Category Archives: Observation(s)

Musings, phenomena, events, happenings

The Questions…

Today’s business environment is changing so fast that it can leave one feeling quite bewildered. Businesses are shrinking. Economies are more than dynamic. It would appear, security no longer refers to jobs. The news is littered with stories of layoffs … Continue reading

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Good manners can help with great service – a case study

Managers, are you hiring just to say that a vacancy is filled or do you really consider what your establishment wants to portray to the public that you serve? The reason this needs to be asked is that there are … Continue reading

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Workplace Entitlement

Annually, in some society, there’s always the discussion on entitlement in the workplace. Unions, Management, Staff, and the Public all have their varying opinions. The thing is, it seems like everyone has more say than the actual stakeholders. In some … Continue reading

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Hurray for the second chance!

If you’ve been in business long enough or if you’ve ever attended a sales seminar; you would have heard you never get a second chance to make a good first impression. It is something that participants have swallowed hook line … Continue reading

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Are cluster businesses the emerging business model in small economies?

Businesses have evolved over the past 20 years at an alarming rate. There has been massive growth, then downsizing, then retooling, and new the renewed, revised, and evolving entrepreneurship. Business has been changing at such a rate that there are … Continue reading

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Worlds apart

Have you ever interacted with a business/organization that the experience was absolutely terrible yet while you were waiting you saw their mission statement on the wall in the foyer that made you wonder if it was the same entity? The … Continue reading

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What’s in a Business Name!

What’s in a business name. Today I’m not looking at the marketability of the name, but the thinking behind it. There are some people who name their businesses after family members and relatives. Some may think this to be noble; … Continue reading

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Internet, E-commerce & Hosting Statistics for 2016

http://www.iblogzone.com/2016/12/internet-e-commerce-hosting-statistics-for-2016.html Considering your online marketing just got a “little” easier. Internet statistics are available, but how is that applicable to you? The numbers are vast and your business is small, so how does that translate? As you read the information, … Continue reading

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17 Of The Best Motivational Quotes About Gratitude • Inspower.co

This is a compilation of quotes that came in via my social media account. It’s so good that I thought I would share it with you so that you too can experience gratitude that someone took the time to compile … Continue reading

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The pinnacle of a business

When you think about it, why do we get out of bed to do this thing called business? Is there a measure of satisfaction derived? Is it fear of the unknown? What is the driving force? Some entities continue to … Continue reading

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