Global Recruiting Trends 2018 – LinkedIn Study

LinkedIn is the main social platform for recruiting purposes. Latest statistics show there are more than 562 million users on LinkedIn in over 200 countries, more tha

One of the questions that most entrepreneurs ask is What drives business growth? To help you grow your business, we put together the following list: 5 business growth

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Why did Nokia fail?

This article presents one of Nokia's reasons for failure and what you can learn to improve your leadership. A concise timeline of Nokia’s important moments: In Oc

5 time management tips&tricks for entrepreneurs

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How Can Location Data Help You Grow Your Business

The importance of data is growing daily and its impact on the businesses as well. Gathered and used in smart ways it can help you reach the right audience, in the right w

When talking about the future of business, Blockchain is on every entrepreneur's mind. You may know Blockchain is valuable, but understanding how Blockchain works an

10 Important Tools You Need To Grow Your Start-up

Everyone starts a business of their own for different reasons, but some of the most important ones are the desire to do something for themselves, to influence the society

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Shopify, Dropbox, Uber, AirBnb, LinkedIn, Instagram. They are all well-known companies and we bet you are a frequent user of at least two of them. They have millio

As shown at the Global Coworking Unconference Conference forecast, by 2022 there will be 30,432 spaces and 5.1 million paid co-working members worldwide. The market sho

Best countries for business in 2018

So you want to start your own business. You have written a solid business plan and raised the necessary capital. Before assembling your team and drawing your business

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10 actionable growth hacks for startups

Do you want to learn how other start-up companies employed growth hacking strategies to bring their businesses to the next level? Read our 10 actionable growth hacks lis

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Entrepreneurship and personal development go hand in hand. You need to keep developing your skills and acquire new ones if you want to stay ahead of the game and reac

In 2017 17 per cent more people searched “how to start a business” online compared to 2016, according to audience insights tool Hitwise, wrote The Independent.

How to reframe failure: 6 steps

You failed. There are various reasons why you failed. Maybe your business lacked capital or you misused it. Or you jumped the gun on essential steps in building

All You Need To Know About The 5 AM Club

Some of us prefer to work in the morning, while others during the evening and night. We are used to say that the difference is made my our biorhythm. But what happens whe

Nine out of ten startups fail. A statistic that sounds cruel and harsh, but that puts us with our feet on the ground. When one starts a business it does it with passion a

Best Quotes For Boosting Your Work

Today we celebrate Labor Day, one of the most anticipated and loved celebrations and holidays in Romania. Therefore, what better way to celebrate it than through the work

How do we dress to impress?

A positive, proactive and dynamic professional, Teodora Burz is definitely a strong reference in fashion industry around the globe. She's experienced in both managin

Joining BRAND MINDS? Then read this!

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Is the entrepreneurial spirit something that you inherit or something you gain? Is it something that anyone can have or grow, or is it just for certain people? Can anyone

All You Need To Know About The 5 Second Rule

Making decisions is always hard and, most of the times, we tend to think and re-think them over and over again. It seems like the famous speaker and influencer Mel Robbin

A research published in the Journal of Experiential Psychotherapy (Stillman, Freedman, Jorgensen, & Stillman, 2017) showed once again, if still necessary, the power

How to Self-Motivate and Change Your Life

It is said that it's harder to keep being successful or on top that to achieve success in the first place. That is a sentence I strongly believe in, as success may come i

"Trust is the willingness to be vulnerable to the action of others. Trust is a choice. Trust means that we have confidence in the intentions and motives of the other

Meet Smiljan Mori | Behind the Suit

Smiljan Mori is a businessman, author, coach, and consultant to top performers from all walks of life. His business successes are legendary, including the founding and

He set up his own business and named the company Antal – Hungarian for ‘Anthony’, in 1993. Since then, Tony and his team have developed substantial businesses in so

Meet the founder of FightHoax | Behind the Suit

Valentinos started his very own mobile app startup and developed it all by himself at the age of 18. Magazines such as Forbes say that he has the 'mark of a true entrepre

Meet Vladimir Vulic | Behind the Suit

Vladimir Vulic is a strategist from Montenegro who is in constant pursuit of challenging the status quo. He’s a management, innovation, and social media consultant who

Meet Franck Vinchon | Behind the Suit

Franck has been working for more than 18 years across multiple countries. He covered many fields in communication and marketing industry filling positions that were dedi

Human. Mom-preneur. Business strategist and modern marketing mentor for personal brands.  Lenja believes that for your marketing to be supremely effective you don’t

MEET JEFF ZISSELMAN | THE FOUNDER  Entrepreneur, trained attorney and consultant with more than 20 years of diverse experience in the financial services field, life in

Meet Mariusz Lodyga | Behind the Suit

MEET THE BRANDING & MARKETING STRATEGIST Mariusz Lodyga, the owner of Premium Consulting Brands, is a branding expert specialized in creation, companies communicatio

Meet the owner of Quantox | Behind the Suit

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In his book Outliers: The Story of Success, Malcolm Gladwell affirmed that people who were performing at a world-class level, such as musicians, artists, or sportspeo

