Do you want to learn how to write a convincing business letter, email, report & proposal? If YES, here are 19 highly effective business writing tips & techniques. If you are in business, you are expected to learn the art of business writing because business is mostly about communication, and writing is one key means…

 
 

Do you want to build a successful career while having lots of time for your kids? If YES, here are 32 simple family work life balance tips & tricks for employees. In recent time, family work life balance is always in the front burner when the issue of productivity in the workplace is being discussed….

 

Do you want to understand yourself better so as to prepare for the world out there? If YES, here are 7 steps to conducting a thorough SWOT analysis on yourself. A SWOT analysis is an assessment of strengths, weaknesses, opportunities and threats. SWOT analysis was initially used in the business industry by businesses that needed…

 

Is your office tasks stressful and you are fatigued? If YES, here are 7 workable strategies for effectively managing your time and reducing stress ultimately. Time management is a very important aspect of life but yet a lot of people will prefer to learn how to manage their money as opposed to their time. In…

 
 

Ever wondered why some folks find time to do nearly everything that comes their way, whilst other grapple with keeping to time to do half of what the former people described do. Could it be that those who manage their time well have some extra skills and those who have the challenge do not? The…

 

If you have ever heard the saying that goes ‘ looking good is good business’, then you would notice that indeed it is a good thing to always dress good, as you do not know the lasting impression you may leave in the hearts of people who you may likely meet. It is for that…

 

A strong memory is one of the important things you need to succeed in the business world. There are many instances when you have no other choice than to keep important details in your memory for the long or short term; such as when your tablet’s battery is flat, and you have to get down…

 

Although the ability to come up with brilliant and creative ideas all the time can seem innate, it is not. Though there might be some elements of nature to this ability; it is for the most part, a product of nurture. This means creative thinking is mostly enhanced by external forces, and is not necessarily…

 

Whether you are a business owner or any other player in the corporate world, you need to read every now and them. From company report sheets and documents to industry reports and magazines, and from newspapers to business proposals, you need to comprehend and understand whatever you read for you to get the right message…

 

If you are acting a character in a stage play or movie, or you are the main artiste at a concert, then you need to put up your best performance in order to impress your audience and give them value for their money and time. Because you have a lot of eyes and minds fixed…

 

Ideas are not meant to act by itself, it is people that make ideas work. If you have an idea that you are persuaded would work out, then you must seek the corporation of other like minds to help birth the ideas you have been nursing. If you take your time to study successfully leaders,…

 
 

Your self esteem is all about how you see, think and feel about yourself. A whole of people out there are having issues with their self esteem, they never think something good can come out of them, and how would you expect others to believe in you when you don’t even believe in yourself? The…

 

You just wouldn’t be wrong if you are of the view that one of the easiest ways to change one’s life is when a person wins a lottery. However, there is a possibility that you can put machinery in place that can help you change your life for good. The truth is that statistics has…

 

If you have ever been around successful people, then you would find that they are very smart and intelligent people. It is such a great experience to be emotionally intelligent. People globally are becoming aware of their emotional intelligence- EQ, and how they can use it to their advantage. This read is basically to expose…

 

The fear of failure and rejection has kept many people from making any attempt that might either take them closer to their destiny or guarantee them successes. If you must be counted among those who succeeded as an entrepreneur or a family man, then you must dare failure and rejections and go after your dreams…

 

Whenever your business has to host business visitors from abroad, you must write a business visa letter of invitation. These visitors can be your existing or potential buyers, existing or intending investors, trade show or conference visitors, foreign partners or agents, foreign employees, or individuals coming for on-site training at your company’s facilities. Your letter…

 

In the business world, thank you notes are always appreciated. Whether it’s to say thank you for a referral or recommendation, or for another favor from an individual or organization, taking the time to say thank you will not only show the recipient how much you value the favor, but it will also show your…

 

No, you don’t have to be a stalker or a creep. There are decent ways to meet famous people and build beneficial relationships with them without losing your self-respect. Now, why would you want to meet celebrities you may ask; the truth is that meeting and relating with celebrities has a lot of potential benefits…

 

In the business world, there are times when things will go wrong and you will need to apologize and make amends. Whether you are it’s with respect to a disagreement you had with a customer, a late delivery of a customer’s order, or your lateness to a meeting with your stakeholders, writing an apology letter…

 

Life is unfair they say………………..Some people spend their whole lives working so hard but at the end of the day what do they have to show for it?………………………Nothing! Another group of people do so little and with little efforts…………………Boom! Millionaire! If you find yourself in the category of the first set of people mentioned above;…

 

Being an entrepreneur is an enviable position but not all the time. The reason is that we go through a lot of challenges and tough situations and our bodies go through them as well. Sometimes you are scared, sometimes anxious and at other times you are just border-line stressed. You realize that all of this…

 

Whether you are age 25, 30, 40, 50 0r 60; there’s always room to improve and re-invent yourself. Reinventing yourself simply means changing yourself in line with the demands of a new situation you find yourself in, or changing yourself in order to achieve a new goal. Each time a major shift happens in your…

 

No product will attract customers by osmosis. If your business is launching a new product, you need to tell your potential customers about it. Of course, they can only buy it when they know it exists. An easy and cheap way to tell your potential customers about your new product is to send them a…

 

“I will do it later” is a common syndrome that many people suffer from. If you suffer from this problem, the first thing you have to know is that you are not alone. Laziness and procrastination starts as a habit and eventually builds up into a character and addiction at the end of the day….

