Let's face it, monopolies exist. There are companies that operate as a sole source within their field, and no one is stopping them. Can you name a few? EssilorLuxottica is one such company that was recently outed in the news. They handle the bulk of big name eyewear products. Now, the question isn't about becoming … Continue reading Monopolies Are Real, Not Just A Game
I use a news app to filter through some of the biggest news of the day. While I was sorting through, most of what I saw was bad. Car companies are expected to do massive layoffs. Facebook fines. Netflix loses billions. More layoffs. The business news today is bleak, to say the least. Today I … Continue reading Layoffs And Profit Losses: In The News Today
The person preparing to call you for an interview is hoping to see the best you possible... in your resume. As a matter if fact, most people spend less than one minute evaluating the person you portray yourself as on paper! What does your resume say about you right now? As a matter of fact, … Continue reading Put Your Best Foot Forward With Your Resume In Hand
I was briefly scanning a great article on Forbes when something struck me: cofounding a business is hard! So many new, small businesses are started and run as a passion gig or side hustle. What about those who want to immediately grow with investments and a team? Their recent article pulls advice from veteran business … Continue reading What Do You Need In A Good CoFounder?
It has been said repeatedly in business: Employees leave bad bosses, not jobs. It is true. How many have left one job, just to work again in the same field for a competitor? Often, it is the people they work for that can sour the work environment. It is preventable, though! How? Well, there are … Continue reading Why Employees Quit Bosses, Not Companies
I have never been a fan of the Goodwill store brand. Their products are donated. They do not donate any of their donated products to help people in need. Their prices range by region, but often they charge prices near retail value for preowned products. They barely pay minimum wage and they only offer part-time … Continue reading Does Goodwill Lack Real Goodwill Toward Employees?
Today is not an article or trend. Today I am sharing my own opinion piece. Even though it is almost 2020, there is one thing I have seen grow much too slowly in the business world: Self-expression! Visible tattoo's and piercings come with a stigma. Traditionalists are hesitant to do business with those who do … Continue reading Self-Expression In Business: Welcome To A Tattoo, Pierced World!