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It's All About Who You Know in Business

Posted by Brenda Williams | Published 2009-07-22 18:38:48 | Business

Remember the time when the whole point of going to school was so that you would become more knowledgeable so that you would be able to build up a set of skills that would make you more enticing to a p...

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Assessing Your Audience

Posted by Brenda Williams | Published 2009-07-22 18:42:44 | Business

So you have finally made the decision to start your own blog or to start your own website Now the next thing to think about is who your audience is...

Read more..  •  Comments (1) | 2009-07-22 18:42:44  •  461 Reads

Knowing Your Competition

Posted by Brenda Williams | Published 2009-07-22 19:11:49 | Business

When it comes to having “good business sense,” nothing seems to be more important than knowing what your competition is up to For instance, if you run an automobile dealership and you know that t...

Read more..  •  Comments (2) | 2009-07-22 19:11:49  •  446 Reads

Selling Yourself Short

Posted by Brenda Williams | Published 2009-07-24 14:39:08 | Business

Selling yourself short is something that we will all be guilty of at some point in our lives (if we haven't already done it) Selling yourself short can be anything from accepting a job salary that is...

Read more..  •  Comments (2) | 2009-07-24 14:39:08  •  623 Reads

Knowing When It's Time to Walk Away

Posted by Brenda Williams | Published 2009-07-24 15:25:37 | Business

Ever since you started your new job, your boss hasn't left you alone once You've done all of the assignments asked, but you feel like you are being micromanaged...

Read more..  •  Comments (1) | 2009-07-24 15:25:37  •  404 Reads

The Value of Customer Service

Posted by Brenda Williams | Published 2009-07-24 15:30:57 | Business

There are many people who still believe that the customer is always right And while there is some truth to this statement, it is not entirely accurate either...

Read more..  •  Comments (1) | 2009-07-24 15:30:57  •  420 Reads

Age Discrimination

Posted by Brenda Williams | Published 2009-08-04 01:22:47 | Business

Age discrimination is something that many workplaces are having to deal with now as people live longer and want to work well past retirement There is also another reason why people are working longer...

Read more..  •  Comments (1) | 2009-08-04 01:22:47  •  429 Reads

Finding the Balance

Posted by Brenda Williams | Published 2009-08-04 02:11:21 | Business

Finding balance isn't just about having the perfect job or the perfect relationship or even the perfect home Rather, finding balance is more about feeling good about yourself and having the confidenc...

Read more..  •  Comments (1) | 2009-08-04 02:11:21  •  411 Reads

Renting a Workspace

Posted by Brenda Williams | Published 2009-08-09 02:16:55 | Business

The other day, I was walking down the street in a small downtown area nearby when I noticed what looked like some sort of lounge tucked away in one of the storefronts At the time, it was closed (since...

Read more..  •  Comments (1) | 2009-08-09 02:16:55  •  405 Reads

Getting Involved With Social Networking

Posted by Brenda Williams | Published 2009-08-15 07:30:45 | Business

Getting involved with social networking is not a joke Unfortunately, many people think that it is...

Read more..  •  Comments (1) | 2009-08-15 07:30:45  •  384 Reads

The Joys of Telecommuting

Posted by Brenda Williams | Published 2009-08-24 22:02:17 | Business

There is a saying that the happier an employee is, the better quality work that person will do I can certainly attest to this as can many other people in my situation...

Read more..  •  Comments (1) | 2009-08-24 22:02:17  •  367 Reads

The Library as a Workplace

Posted by Brenda Williams | Published 2009-08-24 22:06:45 | Business

Working at the library has long since been one of the only places where a person could go in order to complete their work, study for exams or simply curl up with a good book and read However, over tim...

Read more..  •  Comments (1) | 2009-08-24 22:06:45  •  402 Reads

When Your Job Takes Over Your Life

Posted by Brenda Williams | Published 2009-08-28 15:18:30 | Business

At some point, we will all be guilty of feeling as if all we do is work, work, work For many of us, we don't have a choice because we really need the money to help us pay off debts or whatever the cau...

Read more..  •  Comments (1) | 2009-08-28 15:18:30  •  371 Reads

Why Social Media is Important

Posted by Brenda Williams | Published 2009-09-06 07:33:00 | Business

Social media is important for a number of reasons First, social media provides people with the basis of understanding what it is you are marketing- whether this is yourself, a product or a service...

