The Two Worst Types Of Client Your Business Should Avoid

Running a business can be tough, but it is made a lot tougher if you have clients that slow you down, mess you around, or simply affect your cash flow. The very worst clients usually fall into the following two categories. If the clients keep cropping up, you need some avoidance strategies, or at least a ‘bad client checklist’ to make it easier on yourself and your business.


Five Stress-Busting Ideas To Get Through Exams With Your Sanity

Many of us make memories and friendships that last a lifetime at university, but higher education comes with many pressures, especially when it comes to the academic side of things.

Savvy Students: Ways to Save Money at Uni

Being a uni student in today’s economy is hard. Even if you’ve been lucky enough to have the fees to attend university covered, there’s still the cost of living to consider. 

The good news is, there’s lots of ways you can save money as a uni student. If you’re looking to get savvy with your money, below you’ll discover some of the best ways to save money at uni.

Save on transport

If you’re not staying onsite, the cost of travelling to university can be pretty high. Even if you are staying in student halls, you’ll still need to worry about the cost of travelling back home to see family and travelling around the area. 

Public Speaking Courses

For some people success is very important, for others it is less so. Not everyone wants to be a winner. Many people are happy to be mediocre, ust satisfied to be ordinary.  But others want to be the best they can be and that usually involves being a good public speaker.

Public speaking is one activity that sorts the sheep from the goats. Run-of-the-mill speakers are the norm. Our colleagues and friends are surprisingly tolerant of “death-by-PowerPoint” presentations, mumbled banalities and weak jokes. Some wallflowers are so brilliant at what they do that their poor public speaking is tolerated and ignored. But you can’t rely on talent alone, especially if your world is a competitive one.

Why Business-to-Business E-Commerce Jobs Represent the Career of the Future

Anyone who has even halfheartedly followed the job market in recent years is well aware of the role that the online community now plays. Not only is there a plethora of positions available, but the diversity of this market virtually guarantees that those with a minimal amount of experience will normally be able to encounter a potentially lucrative opportunity. However, those with prior expertise should seriously consider a role within the B2B sales sector. What factors have positively influenced the growth of online e-commerce and are there any ways to place yourself ahead of the curve? If you are looking for a change of pace, the information found below will come in handy. 

Tips for Preparing for a Photography Class

Whether you are a newbie or a pro, you will learn a lot if you join photography classes. They can be through workshops, crash courses or formal diplomas. Any of these options would be fine as long as you need the information and you will grow as a photographer.

Once you have enrolled and your classes are about to start, you might feel a bit anxious. You have been out of school for a while. You also don’t know who your classmates will be. You will think of this whole process as a competition against others who are also trying to learn just like you. These are some tips to help you do well in a photography class.

Learning a New Skill Online – Easier Than You Think

For most of us, life is a busy thing. Work, family, hobbies and responsibilities; there are a million different ways in which life can get in the way of free time. This is one of the reasons why so many of us put off learning something new, even those subjects which have held our interest for years. What many people are not aware of is the rate at which online learning and training in a new skill has grown, and just how viable it can be to learning and mastering something new. In fact, current trends place the predicted worth of online learning in 2025 at $325 billion. From the academics of maths and science to languages, games, and new sports, there are ways to learn what you are interested in online, and today it is easier than ever.

Packing Guide For A Work-Away Conference

Us ladies have a hard time picking out a single ensemble to wear for our day at the office – now just think of the agony that comes with packing for a work- away conference! If you haven’t yet been on a work-away conference and are unsure of what it is – the name says it all. For a few days in the working calendar, companies whisk some of their employees away (not for fun and games, unfortunately) for the sole purpose of training, or exposing their teams to new industry techniques or regulations. The conference venue could be anywhere – it could be held in another town, city or even country – and you’ll be expected to be fully prepared – outfits, laptops, training manuals, the works! There is no time for error – as we know, bosses love to get the most out of us and our time, so running around shopping for a smart outfit that you completely forgot to pack, is not going to be reserved for, in his schedule!

How First Year Students Can Make the Most Out Of Their Budget?

Going to university for the first time can be really exciting and full of promises, but eventually reality smacks you on the face, and you find yourself struggling hard for funds. In my first year of university, managing my university budget was harder than studies. Other than receiving good grades, my goal was to make the most out of my budget and try saving up a few bucks.

Thinking About A Career In Fashion Journalism?

If you love fashion and want to move in the circles inhabited by fashion designers, travel to exotic and fun places in the name of work and get to play with clothes that other people can only look at in magazines, then you should be thinking about a career in fashion journalism.