During the Negotiation: Effective Strategies to Score a Deal (Infographic)

Everyone knows that it is during the negotiation phase where the meat of any transaction is discussed. Terms, conditions, prices, etc.—everything boils down to that process of sitting down and… Read more »

The Art of Negotiation when Selling a Business

Selling your business involves a number of high-level skills and some vital tools if it’s going to be successful. But, there’s also a certain amount of art to it. For… Read more »

Dos and Don’ts for Creating a Winning Business Pitch

Startups and established businesses know that pitches are essential. It can mean new customers and/or funds, which you need to jump-start your company. It can mean impressing the right people… Read more »

How to Deal With Customers Who’re Always Asking for “Special Deals”

Whether it’s to ask for a special discount or trying to suck an extra product or service out of you for free; deals, discounts, freebies — all cut into your… Read more »

5 Simple Ways to Play With People’s Heads and Get Ahead in Business and Life

While real-life conversations on this topic are typically reserved for talk between salespeople and “pick-up artists,” anyone who works in business can benefit from learning more about human psychology so… Read more »

Improve Your People Skills: Learn the Lost Art of the “Schmooze”

Outside of direct sales, the art of schmoozing appears on the verge of utter extinction. Not long ago, we were a society that placed importance on the ability to win… Read more »

Developing Relationships with Customers from Diverse Background: Key to Success (Sponsored)

In today’s business world, your ability to embrace diversity is paramount. Let’s just say that it supersedes your ability to deliver quality products and services. Why? Because today, quality alone… Read more »

Pillbox 38 Combines Marketing with Lobbying

In a classic example of trying to affect legislative outcomes through a combination of marketing and lobbying, Pillbox 38 recently donated some £30,000 to the UK Independence Party (UKIP). It… Read more »

Your Business Storefront’s Lease is Up: Now What?

For a retailer, a commercial storefront lease is typically one of the first physical commitments made to a new business. It’s also one of the most lasting. Retail space is… Read more »

3 Underrated Skills You Need to Steer a Successful Business

Who doesn’t want to succeed?   Well I guess everyone does.   To succeed in business is even more important simply because failure comes with undesirable financial implications.   One can have an… Read more »