If you Plan to Succeed, Prepare to Fail

Success is like a swan gliding across a pond. Graceful, effortless, and lovely. We see a beautiful bird, sitting in water, serenely gliding over it. We admire, marvel at its calm and beauty. What we don’t see are its furiously…

Unique Labor Laws Around the World

The internet has successfully turned our world into a global village – a community that freely communicates, share, and work together. Despite the many online jobsites and platforms that link international freelancers with potential employees, hiring and staffing virtual offices…

7 Toxic Habits that are Holding You Back

Success is all about attitude. Hard work, money, and luck are significant contributing factors, but it is your attitude that will bring you success. Without you realizing it, certain behaviors may be holding you back from achieving your goals and…

Costs of International Money Transfers What are you paying banks for

The globalization movement brought about by the internet spawned virtual teams, online freelancers, virtual workrooms, and global businesses. The dynamic online community and transactions resulted in a significant increase in international money transfers. The costs of transferring money from one…

5 Techniques to Improve your Productivity

The life of an entrepreneur or of someone running a business is dynamic, in the fast lane, and hectic. To say ‘busy’ is an understatement. Your calendar is full for the next few weeks, months even. You work long hours…

HR Survival How to be Liked in the Office

To an organization, the HR or Human Resource department is the representation of a watchdog, judge, and punisher. That is not a very pretty picture, but that is how most employees, team members, and remote workers perceive an HR officer….

What is a CEO and what it's like to be One

The CEO or the chief executive officer of the company is the highest-ranking officer of the organization. He or she is the ultimate decision maker, the director, and the figurehead of the company. In smaller organizations, the CEO often fills…

5 Communication Tools Virtual Teams Cannot Survive Without

Requisites of a first-rate working team include an organized system of tools, talents, and open communications. Without the benefit of face-to-face interactions, virtual teams of remote workers and freelancers rely on online communication apps and platforms. More than seamless communication,…

The Power Shift_ From the Social Media to Instant Messaging

In this age of connectivity, the internet, and globalization, the social media reigns as the most effective and efficient communication and advertising channel. Everyone have at least one social media account, and most probably, it’s Facebook. The social media network…

Non-Cash Rewards are More Effective Motivational Tool

Money is the most popular and easiest form of a reward used as a motivational tool. It is quantifiable and allows the receiver total control on how to enjoy the reward. Cash is still the prime recompense for employees. It…