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Look away from the average: in business the extremes rule

Business is not done on the average. In business, the exceptions, the extremes, rule.(Richard Koch, brilliant author of The 80/20 Principle)Have you ever noticed how relevant achievements in business are usually very far from having a regular…

Managing Time or Managing Yourself?

Time is a precious, golden resource and it surely needs to be managed wisely.However, most of time management techniques revolve around setting aside - or blocking, as they say - slots of this precious resource in order to dedicate it entirely to one…

Acknowledge and still smile: how team leaders do not get disappointed

For some random luck of the universe, being a team leader is rewarding and satisfactory enough for team leaders to overlook any downside of the role, the major one being called disappointment. When it comes to not only managing a group of people, but…

Happy-Go-Lucky Attitude for Unshakable Entrepreneurs

If there's one reason why most people can't be entrepreneurs, it's this:Attitude is one of the biggest deal in business and one of the most important asset an entrepreneur will ever possess.And when it comes to that, attitude needs to be shaped…

Be Your Own Bank: Self-Financing Tip for Businesses

It's no secret that the banking industry has changed a lot since 2008, and the entities that were the primary source of funds for any kind of business are now less available than before. In many cases, they don't seem to lend money anymore unless you…

Change Management, Raw and Unrefined

There's a good number of entire books dedicated to the topic and Wikipedia has its own explanation of the term change management,** **but there's still a lot of haze around the concept, especially when it comes down to stripping away irrelevant or…