To truly understand the future, you have to look at the current. When it comes to business and work, the future leaders are the Millennials and the current or near-future leaders are Generation Z. If we take a look at the differences between the two age groups, you have gain a comprehension of how things are going to look in the near future. Read more
It’s pretty much a no-brainer to say that happy employees are better for a company. What about more engaged employees? Does engagement promote happiness? Does it build satisfaction? Does it improve the bottom line? The answer, according to the infographic below, is “yes.” Read more
Women have been a powerful part of the business world for several decades. It hasn’t always been like this, though. There was a time before most of our readers were born when women couldn’t readily expect to get a good job, let alone build their own business. Things have changed and today, women have just as much right and arguably a better chance of building a business than a man. Read more
There are two ways to spend money. The option that most people take is to use their accumulate wealth to make a better life for themselves and their family. Sure, they might give a little to church or charity, but most of it goes to improving lifestyle. The second way to spend money is to put a good chunk of it, even most of it, towards helping others. This is less popular for obvious reasons in a society that seems bent on indulgence rather than worldly or spiritual problem solving. Read more
Responsive is the name of the game… for now. In all actuality, despite the hoopla over Google and others adoring responsive website design, it’s not as necessary as many think it to be. In fact, there are advantages to other types of websites that can help in certain industries and for certain purposes in ways that responsive simply cannot. Read more
America was built on the concept of small business. It is the centerpiece of capitalism despite what bankers and activists believe. While the mega-corporations feel that they drive the economy and the Occupy Wherever group wants to agree and blame everything on them, the reality is that it’s the people running small businesses who truly drive the economy.
Getting a business degree used to be a prerequisite to be able to be successful and achieve executive status at major companies in the United States. That changed for a time when those who had other types of degrees (or no degrees at all) were finding success, but many companies quickly shifted back to the old mentality after not seeing the type of success they’d hoped for from people without the appropriate degrees. This trend is continuing today.
When it comes to checking online for cars, more people check dealer websites than manufacturer or third-party websites. This should lead dealers to think that they need to have the best of both worlds.
That wasn’t the conclusion of LeadiD, a company that specializes in customer acquisition. They felt in their infographic that dealers need to pay more attention to third-party sites because around 40% we not utilizing them. However, there’s an alternative.
The United States hit its stride and really started proving out the concepts of pure capitalism when it embraced small business growth. While big companies have always played a role, it has been shown that small businesses are the ones that drive the economy. As small business numbers improve, the economy improves. As small business numbers fall, the economy falls. The same cannot be said about large corporations other than the catastrophes attached to recent real estate an automotive challenges.