I have recently finished watching the Entourage series. I watched eight seasons without breathing. The show is quite fun to watch. It is relaxing, yet it has some elements that might disturb some people – porn stars, drugs, money and others. But if there is one thing that will draw anyone’s attention, that is the Ari Gold. The character is played by Jeremy Piven and perfectly describes the insights of a successful businessman – controversial, always ready, smart, suffocating and always with an ace in his sleeve. Watching the show will give you a new perspective over what it takes to be successful, so I do recommend it. Continue reading →
In social media, sharing is caring. The same rule applies in real life as well. There are a lot of similar rules you might learn from a kid, yet most adults overlook them. The worst part is that they reflect over business as well. Make sure that you know when to clean up behind you, wash your hands or share relevant information. Good business owners know exactly what and when to share with their teams, whether it comes to the board of directors, workers or other managers. While it looks like a small detail to pay attention to, sharing the optimal details will increase your level of accountability, keep your team together and boost the production. Continue reading →
The 150 rule may not ring too many bells at a first glance, mostly because it is highly recommended to large companies and corporations only. For example, employees will find the manager’s tasks and objectives a lot easier when they are split into groups counting not more than 150 individuals. Whether it comes to the teamwork, common activities, information sharing and innovation, the whole process becomes piece of cake if the group members are closer. From this point of view, corporations tend to get on a winning side by using small groups. They are often more united and active, but they also help and support each other in a more effective manner. In other words, they are simply better. Continue reading →
There are a lot of small details and information that most managers do not pay attention to. The truth is that they tend to focus on more sophisticated details, but they fail to understand that small things often make the difference. A lot of secrets and informative tips might be right under your nose, but they may just as well reduce the costs, increase the sales or help you provide a more appropriate result.
Generally, many things can be obtained over the Internet. Take Amazon for instance. The online store has practically redefined the book sales. The specific culture appreciates the potential of technology, while the company uses the information in four specific manners. Continue reading →
A company with a positive self image and an internal feeling of pride will most likely act as a whole. It will be more efficient, so the productivity will be significantly improved. Practically, such a high self confidence will improve the brand as well. Therefore, when employees respect and appreciate the organization they work for, their productivity and working quality are taken to the next level, not to mention about the self esteem. Before being a freelancer, I personally used to come up with new ideas to improve the companies I was working for. I wanted to help them advance, even if I was not being paid for it. Continue reading →