5 Tips for Running a Successful Business

5 Tips for Running a Successful Business

How to abandon your fear and grow your opportunities for success in business When it comes to success, I’ve always believed in the saying, The length of our life is finite, but its wideness depends on us. This philosophy just means that our purpose is to achieve grand things and widen the scope of our lives in the short time we have. The same can be said of any business; every company has control over their level of achievement, but…

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3 Major Enterprise App Improvements to Watch For

3 Major Enterprise App Improvements to Watch For

Design for the customers. If you are an entrepreneur, chances are you have been courted by numerous enterprise software companies, pitching how their solution can boost your sales, increase your user engagement or maybe even reduce budget expenditures. If you have worked in larger corporate settings, you are also likely to know that enterprise software, while useful, often ends up creating more work for the end user.  

15 Traits of a Terrible Leader

15 Traits of a Terrible Leader

What all managers and CEOs should fix, stat (or risk having a bad reputation and a toxic work environment) We all know you. Our hearts beat fast and our palms get sweaty when we hear your chair squeak and your door creak open. Because we know the next thing we’ll hear is footsteps. What we don’t know is where they’ll stop—we just hope it’s not at our desk. Who are you? A horrible boss. But you don’t want to be…

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Are You Too Happy to Be Taken Seriously at Work?

Are You Too Happy to Be Taken Seriously at Work?

Learn how to balance your emotions to be the leader you need to be. You come into work with a smile on your face. As you make your way to your office, you give each employee a wave and a cheerful greeting. You’ve even been known to whistle a happy tune on occasion. And why not? You love your job and feel like you have a great leadership style. There’s no reason for you not to be happy. Right? Except…

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A Great Leader Is A Great Follower

A Great Leader Is A Great Follower

Two important things a great leader must have are: 1. “Double vision” – Great leaders have a “vision” of what being a great leader means for them -they know what it looks like and feel like and they act accordingly by practicing good leadership skills. It also means having “vision” In this case I mean the ability to talk about the future as if it were already here. Steve Jobs often does this. He creates a clear picture in people’s…

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How to Handle Irate Customers

How to Handle Irate Customers

Customer service would be one of the most difficult positions in a company mainly because the majority of people miss the point of it. You see the definition of customer service is servicing customers. Normally, when a client calls your hotline or helpdesk, they want clarification on a matter that wasn’t clearly explained before purchase, or let you know that the product they bought is faulty, or find a way to solve their problem. The majority of people call a…

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How to Become a Millionaire – 14 Tips to Help Anyone Succeed (Regardless of Your Situation)

How to Become a Millionaire – 14 Tips to Help Anyone Succeed (Regardless of Your Situation)

The best way to become a millionaire is to make a decision to become one and stick it out until it happens no matter how long it may take you. If you ask most people if they would like to have a million dollars, most of them will tell you yes. However, most people may really like to have a million dollars but will not pay the price to become a millionaire. Sure it may be possible to make a…

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Poor Customer Service – Are Your Customers Driving Away Other Customers

Poor Customer Service – Are Your Customers Driving Away Other Customers

Every customer you have is a word-of-mouth advertiser for you. Unfortunately 90% of this free advertising is negative. Your goal is to get positive-word-of-mouth advertisers. Think about it, how do you decide where to shop? Your chief consideration may be location or price, but service is a silent draw that cannot be overlooked. Years ago we went to a get our oil changed at the Citgo station at Rochester and Hamlin in Rochester Hills. The owner was in tough competition…

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Career Advice – The Boss Is Not Always Right, But He’s Always The Boss

Career Advice – The Boss Is Not Always Right, But He’s Always The Boss

You are well served on your career path when you accept this fundamental truth and learn to deal constructively with it. Your boss and the organization that employs both of you will also be better off. Bosses often have a way of appearing to be infallible. In fact, it is easier for them to be right, or appear to be right, than it is for those whom they supervise. Bosses have access to more data and resources. They have more…

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Client Appreciation – It Means Everything!

Client Appreciation – It Means Everything!

Want to know the secret for keeping your clients forever? And what if you could keep your revenue growing by 25 percent every year, because your clients loved the way you appreciated them? In this article, you will learn how easy it is to develop a powerful client appreciation program. Once in place, an appreciation program will forever change the way you operate and manage your business. Developing a monthly appreciation plan: At the beginning of each month, develop some…

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