Daniel Govender

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3 Tips for Improving Your Business with Analytics

If you're serious about embracing analytics tools, here are a few ways to avoid buyer's remorse.<p>More types of businesses are using analytics to improve the way they operate, the way they serve customers, and the way they approach new product development. In many companies, traditional business …

Big Data

Make business recommendations based on business intelligence with Dynamics 365

<b>Applies to:</b> Dynamics 365<p>The fall 2016 release of Dynamics 365 introduced a powerful new feature called <i>business recommendations</i>, that enables a …

86% Of Executives Can't Make Analytics Pay. Here's How You Can.

The analytics industry isn’t keen to admit that many initiatives never break even. It’s bad for business.<p>Yet proper use of analytics can produce excellent returns. The fix is simple in concept, and no harder in practice than any other business activity. At least, any business activity you take …

The importance of procurement analytics to meet business KPIs

The recent Exec Survey ‘Finance and Procurement: Transformation Challenges’, conducted on behalf of Capita integrated business solutions, looks at …

Procurement

You’ve Probably Got a Better Brain Than You Think

<i>This article originally appeared on Time.com.</i><p>If babies could gloat, they would. The rest of us may have it all over them when it comes to size, …

The Brain

5 Reasons Most Leaders Are Not Qualified To Lead

I was selected for a leadership fast-track program at my first job after college. Entry to the program, similar to many corporate academy programs, was based on performance – meaning sales. But I expected the program to have different measurements for promotion to leadership positions. It didn’t. …

Leadership

Why Everything Is Your Fault and Why That's Good

When your whole life is somebody else's fault, powerlessness is assured. Empowerment is about taking responsibility.<p>4 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>I’m about to turn 30. God willing, I’m about a third of the way through, but I’ve already learned some things …

Boot Camp

7 Steps To Driving A Culture Of Business Innovation

Every business founder knows the need for a culture that promotes continuous innovation, an entrepreneurial spirit, and one that creates sustainable value across all functions in the business. Yet most don't really know how to create that environment, or assess when they have achieved it. They only …

Why Everyone At Your Company Should Have This Simple Job Description

For leaders of entrepreneurial organizations, nothing is more important or challenging than building the right team.<p>Startups and small businesses are dynamic environments that require people to think on their feet, identify challenges, and take unilateral action on a regular basis.<p>That’s why we’ve …

Entrepreneurship

Are you sure you want to innovate like a startup?

<i>I have been thinking about the evolution of the innovation function inside financial institutions (innovation groups, labs, incubators, corporate</i> …

Innovation

Noel Wax - President and Co-founder of GroundSwell Group

Offer value to the people you interact with. Don’t always be on the asking side of the equation.<p>Noel is a former CBS Sports executive turned …

CSR

How To Take Control Of Your Life, Your Soul And Your Business

Live Consciously With The 7 Day Fast<p>When you look at where your life is going, and what you're working on, it's easy to feel as though there's a disconnect. Where does that come from? It comes from losing control. Not going off the rails necessarily, not losing control in a dramatic way. It comes …

Entrepreneurship

How Much Honesty Do I Owe My Employees?

Dear Liz,<p>I’ve worked for my company for six years. I was a researcher for two years, then I became a Team Leader and for the last two years I’ve managed our Research and Planning department.<p>I manage a fantastic team of six people. I am very proud of our team. For months there have been rumblings …

Meet the Business Plan Challenge at networker, learn at Bootcamp

Have questions about entering the Business Plan Challenge? Want to hear advice from investors and former winners about pitching, writing a plan or …

Using Surveys to Measure the User Experience

<b>Find out who the users are.</b><br>In the survey, have participants identify their role (e.g. engineer, manager) and their prior experience with the product …

9 Essential #EdTech Ideas to Share With Your Team

Technology is playing a bigger role in classrooms and schools in this country and around the world. Here are a few thoughts to keep technology in …

Three Questions To Ask Before Quitting Your Job

Do it. Don’t do it. Leave. Stay. The hiring strategy of today’s workforce is more polarized than ever. Even as many companies strive to develop supportive work cultures that attract valuable employees, new hires are reluctant to show loyalty to one company for too long.<p>According to the most recent …

Employment

Do This -- Before You Quit Your Day Job

There is power in having a paycheck -- and being in a workplace where you are gaining skills (plus building a network). Entrepreneurs who have made the leap share their tips on how to plan your transition from working a day-job to building your venture.<p>Sitting under a florescent light in a dingy …

Entrepreneurship

How to Train Employees so They Can Leave but Treat Them so Well They Never Want to

When employees do leave and you've coached, educated, and trained them, they'll leave on better terms and be more inclined to advocate for your brand to future partners, clients, and even potential employees.<p>Last year, I said goodbye to a team member who I'd worked pretty closely with for nearly …

Employment

This couple got their dream deal on 'Shark Tank' — now they're creating a bagel ball empire

Nick Oleksak woke from a dream one night in 2012 and scribbled a note on his phone. He had two ideas: a food truck that sells tater tots and miniature bagel balls stuffed with cream cheese.<p>"This is the one," he said, imagining the ultra-portable New York City bagel. In the morning, his wife, Elyse, …

Four Easy Ways To Reboot Your Relationship With Your Boss This Year

Don’t get lost in the daily routine. Make sure you’re always deepening your manager’s trust in you.<p>Maybe you’ve been at your job for just a few months. Maybe you’ve been there for a few years. Either way, once you slip into a comfortable routine, it’s easy to take your foot off the gas without …

Mentoring

6 Ways to Satisfy Unhappy Customers

Should you bend over backwards to satisfy an angry customer, or cut your losses and move on?<p>You want all of your client experiences to be a breeze, but there are always some customers who just can't seem to be satisfied. And because "the customer is always right," the responsibility for making …

Customers

How This Founder Is Using Neuroscience To Help People Discover Their Dream Jobs

How are you supposed to identify (and land) your dream job when you don’t know the answer to the oft-asked question: “What do you want to do with your life?” Pymetrics is using neuroscience-based games to help people discover their cognitive and emotional strengths and data science algorithms to …

Real Estate Assistant

Job Overview<p>Mainly administrative. The main purpose of this job will serve for you to keep me out of my mortgage loan files and effectively manage a …

Real Estate

Most high-performing leaders have this in common and its not what you think

I turn 41 this month, which seemed ancient when I was in my 20’s but now I’m pretty good with it. I’ve been an entrepreneur for 20 years, which I do …

Dale Carnegie Training

Dale Carnegie’s training methods are proven to sharpen professional skills and transform people into successful, fulfilled individuals.<p>People Skills …

The waiter, the doctor and the musical producer — managing stakeholders basics

Are you caught in a client/stakeholder nightmare? You’re not alone.<p>This applies to anybody who ever worked in a project. I’ll bet that most of the …

Product Management

15 Free Online Courses for Entrepreneurs

If you need help launching a business or bolstering your entrepreneurial skills, access free online courses from leading universities and industry …