Browsing: 2019

From the very beginning, the telephone has been used as an instrument of direct communication between business associates. The first message transmitted by telephone was sent by Alexander Graham Bell in 1876. Bell called his assistant Thomas Watson to say, “Mr. Watson—come here—I want to see you.” Though brief, Bell’s message quickly identifies the purpose of the call and clearly states what he wants, anticipating some of the basic telephone etiquette that still applies in business communication today. Today’s business leaders, entrepreneurs and skilled customer service professions who assist clients in an inbound call centre all know that much of…

Old age is part of life’s journey. As your parents get old, they will not be able to handle many daily activities on their own, including their living arrangements, healthcare and finances. As their child, you are obligated to look after their health and ensure their affairs are managed carefully. It can be overwhelming for you having to manage your parents’ wellbeing and check on them regularly. Some parents can become incapacitated and require complete round the clock assistance.

You’ve finally decided that it’s time to park your car and start bike commuting. And why not? Bike commuting has so many benefits like helping the environment, saving on gas money, staying out of traffic, and exercising. Perhaps you’re quite comfortable on a bike; maybe you’ve only ridden around your neighbourhood and never into the city during rush hour. It may be overwhelming at first, but before you know it, you’ll be an expert bike commuter with many kilometres of biking under your belt. Even if you only do it for a short period of time, like during the summer,…

Customer feedback is a major resource to websites, brands, and small businesses seeking success. Customers taking the time to provide you with insight into what their experience was with your brand informs you about what’s working and what isn’t about your brand. There are many different ways to solicit and obtain this feedback. Here are the top nine most popular ways on how to collect customer feedback:

From afar, contemporary dance may seem intimidating. Dancers move their bodies with such control, such fluidity and such freedom. It seems like an incredible level of mastery must be necessary in order to practice this dance. However, everyone has to start somewhere. Contemporary dance was developed based on notions of freedom of movement that set it apart from the more rigid and controlled moves of many of the dance styles preceding it. This freedom makes it a great dance to learn. Contemporary dance may also seem intimidating as most of us are not entirely sure what it is. Contemporary and…

Being a real estate agent is one of those coveted professions that allows you complete autonomy. You don’t have regular 9 to 5 office hours, you’re your own boss, you meet interesting people and help make their dreams of finding the perfect home become a reality. That being said, there are pitfalls. It’s inevitable that you will experience a slow season in which the market is dry, the hours may disrupt your home life and without a safety net of funds, you risk having to severely tighten your budget.

Everyone wishes to have luxurious hair that styles quickly and always looks good even as they age. The sad news is that old age can result in thinning of hair because your hair growth is slowing down. You might be able to see some areas of your scalp due to the few follicles. Don’t panic as there are hairstyles that can help to solve this problem. You can age gracefully in retirement with a beautiful looking hairstyle that will suit your face and unique features, while concealing the hair thinning appearance. Before visiting your hairstylist, do a bit of research…

Derived from the French word ‘logistique,’ logistics simply refers to the general coordination and facilitation of movement of both goods and people in the most effective and smooth manner. Logistics are needed in almost every sector. For example, in the military context, logistics are required to deliver and sustain army supplies since an army without supplies is quite vulnerable. In the business environment, which is where logistics are broadly used, they are considered to be at the heart of the supply chain as they facilitate the movement of tangible goods from one point to another, from the manufacturers to consumers.…

India is home to a large number of diverse culinary traditions, each taking advantage of different ingredients available across the Indian subcontinent. There are many kinds of Indian foods and Indian cuisine has contributed a great deal to world culture. Spices native to India like cinnamon, black pepper, ginger, and capers fueled the spice trade between historical civilizations in Asia, Africa and Europe. These spices are now commonly available in supermarkets worldwide, which helps to explain why Indian cuisine is so popular around the globe. Sampling Indian dishes offers the chance to encounter more exotic Indian spices like garam masala…

When it comes to defining what the best-tasting wine is, we often run into problems. After all, taste is a very subjective and personal thing. Some people find great pleasure in a buttery chardonnay, whereas other with find it revolting. Then there is the context of where and when you are drinking the wine. A full-bodied Merlot tastes beautifully with a seared medium rare filet minion but would be a disaster when eating poached Salmon. The best advice we have for deciding what wine to try or to give as a gift is to understand the types of wine that…