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Make Your Own Perfume

Making Perfume is often described as an Art and it is something hobbyists do because they thoroughly enjoy the process of choosing the different ingredients, selecting the Oils and experimenting with which ones work the best together. There is certainly a science of sorts to making Perfume because you can’t just throw anything into a glass bottle and hope for the best. Many who make Perfume describe choosing the Oils and aromas they want to combine to make the Perfume the most enjoyable part, this is the part that is very much described as the art of Perfume making.

Why on Earth Do I Need a BI System When I Know What Is Going on in My Company?

You business has been growing over the last few years and you have to admit that you have expanded your IT systems and processes to keep pace. Your staff give you monthly management and business information, surely that is enough?

BI, KPIs and Other Abbreviations to Help You Run Your Business

Many a company manager is drowned in abbreviations but here are a few that will help you build your business success. BI – or Business Intelligence – is a powerful software package that sits on the top of your databases and mines them – or burrows down into them, to find the business information that you really need to run your business. To ensure that you get just the information that you want to make key decisions you set up a number of KPIs or Key Performance Indicators that you will use to regularly use to monitor the health…

Points To Remember When Starting Your Own Recruitment Business

For people who no longer feel challenged working for others or can no longer deal with office politics or having to deal with a boss and wish to be in control and to be able to gain the flexibility to balance work and life, starting your own recruitment business is a smart option. However, not all people pursue the desire to start a new business mainly because they do not have any idea where and how to start. Check out the following points to remember when starting your own recruitment business.

Too Many Gurus: Why Less Is More and How to Refocus

Are you overwhelmed by the volume of advice you see and read each day by business and marketing experts? It’s easy to get excited about trying new things in your business and ending up following a lot of experts on social media and subscribing to their eZines and newsletters. But over time this can result in too many gurus, too much confusion and too little time to do everything they say you should be doing.

Entrepreneurs – Who Is Paying for Your Vacation?

As a business owner who pays for your vacations? One step further, who pays for that new piece of equipment needed? Who pays for a new vehicle? Proactive planning and budgeting will make your business healthier while adding quality of life for you!

A Compaq Guide About Business Setup in Dubai

This article will provides you with the basic understanding of Business setup in Dubai. The process of business setup in Dubai involves due diligence as you have been provided with the number of options to choose from. Also in this article you will find the possible number of business types you can setup as a foreign expat. You will get the idea of the governing authority that you have to get the permission before you start your business in Dubai. Also it will put some light on the benefits you may get for specific type of business you are willing to setup in Dubai.

Will 3D Printing Change Everything – What Should The Government Do To Save Us?

What’s wrong with rapid innovation in a capitalist society? Well, there are risks because once a company invests in equipment, facilities, personnel, training, marketing and develops a manufacturing line and supply chain they need a return on investment and if that ROI never comes there are challenges with employee layoffs, useless equipment, and bankruptcies. Let’s talk about both sides of this equation – losses and profits, as this was an important topic in our think tank not long ago.

Creative Cultural Industries: A Great Economic Capital For Indigenous Societies

Almost every indigenous society had a unique artistic production that is native to the people. These cultural artifacts are creatively fashioned from local materials that are readily available in the indigenous communities’ environments. They were the chief professions of the creative forebears of old that served as the pivot for their economies. In fact, those artifacts that they produced were their sole means of economic capital used for tending for families and developing the ancient societies. These creative cultural artifacts have been great parting treasures from the ancestors of numerous local communities to their present and future progenies. The creative cultural artistic industry is a potential economy of contemporary societies that settle on the soils of these indigenous societies. It can be a strategic tool for alleviating the impoverished state of the local residents in those communities.

“Yeah, But” Is Not a Way to Improve Your Business

To begin to succeed in your business, you need to determine what mountain you are going to plant your flag on and stay with it for at least 18 months. Running from one mountain top (where you are the guru) to another (where you are the guru) to a third and fourth and fifth (where, again, you are the guru) is tiring and expensive and impossible for a small business. You want customers. Decide who you are and stay with that one. A laser focus is the only focus that cuts through stone and steel and the obstacles in your way.

The Secret My Lawyers & Accountants Didn’t Even Know About – How to Get a Business Loan

I’m about to reveal to you the greatest secret to getting a business loan for as much as $25,000, $50,000 or even $250,000 – even when the bank says “NO!” and even if you don’t have perfect credit.

The 8 Questions You Must Ask Before Working With Any Business Credit Building Company

There are few business credit building companies out there, however, those that are out there are taking advantage of the lack of knowledge from the general public regarding business credit and how to get a business loan. DON’T LET THEM RIP YOU OFF!

How Do I Patent My Mobile App Idea?

So, you have come up with a great mobile app idea and you want to protect your idea with a patent. What do you need to know? First, you need to know that applying for a patent is a very detailed, often tedious process. However, you can make it easier by knowing some key things about the patenting process. When entrepreneurs ask me how to patent a mobile app idea, this is what I tell them:

The Importance of Customer Journey Planning

One of the most important yet often overlooked pieces to consider with your eCommerce business is planning the journey that you want your customer to take. Too many businesses get caught up on working in the business rather than optimising and working on the business.

Staying True to Yourself

When you first thought of starting your business, you were filled with excitement and fear. You had ideas of what you wanted your business to look like. Once the business began, you start to see some of your ideas come into focus.

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