Category Archives: Strategy

Today’s Men’s Business Fashion

An article published in “Psychology Today” revealed that it takes no more than 30 seconds before one person makes an impression of another. The clothing one wears plays an important role in arriving at this conclusion. If employed as a professional in business, men must make the effort to portray the appropriate message by being conscious of overall appearance. Among other things, the correct attire conveys someone who acts responsibly, pays attention to detail and exudes confidence. Continue reading

Advice for growing start ups

The economic forecast in the US and in many countries worldwide suggests that 2014 will be the year of the start-up – particular in thetech industry. In developed economies, including America, Britain, Germany and Australia,statistics all show a year-on-year increase in start-ups being registered by entrepreneurs. This means that not only does the present climate provide opportunities for anyone with the ideas, creativity and drive to start up a new and exciting business, but also an increase in the challenge all businesses must face: how to thrive in the face of competition. Continue reading

3 Things to Consider When Starting a Business

Staring your own business can be one of the most exciting experiences of your life, but it can also be the most stressful. Far too many people try their hand at entrepreneurship without first fully understanding the risk they’re about to make. Starting a business is extremely time consuming, and it can also be expensive. There are many factors you first need to consider before taking the plunge. If you are teetering with the idea of being an entrepreneur, here are three things to consider when starting a business. Continue reading

The Pinholes That Can Sink The Ship

There’s no shortage of nautical references in business. Staying afloat, keeping above water, bailing out, jumping ship. All of these terms underscore the success-or-failure events and decisions that managers face daily. And most of those are as obvious as the seafaring hazards that captains face. There’s a rocky shoreline ahead and storm clouds on the horizon. Sharks are circling the man overboard. Continue reading