In an ordnary world, strive to become extraordinary
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BECOME EXTRAORDINARY IN AN ORDINARY WORLD

Our society is so intricately connected and interwoven that a graphical representation of how individuals are networked yields a nightmarish image. Our connections are on three levels, personal, physical, and virtual.  Personal connections…
Maximizing team productivity calls for effective management.
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MAXIMIZING TEAM PRODUCTIVITY

We have all heard speeches about teamwork and the value of community and cooperation. Companies are agglomerations of different teams with different specializations. In sports, we have football teams and the athletics team.  Most couples…
A perfect sales pitch is well prepared
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CREATING YOUR PERFECT SALES PITCH

If there was an age-old question, perhaps existential, like why are we here, then how to create a perfect sales pitch is the all-time conundrum that has baffled businesses, just as the former question has kept philosophers tossing in their beds…
Management is successful when it follows principles
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MANAGEMENT IS NOT ROCKET SCIENCE, ITS ADHERENCE TO PRINCIPLES

  While on a trip to Dubai, I attended a demonstration conference at the Palm Springs Hotel that showcased advances in robotics and Artificial intelligence in handling mundane tasks like lawn mowing or laundry cleaning. Among this…
Cultivate your personal brand with skill
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HOW TO CULTIVATE YOUR PERSONAL BRAND

As you move into your entrepreneurial venture it is important that you cultivate your personal brand and become a thought leader in a specific area of expertise. Being a jack of all trades makes you a very small numerator with a very huge denominator.  The…
Workshop productivity with hand tools
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SKILLS TO IMPROVE YOUR PRODUCTIVITY

As a budding entrepreneur, and even later as a successful restauranter, I observed some simple habits among my wealthy friends that I feel I should share with in case they help someone in personal growth. I find most of these behavioral manifestations…
Hire the right talent and motivate them to offer 100% excellent service.
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HOW TO BEAT YOUR COMPETITION AND DOMINATE THE MARKET

TIGHT COMPETITION, THIN PROFIT MARGINS Today's business environment literally moves at the speed of light. Hardly does a trend emerge in Tokyo than it is being practiced in a small town in Uganda. There is neither exclusivity in knowledge nor…
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DOES HAVING A BIG EGO HELP IN BUSINESS?

GOOD SERVANT BAD MASTER Ego is like fire. It’s a good servant but it can be a bad master if not kept under control. In business, ego is essential for self-confidence. There is a huge difference between being modest and humble. There…
Depending on employee skill, age of company, or local legislation, managers adopt different management styles
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EFFECTIVE MANAGEMENT FOR ENTREPRENEURS

EXPLORING MANAGEMENT STYLES AND HOW THEY INFLUENCE PRODUCTIVITY Entrepreneurs are independent thinkers with ideas and ideals they feel should be fulfilled by their companies. Entrepreneurs, therefore, tend to be autocratic and hands-on micromanaging…
Faceless multinational corporations have moved to least developing nations where regulations are lax
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THE RATIONALE FOR CAUSE CAPITALISM

Cause Capitalism is a call to action for corporate organizations to exercise deliberate social compassion by proactively pledging humanitarian assistance to communities around them. Between seeking to maximize profits, fulfill shareholder expectations,…