November , 2014

Sell It: Developing Your Selling Skills to Your Advantage

Though we often relate selling to pitching to potential clients, almost everything in life involves “buying” and “selling.” Your service, for example, is what your company buys from you as you sell them your talents and abilities as an employee. Being in sales, I’ve learned that being a salesman gives you more than just the

Bigger IS Better: Expanding Your Horizons

One of the most successful books in the 20th century is “Think and Grow Rich” by Napoleon Hill. It mainly talks about the relationship between how people think and their success. It is a product of interviews of more than 500 of the most successful men in the U.S. during that time, giving it credibility.

Awesome Gadgets You Wish You Had at Work

When you start working in a company, your IT/Admin personnel would most likely issue you some items to ensure that you have the right tools to accomplish your job. Most of the time, these would come as a laptop and a mobile phone. Those two items are not at all unexpected (and are not considered

Increase Your Productivity with These Google Chrome Extensions

A simple way of boosting your productivity and enhance your internet browsing experience is to add an extension application to your internet browser. In case you didn’t know, internet browsers such as Google Chrome and Firefox have free downloadable extensions that range from productivity-enhancing tools to complex games. Since Google Chrome is one of the more popular

Failing Your Way to Success

I am a failure. If one were to be defined according to the sum of their accomplishments, I can only shamelessly describe myself as a failure. Because the truth is, I’ve failed many more times than I have succeeded. What’s Wrong with Failure Anyway? From a statistical standpoint, for every 100 attempts to succeed at

Pro Tips: Graphic Design for the Uninitiated

A piece of graphic design is more than just an embellishment. One common misconception of design is that it’s all about beautification. Many people approach graphic designers with the customary task of making this and that look pretty. While there is nothing inherently wrong with this, most people overlook the functionality of graphic design and

More and More People Get News via Facebook

Anyone on the internet these days has witnessed how the news has integrated with our social media feeds, in this case, Facebook. We now get so much of our news from Facebook, and most of the time, it’s a reflection of what people are sharing.  A recent study from Pew Research revealed that roughly 30% of adults

Career Advice for Starters

I’ve been in business for close to 13 years now – and this is not including summer jobs and my mini-childish-rackets. My very first company was a single-proprietorship when I was 16 years old making websites for companies abroad. I was actually supposed to have a partner but a few weeks into it it was