3 Tips for Selling Effectively

People hate being sold to. If you tell them your product is an “awesome buy” and “there are only two left,” people will raise their hackles. Just think of the times you threw up a stop sign when someone tried to sell you services, gadgets, or discounted items you didn’t want. Regardless, everyone should learnContinue reading “3 Tips for Selling Effectively”

20 Commonly Misused Words and Expressions You Should Know

A friend shared a story in which a guy typed, “Your adorable,” and the girl wrote back, “No, you’re adorable.” And romance wasn’t on her mind. It’s wonderful to share a joke and everyone laughs. It’s not so funny when you’re typing a serious message, and someone laughs… at you. To avoid these unfortunate situations,Continue reading “20 Commonly Misused Words and Expressions You Should Know”

Why We Should Teach Kids to Be Entrepreneurs

When I was a little girl, I dreamed of marrying a wealthy business owner, and when I got older, I dreamed of becoming a successful business owner, but teachers and family had other plans for me. Instead, they wanted me to attend university and have a career as a doctor or dentist. Helping people andContinue reading “Why We Should Teach Kids to Be Entrepreneurs”

Skills Insight of the Day #11 Hugging at Work

Should you hug, high five, or fist bump your coworker? Hugging is a personal preference. Some people are huggers, while others prefer not to hug anyone who is not a close friend or family member. Not sure about what your coworker prefers? Ask for permission or pay close attention to clues. For example, your coworkerContinue reading “Skills Insight of the Day #11 Hugging at Work”

How to Find the Perfect Mentor

When you’re busy building a business while juggling family and social life, it’s hard to find time for career-related training. One way to improve your business knowledge is by taking a course or program. Another is to read many books. However, one of the most effective ways is to learn from a mentor who hasContinue reading “How to Find the Perfect Mentor”