Japan is one of the world’s well-known demographic and economic trendsetter. Exerting significant commercial influence in global markets, it is a leading consumer and producer of goods and services – particularly its technology and manufacturing-related industries which play a leading role in the world’s economy and supply chains. However, while businessmen all over the world […]
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Some are fortunate to have a job that matches their desires just fine. The pay is good, responsibilities are appropriate, and the work is fulfilling. However, many people would say otherwise, or at least believe that there are greener pastures out there. This isn’t a rare feeling. Statistics show that 57 percent of workers ages […]
These days, companies are expected to improve their approach to the environment and the impact they have on it. It’s not just about pleasing customers, although that’s certainly a big part of it. It’s also about making sure your business isn’t doing things that are unnecessarily harmful to the planet; that in itself should spur […]
Succeeding in the world of business and harsh competition takes endurance and tiresome work because there is no fairy godmother here. Once you decided to set up a new business, be ready to sleep less, eat less, and party less to expand your company and grow as an entrepreneur. Remember that regardless of your business […]
People are at the heart of every single business and no business would work without them. By building strong and honest relationships across the entire workforce, employees will feel loved and valued, rather than disposable. In turn, this improves employee productivity, which will lead to a higher quality of work. Below, are some routines that […]
When companies put a call out to new MBA graduates for entry level positions, they look for a variety of things, namely the quality of education applicants received, the extra-curriculars and projects they’ve pursued, and on-the-job experience (provided by internships and co-op placements). Without real world experience, companies can’t be sure that a prospective applicant […]
Now that the 21st century is in full swing, an ever increasing number of workplaces are providing corporate wellness programs that support the health and fitness of their employees. These forward-thinking programs can improve your health and personal beauty, too. Want to know how corporate wellness programs work? Read on. Big bucks backing up corporate […]
The idea of a side hustle can sometimes get overblown, to the detriment of many people who read about it. Some outlets sell it as a second job, which can scare away many people who feel bogged down with their day job and other concerns like family. However, this mindset doesn’t paint a complete picture, as […]
While there are some incredible stories when it comes to how millionaires and billionaires made their fortunes, there are only a few people that have done it from a garage environment, whether theirs or their parents’. If you’re thinking about renting office space for your new venture, why not consider starting in your garage instead? […]
Recently, office furniture retailer, Steelcase did a study with pollsters, Ipsos. And what they found was interesting. They found that a whopping 90 percent of workers were dissatisfied with their workplace. Studies like these highlight the fact that workplaces aren’t always the best places in which to work. Most respondents to the survey said that […]
In this fast-paced world it seems there are constantly more things to do and less time to do them in. If can feel as though you’re juggling 100 balls in the air and praying you don’t have to catch them all at the same time.
Recently I discussed the concept of without attachment with a colleague here in New Zealand, which essentially means emotionally detaching from the outcome of a situation, to enable a higher focus on the process.
Many a would-be startup founder has sat there, chin resting thoughtfully and earnestly on fist, willing that idea to appear in a divine light from high above. However, instead of simply willing that idea to magically manifest itself, sometimes it’s actually better being a little more perspicacious about the workings of the business right in […]
Harmonious team play is pivotal to a team’s success, as any sports coach would tell you. Only the luckiest of us would ever find ourselves in a team where everybody magically gels together. In most cases, clashes among team members are inevitable. Major clashes, which lead to resignations, are also not uncommon.
Proposals have a special place in the mind of many sales people. They are one of the milestones of the sales process and are often the main weapon in the sales armoury. They are the ‘meat of the dinner’.
As technology moves ever forward toward instant access to information and communication, “old fashioned” ways of doing business can sometimes be cast aside, whether or not they ought to be. Not everything about the way people did business 30 or 40 years ago is completely out of date.