Are Bitcoins a Good Idea?

Bitcoins have certainly caused enough interest that even highly successful and traditional companies have started including them in their portfolios as well. There is new news constantly coming out about changes in the macroeconomic opinion of the cryptocurrency market, some good and some bad.

Bitcoins - good investment?

But still, how good of an idea is it to invest in Bitcoin or any other crytpo project? Is it stable? Can you trust it to keep your money safe? Well, the short answer is that it depends on who you ask. There are several things you need to consider before you invest and decide where you stand on these questions.…

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Top 5 Scams in New York and How to Avoid Them

Are you planning for your business trip to New York in the near future? If so, you may want to be careful. It’s a tourist destination and there are scams to be aware of. Read on to discover five of the most popular type of scams.

New York is full of opportunity and as the song (and state slogan) goes: “If I can make it there, I’ll make it anywhere. It’s up to you, New York, New York”. While many are working hard to make their dreams come true, there are some who prefer to scam people out of their hard-earned cash.…

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How to Run a Successful Bar Business

Every entrepreneur’s dream is to be successful and generate revenue consistently, but there are so many factors that will contribute to the attainment of these goals. New bars are emerging and the existing ones are busy working hard to stay in business. It’s no gainsaying that the competition in bar business is really high.

Bar business

Whether you’re about to launch a bar business or you’ve already started one, managing it requires a lot of effort, dedication and planning. Following the strategies below will ensure that your bar business survive competition and become a force to be reckoned with.

Design a powerful business plan

Business owners have started recognizing the importance of creating a workable business plan before starting any business.…

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5 Simple CEO Hacks for Seriously Enhancing Productivity

The problem isn’t that you, as CEO or business owner, need to be more productive than anyone else within your business. If everyone efficiently accomplishes their share of work, the business should thrive. Rather, the problem is that you almost always claim a significantly larger share of responsibilities, so it is much harder for you to be efficient or effective in every task.

Busy CEO

As a result, you might spend 90 hours a week at work, rarely see your family and friends, and have an abominable sleeping and exercising schedule — all for the goal of completing the bare minimum of your tasks.…

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4 Green Ways To Save

If you disagree with Donald Trump’s decision to withdraw the United States from The Paris Agreement—a ruling that places America at odds with 195 countries that signed the global environmental plan—you may wonderwhat you can do to help the environment in your own way.

Go green, save money

You wouldn’t be alone. As of right now, 82 city mayors vow to commit to the accord despite Trump’s refusal, and 11 states created the United States Climate Alliance in order to honor the goals of the agreement. Meanwhile, the country’s major corporations are dedicating to self-imposed green laws to help off-set the federal government’s rejection of the accord.…

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Why a Business Career is Right for You

There is a lot of pressure on people to find a career that is right for them. Different people have different aims, different ambitions, and different skills, all of which means that there is a need to think about this matter seriously. However, the diversity of options associated with a business career makes it an option worth considering, and the benefits and features of these roles ensure that many people decide that this is the option for them.

Business career

A good starting point when considering why a business career is right for you is the fact that there are so many ways to develop the skills and qualifications required for leading business roles.…

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Choosing Between Individual and Team-Based Incentives

Incentives are a great way to keep your workforce motivated, but knowing what kind of incentive program to implement can make a big difference in terms of results. For many companies, everything boils down to individual versus team-based incentives. What are each option’s strengths and weaknesses and which one is a better fit for your company? A better understanding of both types of incentive programs should help you choose the right option.

Incentivized and motivated business team

Before you start, you also have to remember that implementing any kind of incentive program requires the right tools to make sure it is properly implemented. Managing pool bonuses, overseeing cash rewards based on performance, and keeping track of payouts and promotions manually can be a huge challenge, especially as your workforce grows.…

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Where Everybody Knows Your Name: Could Tracking Technology Be The Future Of Events?

Walking past the stands at a tech conference, you will undoubtedly receive more than your fair share of freebies. Over time these handouts have become more and more high-tech; first, it was pens and notebooks. Now, if you don’t receive a branded cardboard VR viewer at a tech conference, it’s probably because they ran out before you got there.

Much like technology itself, these giveaways continue to evolve. In the not-too-distant future, thanks to the kind of technology embedded in these freebies, attendees could be walking around the halls literally wearing their identities on their sleeves.

RFID t-shirts and wristbands will have conference attendees tagged

In thousands of warehouses and retail outlets around the word, RFID (Radio Frequency Identification) tags help keep track of stock by emitting signals with embedded information about the items that bear them.…

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Are Employee Wellness Schemes Worth It for SMBs?

Corporate wellness schemes are all the rage right now. Some of the biggest businesses of the digital age have pioneered the idea of placing emphasis on the worker’s health, as this “How we care for Googlers” page attests.

Employe wellness scheme

Recently, fellow tech giant SAP began giving all employees FitBit devices in order to help them track their progress in the company fitness program. With such clear support from the larger businesses in the world, is it time for small and medium businesses to follow suit?

What works well with office wellness programs

Though these large companies likely have plenty of money to spare, it’s safe to say that employee fitness and wellness schemes would never have caught on in the way they did if they were not successful in some way.…

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Are Smart Locks The Smart Choice for Business Owners?

For business owners, their company is their livelihood, so it makes sense to want the best kind of security system in place for your office. The only trouble with that is there are many different types of door locks and security systems available — and some are more technologically advanced than others. Business owners are now faced with the option to use a traditional door lock, or upgrade to a more techy “smart” lock.

And while you may be keen to put your faith in the technology of a smart lock, it may not be the best move for your business.…

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