How to Best Avoid Product Problems and Handle Them When They Occur

Contributed article in our business series. Enjoy! – Kimberly

Developing a line of successful products is no small task. There’s much that goes into the creation of physical goods and it’s a highly involved process. Many steps are required, which opens the possibility of something going wrong at any point along the line.

Here are some thoughts about how to avoid problems with products and what to do should they arise.

First, Research the Target Market

One of the biggest mistakes when creating a new product is not doing the market research first. Commonly, a triumphant decision is made that that “we can create this product” while making the erroneous assumption that the product is needed or wanted in the marketplace.Continue reading

Good Writing as an Essential Leadership Skill

Contributed article in our business series. Enjoy! – Kimberly

Our writing gives us away. It is an element of great importance in our image because it says everything about a person. Talk about your education, your values, your way of seeing life, etc. Everything we put together through words is indicative of our personality.

Today, with the influence of electronic media, the impact of our spelling and writing is imminent. From sending a text message, writing an email, writing a paper in college, writing on a person’s Facebook wall to chatting, it reflects everything about us.

These have become the most common and current means of communication used by millions of people. Unfortunately, with surprise, we realize that the writing of many is deficient. In schools and universities, jobs and exhibitions are saturated with spelling errors. We have lost this habit that is essential to maintain and encourage, not only to project a good image but to be able to understand each other.Continue reading

5 Pre-flight Tips for Chilled Corporate Travelers

Contributed article in our business series. Enjoy! – Kimberly

Unless you’re a seasoned business traveler, the thought of that sales trip to Tallahassee may fill you with dread.

From cramming yourself into the airport bus to pushing inedible airline food round a plastic plate while pining for your loved ones, the whole sorry scenario can be deeply unpleasant.

But what if there was a way to flip the script so completely that you embrace the corporate travel concept as robustly as a lost supermarket kid finally finding his mother?

There is a way to make this experience productive and pleasurable, but proper planning is essential — so here are five pre-flight tips that will keep you cool as a corporate cucumber.Continue reading

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