Contributed Posts

4 Qualities Of Great Business Leaders

One of the things about owning a business is that you need to know how exactly to lead the people in your business towards greater and greater success. This is as important in the first five years as it is twenty years down the line. But it’s not just in your relation to your own people that it matters. You also need to be able to draw in great swathes of people to buy your products and use your services, and this takes a certain kind of personality. Fortunately, these personality traits are all things that you can easily and quickly take on board. In this post, we are going to look at some of the essential qualities of the best business leaders. How many…
Read more

Don’t Let These Issues Get in the Way of Your Business Goals

Contributed Post Source: Pixabay Reaching your business goals is tough work. And once you do start to achieve them, you will probably have new goals ready to take their place. You have to put a lot of work into reaching your goals, and just being ambitious isn’t necessarily going to be enough. There can be things that will get in the way of you doing what you want with your business. If you want to succeed, you have to be willing to push past them or find a solution. To set out to achieve your business goals, you have to be willing to face these hurdles. Lack of Money Money, or lack of it, is without a doubt one of the biggest barriers that most…
Read more

Write Your Own Cheques

Contributed Post Image source A lot of people simply stumble into jobs. They go to school, get a degree and they take the first job offer to come their way without giving this career choice a second thought. That doesn’t happen with writers. You don’t fall into writing; writing pulls you in. Sometimes that can be in your 40s or later, however, sometimes people are lucky enough to know they are writers from a young age and go to school to study some form of it. But leaving school with a writing degree doesn’t mean you will become the next AA Gill or WHH. A career in writing needs to forged and fought for, tooth and nail, and relentlessly. But that doesn’t mean there aren’t…
Read more

Things That Seem Like Scams (But Actually Aren’t)

Flickr There are a surprising amount of products out there that ma seem like a scam at first, but are actually incredibly useful or even essential things that are totally worth your money. Here are just a few! Free credit reports As soon as the word “free” pops up, alarm bells start ringing in the heads of most people. Or, at least, they should do. To be honest, there are an awful lot of people who see the word “free” and fall for whatever the scheme is hook, line, and sinker. But, in general, it’s safe to say that most people assume that something strange is afoot. There’s no such thing as a free lunch, right? So how the heck could “free” ever apply to…
Read more

Home Is Where The Garden Is

Contributed Post Picture Source As proud homeowners, many of us can testify to the fact that our garden is our second home. Interior design is always the area people focus on when it comes to renovating their property, but, whether you’re looking to sell your house or simply make it prettier for your own pleasure, the exterior is just as important as the interior. After all, the outside of your home is what you and everyone else will see before anything else. Yes, I know – tackling the mammoth task of rejuvenating your home’s outdoor area is easier said than done. Tidying and re-designing even the smallest of gardens can seem overwhelming on the surface, but it shouldn’t be such a scary task. At the…
Read more