Even at first glance everyone is under the impression that social media is a piece of cake, in order for a company and a brand to have the right, strategic social media p

Having the right media mix and campaigns represents a very important moment in a company's marketing strategy. Choosing the right track might be hard to find, therefore e

Romanian creatives to watch for in 2018

After last year we presented you the creatives we believed were ready to set the tone for creativity in 2017, it's time for the 2018 prognosis to be revealed. In no parti

Romanian creatives to watch for in 2018

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We recognize the importance of PR in your business and we believe you should as well. Therefore, after last week's pieces of advice received from Chapter 4 Romania, we no

PR has become indispensable for companies nowadays, evolving from "simple" media relations activities to strategy,consultancy and more and more diverse services. Moreover

How to create an innovation culture that works

"97% of CEOs agree that innovation has grown increasingly important over the last 10 years, and 73% of those CEOs note that innovation plays an important role in determin

What is The Happiness Equation?

We are used to talk about working hard, discipline,motivation, passion for what we do and that will make the business grow,but we hardly think and talk about what makes u

BTL advertising is becoming more and more complex, highly influenced by the rise and development of digital and mobile. Companies needs to be up-to-date with all the info

Can you imagine what advantage you would have in negotiations, decision-making, and leadership if you could teach yourself to see and evaluate information that others ove

Emotional Intelligence 2.0., the book written by Travis Bradberry and Jean Greaves, delivers a step-by-step program for increasing your EQ via four, core EQ skills that

Who is Helen Fisher?

Neuroscientist , Anthropologist Internationally - renowned neuroscientist and biological anthropologist Dr. Helen Fisher is a pioneer in the biology of human personal

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Each time is the end of a year we make resolutions and look forward to what is to come. We wish for a better year, more accomplishments and higher goals. At the same time

Best Business Podcasts for 2018

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WHO IS ROBIN SHARMA?

Robin Sharma is one of the world’s premier thinkers on leadership in business and in life. He is the author of numerous books, including the 1 international bestseller

WHO IS SHED SIMOVE

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WHO IS SETH GODIN?

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WHO IS DANIEL GOLEMAN?

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LinkedIn Learning was launched in 2016 in San Francisco, about a year and a half after LinkedIn acquired online learning site Lynda.com for $1.5 billion. A large part of

How to deal with decision-paralysis

As we've shown in a previous article, decision-paralysis is a real problem, both for personal and professional decisions, no matter their dimension. Therefore, we've cons

The Power of Habit in Business

In The Power of Habit, award-winning New York Times business reporter Charles Duhigg takes us to the thrilling edge of scientific discoveries that explain why habits

Decision-Paralysis: when it happens and why?

Analysis paralysis or paralysis by analysis is the state of over-analyzing (or over-thinking) a situation so that a decision or action is never taken, in effect paral

Creative Quarters, bringing beauty and business together

The Institute presented the new collection of the organizers and cultural spaces, creative workshops and stores in Bucharest's Creative Quarter, through a map that will b

How to inspire innovation in your employees

According to McKinsey & Company and its global innovation survey, innovation is critical to growth, particularly as the speed of business cycles continues to increase

What is Professional Ghosting and why it should stop

Recently I have discovered that ghosting does not apply only to a Millennials' personal dating situation, but also in the professional feel, and the situation becomes mor

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Meet Krystal Choo, One of Singapore's Brand Minds

Krystal Choo is the CEO and Founder of Wander, which brings like-minded people together by allowing them to join the best communities in a city, right from their devices.

Meet Suria Sparks, One of Singapore's Brand Minds

ENTREPRENEUR | INSPIRATIONAL SPEAKER| BUSINESS SOCIAL MEDIA & BRANDING STRATEGIS Suria is Ranked as #1 Public Figure - Social Media Influencer in Singapore reaching

Meet Manoj Vasudevan, One of Singapore's Brand Minds

He is World Champion of Public Speaking, a Next level Leadership Expert and author of International bestseller. Find out what is the journey that Manoj Vasudevan had to p

WHO is Suria Sparks?

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Unconventional Career Advice with Fred Cook

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WHO is Shed Simove?

Shed Simove is an entrepreneur, author and must-see keynote motivational speaker. His areas of expertise are ‘CREATIVITY’, ‘INNOVATION’, ‘SALES’ & ‘

How to lead the Millennials with Simon Sinek

According to Simon Sinek, Millennials are no different when it comes to what they way, in comparison with any other generation, the only difference being that Millennials

WHO is KARIM RASHID?

Visionary and prolific, Karim Rashid is one of the most unique voices in design today. With more than 4000 designs in production, nearly 300 awards to his name, and clien

WHO is GARY VAYNERCHUK?

