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Management & Strategy

Economy of elderly: New Blue Ocean Market - 10/22/2018

The number of older people is steadily climbing up, and this is the fastest growing part of our society. Businesses designed to meet needs of people over the age of 60 create the “silver economy”, and the niche of goods and services for this category of people is growing worldwide. The generation of "new elderly" will soon increase dramatically. And they won’t need much help of their own...

Why everyone needs a quiet place to work - 10/19/2018

Silence. We have already forgotten what this word means. There are constant calls and requests in the office, and notifications and TV noise - at home. Stop! Silence is a source of productivity and fresh ideas, says Manoush Zomorodi in her book “Bored and Brilliant”. “When I thought about my “deepest” work, I clearly discovered that writing - whether it is a weekly podcast script, a conversation,...

Five tips to keep up with daily routine - 10/12/2018

It is not easy to set big goals, develop the most valuable areas of your life and spend time with your loved ones without sacrificing your innermost dreams or personal life. Below are five practical techniques for effectively managing your business and your time. 1. Important tasks are first. Even if right now such a thing seems too costly in terms of time or too difficult, you should...

Top seven wealthiest financiers of the US - 10/08/2018

Forbes magazine has published a list of the richest Americans. Among them are representatives of various industries. Below we describe seven richest Americans working in the field of finance, including investment, stock exchange trading, hedge funds, and fund management. 7. Stephen Schwarzman Capital: $ 13.8 billion Age: 71 Source of income: Blackstone Group Stephen Schwarzman is an...

Right motivation (or why motivational coaches are no good) - 10/05/2018

Getting off an external stimulus is not easy, and you should not hope for inspirational speeches delivered by coaches. All you need is the right motivation. Most definitions describe motivation as "a force or factor that motivates a person to act." Motivation is considered as a spark, a condition, a prerequisite, something necessary before the start of movement. If you are not motivated, you...

Three habits to work better and faster - 09/28/2018

Our habits directly affect how we work. If we are distracted by everything, if we cannot say no to idle conversations, then work turns into an endless struggle. A solution to the problem is habits that will make you more productive and effective. By adopting them, you will not work when you want, but when you need to. By changing and improving the existing system, we can make ourselves as...

Here’s why all ICO projects need a good manager - 09/27/2018

It seemed a year ago that crypto-currencies would change the entire world economy. However, this did not happen in many respects because of loud ICO failures and the largest financial scams in history. ICO is the primary offering of tokens, an important step in development of all crypto-currency projects. In fact, it's kind of crowdfunding: people and companies invest in a new digital asset long...

Five tips to earn trust of anyone - 09/24/2018

Everything is based on trust in our life. Without it, ties between people collapse very easily. Yet, there are just five basics - not to be arrogant, not to judge anyone, to admit importance of others, to have common sense and to show generosity – that will help understand others better and exert greater influence on them. Let's consider each of the principles in more detail. Trust is difficult...

Danske Bank's Head resigns because of money laundering scandal in Estonia - 09/19/2018

Thomas Borgen, CEO of Danske Bank, acknowledged imperfection of the credit institution's internal control systems and resigned. This decision coincided with publication of the results of the investigation of money laundering through the Estonian branch. Since the investigation did not find fault with Thomas Borgen, who has been heading the bank in 2013; he will continue to serve as CEO of Danske...

How to turn your business into a well-oiled machine - 09/14/2018

Excellent leaders are not philosophers, not entertainers, not performers and not artists. They are engineer. They perceive the company as a mechanism and pedantically work on its preservation and improvement. They create process flow sheets to show how this mechanism works and to evaluate the action plan. They develop indicators to clarify how effectively each of the components (mainly people)...
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