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Three Hours A Week

Posted by on 10:09 am in Business | 2 comments

Three Hours A Week

To Creating a Business That Runs Like Clockwork By Rich Schefren Have you ever said to yourself: I’m tired of having to do everything myself…. I need to figure out a way to make more money… I wish I could find a way to work less and make more…. My business is consuming my life – I have almost no free time… I can’t seem to find the right type of people to help me grow my business… I wish I could spend less time putting out fires and more time growing my business… I’ve heard all of...

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Do Small Business Get More Sales On The Web?

Posted by on 11:00 pm in Business | 3 comments

Do Small Business Get More Sales On The Web?

I have gone on to assist small businesses to create an online presence by utilizing wordpress. Having been in the retail industry for 20 years, I can tell you that business success depends on your reach. Whether it is through print media, word of mouth or the internet. Businesses today need to interact and connect to their target audience, and most of all, be relevant to their target market. The first thing I recommend to my clients is to use their websites as an advertising channel. As an advertising channel, a website beats other...

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7 Simple Motivational Tips

Posted by on 12:15 am in Motivation | 8 comments

7 Simple Motivational Tips

7 motivational tips to get you in the game. Motivational Tip No.1 : Stay Positive At All Times Keep a positive outlook at all times, make a conscious effort to be upbeat about your work, your life and anything else that matters. Don’t let yourself focus on the doubts or the negative emotions of having a bad day. With the right mindset you can overcome anything. Being in a positive state of mind helps you get more done, and with better results. Being positive can also motivate others around you. Motivational Tip No.2 : Use Prep Talk To...

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Why People Fail To Achieve Their Goals

Posted by on 10:30 pm in Self-development | 11 comments

Why People Fail To Achieve Their Goals

Tony Robbins needs no introduction. Have you heard of Tony Robbins? Sure. Have you seen or studied his videos? No. But if you take some time to watch this video, there are some lessons to pick up. You can learn a lot just by watching how people get things done, or in this case get the message across. Why do people fail to achieve their goals? I have been in managerial positions for most of my professional career, and whether in business or in life, this question and the answer which you give will define the success you can achieve. When...

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Store Identity and Concept

Posted by on 10:57 pm in Retail | 3 comments

Every retailer must have their own identity, their own concept of retail marketing. It has to make sense to the customer the moment he or she walks into your store. The store identity you create for your store should span across the board. From your signage, lighting, brochures and posters, uniforms, customer service, products should speak very clearly to your customers; this is who we are, this is how we serve you. With integrity, with our attention to details, our outstanding customer service, our fair price, our unfailing value for money...

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Retailing Is About People

Posted by on 10:40 pm in Retail | Comments Off on Retailing Is About People

You see it all in the world of retailing. You see the world as it is, and what it can be. Retailing is about people; the most important people are your customers. The second most important people are the ones serving the customer. Retailing is about getting the right product at the right price to your stores, in the right quantity at the right time. Nowadays, retailing has evolved into entertaining the customers with new concepts of shopping environment, exciting new lifestyle products and brands, and the most attractive prices. In addition...

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How To Love Your Job

Posted by on 10:02 pm in Self-development | 1 comment

How To Love Your Job

Many people I know hate their job, and yet they stick to the daily grind. These days, though many are glad to even have a job. If you have to spend 8 hours a day at work, you might as well be doing something you like. I believe people need to find meaning in their life, people need to know that what they do matters. Of course, we have all been in situations where what is happening in the company doesn’t make sense. But what if I can show you how to love your job again? I get bored with work too, whenever I have to do things that are...

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The Secret To You

Posted by on 9:43 pm in Motivation | Comments Off on The Secret To You

The Secret To You

There is a powerful message in this video. Words contain power to move mountains and to change your life. To experience the maximum power from The Secret to You, read the words and feel them with all of your heart. The Secret isn’t really a secret, it is a simple principle that has stood the test of time. It is the Law Of Attraction, and it works in every aspect of your life. By focusing on being you and on the positive aspects of life, you will get positive results. It is that simple. What happens when you offer someone a smile? You...

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The Leadership Role

Posted by on 7:35 am in Motivation | 3 comments

The Leadership Role

For those of you in the leadership position, often you are not appreciated enough for what you do. A leader, or a manager often provides motivation and drive for the organization. He is self-motivated, and when things go wrong, he finds the solution for the problem. The leader is in the spotlight, and what he says or does can make a difference in the business. He must be full of energy all the time, no matter what life throws at him. That is what being in the leadership position is about. Contrary to misconceptions, being in the hot seat...

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Review Of 2009

Posted by on 10:53 am in Retail | 3 comments

It is Christmas morning, and I am spending it with my family. This happens seldom enough, and in between entertaining my little girls, I am taking a little time to write my thoughts. It is 6 days until 2010, so it is a good time for me to review how the past year went and what I would like to achieve in 2010. A Year In Review 2009 has been a challenging year, both good and bad. If there is anything we can be sure of in life, it is this: Life does not stand still for anyone, and change happens. Started work in a new retail chainstore in...

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