How to Get What You Want by Applying the Carnegie Lessons

Several years ago while still new in college I read Dale Carnegie’s timeless work ‘How to Win Friends and Influence People’ but didn’t realize the importance of the lessons in personal life until almost a year later. I needed money badly and wrote my uncle twice for money without success. I called on the phone… Read More »

Delegation in Management: Trusting Your People to Perform at High Levels of Responsibility

Many business people even when they don’t show it find it difficult to trust big amounts of work responsibility to their employees. They fear something might go terribly wrong if they let the junior staff be in control. And so the customer care attendant is given no responsibility or directives to replace a bad product… Read More »

Small Business Marketing Strategies: Fighting the Sharks in Established Markets

Playing the little fish in a market full of giant, greedy sharks is never an enviable position. However if you find yourself in a situation where you have to fight for market share with companies that are better funded it may well be a blessing in disguise. Readiness of surplus cash has proved to be… Read More »

Employee Retention Strategies: How To Keep Your Best Workers

Despite the economic recession of recent times there has never been a time of lower employee retention as workers move rapidly between firms in search of greater fulfillment and perhaps income. Once we had to recruit a few new hands in our company. We advertised the vacancies and were surprised to see quite some applicants… Read More »

How To Play The Marketing Game with The Big Guys

This is essentially a summary guide intended to spur more creative thoughts that will help you out market and outsell competitors that even possess deeper pockets than your organization has. Lack of funds should not be a limiting factor. Lack of Creativity and adaptability are. What you require is the right people and the right… Read More »

How To Get Rich More Easily By Increasing Your Passive Income

Every income we make can be classified under three types; earned income, portfolio income and passive income. Earned income comprises all the monies we earn as a direct result of work we do. It is limited to employees earn their income. The day they stop working and decide to travel the paychecks stop coming. It… Read More »

7 Important Systems to Building a Hugely Profitable Business

Business activities are becoming more and more systemized. If you intend to grow your startup company into one that will proudly post millions in profits after tax annually you had better start setting up the necessary systems to actualize that. No matter how small or big your business is there are about seven strategic systems… Read More »

Leveraging the Power of the Internet to Boost Your Business Profits

As a business owner who wants to reach out to potential customers beyond the boundary of a locality the internet is the cheapest and most effective means of getting the word out about your business or your professional work. The trend is moving faster as more people go online. The question for you should become;… Read More »

8 Must Read Books For Every Start-up Entrepreneur

Setting out on a new venture as an entrepreneur has its challenges. Consulting the ideas of successful entrepreneurs before you will go a long way in helping you get prepared As entrepreneurism goes, finance, personnel management, marketing are some of the cardinal points an entrepreneur has to grasp even if at the basic level. Reading… Read More »