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
Cities and larger towns are often known for their shopping choices. Why not colleges and their towns too? It was recently argued that companies like Target or Trader Joe's are actually chasing the college student by building on or near college campuses. They are the future of shopping after all, right? This may be a … Continue reading Shopping Malls: Coming To A College Near You?
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
There has recently been a discussion on offering your employees raises and what translates into a deserved raise. Needless to say, I have my own two cents to add to the mix. I do not argue with some of the reasoning behind offering and giving raises to employees. There are multiple good reasons besides just … Continue reading Raises For Employees: Yay Or Nay?
What is more stereotypical gamer than imagining how they smell? Also, what is more stereotypical gamer than Axe body spray to hide poor bathing habits? Microsoft and Axe have come together to improve gamer hygiene. Instead of being known as stereotypical smelly gamers, they are creating a line of body wash to make you smell … Continue reading Microsoft Moves Into Hygiene With Xbox Body Wash
How you talk to your children helps shape the type of person they will be when they grow up. Why wouldn't the same apply to your employees? It does. The words you use can make or break your team. So, how can you make them feel valued? Acknowledge them when they do well. Ask for … Continue reading Great Employees Are Made by Great Bosses
We hear a lot of things about big business, the man, trying to take down the little guy. So what does a billion dollar machine company have in common with a small coffee shop? A trademark fight against over the use of 'cat'. Yes, you heard that right. Caterpillar INC. is going after a small … Continue reading Who Owns the Rights to ‘Cat’? The Billion Dollar Business vs the Little Guy