Business Matters Articles

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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