Posts Tagged Under: business

7 Essential Skills to Master the Art of Negotiation

In the workplace, almost every contract is set upon a negotiation. It plays a major role in the recruitment process, which is why HR representatives are trained in the art of negotiation. People working in sales are more or less successful depending on their negotiation skills. The procurement department of every company negotiates deals with suppliers. Teams negotiate deadlines, co-workers negotiate tasks, managers negotiate roles, and much more. Everything in business is the result of negotiation.

Essential Skills to Master the Art of Negotiation

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Five Ways You Can Attract Customer Attention

Customers are the lifeblood of your company, and to be able to make your business flourish, you need to keep this stream steady. Still, attracting new customers for your business is not an easy task. With competition this strong nowadays, one has to approach this issue with all the seriousness it deserves.

Ways you can attract customer attention

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Nine Successful Networking Tips

Having contacts is very useful for any professional. Knowing the right people can help you develop your business and offer new opportunities. For that reason, networking should be on the social agenda of any leader and entrepreneur as a must do. Attending events, such as summits, conferences, and industry fairs, is the perfect opportunity for networking and getting quality contacts.

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How to Find the Best People for Your Startup

I strongly believe in the power of the right people in the right place. For a startup, this makes the difference between life and death. While there aren’t two startups alike, the things I will talk about in this article apply to all of them.

I was fortunate enough to learn a lot of things the hard way and I want to share them with both early entrepreneurs and people who are wasting their potential instead of joining a startup.

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Your Invisible Business Phone

We developed Hubgets with the goal to make our teamwork as smooth as possible. Then, we shared it with the world. With Hubgets, you can have cohesive teams and a flexible work policy. You can reach people half way across the globe using the same mechanism you would to buzz a colleague 10 feet away. Today, we’ll look at the Phone component in Hubgets.

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Hubgets Phone

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How Teamwork Technology Makes Meetings Efficient Again

Statistically, 9 out of 10 people prefer to interact at work in any other way than meetings. It’s a long-known culprit in corporate but also in SMB environments that apply standard operational formulas. Alternatives are hard to come by. You need to buy video conferencing tech, you need to triple-check that attendants are at their desk, that their computer supports the platform etc. Actually, we should have used past tense here as alternatives are no longer hard to come by.

How to build credibility with your team

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3 (Busted) Myths About Communication

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The Unified Communications (UC) market is chock full of media meant to promote the use of technology for communication and collaboration. Overall, that’s a good thing. But the nature of the materials is often abstract, trading the human element for the tech jargon.

In reality, technology only assists the transmission of information, which can actually detrimental to communications in the absence of basic skills, such as friendliness, feedback, or eye contact (in the case of video calling). Below, we bust three myths about “good communication” that get tossed around in marketing materials, including counter-marketing ones

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