 

A business case study highlights successful implementations of a company’s products and services by specific customers. In other words, it’s a demonstration of a customer’s real-life experience with a company’s products and services. With an overwhelming 80 percent of consumers basing their buying decisions on other people’s experience with a product or service, case studies…

 

Only few things could be more blissful than running your own business from home. There’s no boss breathing down your neck. There are no boring meetings to attend. And there are no our-long drives in rush hour traffic. While working from home can truly be a rewarding a experience, it’s easy to get carried away…

 

The everyday life of an entrepreneur involves so many tasks, you could easily get frustrated and overwhelmed. It’s like twenty hours isn’t just enough as your day. Too many things will beg for your attention all at once—your business, your family, your car, your pet, and your urge to unwind. Organizing your life as an…

 

Do you have a knack for offering kick-ass advice to others? Do you enjoy telling others how to visualize the path to success, trail that path, and actually achieve success? Have you been told more than countable times that you’d make a very good motivational speaker? And do you think speaking for a living is…

 

Have you seen the movie ‘The Wolf of Wall Street’? Do you remember the scene where Jordan Belfort (Leonardo Di Caprio) was being interviewed for a job asked to sell penny stocks to a man over the phone? Wow, that movie is a must-watch for every marketer. I must warn you of the extreme use…

 

Good news travels fast but bad news travels faster. If you receive a good service, there are chances that you would tell one or two people about it and refer them to that company that offered you the service but in a situation where you receive bad service instead, you would be so aggrieved about…

 

Who doesn’t like a self-evaluation opportunity? It’s your chance to show off some of your skills albeit conservatively. It is also a way to show your employer some of your talents that are currently being under-utilized and also enable your employer to understand some of the challenges you may be facing at work. If you…

 

Cold calling involves making an unsolicited phone call or visit to someone in an attempt to get something from them. Because the recipient often does not anticipate this interaction, it is commonly seen as an intrusive strategy. Though cold calling is more popular among sales professionals who are trying to reach potential customers, it’s a…

 

One of the keys to the success of a business is effective communication. A business’s employees and other in-house players can only get on well and work together to spur the business to success when there’s effective communication between them. Similarly, a business can only build positive relationships with customers using effective communication. Now, since…

 

Do you want to learn how to show confidence at work without displaying arrogance? If YES, then I advice you read this article carefully. Confidence is a powerful quality that can make you successful. If you are confident, you will attract people’s attention and gain their trust and respect. Confidence makes you believe that nothing…

 

Critical thinking is a skill that only few possess. Fortunately, it is not an in-born gift. It is a skill that can be developed over time. Do you want to develop your critical thinking skills? Do you want to develop the skill to think with strategic intent and direction? Then read on as I share…

 

Leaders are not born, they are made. So are you a good corporate leader? If no, then you will find out how to become a good leader in this article. Today, I will be highlighting 12 essential criteria to fulfill if you want to be a good corporate leader. When I mean corporate leader, I…

 

What leadership qualities make a good business leader? What leadership traits must I possess to become a successful business leader? How did Mark Zuckerberg make the list of the 50 most influential people in the world? What attributes made Steve Jobs the most outstanding business leader of the century? What leadership traits led to the…

 

Are you afraid to speak in the public? Do you want to overcome your fear of public speaking? If your answer to the two questions above is yes, then read on as I share with you my own personal experience on how I overcame my fear of public speaking. Now if you think you are…

 

Do you know how to sell? Do you know that sales skill is one of the most important entrepreneurial skills entrepreneurs must possess? Do you know that selling is the number one job of an entrepreneur? If you feel otherwise, then please read on as I highlight several reasons why you must develop your sales…

 

In the article “What is the Primary Duty of an Entrepreneur?”, I emphasized the point that entrepreneurship or becoming a successful entrepreneur is all about problem solving  and I backed that article up by highlighting the “Ten Steps to Effective Problem Solving in Business.” Now what entrepreneurial skill is required to solve critical problems in…

 

What special traits do creative business leaders and successful entrepreneurs such as Bill Gates, Steve Jobs, Warren Buffett, Richard Branson, Henry Ford and Aliko Dangote possess that you don’t? Have you ever wondered what it takes to build a successful business from scratch? What does it take to be at the helm of affairs of…

 

How do you find your passion? Can I become a billionaire with my passion? How do I build a business around my passion? Why do I need to find my passion? Can I start a business and achieve success with my passion? How can my passion help me become a millionaire? These are usually the…

 

What’s the difference between an entrepreneur and a manager? It’s never my intention to make this article controversial but I could help express my own view after witnessing a heated debate between my friends and the subject of the argument was “entrepreneurs vs. managers; which is more important to the process of building a business.”…

 

How do you develop your entrepreneurial skills? What activities can you engage in to improve your entrepreneurial skills? Well, i advice you read on to find out. If a friend walks up to you and ask for advice on how he or she could improve his/her entrepreneurial skill, what will you say to this friend…

 

What secret made Bill Gates the richest man in the world? Was Aliko Dangote; the richest black man in the word born to be an entrepreneur? How did Oprah Winfrey become a talk show billionaire and richest black woman in the world which other talk show hosts battle with mediocrity? How come the most successful…