How to Set Mid-Year Career Goals

It’s just past the middle of the year, and it’s time to take a look back at those New Year’s resolutions.   Too many people these days set goals early in the year and then don’t even think about them until December rolls around once again. But this is a recipe for totally failing to fulfill even a single plan for the year. In order to stay goal-centered and focused, it’s important to take some time for a mid-year check-in.   Re-considering your goals partway through the year can seem…

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NGC Ventures Contributes to $200 Million Algo VC Fund

Algo VC fund invests in category-leading businesses that are building on the Algorand blockchain technology platform   Singapore — Algo Capital, the financial institution focused on accelerating access, adoption and liquidity of the Algorand blockchain, today announced the closing of its Algo VC Fund at $200 million. The fund will invest in category-leading businesses that are building on the Algorand technology platform. It is backed by a collection of experienced financial and blockchain industry investors, including NGC Ventures, Eterna Capital, GSR.io, Cognitive Blockchain, Rokk3r Labs, 11-11 Ventures, DG Ventures, Winslow…

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When someone you love Doesn’t Support Your Dreams

A lot of us have been through the path where someone you love does not support your dreams and this can make you lose confidence.   Watch the Video below:       What to Do When Your Partner Doesn’t Support Your Career Dreams   Does the idea of selling something to someone you love sound sleazy or conjure up images of a salesman with a greasy mustache and bad suit promising low, low prices on used cars?   In reality, sales is crucial for more than pushing used cars…

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How Businesses Generate More Online Sales by Doing Less

Your top priority as an ecommerce proprietor is to keep sales high at all times. Most business owners would take this to mean that you should constantly expand your sales operation in whatever way you can. You can try out new technologies, target new markets, pour more money into marketing, and use countless other ways to grow your business.   If this sounds like a lot of work, that is because it is. You might start to wonder what the point of generating more sales is if you end up…

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5 Steps to follow to create enough passive income to retire

Save until it hurts each month   A common mistake most people make is thinking that they are saving enough through their retirement funds, but the stark reality is that you are not. Creating passive income will require you to aggressively invest your after tax income each month. Most retirement accounts don’t allow you to draw from your pre-tax accounts before the age of 59 and a half without taking a 10% penalty.   In order to enjoy financial freedom in the future, you will have to sacrifice some of…

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Mergers and blockchain technology to advance food tractability and tracking

Food traceability contains the facility to identify and approve various stages of the food chain from production to its distribution. It is meant to provide food safety in all the stages from manufacturing until distribution. The system is important for food investigation purposes and critical for global food trade. It is subjected to give accurate and detailed information regarding the product to the customers. Blockchain-based technology is being used widely by major companies to provide the best information regarding their products and also to improve the tracing and tracking technologies…

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Six Years since the first ICO – What’s Next?

On July 31, 2013, J.R. Willett launched the first ever ICO, Mastercoin (now Omni), and today will mark 6 years since this monumental occasion.    Looking at the last 6 years, it’s evident that the industry has matured and the very nature of fundraising within the blockchain space has changed. We’ve witnessed a slight shift away from ICOs: as evidenced in this STO report from the NEM Foundation, and the recent launch of STOs in public markets. In 2019, we’ve witnessed a further progression towards IEOs. In light of this…

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How to give great customer service as shown by Bill Gates and Warren Buffet

During a recent visit to Berkshire Hathaway’s annual meeting in Omaha, Warren Buffett and Bill Gates broke away from the meetings to visit a Dairy Queen for some lunch, and to get some restaurant training.    They learned how to work the cash register, greet guests, and make a Blizzard, including the proper way to serve it, “Always upside down with a smile.”     In the video above these two great businessmen show that they really love what they do and this is one of the secrets of their…

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What is a SIM SWAP scam?

Smartphones have become a prominent part of everyday work and personal life.  Unfortunately, this trend has attracted the criminal element too. One of the scams out there that could cross your path is the SIM swap scam, which is also known as Port Out scam or SIM splitting.  It is a type of account takeover fraud, that targets a weakness in two factor authentication and two step verification, where the second step in the process is an SMS message or a call placed to a mobile phone.      …

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Top 7 travel hacks for backpackers, frequent travelers and nomads

Many of us love to travel and explore our world. Here are seven top travel hacks for backpackers, frequent travelers, and nomads. BON VOYAGE!         Never pay for water at the airport Things have got rather strict with bottles of liquid recently. At most airports, a bottle with liquid will not be allowed. So, instead of bringing a full bottle, bring an empty bottle to the airport and refill it after you’ve passed through security.   Charge your electronics through a TV Lost or forgotten your wall…

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