Business management

How Vanity Metrics Gamble with Your Business

Vanity metrics are the perfect Cloak of Invisibility. “How is it going?” your boss asks. “Fantastic, our website had thousands of views last month!” you answer. “Did they like what they saw?” wants to know your boss. “They sure did, they spent around 3 minutes on this website... read more

4 minutes
Apr 11, 2017

10 Top Business Lessons Small Businesses Can Learn from Amazon

While Amazon’s annual revenue has recently soared to more than $135 billion for the fiscal year 2016, making it the world’s eighth largest retailer, there are still many core lessons that small business owners can learn from how this giant rose to greatness. Here are 10 top... read more

Ryan Robinson
6 minutes
Apr 3, 2017

Free Tools that Will Get Your Small Business or Startup Going

A lot of guides and articles aimed at small businesses often suggest getting tools that are simply too expensive. Startups and small companies often don’t have the means to shell out a couple of hundreds of dollars for an enterprise-grade solution. Even if it is the best thing in... read more

13 minutes
May 13, 2016

How to Do Market Research the Easiest Way

For many beginning entrepreneurs, market research is a waste of time. They kind of understand that market research is beneficial for business, but very often they take for granted that their ideas are great. They don’t want to check if their potential customers think the same way... read more

6 minutes
May 9, 2016

Business Quotes to Kick–Start Your Week

Relationships are at the heart of every business. Or certainly they should be. Times when business was all about money and profit are long gone. Now the most important are people and a desire to provide the best possible products and services to them. Here’s the proof in form on... read more

3 minutes
Oct 12, 2015

Crisis Management 101: 6 Methods to Defuse a Disaster

The best way to tell if a business is reliable is to observe how they act when everything is falling apart. And I’m talking end-of-the-world disaster here. For an airline company like Jet Blue, it’s a huge ice storm hitting the East Coast, grounding well over 1,000 flights. For a... read more

8 minutes
Sep 16, 2015

Employee Appreciation: Creative Ways to Recognize Employees

No matter the job we have or the industry we work in – we are all hungry for praise and starving for honest appreciation. When was the last time you were appreciated? Or when did you show appreciation to your team? Last year, U.S. Department of Labor revealed that the number one... read more

6 minutes
Dec 22, 2014

The Right Way to Lead Towards Innovation

Making things happen requires vision and leadership. As opposed to managers, who focus on task accomplishment, leaders strive to inspire action and innovation. They’re people who detest complacency and always try to tackle the status quo. The weight of leadership traits and... read more

Blazej Szperlinski
6 minutes
Jun 27, 2012