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If you met me, you wouldn’t really think of someone who likes his relaxing time. I’ve kind of built up a reputation among my friends and colleagues as a “prepper,” someone who spends all his time preparing for whatever life throws at me by building up my food storage,...
Things get much better when you have confident in your skills and your ability and you know that all things are gone in a right direction. What is Confidence Anyway? In a simple way, confidence is a thing in which you are good, the value and service you offer or through...
Unrestricted usage of cell phones has affected the efficacy of schools and workplaces. Cell phones should only be allowed to use under strict rules and conditions. Some of the reasons about setting social rules about cell phone use in schools and workplaces are highlighted in this article. Cell phones...
Companies are starting to apply the Airbnb Business Model to the rental of cars and other types of transportation. Companies such as Uber are putting pressure on the rental car industry and companies that use the Airbnb model are not helping the industry, either. How It Works A typical rental car...
Cryptocurrencies are the future of online financial transactions. Bitcoins are the most popularly traded cryptocurrencies, although a lot more exist. Over 15 million bitcoins are in circulation. The maximum number is 21 million, and this will be achieved by 2140. Presently, many online retailers and companies accept bitcoins as...
Once a transaction between a customer and your business takes place, they're gone. But is that really the only possible outcome? Have you thoroughly engaged them to the extent that you're sure they weren't shopping for something more that you could have supplied them with if you had asked?...
Moving even short distances is an inherently disruptive and challenging process. Moving halfway across the world to an unfamiliar place with a distinct culture is doubly daunting. It is often said, correctly, that the United States is a nation of immigrants. The early colonists, beginning with the Pilgrims who founded...
When you take a 360-degree view of your company, you know that there are a variety of strengths and weaknesses. These tend to change over a company's lifetime and demand that the business owner or the management team think strategically before addressing them. That's just how running a modern...
This modern world has yet to develop more technologies as well as artificial intelligence Since technology had already come too far that is beyond our expectations, It seems that there are many benefits of using technology & artificial intelligence as it becomes more useful in our daily routine basis....
Corruption often conjures up images of people getting rich. But in fact, corruption’s connections to poverty are far more numerous and pervasive. Corruption delays, distorts and diverts economic growth. It comes in a variety of forms, and while no two countries are alike, there are common dilemmas for all...
The Millennial Generation has more freedom than generations of the past. This applies to many aspects of their lives, including career advancement. Job hopping is the new normal for millennials. This new trend is transforming the corporate landscape in various ways. Job Stability Is Extinct The definition of the American Dream...
How to Ensure You Are On Track for Retirement Retirement is a monumental point in your life, and it takes a significant amount of planning to reach this point. It marks the beginning of what should be relaxed, carefree years without concerns for getting to work each day or how...
If you're serious about making your small business as successful as possible, now is the time to start using technological solutions. While there are numerous technological solutions at your disposal, you may find the following products and services particularly beneficial for your company's growth process: Utilize Customer Relationship...
An estimated 43% of businesses in the U.S. comprise of home-based entities according to statistics from the Small Business Administration. These startups have seen most businesses start from scratch and develop into large enterprises and international brands. Mary Kay Cosmetics, Apple, and Ford Motors are some of the brands...
The world over has powerful markets with great business opportunities or business ventures that can yield profitable returns. Most often people never get to hear of these great markets till the early adopters have made their fortunes. These markets offer more than just good returns in the stock markets....
Budgeting is a relatively easy thing, but sticking to your budget is another matter altogether. It may look great on paper, and all the numbers work out smoothly, but then reality doesn't quite line up with what you've planned, or your will is overpowered by desire to break away...
Some students are able to get straight A's and at the same time serve as the president of three clubs and hold a part-time job. Some students struggle to keep their GPA above a 3.0, yet they seem to spend all of their time in the library. Although it...
One of the things that is not talked about enough in entrepreneurial circles is the emotional cost of entrepreneurship. Pouring your heart and soul into founding a startup is particularly stressful. When you consider that nine out of 10 startups fail, that is a lot of soul-crushing heartbreak to...
Global climate change, while being denied by many, is currently being vastly studied by scientists. The increase of extreme fires is just one of many alarming changes to the global landscape. While fire is a natural and even beneficial part of the ecosystem, global warming seems to only be...
The process of matching real and anticipated expenses to revenue is critical to the success of any business. Budgeting is a crucial tool for small, and big business owners to establish if there is enough money to finance its operations, support potential growth and also generate income. In the...
The SBA defines a small business as one that has fewer than 500 employees. According to this definition, there are 28million small businesses in America and out of this, only 6 million employ others. This means that an overwhelming 22 million small businesses are non-employers. With over half of...
The surge in politically-active athletes has been growing over the past few years, highlighted recently by the furor over San Francisco 49ers reserve quarterback Colin Kaepernick refusing to stand for the national anthem. That’s led some other players to follow suit in a number of different ways. When it comes...
Fidel Castro was one of the political giants of the 20th century. Indeed, he was a ‘Great Man’ of politics. However, the greatness of politicians can be easily lost if we look at their careers from where they end rather than from where they began. Cuba in 1959 had been...
Behavioral science is a term that refers to the study of how and why people people make the choices they do. Of particular interest to behavioral sciences is why sometimes those choices are neither healthy nor wise. For this reason, entities ranging from Ivy League universities to the U.S....
The financial sector has faced the biggest number of organized cyber-threats, according to a report by the Digital Identity Network, ThreatMatrix. While analyzing 15 billion transactions in the past 12 months, ThreatMatrix revealed a 40% increase in cyber-attacks on financial institutions. There were 21 million fraud attacks and 45...
With sluggish growth domestically, especially in developed countries such as the United States, most companies are leveraging global business expansion as a crucial strategic pillar. However, a global expansion strategy has its qualms, risks, and obstacles. As an entrepreneur, you may be wondering if growing your business internationally exposes...
In the ever-increasing traffic on our roads, distractions from mobile devices is becoming a major concern. According to the U.S. government, in 2014 alone 3,179 deaths and 431,000 injuries involved distracted drivers (http://www.distraction.gov/stats-research-laws/facts-and-statistics.html). However, the same technology and tech companies who provide the distractions are working to find solutions....
Human minds are more full of mysteries than any written book and more changeable than the cloud shapes in the air-Louisa May Alcott When you wake up, you watch the sun rising, hear the birds singing, inhale the fresh air with aroma of beautiful flowers and morning dew. You can...
Many people who smoke insist that they would like to quit. We have known that smoking can kill us for 50 years, but millions of people still smoke. There has been a certain reduction in the smoking population, but in recent years, that has leveled off. Smoking leads statistics for...
A Widespread Problem Did you know the Federal Bureau of Investigation reports a car goes missing in the United States every 44 seconds? Although national rates for this crime have generally declined during the past decade, vehicle owners still need to remain vigilant. The incidence of auto theft varies significantly...