Kseniya Mikhailova

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Why Today is the Best Day to Start an Online Business (and How to do it)

Ever wanted to work from a tropical beach in the Bahamas?<p>How about working from home and creating a steady income for your family?<p>If someone asked …

10 Things I Wish I Knew Before Starting an Online Business

Admit it.<p>You’ve day-dreamed of starting your own business.<p>And why not?<p>It’s amazing because you’ll never have to put up with awful office politics. …

10 Essential Content Marketing Tools to Boost Your Business

Content marketing is all the rage nowadays. There is always a need for consistent and relevant content to draw a clearly defined audience and retain …

9 Moving Refugee Stories By Humans Of New York That Will Change How You See The Crisis

The refugee crisis in Europe can be completely overwhelming. The number of people fleeing violence is growing daily and the New York Times has …

The Research Is Clear: Long Hours Backfire for People and for Companies

Andrew Nguyen/HBR STAFF<p>Managers want employees to put in long days, respond to their emails at all hours, and willingly donate their off-hours — nights, weekends, vacation — without complaining. The underlings in this equation have little control; overwork cascades from the top of the …

The Workplace

10 things to know before starting an e-commerce venture in SE Asia

From mobiles to Internet to shopping preferences, here is a guide to hack an e-commerce venture in diverse Southeast Asia

e27

The future of Eurasia’s competitiveness

Some of the Eurasian economies have improved their ranking in this year’s Global Competitiveness Index: the Russian Federation and Kazakhstan …

Is online education reaching the masses?

The online education market has come a long way. The days of corporations offering e-learning modules are long gone, and now Massive Open Online …

Which country spends the most online?

During the World Economic Forum’s Annual Meeting of the New Champions 2015, web experts said that the internet will soon represent a $4 trillion …

Emerging Markets

The Philips Excellence Competition: Celebrating Success & Learning from the best

I recently completed 10 Years working for Royal Philips, which gave me pause to reflect on some fantastic experiences and shared achievements during …

The Future Of eCommerce [Infographic]

The landscape of eCommerce is constantly changing. 2015 has already been a big year for eCommerce developments; we have seen a rise in social …

European consumers spent €179.7 billion online last year

European consumers spent €179.7 billion online last year<p>October 1, 2015 by Ecommerce News. About Statistics with tags Europe. 276 views.<p>Consumers in …

eCommerce

5 Reasons Why You Should Specialise in eCommerce

eCommerce is growing, so are opportunities for skilled technical professionals (Source)<p>eCommerce in India is an ever growing sector, opening up new …

10 Tips for Selling Products Online

Congratulations! You've finally realized your dream and launched that online store. Whether you're selling trinkets, tchotchkes, tea towels or tools, …

6 Reasons Why Ecommerce CRM Software Is Going To Be Big | Insightful Chain of Solutions from Tech Lovers

Retailers are becoming more commonplace online. As shoppers adjust their habits and become trendsetters, the strong survive while the weak vanish. …

7 Hosted eCommerce Solutions for Small Businesses

I’ve set up, scaled and sold over 20 eCommerce websites.<p>Over the course of that process I learned a lot. I hate to use cliches, but I the most …

eCommerce

10 Principles of Change Management

Updated: 10 Principles of Leading Change Management<p>This classic guide to organizational change management best practices has been updated for the …

Management

6 technology mega-trends shaping the future of society

The developments in digital technology of recent years are truly dramatic and their implications far-reaching. And while no-one understands all the …

The Global Competitiveness Index 2015-2016

The Global Competitiveness Index 2015-2016 presents a framework and a corresponding set of indicators in three principal policy domains (pillars) and …

What does income inequality look like around the world?

On July 14, 1789, the French stormed the Bastille, a medieval fortress-prison in Paris in one of the key moments of the French Revolution.<p>The average …

The 25 most economically powerful cities

There’s fierce competition among the world’s most powerful and influential cities, and there are a lot of questions: Are the megacities cropping up …

World Economic Forum

Is this the biggest economic revolution in 250 years?

Imagine creating a $10 billion business renting property without using any energy, metal or other resources to build a single house? Increasing a …

Which country comes top for skills and education?

Europe dominates the global league table for skills and education with seven of the top 10 places. There are two representatives from Asia, one from …

Changing Change Management/McKinsey & Company Report

Change management as it is traditionally applied is outdated. We know, for example, that 70 percent of change programs fail to achieve their goals, largely due to employee resistance and lack of management support. We also know that when people are truly invested in change it is 30 percent more …

Why leaders must take a different tack when managing change

<i>This column is part of Globe Careers' Leadership Lab series, where executives and experts share their views and advice about leadership and management. Follow us at</i> @Globe_Careers<i>. Find all Leadership Lab stories at</i> tgam.ca/leadershiplab<p>There's a prevalent trend in the tech industry right now; …

5 Tips for Effectively Managing Change

Don't tell people how to feel, admit that it sucks, and other useful change-management tips for leaders<p>You've heard all the expressions: the only constant is change. Change is never easy. There is nothing wrong with change, if it is in the right direction. Change before you have to.<p>But no words can …

Self-help

The Internet of Things Is Changing How We Manage Customer Relationships

Steven Moore for HBR<p>Just as it’s hard to remember what life was like before the iPhone, it can be hard to remember business before there was CRM software — back when you still had to explain that it stood for “customer relationship management.” Today, CRM pervades the way many companies track and …

Customer Experience