Small Business Strategy and Planning

The most successful business owners are always thinking ahead. If you are a new business owner, strategizing about mission statements, corporate culture and business plans are things you would be smart to address early on. More seasoned business owners can benefit from articles on everything from setting client expectations to creating a niche for your small business

How Organizations Can Protect Their Trade Secrets

Trade secrets are intellectual property (IP) assets. They include designs, instruments, patterns, formulas, and practices. The information is usually highly confidential in commercial terms and not open to the public. Further, it has economic value for the intellectual property rights holder, which means that theft could lead to monetary repercussions. In fact, the value of US … [Read more...]

The Story of the Girl on the Wing

In a classic episode of Rod Serling’s Twilight Zone, “Nightmare at 20,000 feet,” Bob Wilson (played by a very young William Shatner) is on his first flight since his nervous breakdown six months earlier. At 20,000 feet, he repeatedly sees a creature on the wing, but whenever he pointed the creature out to someone else (his wife, the flight crew, fellow passengers), the creature … [Read more...]

A Proactive Responsible Gambling Strategy

What comes to your mind whenever the word gambling is mentioned? Is it a setting where some people win loads of money while others lose in equal measures? You may be among such people who are limited to such an understanding. How do casinos work? You may also be asking yourself that query. Gambling encompasses the preparation that goes into this process, the different … [Read more...]

The Benefits of Flying Business Class

Whenever you book a coach seat on a commercial flight, you will be asked if you would like to upgrade to business or first class. You may think that it is not worth paying additional money as flights are not that long. However, there are some benefits to business class that you have not considered. It Is Called Business Class for a Reason If you are traveling for work, it is … [Read more...]

Common Inventory Problems With eCommerce

In the ever-growing world of online retail, effective and efficient inventory management can mean the difference between growing sales in combination with increased customer satisfaction, or distribution disruption and supply chain snarl-ups. Appreciating the most frequent mistakes made by eCommerce vendors with regards to inventory is the best way to work out how to avoid … [Read more...]

Why Company Culture Is so Important to Millennials

In recent years, millennials have surpassed Gen X as the biggest age group in the labor force. Therefore, millennials' impact on the workforce is here to stay and is expected to grow in the future. According to Business Insider, most millennials prefer working in companies with cultural and technological advancement like Google. Organizational culture can take several years … [Read more...]

Car Rental Businesses – What Do They Need to Survive?

Given the situation created by the pandemic, more and more car rental businesses have had to close their doors and eventually stop their business entirely. Most people are staying indoors and, on top of it all, refuse to use vehicles that unhygienic people may have used. As such, car rental businesses now need more than just an experienced car accident lawyer for all their … [Read more...]

3 Lean Strategies that Will Create Employee Buy-In

Lean systems offer the intoxicating possibility of breakthrough improvement, but the sobering reality is that lean failures vastly outnumber successes. Although businesses and leaders cite many reasons for these missteps, a lack of employee buy-in usually tops the list. To deal with this challenge, companies will try all kinds of strategies, including bribery, reasoning, and … [Read more...]

How HR Departments Can Leverage UX Design Principles

Effectively managing the employer-employee relationship has always been a delicate one for most HR departments. For HR it may be beneficial to look at trends in other business areas that may have person-related flows that can be adapted or emulated to advance ongoing company success. One such focus area is User Experience (UX). UX has been traditionally considered by … [Read more...]