Motto: “If you imagine that you can afford to lose a little money, then you will come to lose a lot.” Chinese Proverb Today I invite you to read this article on principles of economic thinking in financial education – a crucial aspect for entrepreneurs and freelancers. An essential thing everyone has to become… Read More If You Want to Earn Money from a Business, Start With Your Own Pocket!
May 8th is international free trade day. I will give you 4 examples of films based on reality proving that the USA is not a free market. Food, Inc. (2008) Nominated for best documentary feature at the Oscars and Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Documentary by the Directors’ Guild of America, this brilliant production is… Read More American Threats to the Free Market
– The man who has more keys is more powerful! – So said the janitor. We do business in a market where an often encouraging message to young freelancers seems to be:” get YOUR practice into your own hands”,” get NOW what you deserve”. Thus, self-confidence seems like the key to getting external recognition. Sometimes,… Read More 5 Other Mind Traps That Marketing and Sales Entrepreneurs Believe They Are Entitled To. Find Out Now the Truths That Will Set You Free!
In my previous article, I wrote about a few of the collective myths and hallucinations that some people are spreading around about the importance of jobs. Here are a few severe and natural reasons adults decide to get employed. 1. Usually, somebody who works in an organization, whether a small firm or a corporation, a… Read More 9 Serious Reasons to Be Employed
I sometimes find it funny to compare urban myths from the last century with the trends of the new millennium regarding the economy and the perspectives of the labor market. (keep reading ↓) Graphic copyright © Diana Andreea Bădrăgan, 2017 1. They say that a job as an employee is” safe”. This myth was valid in… Read More 7 Myths about Jobs
It is said that, before starting to contribute, it is essential that you build something for yourself as if satisfying the need to contribute competes against one’s own needs. For those who haven’t had a representation of the balance between satisfying other people’s needs and their own needs, or a balance to wholly and entirely… Read More The Contribution, Between Generosity and Saviour Complex
In October 2004, I founded my first company, Artis Consulting & Training. I was a fresh student barely starting to practice what he was learning in the faculty, trying to embrace the freelancer’s professional perspective with great enthusiasm. Even though I made several business plans and tried to run my business as an entrepreneur,… Read More 14 Years of Freelancing Registered in Romania
Motto: “We are… the un-proud non-possessors of objects whose chief substance is that of the transient symbol. So our Puritan fear of the love of things turns out to have been groundless after all, for we do not love or even possess them: they pass through our lives as barium passes through the digestive tract,… Read More Plea for Branding in the Disneyland Civilization. Part I. The Companies
In the past years, putting together the increase of internet bandwidth supporting high definition instant live video streaming, the increasing capacities of server streaming for thousands of people, together the price falling for hardware technology, internet access (even on mobile devices), and data centers services, more and more learning companies develop business models centered on… Read More 13 Hints – How to Separate Value from Mind Bugging In Webinars
Part I Part II Part III 9. Set rewarding excellence goals and become the best in your business There have been many steps until here, but all your efforts will be rewarded entirely. Definitely, you can only become the best in your job, organization, niche, or business if you have managed to confront the… Read More How to Live a Fulfilling Life, Last Part. Steps 9-12 Out of 12, In the Right Order
I started writing a new series of articles last month, out of which I am now publishing part 3 of 4. You may read part I here. And part II here. 5. Prioritize working with the appropriate limits. If you have a problem, put into practice the opposite (go to goal). If you have… Read More How to Live a Fulfilling Life, part III. Steps 5-8 Out of 12, In the Right Order
I started writing a new series of articles last week, out of which I am now publishing part 2 of 4. You may read part I here. Know yourself. I know this kind of advice, “know thyself”, is very vague as for some people, it might mean meditation, traveling around the Earth, or reading… Read More How to Live a Fulfilling Life, part II. The First 4 Out of 12 Steps, In the Right Order
The journey of life in my youth In my life, I remember I missed 2 chances to tell the story of my life’s journey. Once, it was a blogging contest in which I didn’t have time to properly compete, but I promised the organizer of the contest, a well-respected Romanian blogger, I would… Read More How to Live a Fulfilling Life, part I
Critical thinking [en, wiki] is appreciated as a quality, most looked for in the educational process. Competitive thinking is also appreciated, especially in certain cultural and economic frameworks. Although these two can go hand in hand, they are not necessarily one to the other, nor they are in any way a manner to consider oneself better… Read More The Difference Between Critical Thinking and Competitive Thinking
As I mentioned talking to Bogdan Enoiu a week ago at BC Conferences, I strongly recommend Alexandru Solomon’s documentary on “Kapitalism”, now in Romanian theaters all around the country. The conclusion, in the end, is that the future generations will pay the bill for all the harm done by greedy Romanians, efficient bankers, and corrupt,… Read More 10 Things Young Idealists Can’t Change in Romania