Tag: small business

Posted on September 20, 2019

What Is Play Based Learning?

There is an old saying that goes ‘Give a man a fish and he eats for a day, teach a man to fish and he eats for a lifetime’. This is something of a mantra for early education teachers as they are the ones responsible for building the strong foundation for learning that the children […]

Posted on September 18, 2019

Creative Thinking Techniques in Action – Forty Uses For a Brick

Creative thinking techniques help us learn to proliferate ideas. When we learn to proliferate ideas we become better at divergent thinking – one of the most powerful tools in a problem solver's toolbelt. When someone asks you to come up with ideas to solve a problem, how many do you typically produce? One? Two? Five? […]

Posted on September 16, 2019

Small Catering Business Tips For Beginners

Starting a small catering business can be a lot of fun. If you do it right, it can also make you a great deal of money. However, there are a lot of things that need to be done initially before you get carried away. If you don't follow the right procedures, your whole business could […]

Posted on September 13, 2019

How to Start Writing Great Songs

Songwriting is not something you can learn overnight. And it's not as easy as most people think. Writing lyrics for a song is easy. Writing lyrics for a hit song is quite different. The most important part of writing a song is choosing the topic you want to write about. I like to choose a […]

Posted on September 11, 2019

The Cost Drivers of Video Games and Consoles

The gaming industry has become a huge business over the last thirty years, and companies have been collecting a seemingly endless supply of revenue. As the years passed, games advanced through graphic design and innovation. Prices for these games and consoles increase with each new generation. The average new video game today costs consumers about […]

Posted on September 10, 2019

The Art Of Screening Calls Without Annoying Your Clients

I recently phoned a colleague who works for a large recruitment firm, to pass on an opportunity that would have made him about $30,000. Ordinarily I would have his mobile number, but that day I was experiencing problems with my electronic organizer and had to phone his office directly. The receptionist who answered the call […]

Posted on September 9, 2019

How to Start a Flyer Distribution Business

If you’re looking for a business that you can, literally, start from nothing, then you might want to consider starting a flyer delivery service. Flyer distribution is big business. After all, if there wasn’t a lot of money to be made, newspapers and the Postal Service would quickly discontinue this service. Of course, you will […]

Posted on September 6, 2019

Training Your Dog Humanely: Part One

Welcome the Dog to the Human World Have you ever watched The Dog Whisperer and thought, ‘Wow, that guy is amazing! What a great way to train a dog!” I know I have many times. Cesar Milan teaches one basic principle about dogs – a dog is a pack animal by instinct. According to Cesar, […]

Posted on September 4, 2019

Ten Innovative Ideas to Make a Meeting Exciting

The boss walks in your office and casually asks you to increase sales by 20% and he has given you three days to complete the task. You are a little surprised by the request but you gladly accept the assignment. Before he leaves your office he asks you to cut the cost of doing business […]

Posted on September 3, 2019

Branding Strategies – When a Bargain-Brand Attacks a Premium-Brand

When I was ten years old at a summer camp I was leading in the potato sack race. To check on my competitors I looked over my shoulder and suddenly tripped and fell. I came in last place. Even the slowest person, Marsh Mellow Matt beat me. It was humiliating. But in the end I […]

Posted on September 2, 2019

Creating a Chart of Accounts for a Small Restaurant

Independent restaurant owners often do their own bookkeeping. Even if they hire a professional accountant at year’s end, they may save considerable money by handling the weekly tasks themselves. Setting up a chart of accounts to fit the restaurant needs generally requires customizing the default choices of any accounting program. The selection of sales and […]

Posted on August 30, 2019

Reasons Why You Should Consider Joining An Adult Dance Class

1. Dance Improves Flexibility Don’t worry about already being flexible when thinking about should you or shouldn’t you join a dance class. The movement that you take on during the lesson will gently increase your own flexibility through suitable stretching exercises set by the teacher. “Warm ups” and “Cool downs” both involve gentle stretching exercises […]

Posted on August 28, 2019

5 Things I Learned From Ken Robinson

Education expert Sir Ken Robinson is more than a New York Times bestselling author. He is a dynamic public speaker and leader in the development in creativity and innovation. Now a professor emeritus of education at the University of Warwick in the UK, he has received honorary degrees from five different universities as well as […]

Posted on August 27, 2019

What Is Life Coaching Designed to Achieve?

In the past, when you have heard the word "Coach," the typical thought is that of a "Sports Coach." Be it a golf coach, basketball, football, hockey, swimming or even in some cases a personal trainer, who typically are those who "coach" you to reach your fitness goals. There is an obvious abundance of coaching […]

Posted on August 26, 2019

Small and Midsized Company Marketing and Marketing Communications – Important Forecasts For 2017

2016 ended with Americans exhausted by emotionally wrenching politics, stories of foreign entanglements and violence at home. Businesses, too, have struggled with modest economic growth and a turbulent stock market. As 2017 begins we all, consumers and organizations alike, face uncertainty in a variety of arenas. With this as backdrop, businesses still have to develop, […]

Posted on August 23, 2019

5 Great Reasons Why You Should Learn To Dance

We all have different underlying reasons why we want to learn to dance but lack of perseverance to do it. Some of you doubt yourselves if you can dance or not. Others may even find dancing as just a waste of time and effort. Read this article and you'll think twice of throwing off that […]

Posted on August 21, 2019

Make Money Online

In today's economy a lot of people are wondering how to make money online. The secrets to making money online are the same as making money in the "real world": Hard work, creativity, innovation and knowledge. The Internet is the real world, it just has some aspects that allow a person of lesser means compete […]

Posted on August 20, 2019

The Role of Customers in Your Business Success

The primary purpose of a business is to create a customer because it is the customer that will determine the growth potential of a business. Though, it is imperative to create time and effort on how you are going to improve your business and services, it is still the customers that will dictate the success […]

Posted on August 19, 2019

How to Make Sure Your Business Survives in 2017

According to RSA, the commercial insurance company, 71 percent of the UK's small and mid-sized businesses expect their revenues to either fall or be flat in 2017. The health of any business is not guaranteed forever. At some point, virtually every small and mid-sized business hits troubled waters so this could be a difficult 12 […]

Posted on August 16, 2019

Problems in Learning English and How to Improve Them

Are you having difficulty learning English? Are you saying to yourself “If only I could learn English better, I could do so much more.”? If you are answering yes to these questions, I’m sure you’re wondering how you can do that. In this article, I would like to explain some problems many English learners face, […]