Read more..  •  Comments (2) | 2009-09-06 07:33:00  •  384 Reads

Having a Backup Plan

Posted by Brenda Williams | Published 2009-09-06 08:54:18 | Business

If you were to suddenly be fired from your job tomorrow, do you have a plan of action in mind for what you would do How would you feed your family...

Read more..  •  Comments (1) | 2009-09-06 08:54:18  •  360 Reads

Loving Your Job

Posted by Brenda Williams | Published 2009-09-06 08:59:14 | Business

In this day and age, you will be hard pressed to find someone who actually enjoys what they do for a living In fact, if you talk to most people, you will find out that they really can't stand what it ...

Read more..  •  Comments (1) | 2009-09-06 08:59:14  •  378 Reads

What You Should Know About the Interview

Posted by Brenda Williams | Published 2009-09-06 09:15:49 | Business

Ah, the dreaded job interview So many people become hung up over job interviews and having to go to them, that it takes away from the excitement as well as the chance to showcase why you should be hir...

Read more..  •  Comments (1) | 2009-09-06 09:15:49  •  396 Reads

Working From Home

Posted by Brenda Williams | Published 2009-09-17 18:15:21 | Business

Working form home is fast becoming the norm for many people around both the United States as well as the world Not only is working from home proving to be more convenient, but it is allowing employees...

Read more..  •  Comments (0) | 2009-09-17 18:15:21  •  388 Reads

Working With Your Spouse

Posted by Brenda Williams | Published 2009-09-17 18:26:08 | Business

In today's day and age, there are more people working with their spouses than ever before in terms of owning a business together You may think to yourself, “What better business partner to have tha...

Read more..  •  Comments (0) | 2009-09-17 18:26:08  •  386 Reads

Work Ethic

Posted by Brenda Williams | Published 2009-09-17 19:12:00 | Business

Work ethic is one of those things that many of us strive for and that employers look for No one wants to have employees who work for them and don't try to do anything at all- who need constant directi...

Read more..  •  Comments (0) | 2009-09-17 19:12:00  •  382 Reads

Business Etiquette Revisited

Posted by Brenda Williams | Published 2009-09-28 07:59:52 | Business

When you go in for a job interview, what is the first thing that comes to mind For most people, you want to make a good impression...

Read more..  •  Comments (0) | 2009-09-28 07:59:52  •  366 Reads

Bullying in the Workplace

Posted by Brenda Williams | Published 2009-10-10 18:59:33 | Business

Remember when you were in grade school and there was always that one kid who would push the other kids around and make them feel inferior This was the same kid who would always get into trouble in th...

Read more..  •  Comments (0) | 2009-10-10 18:59:33  •  382 Reads

Making Mail More Personable

Posted by Brenda Williams | Published 2009-10-29 02:44:21 | Business

Recently, I just mailed out over a half dozen 'thank-you' cards to relatives and friends, thanking them for their cards and birthday gifts that they gave me for my birthday, which just passed In doing...

Read more..  •  Comments (0) | 2009-10-29 02:44:21  •  390 Reads

Work Etiquette

Posted by Brenda Williams | Published 2009-10-29 02:48:45 | Business

Work etiquette is all about knowing how to behave when you are in a professional setting with other people For example, how you behave at home might be completely different than how you behave when yo...

Read more..  •  Comments (0) | 2009-10-29 02:48:45  •  364 Reads

Working From Your House

Posted by Brenda Williams | Published 2009-10-29 04:17:57 | Business

I thought that I was the luckiest person in the world when my boss announced that he was going to allow us all to work from home We were elated...

Read more..  •  Comments (1) | 2009-10-29 04:17:57  •  370 Reads

Loving What You Do or Hate It

Posted by Brenda Williams | Published 2009-11-29 06:51:11 | Business

There is a saying that is always floating around that says something to the effect of, “Most people hate what they do for a living, but they do it just the same because it pays the bills” How sad ...

Read more..  •  Comments (0) | 2009-11-29 06:51:11  •  393 Reads

Social Media and Business

Posted by Brenda Williams | Published 2009-11-29 06:55:20 | Business

Social media is not the joke that some people make it out to be Recently, I had a discussion with my boyfriend...

