The phrase "The customer is always right" is typically used by businesses to convince customers that they will get good service at this company and convince employees to give customers good service; however, I think businesses should abandon this phrase once and for all.
To give you some perspective, that is 10 times the amount sent in the entire US text message industry in one day. That is just insane!
In a world where breaches (exemplified by "Heartbleed," Target and all stripe of individual, corporate and government database compromise) and identity theft have become the third certainty in life, jealously guarding our privacy must be our individual missions.
The idea is this: there's no need to buy a 3D printer (they sell those too) just like there's no need to buy a regular printer, scanner or copy machine. Just come into the service center and Staples will take care of the job for you. They'll have the equipment there.
Besides Hollywood, do you know who else is reluctantly talking about ageism? It's many women who are trying to get back into the workforce that I've met while doing workshops on personal branding and networking. For whatever reason, they have found themselves out of a job.
With all the sales training offered out there, the most often overlooked and simplest to execute is the 'art of listening.' Unfortunately, the typical sales person always has something more to say and a difficult time shutting up.
During Financial Literacy Month, while many experts concentrate efforts on educating students and retirees, it's important to consider how employers can lead the charge in improving and educating their employees to be financially healthy.
To have any hope of modernizing our energy production and distribution, we urgently need to rethink the way that we approve infrastructure projects in America.
You have a great idea for a startup. All you need is some cash to get your business going. Oh, and a staff, and maybe a place to work that is not a coffee shop. But let's not get ahead of ourselves. Let's start with the money.
To make sure you engage the right company for your business, ask these five key questions during the interview.
There are few industries in America as glutted as the chain-restaurant market, but, luckily for fledgling eateries, gluttony loves company.
If you are aggressive, you are a bitch. If you are emotional, you are PMSing. If you are soft, you are too feminine. Whatever way someone finds you, they can always justify it is because you are female.
Life is a journey and not a destination. Failure and mistakes are going to happen along the way.
However, when Delilah is with me, the ride is more fun. I get out of my own head. I listen to her sing as she points out things I might not see otherwise. The conversation between the two of us is easy and meaningful.
By now, many businesses recognize the advantages of social media: reach your audience for free or at a low cost, build your brand, and share your expertise.
These talented employees have frequently done everything asked of them, and they've done it well. And yet, they just don't seem to be good candidates for leadership.
Shoppers have little patience for an unwieldy website and one-third of them will leave a transaction if the site isn't optimized for mobile.