Monthly Archives: January 2016

succeed in an Interview

10 Things to do to Get Selected in an Interview

By | Employment, Life, Management | 2 Comments

An interview is a process in which organizations shortlist the good ones and selects the best. However ‘who is the best?’ has always a question for the candidates. Things are pretty simple, but we are so nervous while preparing for the interview that we miss these small points. A famous man very rightly said, “Successful people aren’t alien, they just be themselves”. Read More

Who has to work the longest to buy an iPhone

Who has to work the longest to buy an iPhone?

By | Business, Life, Technology & Telecommunication | No Comments

How many hours must you work to buy a new iPhone? It varies dramatically around the world, reflecting disparities in productivity and purchasing power.

According to a report by UBS that aims to measure well-being by estimating how many minutes workers in various countries must work to afford either an iphone, a Big Mac, a kilo of bread or a kilo of rice, the average worker in Zurich or New York can buy an iPhone 6 in under three working days. In Kiev, by contrast, it would take 13 weeks (or 627 hours) to buy the same phone. Read More

Prominent Bitcoin Developer Declares the Digital Currency a Failure

Prominent Bitcoin Developer Declares the Digital Currency a Failure

By | Technology & Telecommunication | One Comment

One of digital currency Bitcoin’s long-time supporters and developers has decided to walk away from it. His reason: Bitcoin has failed.

Mike Hearn, devoted long-time Bitcoin enthusiast who eventually quit a job at Google to work on Bitcoin’s technology full-time, wrote a long blog post on Medium on Wednesday outlining why he’s lost faith in it. “The fundamentals are broken and whatever happens to the price in the short term, the long-term trend should probably be downwards. I will no longer be taking part in Bitcoin development and have sold all my coins,” he wrote. Read More

How to Figure Out Your Margins

How to Figure Out Your Margins

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Q: How do I figure out my margins?

A: For decades, maybe even centuries, business owners were taught to shoot for a profit margin of 10 percent. I don’t know where that number came from, but I can tell you it’s meaningless. As evidence, consider that Amazon barely makes any profit, while Apple’s margins are in the 40 percent range. Both companies, as you know, are considered highly successful.  Read More

15 Business Tips Every Entrepreneur Should Know

15 Business Tips Every Entrepreneur Should Know

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The biggest problem founders and small business owners have is that they’re experts in their field and novices in what it really takes to effectively run a business. That’s what usually trips them up, sooner or later.

Don’t let that happen to you. Admit that you don’t know what you don’t know about business, starting with these 15 tips guaranteed to help keep you and your company out of hot water. Some are straightforward, others are counterintuitive, but they’re all true. And some day they’ll save your butt. Read More

How to Balance Power and Love

How to Balance Power and Love

By | Life | No Comments

Adam Kahane’s book Power and Love: A Theory and Practice of Social Change(Berrett-Koehler, 2010) opens with a quote from one of Martin Luther King Jr.’s most famous speeches, his last presidential speech to the Southern Christian Leadership Conference. “Power without love,” said King, “is reckless and abusive, and love without power is sentimental and anemic.” Read More

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