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How to Start a Home-Based Gift Basket Business, 4th (Home-Based Business Series)  by  Shirley George Frazier provides information on a gift basket startup. The book is written by a successful gift basket entrepreneur- and so, a lot of the tips are down to earth. Some of the main points of the book: what it takes to be [...]

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In order to save cost to store and redesign for all different festive seasons, why not consider designing a single paper back, or better yet a grocery bag that carries themes from major festivals, like the one below by CNI: This paper bag has all the Malaysian major festivals: Hari Raya, Chinese New Year, Deepavali [...]

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If you are able to take everyday stuff and give it a creative twist- you would have something that attract everyone’s attention and could have great potential.  For example, the usual cupcakes are often being displayed in a sweet, pretty and appetizing way. Whenever we see a cupcake, it’s design makes us want to eat [...]

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When I saw the book Ignore Everybody and Other 39 Keys to Creativity by Hugh MacLeod, the chapters I flipped that made me took the book were “Keep Your Day Job” and “Beware of Turning Hobbies into Jobs”. As I took the book back, I sat intently from afternoon and finish the book at dusk. [...]

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There is a lot of ideas that you can be inspired from IKEA. They would invest a lot in the display area to teach people how to use their products. Products arranged haphazardly as we can see in most stores would not increase sales- unless the buyer has a sharp eye for details. But a majority [...]

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Have you ever find that you love a hobby very much but often wonder why was so tough for you to learn up the hobby? Well, you need to first consider what type of learner are you- what is the method that you can most effectively learn: Is it by listening to instructions from others [...]

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If you love beading, it would be a painful process when no one tells you what to do when make a mistake. I remember when I learned beading on my own when I was younger, I had made painful mistakes that cost hours of hard work to go to waste. For instance, in my beaded [...]

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I’ve always been a slow learner when it comes to languages. When I was in Form 5- I took the 1119 English and you know what I scored? C6- I just barely passed. Previously, the teachers and me all believed that I was stupid and an underperformer in school. It took me a long time- [...]

in CAREER, Career-Improve, Creativity, Life

Many seniors are at loss of what to do with their lives after retirement. Especially loyal folks of the workforce that stuck with the same organization through thick and thin for many years (like both of my parents). Work and family are usually their only priorities in life. So when it comes to retirement and [...]

in Career-Retirement, Creativity, Tis Thing Called Life

Many companies does this: take some generic product and add some perceived value, then increase the price. If the perceived value can potentially convince customers that they need the product, then the company can charge a bomb for it. Some of the ways to add perceived value: attractive packaging persuasive writeup on the product getting [...]

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