Read more..  •  Comments (1) | 2009-11-29 06:55:20  •  720 Reads

Owning a Business is Hard Work

Posted by Brenda Williams | Published 2009-12-01 16:03:14 | Business

Owning a business is hard work Not only do you have to worry about expenses such as the cost to rent an office, but you also have to worry about how many employees you need, how many you have to absol...

Read more..  •  Comments (0) | 2009-12-01 16:03:14  •  405 Reads

Commuting to Work

Posted by Brenda Williams | Published 2009-12-24 05:13:38 | Business

On average, most employed people spend somewhere in the ballpark of between one to three hours in their vehicle just driving to and from work in one day This accounts for traffic delays, driving dista...

Read more..  •  Comments (0) | 2009-12-24 05:13:38  •  397 Reads

Can You Find Your Niche

Posted by Brenda Williams | Published 2009-12-24 05:20:22 | Business

In American society, most people go to college in order to earn a degree in something that they hope will transpire into a profitable career Still, others aren't quite as focused on the monetary aspec...

Read more..  •  Comments (0) | 2009-12-24 05:20:22  •  349 Reads

Manage Your Time

Posted by Brenda Williams | Published 2009-12-24 05:28:05 | Business

Time management is the one thing that will make or break a person in terms of their career How do you think CEOs become CEOs...

Read more..  •  Comments (0) | 2009-12-24 05:28:05  •  389 Reads

Beginning Your Own Business

Posted by Brenda Williams | Published 2009-12-24 05:33:24 | Business

Many of us dream of having our own business, while the rest of us dream of working for a particular business As the saying goes, “Those who lack clear goals are destined to work for someone who does...

Read more..  •  Comments (0) | 2009-12-24 05:33:24  •  384 Reads

Knowing Your Worth

Posted by Brenda Williams | Published 2010-01-17 12:01:16 | Business

Many employees underestimate their worth because in truth, they have no idea what they are worth to the particular company or industry that they are working for Especially in today's economic conditio...

Read more..  •  Comments (0) | 2010-01-17 12:01:16  •  403 Reads

Marketing is Funny Business

Posted by Brenda Williams | Published 2010-01-17 12:05:56 | Business

We all hate those annoying pop-up advertisements that show up on pages where we are actually trying to figure things out or purchase something Through no fault of their own, people will inevitably com...

Read more..  •  Comments (0) | 2010-01-17 12:05:56  •  405 Reads

Staying Focused at Work

Posted by Brenda Williams | Published 2010-01-17 12:10:32 | Business

It seems like staying focused while you are working is becoming more and more difficult to achieve in today's modern offices and even for those who work from home, and a large part of this has to do w...

Read more..  •  Comments (0) | 2010-01-17 12:10:32  •  434 Reads

How to Maximize Your Work Day

Posted by Brenda Williams | Published 2010-01-17 12:18:15 | Business

Working from home or working from an office in an actual office building both have their own separate set of problems For starters, when you work in an office environment, you are subject to the noise...

Read more..  •  Comments (0) | 2010-01-17 12:18:15  •  396 Reads

The Value of Twitter

Posted by Brenda Williams | Published 2010-01-17 12:25:02 | Business

Twitter is more than just a microblogging service Twitter is a way to connect with people you don't even know...

Read more..  •  Comments (0) | 2010-01-17 12:25:02  •  383 Reads

Social Media and Business Growth

Posted by Brenda Williams | Published 2010-01-17 12:31:28 | Business

There are a lot of people out there who poo-poo social media These are the same people who think that sites such as Facebook, Myspace and Twitter are nothing more than an excuse to post pictures of yo...

Read more..  •  Comments (1) | 2010-01-17 12:31:28  •  393 Reads

Work Etiquette and Making a Good Impression

Posted by Brenda Williams | Published 2010-01-22 10:36:26 | Business

The guy in the cubicle on one side of you insists on sharpening his pencil every five minutes (or so you are convinced) In the meantime, the woman who sits in the cubicle on the other side of you is e...

Read more..  •  Comments (13) | 2010-01-22 10:36:26  •  1034 Reads

Facebook and How it Can Help Business

Posted by Brenda Williams | Published 2010-01-25 03:31:18 | Business

“Do you have a Facebook profile” “I tried to add you to my friends list...

Read more..  •  Comments (1) | 2010-01-25 03:31:18  •  847 Reads

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