Archive for the 'Mistakes To Avoid' Category

Cost Effective Packaging Strategies for Small Businesses

Photo by Tima Miroshnichenko When you’re in a competitive industry you have to make sure that your product is standing out, but you also want to make sure that you are keeping costs down while you are doing it. This means that you have to make sure that your packaging is good enough to grab […]

The Secret To Business Uniforms That Boost Your Brand Image

Image Location (CC0 License) Business uniforms can boost your brand image, but only when they’re done correctly. Having the wrong type of uniform will create the opposite effect and make people look down on your brand. What’s the secret to uniforms that aid your business? It’s not rocket science; the best uniforms will all feature […]

How To Maintain Privacy As A Business In 2024

Privacy is something that as a business, is important to implement in all facets of the business. From looking after customer data to your employees, maintaining privacy is an important way to keep your business safe and secure as it navigates another year in the industry. If you’re looking to improve privacy within your business […]

Improving Your Finances As A Small Business Owner

Image credit Managing your money as a small business owner is critical to your success. Be it your business finances or your personal finances. If one or both are in disarray, chances are you’re not operating to your full potential, and you will be making grave mistakes along the way. But now, can you improve […]

Mastering Persuasion And Influence

This great presentation was provided by Lena Yammine of Inner Outer Health.

Why I get people to write their own letters of reference

If you’ve subscribed or followed my blogs, you know by now about my concept of antimimeticisomorphism – Doing out-of-the-ordinary things to create extra-ordinary results with the least amount of effort and lowest cost. Early in my career, a mentor got me to write my own letter of reference. He explained that as the requestor and […]

10 Things that seriously irritate your boss

This list of pet peeves is so prevalent it begs to be printed and framed in every office lunchroom. Each is the soure of a Career Limiting Move (CLM) that usually goes unspoken much to the frustration of the irritant who is usually clueless to the infraction and then usually escalates his/her behaviour committing more […]

11 Sentences to avoid saying to your boss at all costs

I came across this serendipitously and had to share it with you… 11 Sentences to avoid saying to your boss at all costs. If you come across any other equally valuable posts, please share!        

Are you ready for PRIME TIME?

One of the key concepts of Personal Productivity Principles is the concept of PRIME TIME. Every time you have a task to do, you have to weigh the time/cost – value equation against your own “productivity expectation” and determine WHEN to do it. PRIME TIME is best explained with a telemarketing/sales example: PRIME TIME = […]

So, you want to quit your job… Don’t make this common mistake

Quitting a job or starting a new business is part of the circle of ‘business’ life that is now well accepted and expected. The reasons include a faster-changing world, accelerating with new technologies, the desire to expand one’s reach beyond a single industry and/or role and of course life-cycle changes following a life-changing event such […]