The bottom line for all businesses, is to make as much money as possible. In theory, there’s nothing wrong with that. After all, that’s the entire point of business, right? However, the problem lies in how far a business is willing to go to achieve that goal, pushing the boundaries of what’s legal, and often, … The Truth About Business
The first thought many people might have when reading the header of this article is: “When were there ever good manners in the professional/business/corporate world?” And they probably have a good point. I think many people in business do think of it as a dog eat dog arena. It’s also become pretty common knowledge that … Professionals: Where Have All the Good Manners Gone?
Of course, when any generalized statement like this is made, it should be a given always that it falls within reason, as there are always exceptions to the rule and extremes to consider. For example, whether it’s a job interview or a first date, showing up without having taken a shower, with mustard stains all … First Impressions are Meaningless — I Like to Give People an Actual Chance
Within the last year I’ve started browsing craigslist for projects again, along with all of its eccentricities and flaky users, it is still one of the best places to find work. Recently, I applied for a logo design project and here was the reply I got: “I appreciate you taking to time to consider my … craigslist — Still Crazy After All These Years
Owning your own business is part of the American dream, and at the same time, like most things that are worthwhile, it’s usually a lot more work than you first anticipated. Whether you’re an individual professional that’s looking for clients or a fully registered business looking for customers, it takes a while to build your … The Unfortunate Side of Business (Legal Issues)
Most domain brokers are pure sleaze, period. Sorry, that’s just the way I feel about it in the most simple terms. First, I should say that I auction off domains and websites myself. But there’s a huge difference. The only domains and websites I sell are legitimate ones where I was at one point maintaining … Domain Brokers
The web is a truly unstoppable industry, growing exponentially and completely unaffected (in my opinion) by the economy like other tangible industries, construction and real estate for example. It’s a global community with little to no overhead. It’s never mattered how any specific city, state, country, or even continent is doing, because I’ve reached them … Web: A Needle in a Haystack Industry
I don’t think there’s a normal functioning adult alive today that hasn’t experienced the painfully dumb customer support rep who knows less about the given service than they do, at at least one point in their lives. You’d think with these companies that are making millions (maybe billions of dollars), that they would have figured … Why Are Most Companies’ Support Staff So Dumb?
While that’s often associated with a sarcastic remark to someone who’s perhaps revealed too intimate of details about themselves, I’m actually referring to something else entirely — the disturbing amount of information others have on us. The truth of the matter is that we’re identified and profiled by a staggering amount of statistics in the … Way Too Much Information
I’ve been a web pro for about 7 years now. I’ve come a long way in that time, but there is still a long way to go in maturing and wisdom. I’ll share with you my findings and hopefully get some feedback from other professionals on how they handle the day-to-day. Rule #1: Keep your … Professionalism