What is Gangnam Style? And What Does it Mean for Business?

CREDIT: Culled from http://smallbiztrends.com “Gangnam Style” is a song and music video by South Korean musician Psy. The phrase has become a metaphor for having a unique and authentic style. The video was first released in July 2012 and soon went viral on YouTube. In December 2012, the Gangnam Style video became the first YouTube video to reach one billion views. Today, it is still … Continue reading What is Gangnam Style? And What Does it Mean for Business?

Why failing is (kind of) a good thing

Credit: Culled from http://cristianmihai.net They say you can’t beat a man who doesn’t give up. The first piece of writing I ever wrote was rubbish. And I kept on adding more rubbish. Then I wrote something else. And then someone said I was a retard. And I wanted to prove them wrong. I’ve failed time and time again. In all aspects of life. The first … Continue reading Why failing is (kind of) a good thing

Succesful People Have Their Own Stories

Bill Gates didn’t seem like a shoe-in for success after dropping out of Harvard. He started his first business with Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen called Traf-O-Data. It  failed. Steve Jobs’ Apple III computer, the early model of the Mac, was so poorly designed that the computer earned a reputation as an unreliable machine that invariably crashed because of poor ventilation. Richard Branson has Dyslexia, although … Continue reading Succesful People Have Their Own Stories

IF You Ever Want To Achieve Greatness Stop Asking For Permission

I chose the image of this blog post out of personal love for who Fela Kuti is. He was one of the few individuals who never looked back to pursue his passion and give his purpose a voice.  An African Legend who become great by simply not asking for permission to be himself. Quit asking for people’s validation on who you are or what you … Continue reading IF You Ever Want To Achieve Greatness Stop Asking For Permission

HOW TO WIN MARKET SHARE

“A good entrepreneur asks, what is the right value for the potential customers? What influences their choices and preferences? What brand promises would they want to hear? And he derives his answers by stepping into the customers’ shoes “ The first important step in winning market share is to understand the customers, and you only do this by  wearing their shoes. Stepping into the shoes … Continue reading HOW TO WIN MARKET SHARE

22 Things Happy People Do Differently

CREDIT: Culled from http://lesleycarter.wordpress.com Happy people, this particular article was so an eye opener and educative. I couldn’t wait to share this awesome piece from  http://lesleycarter.wordpress.com here for all of you to read. My weekend treat to you…. Thank God is Friday!!!! There are two types of people in the world: those who choose to be happy, and those who choose to be unhappy. Contrary … Continue reading 22 Things Happy People Do Differently

SEO Basics: 8 Essentials When Optimizing Your Site

CREDIT: Culled from http://strongblogs.com Basic search engine optimization (SEO) is fundamental. And essential. SEO will help you position your website properly to be found at the most critical points in the buying process or when people need your site. What are search engines looking for? How can you build your website in a way that will please both your visitors/customers, as well as Google, Bing, … Continue reading SEO Basics: 8 Essentials When Optimizing Your Site