Remember the bumper stickers back in the nineties that said “Kill Your Television”?
Well, based on all the over simplified economic news coming from the major networks, the financial networks and radio too-it’s something to consider again. No doubt, when the challenges of the current economy are studied in history, a major factor driving the psychology of the event will be the media.
There’s one problem with “mass media”, sweeping generalizations. The broad brush-the it’s everywhere approach-lacks specifics for each of our own backyards.
The result is that a lot of business owners experiencing a slowdown just say it’s the economy. Newsflash, there are companies that make millions of dollars in bad times. So, it can be done. Here’s how:
1. Focus on Your World
The news is a sweeping generalization and has no problem letting us think this is the way of the world. Take a hard look at … Read More
***This is the eighteenth article ina series of 100 article on floral design and running a flower shop.
It is very important for a florist and a business person to stay abreast of new trade and industry trends and news. There are several ways a florist can do this. One of the methods is to subscribe to trade publications and become a member of trade organizations. Below is a list of the top trade journals, magazines and organizations with which you should be involved. This compilation serves as a support for growers, wholesalers, florists, students, and manufacturers of floral products. These publications will keep you informed on a weekly, monthly, bimonthly or quarterly basis. Some of them are free to members, while you can subscribe to others. Research each one of these and select a handful. Begin to educate yourself and stay informed. You do not want your customers filling … Read More
India is a democratic and political country with a well streamlined administrative structure, and an already existing mixed economy, with a rich experience of private sector operations. Also available in India is a vast stock of skilled manpower and entrepreneurial class, a reasonably good basic infrastructure and a good track record of fulfilling past international obligations.
The present bout of economic reforms in India started in the eighties, mark both a continuity and a break with India’s post-independence development strategy. India’s strategy for development was largely influenced by :
o The cynicism of policy makers regarding any possible help from the rest of the world by way of investments, transfer of technology and trade and
o Reservation regarding ability of market forces to bring about of their own, an optimum allocation of resources, thus balancing the country’s two main objectives – ‘growth’ & ‘equity’.
o The External world is … Read More
One thing that really comes to mind that is so hard to learn, have you ever come across the shiny objects syndrome!
Do you even know if you’re some one that has followed the shiny objects? Well to help you figure this one out, are you some one that keeps starting up new ideas, in some cases this is good but if you come up with too many good ideas when starting a home business it can actually hold you back.
What does the Shiny objects syndrome mean – is something that distracts you from your current project or priorities that may seem more interesting.
Usually what happens with millions of people they get started in a home business and after a few weeks go by and no sign ups or it becomes to hard they go searching for another shiny object. Okay how many of you have been through … Read More
Distance, time zones, culture and language no longer limit where companies of any size have customers, suppliers or service providers in this age of seamless commerce between continents. One key to success – and survival – is finding a reliable, experienced business partner who performs essential back-office services at reduced cost but not reduced accuracy, speed or security.
Global economic changes and technology advances make it vital for companies in a diverse array of industries to examine the benefits of transferring specific businesses processes to a responsive, knowledgeable provider who re-engineers and executes the functions according to each client’s standards at a guaranteed cost.
As Business Process Outsourcing (BPO) partnerships become increasingly common, companies lose their competitive position unless they trim expenses by letting domestic or offshore specialists administer routine support functions.
Motivations for Action
BPO solutions let organizations focus on core business operations, improve quality, increase customer response time … Read More