What makes a good salesperson?

What makes a good salesperson? It’s a fact that sales drive our economies on all levels, from the street hustler trying to make ends meet to the top sales executive trying to close a billion-dollar deal. One thing common to all salespeople is that they are all trying to maximise the number of sales they […]

The psychology of sales

The psychology of sales When it comes to sales and salespeople there is an obvious difference between those who just want to make a sale and those who approach the sales with careful thought and a game plan.  If you want to make your sales career a success, then it is incredibly important that you […]

How to use Hlookup in Excel like a pro

How to use Hlookup in Excel like a pro When you are trying to find data in a large range of cells you can use Hlookup. Hlookup is used to look for a piece of information in a large data set.  Hlookup is short for horizontal lookup. It is designed to work with data in […]

How to get good at probability and statistics

How to get good at probability and statistics Probability means possibility. When you are not sure of what an outcome will be you can estimate using probability. Probability means how likely something is to occur. If something has a high probability it is likely to happen. If it has a low probability, it is less […]

How to use Vlookup in Excel like a pro

How to use Vlookup in Excel like a pro Spending too much time trying to find data in a large range of cells?  Well, we have good news! You can use Vlookup.  Vlookup is used to look for a piece of information. Vlookup is short for vertical lookup. It is designed to work with data […]

How to start your e-commerce business

How to start your e-commerce business Fuelled by the introduction of innovative technologies and changes in consumer shopping-related behaviours, e-commerce is a thriving industry and there is no better time to join the community than now. Did you know that: 61% of baby boomers are digital buyers 78% of Generation Xers are digital buyers 81% […]

How to become a certified Bookkeeper

How to become a certified Bookkeeper ‘Making good judgments when one has complete data, facts and knowledge is not leadership – it’s bookkeeping,’ there are the wise words by Dee W Hock, founder and former CEO of the Visa Credit Card Association. It’s interesting to note that the top two reasons businesses fail revolve around […]

An easy step-by-step guide to Six Sigma in 2022

An easy step-by-step guide to Six Sigma in 2022 Six Sigma is often used in project management to improve processes through the use of a set of techniques and tools. It is a data driven and statistical technique aimed at eliminating product defects rather than identifying and documenting defects.  The Six Sigma methodology takes into […]

5 advantages of a PMP certification over an MBA or Masters in 2022

5 advantages of a PMP certification over an MBA or Masters in 2022 Whether you already have a career as a project manager or are a fresh graduate looking for the next step, you’ll likely consider further studies. When it comes to project management, the direction you choose will significantly affect your career opportunities and […]

How to become a certified Microsoft Excel professional in 2022

How to become a certified Microsoft Excel professional in 2022 Achieving a Microsoft Excel certification means that you are skilled in the use of MS Excel as well as the variety of tools that go with it. Tools such as calculators, formulas, macro programming languages, graphic tools, charts, and spreadsheet functions are all able to […]

How to start a business with no money or experience

How to start a business with no money or experience There is an old saying that I am sure many of you are familiar with: it takes money to make money. However, maybe that is not always the case. Many of us have an idea for a business, or want to become entrepreneurs but feel […]

How to become a certified project manager

How to become a certified project manager Some of the biggest projects changed the lives of millions of people all around the world. Whether it’s a road in a remote area to give people access to food and water, the tallest skyscraper or the mass production of a vaccine – there are an endless variety […]

How to learn excel fast

How to learn excel fast – tips & resources Microsoft Excel has been around since 1985 and back then its functionality and user-interface was quite primitive when compared to how much the software has evolved into its most modern form.  Excel allows users such as data analysts, accountants, and even researchers to organise and manipulate […]

How to Write a Business Proposal

How to Write a Business Proposal If you’ve reached the stage where you require some form of support for your business, the first step is to create a business proposal. The purpose of a proposal is to help you secure funding, partnerships, or clients. Here’s a guide on how to write a business proposal. What […]

Mastering The Art of the Virtual Meeting

Mastering The Art of the Virtual Meeting The Covid-19 pandemic and associated lockdown regulations have brought about many changes to the way we live and work. One of the biggest changes many people have had to adjust to is remote working, and having to conduct business virtually. While virtual meetings have been around for many […]