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5 Biggest Types of Poison Pills in the Business World

5 Biggest Types of Poison Pills in the Business World

In the business world, little is more important than protecting your company at any cost. Sometimes, those costs can be very high, demanding that you give up your business altogether. To prevent that from happening, most companies employ a tactic referred to as poison pills. A poison pill is a shareholder plan to discourage buyouts, takeovers and acquisition attempts by activist investors.

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What Horror Movies Can Teach Us about Marketing

What Horror Movies Can Teach Us about Marketing

If you need to know anything about your dear writer, it’s that I love horror films and naturally have fueled this passion by consuming almost all the cult classics. One of the fascinating things about horror films is that even the lowest-budget films (like The Blair Witch Project) have a chance of success at the box office.

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4 Reasons Why Good Employees Quit

4 Reasons Why Good Employees Quit

You’ve just hired a new employee. They’re great, intelligent, driven and excited to be a part of your company. You’re thrilled to have them on board. However, a few months later, they hand in their notice and quit. It’s a frustrating and not uncommon situation—30% of job seekers have left a job within the first three months.

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What Are ARGs and Why Are They Useful in Marketing

What Are ARGs and Why Are They Useful in Marketing?

Have you ever heard of Slenderman? A tall thin figure with no discernible features wearing a black suit lurking somewhere in the forests, ready to kidnap unsuspecting people? At one point in the internet’s history, Slenderman was a horror staple featured in several real-seeming horror series (also called alternate reality games) on YouTube as the main antagonist.

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Iconic Female Entrepreneurs in History

Iconic Female Entrepreneurs in History

While a lot of people are still under the impression that female entrepreneurship is a fairly recent and still emerging phenomenon, women have been entrepreneurial since ancient times, if not always. Unfortunately, they were not recognized in history as much as their male counterparts due to social notions and norms of propriety during their times. Many accounts of female entrepreneurs have been lost to history, but of those that survive, we are here to present you with the stories of four iconic women in history that carved a niche for themselves.

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A Challenge to Hong Kong's Long-Established Offshore Tax System

A Challenge to Hong Kong’s Long-Established Offshore Tax System

Hong Kong is well-known for its simple and low tax system. It adopts a territorial taxation system, which only taxes income earned in Hong Kong. Suppose a company derives onshore income by providing services locally and offshore income by sending its staff overseas to deliver the services. In this case, only the onshore income will be chargeable to Hong Kong tax.

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Book review My year of rest and relaxation

Book Review: My Year of Rest and Relaxation

To me, one of the most important parts of writing is reading. Whether you read fiction or non-fiction, reading books and articles helps you pick up on new vocabulary and imagery that you can use in your writing. With that idea in mind, I lurk on #bookstagram fairly frequently and pick up whatever catches my eye.

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5 Effective Inbound Marketing Strategies For Growing Your Startup

6 Effective Inbound Marketing Strategies For Growing Your Startup

Inbound marketing has become increasingly popular in the marketing and advertising world. In contrast to outbound marketing (e.g. cold calling, email blasts and ads) where companies directly advertise their products to the public, inbound marketing involves creating engaging, informative content (e.g. blog posts, ebooks, infographics) to draw people to your website or business.

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5 Jobs to Start a Career in Crypto and Blockchain

5 Jobs to Start a Career in Crypto and Blockchain

Despite the recent slump in the cryptocurrency market, the space is replete with job opportunities. Jobs in this sector grew by 395% in the U.S. between 2020 and 2021.Experts say that most forward-thinking tech companies have been making moves to incorporate blockchain technology into their businesses. Naturally, to do so, they must hire people who are well-versed in crypto and blockchain.

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The U.S. Military Is Rolling Out Its Own Metaverse

The U.S. Military Is Rolling Out Its Own Metaverse

Just when you thought everything under the sun had a twin in the metaverse, the U.S. military decided to make a metaverse of their own. On May 10, two fighter pilots in the U.S. used virtual reality (VR) headsets to simulate refueling an aircraft flying alongside them in the sky. Besides hanging out with friends or attending a fashion show, many are using the metaverse to simulate tasks that are too difficult, dangerous or expensive to experiment on in real life.

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Is TikTok Good for Musicians or Is It Hurting the Music Industry?

Is TikTok Good for Musicians or Is It Hurting the Music Industry?

Just about every single thing that is “trending” these days finds its origins on TikTok in one way or another. That song you have been listening to on loop for the past week? Millions of people are dancing to the same song on TikTok. The necklace you see everyone wearing and the books your favorite influencers are reading are also likely TikTok’s doing.

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7 Innovative Luxury Men’s Watches Launched in 2022

7 Innovative Luxury Watches for Men Launched in 2022

This year, watchmakers pulled out all stops to ensure that connoisseurs were impressed, as watch events, like the Geneva Watch Days and Watches & Wonders, sprung back to life. From materials like platinum ruling the roost to tourbillons and skeleton watches stealing the thunder, we round up some of the top luxury watches of 2022 so far for different kinds of wearers.

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4 Trending Female Entrepreneurs' Fashion Styles

4 Trending Female Entrepreneurs’ Fashion Styles

Fashion and style appear to be just as important in business as in everyday life. While some are always fond of classic business attire, others take the chance to display their individuality or make a statement with their original styles. After all, first impressions are essential, and you want to put your best foot forward when interacting with customers or possible investors.

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9 Signs of Poor Management and How to Address Them

9 Signs of Poor Management and How to Address Them

No organization is perfect, but some are definitely better than others when it comes to management. Unfortunately, bad management can have a ripple effect throughout an entire company, leading to low morale, high turnover and decreased productivity.

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Navigate the Changing Startup Landscape with Cyberport Venture Capital Forum 2022

Navigate the Changing Startup Landscape with Cyberport Venture Capital Forum 2022

The past couple of years have been extremely difficult for the global startup ecosystem. According to U.S.-based financial services company Moody Analytics, global economic growth estimates have fallen to 2.7% as of September this year, compared to 4.2% in January. Not only has the world undergone a tremendous transformation due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Off-Chain vs. On-Chain Crypto Transactions: Which One Is Better?

Off-Chain vs. On-Chain Crypto Transactions: Which One Is Better?

Knowledge is power; when it comes to cryptocurrency, the more you know, the better financial decisions you will make. There is a lot to learn within the cryptocurrency space, such as how the different layers of blockchain technology work and which blockchain has the fastest transaction speed. Another important thing you need to know regarding blockchain transactions is the differences between off-chain and on-chain transactions—and which one can save you more money!

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