Why Most Networking is A Waste of Time And How To Make It Worth It!

No matter how much people try to justify networking, the truth is most of it is a waste of time. The Problems 1)Most people only blabber on about themselves when networking, about what they have done in the past, what they are looking to do in the future etc.They talk too much and hardly listen. Here is the deal. Nobody …

Do Not Make This Mistake in a Recession Or When Times Are Bad!

Recession – The one word that puts fear into the minds of most business-people. It is being speculated that a global recession is just around the corner, based on the change in spending habits of consumers in the recent past and sales getting lower in many industries. So assuming, it does happen, what should business be doing in a recession …

What People We Hate Can Teach Us About Success

Here is the one of the greatest reasons why the majority of people NEVER succeed or their success plateaus. The moment someone around them becomes more successful than they are, they instantly become jealous of that person. They start attributing their success to them being at the right place at the right time, being lucky or being plain dishonest. The …

Why A Little Laziness Is Extremely Important In Business

Suppose someone says, it’s possible to jump off a 200 feet cliff without any aid and survive.  99 percent of those that try  end up dying. But by some miracle, this guy survives, while doing the exact same thing with the exact method that killed 99 percent of the people. He later, proudly proclaims, “See! it’s possible to jump off …

Why Closing More Deals May Sometimes Harm Your Business!

Many organizations train their salespeople to close every deal they can at any cost.  Many times, the entrepreneur behind the organization also subscribes to the same mindset. But what if I told you, this mindset is not entirely correct, not every deal deserves to be closed.  There are many organizations closing many of the deals and feel very proud of …

The One Thing That Will Guarantee Your Safety In A Recession

There are two types of people in the world, ones who are afraid of a recession and ones who actually look forward to it. Yes, believe it or not, there are people who actually look forward to a market downturn. The vast majority of people of people, of course,  belong to the first category. Yet, it is the people in …

Why Years Of Experience Is The Wrong Metric To Judge Capability

  People used to often come up to my Father and ask for a raise or promotion by saying they possessed 5/10/20 years of experience. The first question my father used to ask was “5/10/20 years of doing what?” What he was implying was one can sit and do very little for 20 years but somehow still hold on to …

“No Pain, No Gain” is Not Always The Right Advice To Follow

Whenever we tend to go through painful experiences in life, we often keep pushing on because of the age old advice we have been given, which is “No Pain, No Gain,” That advice is sometimes true, but many times, following it could be the worst thing you could do. When you are in the gym,  soreness is good. A burning …