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Business and Social Media – Part 1

This is the first article in a series of articles describing how social media can be used by businesses. The aim is to publish one article per week on this topic, the first being today, August 7. Each article will address a single topic, and build on material provided in the earlier articles. Through feedback […]

When the Schedule Slips

Planning schedules for projects can be difficult. When the schedule begins to slip, what should you, as a vendor, be doing? How can you repair the relationship with the client?

Business and Karma – An Ethical Decision

The past can come back to bless you, or haunt you. Without a crystal ball to predict when the past will return, you’re better off erring on the side of caution and always being ethical and upfront with your actions.

What would you like me to write about

I’m currently looking for some topics to write about that would be of interest to people seeking career advice, small business owners, and general advice relating to business. What would you like to see written about?

Using LinkedIn Effectively

LinkedIn is a way for you to publicly establish your credibility using your existing network. The more active you are on the site, the more other people outside your network will see you. That, in turn, will make them pay attention to you, by visiting your profile, visiting your personal site if you have linked to it, and getting in touch with you when they think they have an opportunity that you may be interested in.

Consistency and Competence

It’s been a little while since I’ve written. Today’s article is on two more quotes from Despair Inc. Consistency: It’s only a virtue if you’re not a screwup. (link here) Incompetence: When you earnestly believe you can compensate for a lack of skill by doubling your efforts, there’s no end to what you can’t do. […]

Business Research in Canada

Landing a small contract today to advise a small business on a common problem may not pay the bills. But if that client sees the benefit of your advise, they will return with a larger contract once the business has grown, and that is what will increase the volume of R&D business in Canada.

The Customer is Always Right… Sometimes

When negotiating with clients, is the customer always right? Elie provides a brief discussion of the issues involved.