GlobalBX Entrepreneur Business Articles - January 2015

Wearable Tech Will Change Lots of Things but You

“SSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSMOKIN’!” – Mask, “The Mask,” New Line Cinema, 1994 I’m not sure what I like best about coming back from CES (Consumer Electronics Show): trying to figure out what new insanely reat technology/products are going to be the “gotta have” stuff next Christmas or the first three months of the year at the club and [...]

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Virtually There, Fly-bys, Friendly Bots, Something from Nothing

New Stuff – While this is the media mob at ShowStoppers, there were people everywhere at this year’s CES trying to see what’s new, what’s hot and what’s not around the 35 football fields of exhibit space. In a word, impossible. CES (Consumer Electronics Show) is just too much to take in and digest in [...]

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Wear it, Drive it, Watch it – WOW, It’s Coming

Rush Begins – The 2015 CES was not only the largest worldwide show to date, it was also the most packed by industry executives and media people from around the world. When you’re caught up in the magic of CES (Consumer Electronics Show), it’s pretty hard to tell what is going to be the next [...]

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Doctor Vs Dentists

Yesterday I had an 8.45am appointment with the Dentist. Definitely not my favorite place to go and definitely not at that time in the morning. My husband and I arrived for our check-ups promptly and at 8.45am exactly I was shown into the chair. After a quick look around and an announcement that everything was [...]

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Leadership and Management: What’s the Difference?

Precisely among most frequently rehashed topic for debate and discussion in the field of business are the concepts behind being a leader and a manager. Taken from their exact terms, leaders are meant to lead people, while a manager is expected to manage tasks. More often than not, however, the two ideas are misrepresented and [...]

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Survey: Franchisees Unhappy Over McDonald’s Costly Business Decisions

Recent reports of McDonald’s dwindling overall sales performance has created a stir not only among executives and investors; franchisees are expressing dismay over the issues plaguing the world’s largest hamburger fast-food chain. A recent survey by Janney Capital Markets revealed how franchisees, which have reached some 14,000 stores scattered across the United States, are becoming [...]

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Is Owning a Franchise a Business Risk Worth Taking?

For many who are reaping the benefits of franchising, the business model is a highly ideal one. Leveraging known brands often works better and invites more benefits than going through the whole process of creating and establishing their own. Entrepreneurs are also basking on the strategic support that franchisors offer, while also spotlighting the potential [...]

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Female Entrepreneurs Reshaping Small Business in Detroit

As the role of men and women continue to evolve, society is seeing the latter present breakthrough capabilities and demonstrating their significant contributions. In the business arena, for one, the playing field has certainly leveled. Women are proving they can do business and mean it. Just as more and more women now proving themselves worthy [...]

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Social Media … Targeted Marketing Until They Turn on You

“It’s not a mistake. They don’t make mistakes. They don’t do random. There’s always an objective. Always a target.” – Nicky – “The Bourne Supremacy” (2004) The world of new media – widgets and social applications – it’s a great big beautiful marketing hunting ground. Imagine people flocking to Web 2.0 locations where they blog. [...]

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Concentrate on Results … Not on delivery

I came across a very interesting formula the other day, which was shared by a sales guru based in the US called Lisa Sasevich. She was talking about the fact that when many of us talk about what we can do for customers, we concentrate on how we can deliver the product or service and [...]

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Do You Know Your Why?

When people used to ask me why I wanted to achieve a particular goal in my business or get to a certain turnover, I never used to be able to answer them and I always came away from that interaction thinking the same thing: Why do you want to know my why? After all, I [...]

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