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How to work at home and be your own boss

How to work at home and be your own boss

Career
The global economic instability and increasing competition from low-cost countries has created a highly unpredictable job environment. “Job Security” seems to be a relic of the past. Gone are the days when a job brought better financial stability and predictability than a business. If that is the case, where is the advantage of choosing a job over the challenges and uncertainties of entrepreneurship? However, this does not mean that entrepreneurship does not require preparedness. Here are some key suggestions for anyone toying with the idea of quitting a 9-to-5 job and becoming his or her own boss: Work on an Idea Great enterprises are created out of great ideas. It is important to widen the horizons, expand knowledge levels, meet enterprising people, attend business events an...
Office Party Etiquette for the Boss

Office Party Etiquette for the Boss

Career, Lifestyle
Much has been written about how to behave, how to avoid embarrassment and how to dress properly for male and female employees. Little consideration has been given to the CEO, boss or manager who finds himself or herself in a delicate situation at any office party, whatever the occasion.. Here are a few tips and rules to facilitate clear sailing with authority and dignity intact without being considered a stuffy shirt. Purpose of the Office Party Generally speaking, there are two occasions for an office party: one is seasonal, most notably Christmas and sometimes the New Year. The other is special occasions like retirement of an employee, anniversary of the boss, firm or a long time employee. Depending on the size of the company, there may be departmental parties as well as big on...
Fool-Proof Ways to Become a Better Boss

Fool-Proof Ways to Become a Better Boss

Business, General
Everyone can be a boss, but not everyone can be THE boss—that is, the leader that every employee wants to work for. In order for a business to succeed, the team must be cohesive in working towards the bigger goal, but this doesn’t come too easy when the team is led by an ineffective leader who couldn’t even gain his members’ trust. Being the better boss doesn’t mean you only need to be the only one motivated to work; it also means setting a good example and inspiration to your team members. If that seems like a whole other burden to figure out, here are important tips to ensure that you are being the better boss that the company needs. Establish a healthy communication. To establish authority, a lot of employers or managers make the mistake of limiting their communication wit...