Do You Need an MBA to be Successful in Business?

Dumb Little Man

Persuasion and negotiation skills. Persuasion and Negotiation Skills. Skills like persuasion and negotiation cannot be taught in general. When you pursue a degree like an MBA, these two skills will form the base of your learning. Strongest of associations are formed during the two years of your degree. Having a successful business does not have a sure shot recipe. What it does have is a consistent set of ingredients.

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Building A Startup: What Every Aspiring Entrepreneur Needs to Hear

Dumb Little Man

There are deadlines, people to find, marketing agencies to meet, and prices to negotiate. This is survival of the fittest in its most corporate form. It’s July 2003 and you’re a sophomore Harvard student named Mark Zuckerberg. You’ve been playing around with a pet project. You’ve got no commercial aspirations for it. It’s just fun to code. It’s a “hot or not” photo comparison site. You call it FaceMash and your friends love it.

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However, planning meetings also requires one to know and understand the hospitality industry and how it works, how to determine which venue and what destinations will work best for the types of meetings you’re asked to plan, the ins and outs of contracts and contract negotiations, budget prep and oh so much more. Prepared by Mary Jo Wiseman, CMP | Author, “ The Meeting Planning Process: A Guide to Planning Successful Meetings ” | November 2019 .

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How I Get My (Blog) Ideas

The Marq

You need to have a regular schedule that's non-negotiable and dedicated to this activity. For example, how can getting rid of weeds in the garden help in business , or what can I learn form pets that I can use in my meetings. Feel free to contact me via the form on this page with any ideas or list of tools of your own. I was speaking with a buddy about the Persistence blog post I've been working on. He gave me some great input, and asked how I come up with topics.

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Six Ways Brexit Could Affect Global Finances

Dumb Little Man

With the UK still locked in negotiations with the 27 member states of the EU following the country’s decision to leave the Union, a great deal of uncertainty still remains about what form a post-Brexit world will take. At the moment, even the negotiating position is open to debate with the country’s MPs split on what the best approach should be. Some hope that this may help to offset the higher tariffs that might form part of new trade agreements.