Anyone serious about achievement in business needs to be obsessed about efficiency. Yet most executives and entrepreneurs are using the same time management concepts they used a decade ago. We need to study time efficiency as ardently as we study sales, marketing, leadership and management. With that in mind, we’ve prepared a list of four really effective ways to save time and help you get more done in your business day. Read more
Not all work spaces were created equal – some can reduce workers’ morale while others can keep them happy and inspire them to be more energetic and creative. Some of these offices feature athletic equipment that helps workers reduce stress or get their blood flowing (which is always important if you sit behind a desk all day). Others feature lounges where workers can relax and feel at home. At some, the offices are designed to encourage workers to think more creatively or playfully. This makes sense, however, since offices can sometimes seem like a second home!
Today Haan is the celebrated founder and CEO of Haan Corp., a multimillion-dollar company in South Korea and she did it through an unwavering confidence in herself and her vision. She not only risked losing her house by taking out a mortgage for funding, but she risked the houses of both her parents and her in-laws. She understood that if things didn’t work out, “everybody was on the street.” Read more
You only have one chance to make a positive first impression. Most people will judge you within the first second of meeting you and their opinion will most likely never change. We’ve all met people that we instantly like and want to get to know more. Most of the time, these people follow a few basic rules that make their first impression a strong one. We’ve compiled a quick list of four easy tips you can use to make a strong first impression, each and every time.
Prospective employees prepare canned responses to the questions they think you’ll ask. Their goal is to make themselves look good—to amplify their strengths and minimize their weaknesses. Your goal should be to set up a discussion that reveals patterns in their behavior and predicts how they’ll fare in your company. What are the key questions you should ask to find the best employees for your business? Read more