How to “Carefully” Shop Online for Furniture

September 25, 2017 by · Comments Off on How to “Carefully” Shop Online for Furniture 

Summary: Shopping for furniture online is extremely easy when it’s all said and done. But, it’s crucial that you buy from a reputable site.

Furniture is expensive, no question about it. But, with the surge of online shopping becoming today’s trend, there are now a wide variety of options to choose from instead of your local brick & mortar. Here are some of the best tips on how you can go about choosing an online shop for your next furniture piece.

Research Ahead of Time

The Internet tends to operate as a sort of open marketplace, with reliability being somewhat of an issue with the thousands of furniture stores out there. Purchasing furniture from popular sites, such as Wicker Paradise, that have security systems implemented is one of the best ways to avoid being scammed or duped. Take the time to research the website, what type of furniture you’re planning to buy, and also whether or not you’re getting the best deal.

Take a Look At the Company’s About Us Page

Start your research by taking a look at the company’s About Us page. The more popular companies will have an in-depth description about their company, including history and information about their customer service as well as their satisfaction guarantees. The site’s page should also include a telephone number as well as an address. Reputable companies always have a way to contact them offline, no matter what. Imagine buying replacement patio cushions at a store that offers a massive discount only to find out that they were improperly packaged and damaged en route. Upset, you go on their website only to find out that there is no return address and a disconnected phone line. This unfortunate situation can happen to anyone, which is why it’s crucial that you verify the integrity of the company itself before you do business with them.

How to conduct a good project meeting?

September 8, 2017 by · Comments Off on How to conduct a good project meeting? 

Group of business people working at office

It is important to understand that meetings cost the company money as it is time each participant/ employee can spend on other work commitments. Therefore, organizing successful meetings should be every meeting facilitator’s goal. Here are some tips on how to make your meetings productive and well worth everyone’s time.

Prepare in advance – Plan ahead and have a clear idea of what will be discussed. Assign tasks and ask participants to bring in information that will be important for the meeting.

Have a detailed agenda – A well-planned agenda will keep the meeting flowing and help make decisions happen. An agenda will also keep your meeting on track and help participants focus on what is important.

Stick to the schedule – To ensure you have good attendance and a great reputation as a good meeting facilitator always stick to the agenda and don’t go over time.

Don’t cancel – If you have scheduled a weekly meeting and have a busy day, keep the meeting short but don’t cancel it. If you cancel a meeting, participants will start to think that the meeting is not necessary and can be considered as optional.

Stay on topic – Remember that staying on topic is important because it will help the meeting gain momentum and be a productive use of everyone’s time.

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