Rachel McPherson – 10 Things Your Competitors Can Teach You About Entrepreneurship

There’s no doubt that competition intensifies on a daily basis and that we need to develop a secret technique and devise a strategy to gain competitive advantage.

However, competitors are not only there to win over.They can be an invaluable source of knowledge ad experience and they can teach us how to leverage our productivity, increase our brand awareness and generally improve our workflow.

As much as it may seem that spying on our competitors is a bad thing, it actually only contributes to our business success. By scoping out the competition, we set a clear insight into what kind of techniques and tools they use to reach their ultimate goal.

Since There are a lot to learn about leadership and entrepreneurship from other local businesses, it’s kind a hard to ignore their work especially if they belong to the same industry and if you share the same audience.

Here are 10 things you can learn from your competitors about productivity across various aspects: Continue reading “Rachel McPherson – 10 Things Your Competitors Can Teach You About Entrepreneurship”

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Rachel is currently working as the vice president of communications at ActiveCollab. After finishing her master’s degree in Communications she pursued a career in the digital industry, most notably in marketing and public relations. Contact – mcphersonrachelanne@gmail.com, www.activecollab.com,

5 Things Every Success Driven Person Should Do Before 8 AM

#1. Getting out of bed early is paramount

Early to bed, early to rise makes a man healthy, wealthy and wise – Benjamin Franklin

Tim Dowling, Laura Barnett and Patrick Kingsley of the Guardian newspaper spoke to seven CEOs which includes Virgin Money, Ericsson and AOL Vodafone about their work/life habits and they learned that most CEOs start off their day as early as 5:00am in order to sort their commitments..

This is the place to start…

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Chinedu is a portfolio risk manager and content writer. He believes desired results are born out of creative thinking.

7 Things to Consider Before Paying For a Shared Workspace

The shared workspace concept is trending these days for several reasons. The quest to work freely and at any location has introduced this new working culture.  Investors have created affordable shared workspaces from basic to luxury features for short time rent for start-ups and small businesses. This culture is spreading fast and is being embraced by the youth population.

Before you get caught up in the trend, take time to consider why you’ll need to pay for one. Continue reading “7 Things to Consider Before Paying For a Shared Workspace”

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Chinedu is a portfolio risk manager and content writer. He believes desired results are born out of creative thinking.

5 Discernible Signs Your Business is Ready for Expansion

Every entrepreneur hopes he/she will expand weeks after doors are opened up for business. Many businesses are excited to reach this expansion phase quicker than others. It’s vital to discern when its right to move up.

If you experience some of these, get prepared to take on a higher level of operation..

Continue reading “5 Discernible Signs Your Business is Ready for Expansion”

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Chinedu is a portfolio risk manager and content writer. He believes desired results are born out of creative thinking.

Just A Few Reasons Why You Need God In the Marketplace this Year

Experiencing an amazing crossover night unfolding into a promising New Year, most people around the world embraced the New Year in high spirits as expected.

It was breath taking visualizing colorful fireworks, hearty cheers, New Year kisses, New Year wishes running into thousands on social media just in a few seconds; even the atheist, the most ungrateful, depressed, depraved or broke will somehow acknowledge another opportunity to start off again.

I believe you felt the same way being able to read this at this time is more reason why I should congratulate you and wish you a Happy New Year.

Amidst the celebrations all around the world, a lot is taking place as we speak. Just like your stop watch reset button, the button for the marketplace has been pushed to restart and we’re already counting down. Continue reading “Just A Few Reasons Why You Need God In the Marketplace this Year”

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Chinedu is a portfolio risk manager and content writer. He believes desired results are born out of creative thinking.

9 Subtle Ways Smart Entrepreneurs Lose Sharpness Without Knowing it

Everyone is smart, no doubt…

However, most people by virtue and exposure could be smarter; you could even be the smartest in your team.

I anticipate you’d deny I called you “smart” because it seems I’d be coming right at you as we proceed down the lines.

Take a chill pill…everyone has once had sloppy moments that made us look outright lousy and slack.

Well it happens; perhaps due to repeated successes that we’ve gotten so used to that we incline to loosen grip a bit to run on autopilot.

I came across this quote and I think it contradicts being slack; Continue reading “9 Subtle Ways Smart Entrepreneurs Lose Sharpness Without Knowing it”

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Chinedu is a portfolio risk manager and content writer. He believes desired results are born out of creative thinking.

5 Free Marketing Tools Small Businesses Can’t Afford To Ignore

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With constraints in finance and running a business on a small budget, one may not have so much resources to invest in paid advertising.

What do you do next?

A call-to-action on available online marketing tools to boost your visibility is the way to go.

Not to worry, there are marketing tools you can deploy in minutes once you’ve set up an appealing business profile and Adverts for your campaign.

Here are five effective marketing tools that works, all for free. Continue reading “5 Free Marketing Tools Small Businesses Can’t Afford To Ignore”

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Chinedu is a portfolio risk manager and content writer. He believes desired results are born out of creative thinking.

Four Smart Choices That Gets You Winning from a Weak Position

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Winning in super sweet…

You know that feeling; we always want to win at everything, to think the least, winning makes us feel good.

In a world of unevenly distributed talents and opportunities, could we always win? Continue reading “Four Smart Choices That Gets You Winning from a Weak Position”

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Chinedu is a portfolio risk manager and content writer. He believes desired results are born out of creative thinking.

Getting Heard in a Busy Marketplace

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You’ll agree that there are 1001 repeated ideas everywhere you turn. In less than a minute various Ads bombard you either on your mobile device or desktop.

The appeal for attention is even getting crazier since the debut of Facebook and Twitter introducing its platform for publicity at the click of a button.

The marketplace gets busier by the second, clogging up the minds of every person; sometimes this could be annoying as you get slammed with same Ad notifications through pop-ups, widgets and other advertising alternatives once you open a web page on your browser. Continue reading “Getting Heard in a Busy Marketplace”

Ozulumba
Chinedu is a portfolio risk manager and content writer. He believes desired results are born out of creative thinking.