Tomas Cakajda

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The importance of Visual Content in your Marketing Strategy

<i>Tom More is CEO and Founder of</i> <i>Slidely</i><i>, a popular creator of Slideshows, videos and imagery.</i><p>A picture is worth a thousand words, and when it comes to capturing your audience’s attention, you want to take full advantage of every chance to communicate your message. Short attention spans have made …

5 Ways To Keep Employees Happy And Engaged In Tough Times

You can’t fool your employees–they know when times are tough. But if you show you care, they’ll stay happier longer.<p>With the economy at a low point, many people feel trapped in their jobs, seeing dim prospects for better opportunities outside their present situation. On the surface, this may seem …

101 Career Tips You Can Learn in 3 Seconds

We know—you want great career advice, but sometimes, you just don’t have time to read lengthy articles or books.<p>Well, today, you’re in luck: We’ve …

5 Ways To Do Good In Any Job

You may not think that you can control the actions of the company you work for, but there are a few simple ways you can shift the way your employer does business–for the better.<p>You may be stuck in a job you don’t like, where you feel like you don’t have any control. That’s okay, you don’t have to …

Employment

10 Ways To Become Better At Your Job Today

With a still-shaky recovery, tepid hiring and continued stagnation in many workplaces, employees have a tough time feeling inspired to extend any extra effort . But if you can improve your job performance, you will put yourself in a good position to climb up the ladder should an opportunity …

How to create a successful sales process

So, how do you create a successful sales process that is designed around your customer’s needs? <b>Richard Edwards, director of Quatreus Ltd designs</b> …

Customers

Why We’re More Creative When We’re Tired, And 9 Other Surprising Things About How Brains Work

You may be hardwired as an introvert or an extrovert. But don’t worry, there are ways to change how our brains work.<p><i>Editor’s Note: This is one of the most-read leadership articles of 2013. Click here to see the full list.</i><p>One of the things that surprises me time and time again is how we think our …

Gigaom | Google’s chief economist understands media better than some industry executives do

Advertisement<p>Hal Varian, the chief economist at Google (s goog) and a former MIT professor, isn’t a practising journalist and has never run a media …

How To Make Money Without A Job

Before joining the staff of Forbes in July of 2011, I was happily self-employed for 23 years. For much of this time my husband and I ran two mostly unrelated home-based businesses. He worked in his office in the front of the house, while I was in mine across the hall. Our office doors were usually …

10 Reasons Why Humor Is A Key To Success At Work

“A sense of humor is part of the art of leadership, of getting along with people, of getting things done<b>.</b>” – Dwight D. Eisenhower<p>Tasteful humor is a key to success at work, but there’s a good chance your co-workers aren’t cracking jokes or packaging information with wit on a regular basis–and your …

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How To Deal With Burnout As A Manager

As a manager, you spend most of your time focusing on your team: addressing performance issues, providing training, and helping people stay motivated and succeed—without burning out.<p>But what about when <i>you</i> start feeling burnt out?<p>I was a few years into my management career when I started to …

Container shipping: the secretive industry crucial to our existence

The world of container shipping is crucial to our everyday existence, yet few people have any idea what happens on the high seas. In an extract from her new book, Rose George delves inside this fascinating and secretive industry<p>Friday. No sensible sailor goes to sea on the day of the Crucifixion, …

Shipping

Why You Should Learn To Give Up A Goal Without Guilt

More often than not our reason for letting go of a goal is that we’ve evolved away from it. That’s okay. And in moving past one goal, you might discover another.<p>If you read a lot of self-help books, you know that you can’t get through a page without a discussion of goals. For good reason. Having a …