Remember the garage bands of your youth? Getting together after school to write songs, learn lyrics and practice for hours with dreams of making it big someday. Booking gigs and lugging all that gear around was a chore, especially if the club owner threatened to cut your pay for being late. And how many times were you paid with beer and an “atta boy!” Well things have changed as a recent trip to the Guitar Center showed. Now there are many apps to teach you how to play an instrument, Read more [...]
Over the years, cosmopolitan cities like New York, Miami, and Los Angeles have become synonymous with entrepreneurial adventure. Just look at San Francisco and its tech playground, Silicon Valley. It is teeming with startup ventures and digital agencies, all trying to take advantage of the latest market trend. Yet, there is good reason to believe that this fertile bubble is now on the decline.
According to analysts, the economic recession has made it tougher for small businesses to survive in the Read more [...]
Whenever the Federal Reserve officials come out to raise their views on the market, the more muddled up the economists and investors get. The situation continues to be more confusing possibly up to September 21 when the FOMC meeting will kick off.
The split amongst the officials is noticeable
The Governor of the Federal Reserve, Daniel Tarullo, continued with his cautious interpretation of the economy while his counterpart President Eric Rosengren of Boston Fed went on to insist on the need for Read more [...]
High risk merchant accounts are basically merchant accounts or are payment processing agreements that would be perfectly fit for those businesses that are labeled as high risk. Such a merchant will basically be forced to pay higher fees, adding to business costs and directly affecting ROI and profitability. That is especially the case for those companies that ended up being re-classified as being a part of high risk industry. When something like this happens and you are not ready to deal with all Read more [...]
Business liability insurance - or “commercial general business liability insurance” - safeguards a company’s assets in case of a lawsuit. It provides financial payments for any settlement or award assessed against the business, which may include legal defense fees. It never hurts to have a good HR graduate on your team to help deal with the lesser issues though.
How to Choose an Insurance Company
The United States Small Business Administration provides advice about how choose an insurance Read more [...]
Benefits of the Three Sides of Project Trade Off Triangle
Project management is a practice that has been around for hundreds of years, and while methods and styles have evolved over time, the core elements remain the same: quality, scope and time. This trio of forces drives and determines the success or failure of any project, regardless of experience or industry and come together to form what is known as a tradeoff triangle; read on to find out more and why this principal is being taught in organizational Read more [...]
Working at home is a real challenge for some people. As much as you might like the idea of doing this, it could be that you miss the contact with colleagues and everything else that goes with working in an office or factory.
In this case, it can be a big help to find some simple ways of making working at home more fun. As these ideas will make you enjoy your days more they will also make you more productive at the same time.
Listen to Music
Listening to music is a fantastic way of adding some Read more [...]
If you are looking for a hot melt adhesive manufacturer, you first need to build a greater understanding of what you are actually looking for. You need to find a company that has an excellent reputation in terms of creative glue and other adhesive, including hot melt adhesives. One of the ways to tell whether they are good at what they do is by checking whether they work with a wide range of different industries. This is because although hot melt adhesive is a specialized product, it is used Read more [...]
Many companies use a virtual office to settle in other regions. It is an excellent way to project presence as he prepares to establish its physical facilities in the region.
If you are looking for virtual offices in Polanco then you'll be glad to know that you have a few options open to you. This is great news because it means that whatever you are looking for from a virtual office service there will be something to suit you and your needs perfectly. When it comes to virtual offices there Read more [...]
Creating a positive atmosphere in the workplace can be difficult but it is also important, as this can enable employees to work to the best of their abilities and maximise their productivity. This will greatly benefit your company, but as well as this when employees are happy, motivated and focused it also makes it an enjoyable place to work too. So how do you go about creating this atmosphere on the work floor to ensure everyone feels motivated, energised and ready for a productive day?
The Read more [...]