Removing Dysfunction from Your Sales Team

Companies thrive when each department within the company functions at maximum efficiency and effectiveness. When one department in the company is not operating optimally not only does it affect that particular department it can also have a spillover effect, causing problems in many other or all of the other company departments. Discovering the cause of why this is occurring is not always simple. Because you are dealing with company dynamics, humans, and hard to achieve objectives, it could be challenging to get to the root cause of issues. But discovering what it is causing the dysfunction is so important, management…

Will the Latest Tesla Layoffs Impact Its Stock Price?

Since the end of 2016, Tesla stock has climbed from a price of around $180 to more than $386, which it hit twice this year in June and September. However, many investors are starting to think that the car producer’s market valuation is unrealistically high, especially considering that the company has yet to generate any profits. Recently, the Palo Alto, California-based company decided to fire hundreds of employees, including engineers, production line workers and managers, after conducting its annual performance reviews. In a statement, the company announced that it would keep hiring people around the world, but “as with any…

Martin Sanders on How to Become a True Leader

A lot of people would love to be a leader. They want to be inspirational and have a following of people. Actually doing that, however, can be quite difficult. This is why Martin Sanders has developed some key tips that those who want to transform themselves into leaders – or become better leaders – can apply to their lives. Martin Sanders Defines the Characteristics of Great Leaders There are four key characteristics that all great leaders have. Those are: Confidence A leader has to be confident, but that is often used as a buzzword. What it really means is: That…

Advanced Trading Techniques only the Pros Know

Follow these tips to up your trading game and close the gap between you and the pros. Use trailing stops As an experienced trader, you’ll know how annoying it is to get stopped out of a trade. Basically, you set a stop limit on the trade to prevent losses over a certain percentage or price level. If you’re holding an equity it’s probably a stop limit if the price falls below a certain point. For a spread bet, it may be a point above the price if you’ve sold the stock, or below the price if you’ve bought it. Say…

Marketing Guidance for Aspiring Entrepreneurs

Few entrepreneurs have unlimited funds to grow their business. If you are just starting out as a small business owner, there’s a good chance that you’re on a tight budget. Unfortunately, the only way to survive in this economy is to grow. This means that you’ll need to find ways to market your business and build your brand, with little to no financial investment. Here are seven marketing tips for aspiring entrepreneurs that can help grow your company and its bottom line results. 1. Make Sure You Have a Product/Market Fit It’s going to be difficult to market your business…