One of the things that frustrates me the most is inefficiency. We're in Q4 of 2018 right now, but a lot of business owners seem to still live in the 90s.I'm speaking for both here and abroad. So it's not that the Philippines is behind on technology adaptation. The problem is that of the people running the business.I am reading this book about … [Read more...] about Future-Proofing Your Business
Business Resources to Help You Create More Value
Most business owners (and individual consultants or freelancers) go into business without knowing or learning the purpose of business and how it fits into society. Below are a collection of resources to help you grow your business.
Make strength productive, one of the habits Peter Drucker said effective executives do, is one of the things a lot of managers and business owners understand but fail to live out.And you can't really blame yourselves for that.That poor performer or that failed product launch really sticks out like a sore thumb. It makes you feel like you … [Read more...] about Businesses Grow by Focusing on Their Strengths
Millenials crave for a work-life balance. I never believed there's one. 5 days at work vs 2 days of rest? 8 hours of work, 1 hour break at work, 2 hours prep, and 3 hours commute vs 2 hours of me-time and 8 hours of sleep? There's no such thing.One thing I do know is that we all want a satisfying career -- one that leads to growth at both the … [Read more...] about 60 Days of Unemployment
Technology is moving very fast. It has permeated every aspect of our lives. 10 years ago, there aren’t as much smartphones available. The iPhone wasn’t invented yet. Now, the buzz is all about the Apple Watch and the rumored iPhone 7. But now, it seems that every month there are new breakthroughs. Last year, SanDisk announced a 200GB microSD card. … [Read more...] about Achieving Business Nirvana: Accept That Technology is Changing Every Business Sector – Fast!
Questioning assumptions is one of the indicators of a critical mind. A lot of managers I know never do. They simply accept what is happening and blame other people and circumstances why things are the way they are. Sadly, it is this kind of thinking - of not questioning assumptions - that leads to the downfall of many businesses. As a young … [Read more...] about Achieving Business Nirvana: Ask the Question “What’s Different Now?”
Don't you just hate it when cashiers from fastfood restaurants and retailers with point-of-sale (POS) systems ask you for smaller bills or coins when paying? I do. It sucks. It ruins the whole experience. … [Read more...] about Asking for Smaller Bills Is Poor Customer Service