Future Of Business - What Kind Of Business

Future Of Business - What Kind Of Business -

Considering all that is changing, how business is changing, how global and yet how locally our businesses must be, does your business line up with that future? Is your business social, or is it traditional? Does your business advertise on the Internet as part of its marketing mix, or do you stick with traditional modes of advertising. There are many questions to ponder when starting a new…

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More Than One Way

There’s More Than One Way -

The Internet is cluttered with programs and ads claiming their way to build a brand, is the right way to build a brand. I’m here to tell you, there’s more than one way. Many claim their system is the right way, the best way, the way that works. One of those might be true, but let’s get real, there are so many options to build a brand, so many tools, and marketing companies to use, so many ways,…

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The Future Of Business - The Resume Part 2

The Future Of Business - Resume Part 2 -

I happen to be married to an HR Manager who disagree’s with my earlier post, she claims that resume’s, traditional resume’s are the only way to hire in certain industries, I disagree of course : ) Her argument is for those who are labor workers, those who drive forklifts, work in warehouses, drive pallet jacks, stock shelves and so on. If you believe resume’s are the only way, then you’re right.

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The Future Of Business - The Resume

The Future Of Business - The Resume -

Why are we still submitting resume’s? Why do we continue to use them? They’re not useful, not in the way they need to be, so why do we keep using a tool that doesn’t work very well? Most resume’s never see the light of day, in fact, the only time they get looked at, is if there is an immediate need. What’s the first thing you look at when you have a résumé put under your nose? Where they live?…

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What’s Taking So Long?

What’s Taking So Long? -

This question is usually saved for trips with your kids, they’re stuck in the back seat, yelling, “Are we there yet?” or “What’s taking so long”. Those who have traveled with children know exactly what I’m talking about.

Some 20 years ago, many of us thought commerce and the Internet would have a stranglehold on business and it would change how we live. In some way’s it does, but in many, not so…

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What’s Fusion Marketing? -

What is fusion marketing? Fusion Marketing is simple really, you do me a favor & I’ll reciprocate - kind of like Barter Advertising - it’s a different way of using old marketing tactics.

What’s Fusion Marketing? -

What is fusion marketing? Fusion Marketing is simple really, you do me a favor & I’ll reciprocate - kind of like Barter Advertising - it’s a different way of using old marketing tactics.

Your Dream Job

Finding - Your Dream Job -

Why do we keep trying to land jobs the way we always have, submit a résumé, wait by the phone, hoping someone will call. It’s a nice idea, but not good use ones time, especially if you’re desperate to make ends meet. Sure you could collect Unemployment Insurance (in Canada), that takes at least 6 weeks to get, it might be called something different where you live. But these social programs rarely…

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Too Fickle?

As A Leader, Are You -Too Fickle? -

One of the major challenges with some entrepreneurs is, they get bored easily and want to move on to the next thing, that is also a red flag that you might not be the entrepreneur you think you might be. Why? One of the primary characteristics of an entrepreneur, is that they are persistent, and see things through, until it’s time to hand of the project / business to those who manage the…

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Which Twelve

Is This Good Advice or Bad? - Which Twelve -

When I was a boy, I noticed my Father worked hard, long hours at his day job, and then he would come home and stay up til midnight working on his side business. He was a machine, he would work for hours and think nothing of it. Due to his working so much, we never got to have much Dad time, but when we did, it was great fun. For years I took my Father’s advice, and for years I struggled, until I…

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The Most Asked Question

Some helpful tips - The Most Asked Question -

We are a curious lot, we’re hungry for information & knowledge, we want to know what to do next, always looking for that nugget, that one thing to put us on the right track. We spend hours searching the Internet for a shortcut, are we join groups or businesses thinking it will shortcut success. The shortcut, should you find one, usually doesn’t have staying power, it has a short life span. It’s…

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