business

How to Make a Team of Superheroes

Try this–if you’re handling a team, cultivate Intrapreneurs: employees that act like an entrepreneur within the organization. This means, given enough liberty, they would be able to function and expand your business like real entrepreneurs. They would spearhead innovation of different processes, products, pricing etc. making it better for both the company and the customers. They

3 Tips To Enjoy “Overnight Success”

My title is misleading. But it’s worth making this point – even if it should be obvious – there is really no substitute for working really, really, really hard. Yet despite this, and despite all the evidence that hard work is an important ingredient of success, many people still chase the idea that working smart

5 Reasons You Should Never Be Late

I have heard “Island Time” or in the Philippines “Filipino Time” as a way of justifying being late. Since one of our solutions, PayrollHero, aims to help employees be punctual for their jobs, I thought it would be a good idea to talk about being on time. So here 5 reasons why you should never be late: It’s

Crucial Apps for Business: 5 Things You Can Do With Your Smartphone

Albert Einstein’s fear of a generation of idiots being raised because of an eventual over-dependence on technology has amounted to nothing more than just that: a fear. Technology–so far– has done quite a lot to improve our lives. Take smartphones as an example. Who would’ve thought that the device we originally used to call and

5 Essential Things to Do When Starting a Business

You have just resigned from your previous job to start your own business. You have a great vision but still far from seeing it all come together. While you’re not where you wish to be just yet, here are our suggestions on the essential things you have to do to show that you’re the real deal.

Why Buy From Startups?

Let’s face it. There are a lot of companies hesitant to buy from startups. It may be because they fear technology, are hesitant to use the “cloud”, or simply because they don’t “trust” it. To a certain extent, we get it. However, believe it or not, you are constantly being influenced by startups — the

Is Your Business You?

With over 35 million online users in the Philippines, and billions more worldwide, there has never been a more exciting time to become an entrepreneur. With so many business building tools available on the internet, everyone has the potential to become an online entrepreneur and establish their mark. I find though, that some online businessmen seem

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