Just last Tuesday, I was having coffee with my special someone along one of the famous commercial malls today. While I and my mate were enjoying our coffee and some snacks, rain poured in heavily, making people stranded and causing traffic as well for vehicles that were passing by. Umbrellas were not brought by most people, since the downpour was sudden and no one expected rain showers that night. For us, it made no difference as we had no where else to go after our meeting, so we just let the rain pass, observing the people around us. People can really learn a lot from mere observation alone.
I noticed two boys, the not so blessed as far as financial capacity is used as a gauge. I cannot even call them beggars since they were simply strolling and offering to guard parked cars along the streets for people touring the mall at that time. While is was raining, the number of stranded people had swelled, and most of them wanted to reach their cars to be able to go home, but the rain was the main obstacle for them to be able to do so. Then out of nowhere, I noticed these two boys holding large umbrellas and offering to escort people from the mall to their cars in exchange for some loose change. If I counted it right, the number of people they were able to escort reached around 20 people. The pennies, nickels and dimes that they got were varied; I wouldnâ€™t even be surprised if they got a buck from them. Then it struck me that if people really used their head and put their wits together, they can discover ways on how to earn if they only wanted it happen.
Each human is gifted with a unique mindset, and to use them properly and think maturely, they can come up with different kinds of business techniques and strategies that most people would look up to today. In businesses, this is the trend to go, uniqueness and originality that separates them from the traditional practices of current companies that have made their mark as far as corporate operation is concerned. Seeing the two boys made me realize that ideas are existent in anyone, regardless of age, gender and capacity. If only people would put their minds to work in the proper time, they can really make a difference in any group they may find themselves into.
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Most businessmen have a need to travel from one place to another, distance being the varying factor hence providing the need for them to get used to being away from their homes and main office. Expanding the network of markets, customer base and such is something that will surely be something that most businesses would want, especially once market saturation has already been accomplished and that the product or service has already been established.
Considering other provinces, cultures and places, is something that most businesses should be open to. For one, such tactics will help in the brand and product building means of a company to further enhance its part in the market. The common notion is that market focus should be made on one area of concern, but in most cases, it will come to a point where most business and research development teams should survey and assess the other markets where competitors have not yet penetrated. Stepping up and moving ahead of the pack is something that will be beneficial, since being advanced in this aspect will surely be a move in the right direction, especially for the business development and marketing departments of any aggressive organization.
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These days, a lot of tempting and unique propositions and decision making prowess when it comes to work, interaction and deals are expected to come to the way of most people. People are usually torn in this process, sometimes looking at only one side and leaving out the whole benefit from doing the right thing. Everyday we encounter various problems and the manner to which we can be able to make the final decision shall always pose as the main problem.
Money is perhaps the most pinpointed vice of all. It alters the stable mind and makes a person think of lots of things, most of which cannot be attained since the greedy souls inside of people get the better of them, making them hallucinate of various things even if the actual medium is not yet within their grasp. The principles to which they live on are totally forgotten and what matters most to them is moving forward and attaining things that are usually impossible for them to reach.
The sad part is that people do not think long term. Most people would grab any given opportunity at a moments notice to enhance their financial capacity and maybe their career growth. However, the underlying marks should also be weighed out, the pros and cons of which should be detailed and analyzed properly. A sole decision can go a long way. This can also mean the difference between failure and fulfillment, and prior to the final decision making process, such points for consideration should always be taken under consideration and let money come naturally in the course of their existence and growth.
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In any company or group, maximizing the talents of each individual and molding them into one effective overall unit is the ultimate goal of any leader who is given the task of balancing manpower and productivity in most cases. One man alone cannot make a difference. The motivational factor, often referred to as the X-factor by most people, is something that not all leaders possess. It is something that is inherited, most of the time an inherited trait of gathered from daily experiences from other cultures and origins. Whichever the origin of such rare talent today comes from, the implementation and carrying out of the said tool will be the differentiating factor that can help companies and corporations become more proactive.
While most corporate executives are leaning on educational background and work experience, both will be useless unless the person is effective and productive. These are not included in the usual requirements of human resources requirements. Such are inborn and it is not hard to identify the presence of such a gift, since come the interview alone, these can be readily noticed by the person who represents a company and screens all candidates for critical positions in a company.
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When we were all just getting started on the web, there was one almost universally accepted metric that measured your siteâ€™s search engine optimisation success – the Google PageRank. If you have absolutely no idea what PageRank is, it is a numerical grade assigned by Google to every website on the internet to measure the sitesâ€™ relative importance. The rule of thumb is that the higher the PageRank, the higher its search engine rankings.
That was a few years ago, though. When youâ€™re on the web, a few years can be a long time, and what was true then might not be applicable today. Weâ€™re seeing the beginnings of the real-time web, where we can see instantaneous tweets, blog and posts come out as they happen. Does PageRank still matter?
A few search engine optimisation practitioners would go as far as to say that PageRank doesnâ€™t matter anymore. Itâ€™s because no matter how many hours you work on a siteâ€™s PageRank; in the end, your websiteâ€™s PageRank is subject to the whims of Google. Such a subjective system, for them, is not going to work. On the other hand, other SEO specialists are saying that PageRankâ€™s importance has indeed diminished over the years, but you canâ€™t just ignore it – itâ€™s still a vital metric to measure your SEO success.
So how should we approach PageRank nowadays? Personally, I go with the second school of thought regarding PageRank – itâ€™s not as important as before, but it still matters nonetheless. Even Googleâ€™s employees are telling people to stop focusing on PageRank so much, because itâ€™s no longer the most important metric for them to track.
Personally, I focus on keyword optimization first and search engines second. I donâ€™t even spend energy trying to raise my PageRank, because thereâ€™s no guarantee Iâ€™ll get PR4 on my sites anyway. I just focus on content and building quality backlinks.