Umwelt, it means the world as it is experienced by a particular organism. I find this particular concept from the world of biology to be an interesting one. Not in the least because we are biological organisms and the cooperate world is our Umwelt. The common trope in this ecosystem is just how useless frustrating
The speaker walked into the room, tapped the microphone, ducked for cover at the high-pitched screech his tapping produced, laughed mechanically, swallowed audibly, mumbled something, and began stuttering. It all went downhill from there. The most interesting part of the presentation was over. While he strung word upon flat word, I looked around the room.
For many people, presenting in front of an audience or even just a small room filled with trusted coworkers can be a nightmare scenario. Not only are many of us afraid of public speaking, some of us also don’t even know how to give a good presentation. And it’s all too easy to make a mistake—or 10—in a
I’ve spent the past five years working for Nielsen, the world’s largest marketing research firm that helps media and consumer products companies understand what people watch and buy. I am currently a manager in our consumer analytics group, specializing in survey and segmentation analysis for large brands and retailers. My team’s projects uncover the who, what,
So, the time has come you’re ready to share your ideas with the public or potential investors! Congratulations. We know the idea of a presentation can at first seem super exciting, followed by an overwhelming feeling of nerves and uncertainty. But, no need to fear! We discovered that if you break the ideas of a
Naturally, most investors seek a ready-made business, and it will be a tough task to sell the pure idea without bringing at least some practical examples of its implementation. Very often beginning entrepreneurs face the need to tell about their idea very briefly. Here the time factor comes into play: investors, for the most part,