Gary Vaynerchuk builds businesses. Fresh out of college he took his family wine business and grew it from a $3M to a $60M business in just five years. Now he runs VaynerM

Meet Leza Parker, One of Singapore’s Brand Minds

Leza is obsessed with business and entrepreneurship. If she is not lecturing at some universities, she would be answering business questions from the public via videos or

Meet Cassandra Riene, One of Singapore’s Brand Minds

Passionate and unafraid to challenge the status quo, she believes questioning the norm is the way to achieve growth. With a wide branding experience and lots of integrate

Meet Melissa Lim, One of Singapore’s Brand Minds

Melissa Lim is the co-founder and head of marketing at BiTS.sg - an enterprise resource planning software which enables Singapore SMEs to go digital by automating process

How to lead without a title with Robin Sharma

Even the positions are important for the good running of an organization, Robin Sharma believes more in the new model of leadership (leadership 2.0), that is all about ev

Meet Joe Escobedo, One of Singapore’s Brand Minds

Recognized as one of the "Top 20 Content Marketers" worldwide and awarded the “Most Influential Global Marketing Leader" at the World Marketing Congress, Joe has helped

Meet Joe Escobedo, One of Singapore’s Brand Minds

Recognized as one of the "Top 20 Content Marketers" worldwide and awarded the “Most Influential Global Marketing Leader" at the World Marketing Congress, Joe has helped

Peter Diamandis and the future of asteroids

Dr. Peter H. Diamandis is an international pioneer in the fields of innovation, incentive competitions and commercial space. In 2014 he was named one of "The World’s 50

Jeff Bezos – Amazon, the new robots company

Every fan of technology and sci-fi would have loved to be in the shoes of Jeff Bezos, Amazon's CEO, as he piloted a huge robot, that looked takes straight from Tr

What you need to know about the 70 percent rule

According to investopedia.com, the rule of 70 is a way to estimate the number of years it takes for a certain variable to double. "To estimate the number of years for a v

10 Things you might not know about Robin Sharma

For nearly 20 years, many of the most well-known organizations on the planet, ranging from Nike, GE, Microsoft, FedEx, PwC, HP and Oracle to NASA, Yale University and YPO

According to fastcompany.com, women entrepreneurs are the fastest-growing segment of business owners in the U.S. But, compared to male-owned businesses, women-owned busi

How To Avoid The Professional Burnout

When one is passionate about their job, when one is a high-achiever, one tends to ignore the fact that they're working exceptionally long hours, taking on exceedingly hea

15 Things you might not know about Seth Godin

Seth Godin is the author of 18 books that have been bestsellers around the world and have been translated into more than 35 languages. He writes about the post-industrial

15 Things you might not know about Daniel Goleman

Daniel Goleman is an internationally known psychologist who lectures frequently to professional groups, business audiences, and on college campuses. As a science journali

10 Things you might now know about Shed Simove

Sheridan “Shed” Simove is a modern day creative genius. He lives and breathes ideas. Every day of his life dozens of new ideas spring from his astonishingly active mi

5 Things you might not know about Madonna Badger

Chief Creative Officer & Founder of the Badger & Winters, Madonna Badger describes it as an advertising, branding and design agency specializing in creating power

20 Things you might not know about Karim Rashid

Karim Rashid is one of the most prolific designers of his generation. Over 3000 designs in production, over 300 awards and working in over 40 countries attest to Karim’

Dr. Jonas Ridderstråle, the author behind the bestseller Funky Business in 2000, is one of the worlds most significant and respected business thinkers and speakers. 

8 Things you might not know about Kjell Nordstrom

Kjell Anders Nordström is a Swedish economist, writer and public speaker. Amid the madness and hyperbole surrounding the new economy, Dr. Kjell A. Nordström is a guru o

How to find inspiration

When being on your own passion is what drives you the most and keeps you going even when dealing with harder choices or long hours. Knowing that you are working towards a

10 things you might not know about Lenja Faraguna

She was declared one of 12th World Changers by the New York Times Bestselling author Roy H. Williams and one of 40th most influential radio personalities under 40 by the

American serial entrepreneur, four-time New York Times bestselling author, speaker and internationally recognized internet personality. First known as a leading wine cr

Why it’s worth working with freelancers

After the economic crisis the whole system changed and it will never get back to what we used to know. That is a given fact, proven times and times again. Adapting to

If some people hate the idea of Monday, wishing for a longer weekend, some believe in the unlucky Tuesday, with three bad moments that are meant to happen. We don't belie

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Being an entrepreneur is never easy, either you are young and have the freshness and power to work on your side, along with initiative and courage, or a little more matur

Even in minority when it comes to their numbers, compared to the men who run their own businesses or are top managers, the women possess a series of qualities that ma

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Inspiration is what drives us to be better and better each day, to look up to people that give us the courage to try something new, to discover and push our limits. It's

Failure is not the end

We are not used to talk about it, to consider it part of the process, to give it its big importance, to learn from it and understand that it might, or might not, take us

"Romanians are smart", used to say a famous advertising campaign that brought Romania its first Cannes Lions Trophies. We are also famous for our sportsmen and sportswome

For some years now Romania is setting the creative beat in the CEE, by winning almost all the editions of the Golden Drum Festival and by giving the CEE countries some ve

Top 20 business people to watch for in 2017

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The Job of the Future

The future. The perfect job. All of these terms mean different things to different people. What makes us happy may not make somebody else. Forseeing into the future a