HOW TO MANAGE OUTSOURCING EFFECTIVELY

The introduction of outsourcing has offered tremendous benefits in the world of business. Surveys have shown that almost 90% of companies attribute their improved productivity and profitability to their strategic shift of operational functions to outsourcing their supply of manpower. Their move enables them to focus on their core business at lower costs. A good...

QUANTIFY YOUR BENEFITS FROM OUTSOURCING

Without doubt, outsourcing offers many benefits to those who avail of it. However, as in any business, you should know and be able to translate all these benefits into solid figures. Knowing that you are gaining something out of it is not enough. If you do not track your actual progress, you will not be able to pinpoint the right time when you have to level up,...

HOW TO MAKE TIME WORK FOR YOU

Running their own business and calling the shots are dreams come true to new entrepreneurs. Many are lured into freelancing because of the promise of time freedom it provides, or so they think. What they fail to realize is the price they have to pay to enjoy this privilege. Time, which is their very reason to start on their own, may become their biggest reason that...

HOW TO RE- MOTIVATE YOURSELF

Every now and then, it is a very good practice to review what motivates you to action. This is especially true when you seem to have hit a plateau in your career and your enthusiasm starts to wane. A short look back to what inspired you at the start of your journey will help revive your enthusiasm to move on. Here are some reminders of the possibilities worth...

TRICKS TO BE MORE PRODUCTIVE IN LESSER TIME

Many equate more productivity with longer working time. Perhaps, this may be true in some instances but did you know you can actually reverse this equation? Here are some tricks to help you achieve this: Focus on your goal, not on the time. By aiming on your goal gives you an overview of the entire job. Once this is clear to you, it will be easier for you to...

HOW TO BE PRODUCTIVELY LAZY

During these days of robotics and automation, working hard has become almost sin. Toiling and trying to do everything alone is not considered a virtue anymore but sort of a mental dysfunction. The logic behind this rather harsh conclusion is: why unnecessarily burden yourself when you can do things the easy ways? The new catch phrase now in the workplace is “work...

Eliminating Fear in Entrepreneurship

I´m sending this email from one of the best extreme sport locations in Utah called Moab (Arches National Park). I´m here on a workation (basically my business pays for my trip because I do some work while I´m here...) to do some off-roading and other outdoor activities for a few days. I have never done sky diving because I´m fearful of it. Maybe this time I´ll do...

TRUTHS IN OUTSOURCING YOU MAY NOT KNOW

The strength of any company or organization depends on the quality of its people. Managers may run the show but without enough and supportive manpower a business cannot be successful. Workers play an important role in any business venture. Without doubt, the growing popularity of outsourcing is due to the many benefits it offers to the business world, most...

BENEFITS OF OUTSOURCING TO A SMALL BUSINESS

There is an impression among small-size business owners that outsourcing, especially with large outsource companies, is beyond their reach. They are concerned with the expense involved that may defeat their purpose to cut cost in their operations. The concern of many small-scale business owners is that they do not have enough activities yet involving accounting or...

HOW TO MASTER YOUR FEAR

Everything in life has two sides, the positive and the negative. Fear is no different because it can either be good or bad depending on its effect on the person who experiences it. By its own, you should not be afraid of fear. Actually, you can regard fear your ally because it triggers your innate instinct for self-preservation. When faced with danger, it alerts you...

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