Celebrity Slush Fund

Could you ever imagine being a celebrity? To be a superstar in any industry: music, film, television, radio or in print; featured in a magazine or a newspaper is a no small achievement. There are all types of celebrities. A celebrity lives a unique lifestyle, which differs greatly from that…

Management

Can you manage it? It is one thing to be given responsibility, as a manager. To supervise others is an immense task. It requires a strong character, even when there may be a difference of opinion. In all circumstances, you should only manage according to your capacity to do so…

Achieve Balance

Achieve Balance Does every transaction function or operate based on the premise that there is a requirement for give and take for the deal to be completed? Let's say that you are in a social rather than a business relationship: Is there still a necessity for give and take for…

Making Connections

Making Connections The first step in making a connection is demonstrating relevance. Without the potential for a meeting of the minds on a mutually beneficial purpose for people to have a conversation there will be no discussion.  Once you have determined that you have something of value to offer in…

Creating Capitalism

Creating Capitalism The question well put is: Are you creating capitalism? Are you part of the problem or are you one with the solution of building the economy? These questions may seem strange, but are actually quite logical. If you live in an urban area and seek to work nearby,…

Getting Paid Now!

How can you ensure that you are getting paid now for your work? You offer services, whether they are creative design, marketing or project referrals. You consulted with the client and possibly even received a retainer payment at the onset of the work. You established a pattern of e-mail correspondence…

The Success Zone

The Success Zone Are you there? Can you feel your achievement? Do you see all that you have accomplished? Can you maintain a pattern of success from all of your efforts? Some people, it seems, can endure for an extended period of complete victory in all of their activities, personal…

Practice Safe Business

Practice Safe Business Do you practice safe business? Do you offer protections to your client’s? Let us be clear and direct about the nature of general business practices, online and in-person there are common processes that companies utilize when conducting transactions. Not all of these activities are safe for customers…

The Meeting Scam

The Meeting Scam Do you attend meetings that have an unclear purpose, or which fail to display any structured process? Conversely, these meetings may seem to possess a structure that is focused, but the process is not easily understood by the attendees. A bizarre and convoluted process is intended to…

The Deal Breaker

The Deal Breaker It may seem as though you have a done deal that is sure to be completed. Even when it may seem as though all documents are ready to be signed there is no real deal, until the contract is signed, sealed and delivered. You may have had…