In April 2022, Tesla CEO Elon Musk offered to buy Twitter, and one of the top tasks on his agenda is slashing jobs to cut costs. Netflix, too, has been laying off employees to cut costs after losing over 200,000 subscribers.
When it comes to financing and budgeting, most of us have to learn everything all by ourselves. From figuring out the right kind of investments to learning how to manage your spending habits, we all need to know more about handling our personal finances.
I’m sure no one would be shocked to find out that the metaverse trend has been picking up steam. Consulting firm Gartner has named “metaverse” one of the top five emerging trends and technologies for 2022, and it is expected to be worth US$800 billion by 2024.
It may feel like you’re constantly being pulled in a million different directions in today’s fast-paced environment. Whether you’re expected to complete several tasks simultaneously or manage a continuous stream of demands and requests from coworkers, bosses and clients, staying focused and productive might be difficult.
Entrepreneurship is one of the most challenging, yet rewarding career paths you can take. It requires long hours, dedication and a lot of hard work—similar to maintaining a relationship with your partner. Understandably, you want to strive for success and take your business to higher levels as soon as possible. Yet, you only have as much energy, time and attention as everybody does.
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Every morning, we hear the alarm and wonder—should I snooze the hit button or sleep more? The day has just begun, and the decisions keep piling up as hours go by. Real problems arise every day at workplaces across the world, where workers and managers are confronted with several issues, such as deciding which candidate to hire or whether to go ahead with a certain business plan.
Last year gave us a lot of gems when it came to youth-oriented movies, be it Spider-Man: No Way Home or Encanto. Not only did these movies bring the action and some great music, they also left behind some valuable lessons for startups.
At some point in your professional career, you either have already encountered or will eventually encounter a difficult employee. An employee who doesn’t get the tasks done on time, doesn’t get along with other employees or just isn’t behaving professionally. Most leaders or managers end up spending a lot of time and emotional energy thinking about how to deal with such employees.
Conflict is part and parcel of working with the same people day after day. When you bring together people with diverse socio-economic, geographical and ideological backgrounds to work together as a team, chances are there are going to be moments when people feel angry or frustrated with each other.
When most people think of entrepreneurship, they think of the lone wolf—the person who ventures out on their own, works hard and makes it big. However, there is another approach to entrepreneurship that is becoming increasingly popular:
When the co-Founder of Hong Kong-based food startup Good Food Tech (GFT), Andrew Leung, introduced his new product—“PLANT SIFU”, that is plant-based pork—to his family, they responded positively but also offered criticism (something he considers essential). Like most dishes in Chinese culture, their reaction was perfectly balanced.
The deadline is approaching, but all you can hear is your colleagues talking in the next cubicle. It’s distracting, isn’t it? Whether you are working at home, in coffee shops or in the office, we encounter many distractions that make it nearly impossible to get work done. We get distracted every 11 minutes, and then it takes about 45 minutes to get back to our original work.
Every entrepreneur understands that the chances of success in business are very slim. 90% of all startups fail, and 10% of all these failures happen within the first year of business. With such a small chance of success, you would want to do anything you can to prevent the risk of failure.
As the world becomes more and more competitive, it’s increasingly important for businesses to keep innovating in order to stand out from their competitors. Usually, we associate innovation with startups and smaller businesses that are creating or improving a product or service with a new, creative, original and problem-solving idea.