interactions

Grab It Right at the First Time

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There is a saying in Hindi language, which came from a folk tale — “Boond se gayi, woh haudh se nahi aati” — which translates to “An entire tub full cannot retrieve what the...
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The Habits of Highly Effective Leaders

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Every supervisor, manager, president, and CEO dreams of being recognized as “The World’s Greatest Boss,” so what are its definitive qualities? A rare 6% of employees with great bosses lack passionate for their job,...
Product Management

6 must-have SKILLS that turn a Product Manager from Good to Great

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Why does Product Management function exists? Organizations are driven by 2 entities, One which is focussing on DEFINING THE GOAL The functions involved in Defining the goals are “Customer facing”. They are also on the ground listening...
Risk

Take a chance on risk

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Risk + Awareness = Lessons Learned Or Victories Claimed “The biggest risk is not taking any risk… In a world that changing really quickly, the only strategy that is guaranteed to fail is not taking...
Bias

Tech Attacks Bias, But Not Totally

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No matter how good the technology, as long as humans are involved with the data, bias creeps into hiring and retention. The result is reflected in workforce diversity -- or lack of it. This is...
schedule

The Daily Schedule of a Mindful CEO

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You’ve probably read countless articles that highlight the typical schedule of a big startup CEO. Popular founders such as Mark Zuckerberg, Mark Cuban, and Jeff Bezos are constantly mentioned in the news for their...
Office Culture

Take a Head Start Toward The Future of Work

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The dynamic of office culture has matured over the years. Learning from bullpen, cubicle, and open office layouts, today’s employees seek a flexible office environment. This values a healthy work-life balance within the office, ultimately...
leadership skills

5 Skills to Develop to Be A Great Leader

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Have you ever felt that you are not the leader-type of a person but deep inside you want to be one? I’m one of those people and maybe you are too. The good news...
Toxic Culture

A Very Real Taboo: Toxic Culture Threatens Everyone

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Toxic cultures are diseases that feed from anything they touch, making productive work impossible. Such poisonous conditions harm any job environment but are especially devastating when they invade healthcare where patients’ lives are in...
Networking for success

Embracing Networking for Success in Business

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As a business owner or entrepreneur, networking is vital in getting you more business leads, closing deals, and leveraging new business openings. It also helps you grow as a person and learn how to...
value stocks

Choosing High Quality Value Stocks that Outperform

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When it comes to investing, everyone loves to talk about glamorous stocks such as the FAANG stocks (Facebook, Apple, Amazon, Netflix, Google). These are the stocks that get a lot of attention from investors...
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Productivity is a Matter of Time

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Lack of motivation and procrastination are the enemies of productivity. Trying to overcome such obstacles keeps Denis Asamoah in business. The author, productivity coach, business leader and consultant are committed to getting entrepreneurs started...
Difficult Clients

Manage Difficult Clients before Coming to Blows

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Although “customers are always right,” they can be demanding. That puts added responsibility on entrepreneurs to anticipate client needs and head off problems before they occur. Kevin Garber who co-founded the Twitter app ManageFlitter and...
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Startups succeed through persistence, not miracles

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Lindah Mbaisi is a versatile entrepreneur. “Queen” Lindah, a public relations professional, founded Hans J. PR and Communications. She also works at Performers Rights Society of Kenya as the member relations executive. An expert...
productive-pessimism

The Poison Killing Your Company Could Save it

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Is pessimism killing your company’s work ethic? You should be able to answer this question pretty quickly. If the following phrases are abundant in your workspace, it’s likely that your leadership doesn’t know how to properly...
Crisis Management

Crisis Management Flies on ‘Plane’ Truth

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When an Ethiopian Airlines 737 Max crashed shortly after takeoff, the nation was plunged into crisis. The prime minister took to the airwaves to reassure people in distress. Amid the turmoil, Nelisa Ngqulana was in...
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Doing Business in China: How to optimize your operations

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China is a popular business hub for both local and foreign companies. Setting a physical presence in a country that offers many opportunities for your business operations is a strategic move. It takes advantage...
Home Improvement

When Marie Kondo Meets Home Improvement

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Over half of Americans have plans to repaint their house and more than one in four are looking to renovate their kitchen. But perfectionism, unrealistic expectations, and procrastination can quickly snowball into a mass...
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No fooling: Marketing goes for laughs

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It’s a funny thing when you mix humor and marketing. Surely, Mark Anderson hopes so. Don’t call him Shirley. Instead, call him a professional cartoonist, what Anderson calls the best job in the world. He talked...
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Find sanity within change

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Stay in business long enough, and change becomes part of the entrepreneurial landscape. Those who lead well through change have the best chance for success. Joy Donnell is a prime example of one who has...