Starbucks is everywhere. It seems that every other person that you meet in the street has a Starbucks coffee cup in his or her hands. The book entitled Starbucked: A Double Tall Tale of Caffeine, Commerce, and Culture by Taylor Clark looks at what made Starbucks an international success. The world's largest coffee-shop chain, Starbucks Corporation had $7.8 billion in … [Read more...] about Lessons from the Success of Starbucks
For years I have been searching for great companies. What I have found is that there are none. Greatness is an aspiration – a very honorable one. But no company is perfect, even if it performs well year after year. Greatness, like, many objectives, is in the eye of the beholder. One simple test for greatness is how a company is experienced by its constituents – its … [Read more...] about What are the Characteristics of the Great Companies?
"How do you DO it?!" If I had a dime for every time I heard that, I would be able to quit my home business. Just kidding. Seriously, time management is a serious issue for work from home Moms. You want your home business to be a success, but you don't want the rest of your responsibilities to fall by the wayside... especially your children, who are the reason you chose to … [Read more...] about Work At Home Moms’ Time Management Tips