We all dread the experience and hope to never have to face it. You go to your website expecting to see your company information or ecommerce products but instead find it defaced. Or you try to log into the admin end of your website and are unable to. Even worse, you realize that someone has gained access to your company emails and used it to send out spam. You now have a hacked website.
For over a hundred years, John D. Rockefeller has been the subject of both admiration and controversy in business. From his humble beginnings as a bookkeeper, he built his businesses and personal wealth to almost unfathomable heights. For example, in 1913, his personal wealth was worth the equivalent today of over Four hundred and Eighteen billion dollars. He was the first ever American billionaire and is considered by many as the richest person in modern history. In this post, we would like to share some interesting things about him and twenty-five inspiring quotes by John D. Rockefeller.
2Why is it necessary to actively pursue your dreams? Well, have you ever wondered what the world would be like without the modern inventions we use every day? For example, inventions such as vehicles, airplanes, phones, computers, or the miracle of modern medicine? The world would most certainly be a dark, difficult, and dangerous place to live. However, today, thanks to inventors and the successful pursuit of their dreams, the world is a better place. This is interesting because every single invention we know today was once just a dream. It was through the active pursuit of their dreams that inventors, scientists, and entrepreneurs were able to see them fulfilled.
History is filled with the stories of people who have made remarkable and positive contributions to the world. People like Martin Luther King Jr., Mahatma Gandhi and more recently, Steve Jobs, will almost certainly never be forgotten. However, reviewing their life’s work, while inspiring, can be particularly overwhelming, especially when compared to one’s personal achievements so far.
In our post today, we will review the subject of leadership and what it takes to be an effective leader. Researchers and leadership institutes around the world agree that effective leaders have certain principles they painstakingly follow. Hence, we can assume that any leader who embraces these core principles of effective leadership will also eventually become effective. In other words, becoming an effective leader is something that can be learnt. Our goal through this post is to inspire you to take your leadership efforts a step further towards effectiveness.
Why is it important for businesses to put customers first? How does this translate to growth and ultimately profits for such businesses? There are several reasons why anyone would decide to go into business. As you can imagine, one such primary reason is to make lots of money. However, history reveals that when companies place the needs of their customers above their desire for profits, the profits follow. In this post, we will share five practical ways to put your customers first and consistently grow your business. As the saying goes, a happy customer is a repeat customer.
Did you know that statistics show that 70% of new small businesses fail in their first ten years of business? That is a staggering number! It means that of every ten businesses launched this year, at least seven will be out business in ten years. That’s rather shocking. If you are a business owner, or thinking of starting a business, it should give you cause for concern. However, today, most young entrepreneurs start their businesses with huge ambitions and little focus on how their predecessors failed.
Have you ever wondered how certain people seem built for specific purposes? For example, some people can sing so effortlessly that you could say they were created to sing. On the other hand, some have an uncanny acumen for business that you could say they have an entrepreneurial spirit. In such cases, what specific signs show that one has a heart for business? To put it differently, how can you know if you have the spirit of an entrepreneur? In this post, we discuss seven signs that show you have an entrepreneurial spirit.
In our post today, we share the inspiring story of Milton Hershey, the American Chocolate Magnate and Businessman. He is best known for founding the Hershey Chocolate Company and introducing America to his mass-produced Milk Chocolates. He also pioneered the production of caramel using fresh milk. The story of Milton Hershey is one of triumph over failure because of dogged persistence.