businesses built are within certain safety specifications (and every trade in between), there’s no denying that we’d be lost without these individuals and their masterful sets of skills. But how do you go from a skilled trades worker to the proud new owner of a successful trade business? Here are a few tips to consider.
If your business sends regular emails to long lists of subscribers, take a look at validating your subscriber lists to make those emails more effective. That’s because more robust email campaigns can mean more sales for your business.
One of the biggest topics in the Internet world today is big data, and it’s generally agreed that big data solutions are sorely needed. Not all big data solution providers can help you solve your big data problems. You need to choose the ones who can really do the job. A little research, using the suggestions here, will help you find the right provider for your small business.
Are you leaving school in the near future and looking for a career that fits you? Or are you wanting a change of direction in your career that offers excitement, rewards and enjoyment? If so, then employment within the corporate hospitality and events sector might just be a perfect option for you.
Once you have your business up and running, give your mind and your body a break by taking a trip to Thailand. A vacation in Thailand is one of the most exciting things you could ever do, especially if you go with friends. Your trip to Thailand will be an adventure that you and your friends will talk about in years to come, and you’ll make memories you will cherish forever.
More than 200 million shoppers are going to be spending money online this year. There’s never going to be a better time to start that new ecommerce business you’ve been thinking about. If you want to start an ecommerce business and sell products online, this checklist will guide you through it.
If your business operates anywhere in or near the area of fashion, you might already know about the international zipper wars. For the rest of us, this story about who will keep our pants zipped hits home on a personal level. The top brands in this industry are now fighting to get the largest share of this market. Some brands have already been in the business for close to a century. However, newer companies are determined to expand their share of the global market.
Whether you’re staging a home for sale or house decorating for enjoyment, there are lots of ways to incorporate flowers in the process; the sky’s the limit. If you want to set the beautifying process of the various rooms in your house in motion but don’t know how or where to start, these decorating tips should help.
6 Common Invoicing Mistakes Made by SMBs Small and medium business owners like you might see invoicing as a tedious, albeit necessary process. Really, you should be excited by invoicing. After all, you are getting paid! That being said, SMBs and freelancers still make mistakes when it comes to invoices which can often waste time […]
One of the most important aspects of a business plan is finding a perfect location for a business. While you will find a wide array of options open to you, many of these will be lacking in one respect or another. Here we discuss some things you’ll need to consider when you’re looking for the perfect location for your business.
Most of us have business Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn accounts which are separate from our personal ones. It is quite common to see brands sharing news, tweeting about current events and engaging in conversations with their target audiences on social media channels. For some of us this may seem intrusive. However, for businesses, this medium […]
In order to give your startup the best possible advantages, you set your sights on a master’s degree in business administration, an MBA. You took a few classes in what you laughingly call your spare time. Then you took a few more. And now look at what you’ve done. It’s time to write your MBA thesis. You already know that writing an MBA thesis is not like writing any other research paper. And it’s certainly not an essay. No, there is much more to it than that. So where do you begin?
If you’re a business owner, you probably realize the amount of work it takes to have a successful business. This is especially true if you’re in an industry that has a great deal of competition. Take time to find ways to market your business to aid you in getting and keeping clients. There are various ways you can accomplish this goal, and being aware of how to do so is essential.
Are you thinking of moving your business to another location but you’re uncertain as to where? Which city would be a smart move for a young, business-savvy entrepreneur like you? Haven’t you heard the latest news? Atlanta is a new up-and-coming business center as well as a vibrant entertainment capital.