How CRM Technology can Help Your Business

While it is obvious that customers are the fuel for all business growth, few businesses are actually understand the behaviours, needs and wants of their customers. This is where CRM steps in. So, what is CRM? Customer relationship management (CRM) is a data fueled platform that enables businesses to more efficiently and accurately analyse their customer database, including their current customers and potential customers. CRM gathers data on the customers from all channels of communicatio...
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How to get Rid of Those Presentation Butterflies

It is normal, and expected, for one to have butterflies before a pitch or a presentation. The fear often associated with giving presentations is created from our natural fight or flight instinct, which means that unless this fear is controlled, it would be difficult for you to give an effective and engaging presentations. However, there is a number of great tips and techniques to help you give a great presentation. Fake it until you make it: Numerous research studies have shown that the meth...
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Personal Branding and How to Create One

What is a personal brand and why do I need it? A personal brand can be identified as a corporate identity. It encompasses your values, skills, and the personality you take on when you’re in the work office. Personal brand is important as it is your selling point. Just like how a marketer tries to sell a product to you in hopes that you will buy it, you’re selling your own personal work brand to future employers and colleagues in hopes that they will hire you or want to work with you. So it i...
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How to Maintain Connections Over the Years

Remember to continually engage with their work It is not required for you to constantly chat with every business relations one on one, however it is expected that you would still show some attention and interest in their work. This can be achieved very quickly and easily through a quick congratulations on their LinkedIn posts, or even a reaction such as a thumbs up on their post if you are uncertain of what to say. By doing this, you are showing to your contacts that you still remember them ...
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The IT skills that will give you that competitive edge

The IT industry is a constantly changing industry sector. Thus, this industry is always in demand for employees and candidates that are creative and agile that have the skills to be able to build technical solutions that metamorphose traditional products into revolutionary technologies.  So what kind of skills are the experts looking for when they are hiring potential employees?  Python Python is a general purpose, high-level programming language that can be used across vario...
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Characteristics of a High-performance​ Team

As we all are working in a team or organizations with a lot of people, it is important to improve your teamwork skills to develop your potential!  By knowing the unique traits of the high-performance team, it would help you to be part of one!  Talent Magnet  To spot a strong team, look for the teams that everyone wants to be on. Some people don't want to join a team that works longer and harder and have high expectations. So, look for potential stars who want to be on te...
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Procrastination

Procrastination can be caused by many reasons like laziness, external stress, being overwhelmed and lack of motivation but is not limited to those causes because it is a very complex behavior! And if you are sick of those unhealthy habits! (This line kind of labels everything above including external stress as an unhealthy habit) Here are few tips to fight them back! Procrastination is the source of many failed goals and the greatest enemy of your progress at school, work a...
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Essential items to have at your work desk

You spend a lot of your time sitting down at your workspace. Sure, you may have motivating pictures of your loved ones pinned or framed, and your stationery items are easily within an arm’s reach. But what are you going to do with the rest of the best? To maximise your productiveness, here are some items that would upgrade the quality of your time at your work desk. Headphones In an office environment, sometimes you may get distracted by some distant chatter, or being able to hear someone...
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Reasons why people don’t accomplish the success that they want

We all have aspirations and goals that we want to achieve but it is sometimes difficult to make those a reality. Some people struggle with the repetition of the day to day work which would make the difference between success and failure. So, we want to get deep into and figure out the real reason that holds us back from succeeding, and when we know the main reasons, it would be easier for us to overcome and move on!  Here are the main reasons for it!  Blaming others Before...
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Self-discipline

"Self-discipline" is one of the important traits to achieve success and it needs a lot of work to be good at disciplining yourself.  Brian Tracy is a Canadian and American motivational speaker and self-development author. He gives great tips on self-discipline and successful employment.  Here are 7 disciplines that Brian Tracy advise people who want to improve self-discipline and achieve success! Goal Setting- Every morning, take 3 to 5 minutes to write out your top goals in ...
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