If your business is already doing well it can be tempting to write off things such as trade shows as an unnecessary expense. They do take a lot of work and are not the cheapest way to advertise your brand, but they can bring you more business than any other way. That is because the visitors to trade shows are interested in your line of business so you have a captive audience of the right genre before the doors even open.
If there’s one online business which never stopped since its beginning, that would definitely be drop shipping. The basic idea of drop shipping is the natural evolution of white labeling sales: buying a product and, by applying a branding campaign to it (whether if it’s digital or direct) making a bigger profit from it.
Being an entrepreneur is a great career to have and a goal many people strive for in their lifetime. You should be proud of how far you’ve come, but also always prepared to try harder and be better.
Good employees are not difficult to find – you just need to put the hard work in yourself, and look in the right places.
Marketing isn’t something that comes naturally to us all. But that doesn’t overly matter. Sure, it can be helpful for you to naturally be good at something. For it to feel easy. For you to be creative and have cool ideas. But, you can still do all of this and more if you try. Because when you’re hungry for something and you’re willing to put the work in, magic happens.
The main driving force behind every company is having a steady flow of new leads coming in to ensure sustained growth. Without a way to consistently attract new customers, a business is doomed to shrink and eventually succumb to the competitors.
Many new businesses start at home. Nowadays, with super fast home internet, it can seem easy enough to set up small office space at home and to build a business out of it. People work as consultants and tutors. They turn their blogs into businesses. They open ecommerce stores and so much more — all out of a home office.
An interview with Michael Bungay Stanier (Box of Crayons founder).
Michael Bungay Stanier is the founder of Box of Crayons (one of the leading companies in consulting, training and coaching areas), award-winning coach and top-notch author.
Michael has developed Box of Crayons as an organization to help other organizations do less good work and more great work.
He’s the author of several books, including the Do More Great Work and the Get Unstuck & Get Going…on the stuff that matters. Michael has written for or been featured in numerous publications including Business Insider, Fast Company, Forbes, The Globe & Mail, and The Huffington Post.
Michael’s most recent book, The Coaching Habit, has sold more than 500,000 copies and has been the #1 coaching book on Amazon since its release.
Michael is a Rhodes Scholar and was recently recognized as the #3 Global Coaching Guru and recently is focused his attention on performance management.
His dream is to “infect a billion people with the possibility virus” and help them focus on what matters most.
In today’s episode we talk about business, consulting, creativity and how to make things happen.
Coaching is not an easy task. Or discipline. It takes a lot of energy and time, while demands an increased amount of attention, focus, and empathy for the coach to understand and direct better his/her clients. Attributes and features you can find in abundance in the face of Hamid Safaei.
Hamid Safaei is the bestselling author of the “First-Class Leadership” a consultant and a certified coach helping leaders & entrepreneurs to multiply their results.
Hamid has a long course of professional activities in the areas of consulting and coaching. He has led successful business transformations for a number of Fortune Global 500 companies.
He has developed ImOcean Academy, a unique institute where he applies first-class coaching tools and techniques combined with best practices.
He regularly publishes learnings on www.imoceanacademy. com and www.first-class-leadership.com on subjects such as leadership, realizing goals and dreams, target setting, and bringing potential to fruition.
Do you want to hear what he has to say?