Thursday, May 13, 2021
The news media’s traditional maxim of if it bleeds it leads is as true today as it’s ever been. The only difference is now the competition for news audiences is much fiercer. The media was once assured huge audiences of loyal viewers and readers but the internet...
Whenever you adapt your marketing strategy to a modern buyer, you need to consider the behaviour of your ideal customer. So what’s the modern buyer like? When it comes to digital behaviour, I’d posit most people spend a lot of time on different platforms....
Learning how to delegate tasks effectively is a crucial skill for any manager that wants to take their business, or department, further. But it can be hard to know exactly when to take care of something yourself, and when to ask someone...
Everybody thinks they’re a great listener. But there’s actually a lot more to listening than just giving somebody the time and space to talk. Listening has actually been described by some as an “art”, and I can see why. Mastering listening...
Salary taxes, the infrastructure needed to accommodate a modern worker (even if they work remotely) and the responsibility you take on when hiring people. All of these can be a hurdle, especially when you’re just starting out with your business.That’s why outsourcing tasks and responsibilities can be...
Last year was pretty world-changing. Lockdowns, the pandemic, a drop in demand for physical stores, and shifts all across the financial sector have charted an unfamiliar path ahead of us.  However, these changes bring about great opportunities for 2021. If you analyze your successes...
With the advent of platforms like Udemy or Coursera, high-quality education is now easier to access than ever before. Sometimes, you can get valuable courses, taught by professors from world-class universities, for as low as $50. That’s a bargain, because it helps you constantly...
They say that mastery begins with humility. And yet, between all the character traits that are commonly lauded in human beings, humility is one of the most underrated and misunderstood. In a highly-competitive world, in which there’s constant pressure to appear more powerful or...
Positive Working Practices are not terms we widely use. But it’s an important principle to keep in mind if you want to take your office culture to the next level.
Productivity is considered to be the holy grail these days, both in personal development contexts and corporate environments. But how well do you really understand it? And, more importantly, how well do you know how to measure productivity in your team?
Philip J. Keezer

I’m Philip Keezer, the founder of Grindstone Capital. My aim is to eliminate income inequality through automated e-commerce with the principles of self-reliance, integrity, and the free market.

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