Posts tagged with 'business tips'
"The quality of customer service has a direct impact on the quantity of sales" - Ernie Bray
By Ernie Bray
In the 28 years since Stephen Covey published The Seven Habits of Highly Effective People, his advice has helped millions of people improve their professional lives—from presidents and CEOs to the owners of “Mom & Pop” shops. [...]
1. Get Fired Up Every Day!
When you wake up each day, get excited about what you want to accomplish. Every day is a new start and a chance to make a difference. Don’t let the day control you. Get out and make something good happen. Don't focus on [...]
Most people don’t realize the difference between success and failure is very tiny. Simply by changing one’s attitude, working smart and giving a solid effort one can achieve amazing results that otherwise would seem impossible. Here’s seven key [...]
I don’t blame business owners for dreaming of becoming unicorns. Who wouldn’t want to receive a massive cash infusion and become a respected “player” literally overnight? It’s a venerable American dream—the rags-to-riches story.
It should go [...]
You should always be thinking in business and in life what you can do to 10x or 20x your success. What can you do to force multiply in multiple areas. Do more with less and but achieve exponentially higher results.
To succeed in business you need to network.
Sure it can awkward at first but if you learn to put your fears aside, you can really make some headway. Just be yourself, be genuine and don't try to be something you aren't.
Getting to know people and [...]
For centuries, consumers have had a love/hate relationship with self-service. From the first coin-operating vending machines of the 1880s (which sold postcards) to ATMs, Internet shopping and Uber, people have prized the convenience, speed and [...]
People ask me what gave me my drive. Well, it's something I've always had, whether it was getting top grades in school, trying to be the best I could be in basketball or achieving some tough goals in other areas in life. We all have to find our own [...]
You know, I’m tired of reading these articles about startups and unicorns landing millions upon millions of dollars of venture capital and running their “companies” like a frat house.
I say “companies” in quotes because they aren’t real companies. [...]
Are leaders born or made? I’m not going to debate the topic, but one thing I have learned through my years is that true leaders never stop learning.
When it comes to leadership, everyone has his or her own notion of what leadership looks like. Is it [...]
Don't let the naysayers get you down. Focus on what you can do to be successful and ignore the haters.
Can you believe it? Only around 30 people really care to do a good job at work. My suggestion is to cut those who don't care and keep adding those who do until you get a much better ratio at your company. That way you will be poised to beat [...]
Sure we live in a world of technology but to really succeed, you haveto have the ability to communicate effectively in person.
By Ernie Bray
Whether you think you have a brand or “merely” a professional image, it’s important to nurture it. In today’s competitive job market, it’s vital to distinguish yourself from your competition – to position yourself as a coveted [...]
1. You have a hard time accepting the status quo. The status quo may be just fine at times, but often progress is stalled as new ideas are quelled when people are not willing to push innovation. If you have the feeling inside or an idea that could [...]
The dream of building a business is not for everyone. Those who have been employed at a “big company” will have to hit the reset button in their thinking. Experience working in the corporate world does not necessarily translate into success as [...]
If you want to bring the personal touch to your business and really connect with potential customers, it's a great idea to shoot video. It doesn't have to be perfect, you just have to be authentic and try. If you want to find out how I [...]
Whether you’re a new employee or a veteran, just starting your career or angling for a promotion to senior management, you probably spend considerable time wondering what the boss is really thinking. Is the boss scrutinizing your performance? Do you [...]
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