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October 2017

negotiating at work
Employee's Workplace, New Worker

Learn How Millions of People Negotiate at Work

When many people hear ‘negotiation’, they think a pay increase, but it shouldn’t be. Is a salary increase the only thing that can be negotiable in the workplace? From my experience, it isn’t. I’ve been able to negotiate other things from time to time.

If everyone shared the same belief and thought like we did, life might have been somewhat easier to navigate. Reality check— that’s not so! Learning the art of negotiation is the only way out.

At work, you’ll encounter various types of people with diverse personalities. It becomes imminent that negotiating your way around things and reaching a compromise mutually benefiting to both parties is the proper way to handle affairs in the workplace.

Some people are not aware of this and believe that everything should go their own way, but since you are a member of the Zinny Factor community, I’ll be sharing a few ways I’ve learned to incorporate the art of negotiation.

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Entrepreneur's Workplace

What Turns Your Customers Off In Store?

*This is a collaborative post.

Foot-fall is hard enough to maintain and grow without customers walking out before they reach the checkout. And if your customer numbers continue to decline, your entire business might be in jeopardy.

Before you blame the rise of online shopping for your problems, consider some other issues that might be turning customers off. Let’s face it – it doesn’t take much to make a person leave a store they really don’t like.

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New Worker

3 Things Job Candidates Struggle With The Most

*This is a collaborative post.

If you are looking for work, you might well be struggling to land anything fast. The truth is that this is just in the nature of the world of work at the moment. Everywhere and every job seems to be highly competitive, and it is often extremely difficult trying to get noticed above the rest.

Nonetheless, there are always steps you can take if you want to improve your chances of landing any job, and it’s worth focusing on what those are firstly. As it happens, there are three things that many job candidates often struggle with above all else. If you can master these three, you are well on your way to landing the job of your dreams.

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Entrepreneur's Workplace

Promoting Productivity: Encouraging your Employees to Aim High

*This is a collaborative post.

As an employer, productivity is a buzz word you’re likely to encounter on a daily basis. To get the best results, you want every person in your team to give their job their all, but how do you go about motivating your employees and encouraging them to aim high?

If you’re the boss, and you’re keen to boost morale, facilitate development and get everyone pulling towards the same goal, you’ve come to the right place.

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Inspiration

The Liebster Award & 11 Random Facts About Me


I have to say a big sorry to these two wonderful bloggers. First, Ijeoma of Ijefinelivin.com who nominated me several months ago and Oyinyechi of oyisixtus.com who also nominated me about a few weeks ago.

Once I received these nominations, I was so humbled and had planned to answer the questions as soon as possible. This post has been in my draft folder for some time and despite any excuses I may have, I still think I did wrong by them. So, a huge apology to these awesome ladies. I really hope you find a place in your heart to pardon me *I feel so ashamed.*

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Inspiration, The Immigrant Worker

The Casa Loma vlog | Museum | Weekend Escape

I’m taking you along with me to Casa Loma. it’s a Gothic Revival style house and gardens in midtown Toronto, now a museum and landmark. It was built as a residence for financier Sir Henry Mill Pellatt.

Casa Loma was constructed from 1911 to 1914. I’m sharing another weekend with you, giving you the highlights, reminding you to have fun on weekends, and hoping that you also create an intersection between work and life!

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Entrepreneur's Workplace

Shake Your Assets With these Asset Management Tips

*This is a collaborative post.

All businesses have assets, even if yours is just the laptop that you carry out all your work on. Once you start to increase the asset count of your small business, it’s super important that you begin to manage them correctly.

This way, you always know the true value of your company, and can ensure that no asset is at risk of being stolen or lost. New to the world of asset management? Here are my top tips to help you shake your assets and improve your management of them.

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Entrepreneur's Workplace

The Limitation Game: The Hardest Things About Running A Business

*This is a collaborative post.

Many things are incredibly difficult about running a business; you don’t need to have done a degree in business to know that there will be many hardships that come your way on occasion.

In fact, difficulties are around every corner, but when it comes to any entrepreneur that’s building up their business, what are the hardest things about being an entrepreneur, in the obvious and not so obvious sense?

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Inspiration during commute
The Workaholic Series

The Workaholic Series (Jane’s Career Evolves): Are you Currently Practicing what you didn’t Study in School?!

Her career path was set as long as she was concerned and she will thread on this adventurous thrilling journey. It was in the year 2001 that Jane got admitted into one of the country’s arguably best university.

As many Christian families will do, her parents called her aside for a family prayer when the day eventually came for her to leave for school. She was going to reside in the hostel, so as every caring parent would react, they were a bit worried.

“Remember the child of whom you are.” her mother said, before a prayer that seemed to last forever.

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