One CEO has a question that he asks every candidate, and it makes or breaks the interview: Cats or dogs? Surprisingly, it is a valid question with a correct answer. Dogs. As a matter of fact, the candidate just has to pay attention to know the correct answer. Cat lovers may slip by if they … Continue reading Question for the Next Interview: Cats or Dogs?
IHOP received a lot of flak on Twitter Sunday when they wished all mom's a happy mother's day. The tweet included an ultrasound image with pancakes. It seemed to insinuate that pancakes, when eaten, went straight to the... uterus? Ok, so they definitely were the butt of a PR joke for the day. It also … Continue reading IHOP Slammed For Mother’s Day Tweet: Why They Are Not Wrong
For those of you watching or inconvenienced by the 24 Uber strike in select major cities, you might be happy to hear that they have agreed on a settlement, for the most part. The biggest issue was that many fulltime drivers wanted to be viewed as employees with benefits. While Uber still claims drivers are … Continue reading Uber Strike Worked… Sort Of?
Recently one of the co-founders of Facebook has been questioning whether Facebook and Mark Zuckerberg have too much power. Truth is, they just might. The power they have is far beyond most in the private and even government sector. Their control over the average person and their information is scary. Do you feel the government … Continue reading Is Facebook Too Powerful?
In case you missed it, last Saturday we discussed the customer service side of business. This week I want you to take a look at the internal workings of your business. It does not matter how many customers you bring in if the interior side of your business is a mess. A high turnover rate, … Continue reading 7 Steps Part 2: Be Detail Oriented
Ah, yes. The war of ageism is alive and well among the older generation and millennial-aged entrepreneurs. This does expand past politics, and I am not surprised. A recent article on INC takes a negative look at young entrepreneurs and tries to dampen our beliefs. Surprised? I am not. Our millennial generation takes a look … Continue reading Millennial Entrepreneurs: Are We Entitled?
A recent study has shown that people who pitch an idea using hand gestures over metaphors or straight talk get the sale. The use of hand gestures actually increased the chances of landing the pitch by over 10%! How do you usually pitch your business to potential customers or investors? Are you expressive? Are you … Continue reading Sell Yourself With Hand Gestures