[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Well, it would be quite fair to start with a quote of the all time king of imagination - Albert Einstein. As he said: "Logic will get you from A to B. Imagination will get you everywhere." Keep your imagination wide open and challenge the possibilities. Reach something that's bigger than even yourself. Although knowledge can be source of success for many, it can be an obstacle for many others. Thinking out of the box (without ignoring the knowledge) is an art that enables you to explore new possibilities. You can use knowledge, science, and other tools to reach what you imagine with your creativity. Suntae Kim defines it as "understanding of the present reality in relation to the desired future reality." What is the source of imagination? Not to make it too scientific, I will only refer to definitions from some credible sources. "Imagination, also called the faculty of imagining, is the creative ability to form images, ideas, and sensations in the mind from input of the senses, such as seeing or hearing. Imagination helps make knowledge applicable in solving problems and is fundamental to integrating experience and the learning process." (WikiPedia.org) Based on many researchers and science enthusiasts imaginations are impacted by...

Although some experts predicted the victory of President Donald J. Trump on the last election in the US, it was unexpected for many people including myself. As many others, I have decided to run a soft research, analyze, and understand why and how Trump won. Even though it feels like that the victory of Donald J. Trump was unexpected and shocking, there is a formula of this success - Trump Marketing. Trump Marketing by definition is understanding your target audience, developing a specific and clear campaign messaging that will differentiate you from the competitors, and using the most modern communication mediums to maximize the reach. There are 5 main ingredients of Trump Marketing formula that will increase the chance of any marketing campaign to be as successful and as efficient as President Trump's electoral campaign. These techniques include but not limited to understanding your audience, differentiating yourself, developing a specific message, being consistent, and using the most modern tools to communicate. Understand Your Audience Before developing a campaign it is crucial to understand the target audience you aim to deliver the value. Understanding the needs and wants of your customers, developing a product or service with expected quality, and delivering it at the best select touch-points will lead...

Multiple research reports show that about 90% of startups fail. It has been one of the hottest topics in the startups world to identify main reasons of failure and methods to avoid a very likely fate. One of the top reasons why a startup fails is that they are not desired in market. Naturally, there are many other ingredients of undesired ultimate consequence. Avoiding the most common mistakes which lead to failure is as salient as doing the proper things and taking right steps. You can discover these errors either by researching and analyzing failing startups, or by personally experiencing startup failure. Even though a failure is something I do not wish you to experience, it usually makes learning very powerful when you experience something. Presented list of most common mistakes are either from very reliable resources or from my own experience. Lack of market research backing the idea Sometimes it might not be enough to have a great idea. Even if it sounds like you have a fantastic idea in the beginning, you might face demand shortage and shortfall of desire in the market. Statistics show that successful startups are those with solution to a specific problem in the society or target audience. If...

Is it the first time you are intending to develop an annual or any type of personal plan? Developing a personal annual plan might lead to unexpectedly good results. Even though it might seem like a waste of time when it comes to actual planning, it will save you a lot of time when it comes to the action, implementation, and staying focused to what you do. Personal plan will become almost inevitable if you have multiple projects or you want to achieve multiple goals in certain period of time. Setting your goals and designing the plan to achieve those will certainly help you to stay focused and avoid redundant tasks. I will share the steps of personal annual planning and some tools you can benefit while planning, or tracking your plan. With the methods recommended you will be able to easily design your plan to achieve your goals, track and monitor your progress. REVIEW YOUR PAST You should break your planning into two phases. Firstly, you should review your past. It might be a spotlight on your previous year, or your entire past until now. Review carefully to understand what you have really achieved, and what you might have achieved you had done everything...