Monday, April 10 2017

10 Stupid Mistakes Smart People Make

10 Stupid Mistakes Smart People Make

IQ only gets you so far. The rest of success is avoiding missteps (see below) and then simply showing up and starting.
 
Being smart doesn't stop you from making stupid mistakes, mistakes that can bring your business to its knees. In this article, I will describe 10 mistakes that smart people need to learn to avoid if they want to be more successful.
 

Tuesday, September 20 2016

Store Owner Is Sick Of Rude Customers, So He Puts Up A Sign As Revenge

Austin Simms of Roanoke, VA, thought some of his customers could use a little help with their manners. The CUPS Coffee & Tea worker put up a sign indicating that the more impolite you are the more you’re going to have to pay.   The sandwich board reads:  “One small coffee” $5.00  “One small  […]

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Monday, September 5 2016

“The Millennial Whoop”: The same annoying whooping sound is showing up in every popular song

Once you hear it, you can’t un-hear it. It will be forever with you. Just a warning.   It’s not a secret that a lot of popular music is unoriginal. In fact, science has proven it: The combinations of notes in pop songs have been losing diversity consistently over the last 50 years. Popular  […]

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Thursday, September 1 2016

Finally: 5 Email Templates That Make Following Up With Anyone Way Less Awkward

I think most of us would agree the initial part of networking—meeting people—isn’t the hardest part. (And if that sentence just floored you, check out this and this on making the process much easier.) However, maintaining those connections is much more difficult. After all, if you don’t have an  […]

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Monday, August 29 2016

There's an $80 billion elephant in the room that could be worse than a recession for Walmart, Home Depot, and Costco

America's largest retailers are facing a threat that is rarely discussed: student-loan debt. Consumers make $80 billion in student loan interest payments a year, Moody's retail analyst Charlie O'Shea said on Bloomberg TV. This means that they have less money to spend at retailers like Walmart, Home  […]

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Thursday, August 25 2016

What Do Those Codes On Stickers Of Fruits And Some Veggies Mean?

Although they seem like a nuisance, the stickers or labels attached to fruit and some vegetables have more of a function than helping scan the price at the checkout stand. The PLU code, or price lookup number printed on the sticker, also tells you how the fruit was grown. By reading the PLU code,  […]

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Monday, August 22 2016

Will the Uberization of Business Models Kill the Economy?

Uber and Airbnb have inserted a certain convenience to travel and daily commuting, but listen to the debate to find out whether the business model is good or bad for labor and the economy.  We all love the convenience the sharing economy offers. Thanks to companies like Uber and Airbnb, you can go  […]

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Friday, August 19 2016

Can I Discipline Employees for Their Off-Duty Conduct?

  Employers have discretion to address on-duty misconduct by employees, as long as they are consistent and do so in a nondiscriminatory manner. But, what about activities that occur while employees are off-duty? Below we address whether employers can consider an employee's off-duty conduct when  […]

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Tuesday, August 16 2016

Build Customer Trust by Sending These 6 Emails

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customer-trust.jpg, Aug 2016 When sending emails to your current and potential customers, it’s important to remember that not every point of contact should be a push to sell your products or services. Building business relationships starts with building trust from the very first email. So, how do  […]

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Saturday, August 13 2016

'Pokemon Go' crosses $250 million in revenues since launch

Players of Pokémon Go have spent more than $250 million on the addictive "augmented reality" mobile game in its first few weeks, according to an international survey, with the figures suggesting it is on course to hit $1 billion in sales. One in five players of Pokémon Go spends money  […]

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Monday, August 8 2016

Advice

Sell the problem you solve.  Not the product.

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Sunday, August 7 2016

Millennial Entrepreneurs

Starting a Business? Advice for Millennial Entrepreneurs If you're a millennial looking to start a new business, here are some ways to go about finding new business ideas.  […]

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