Category Archive: CEO’s Musings

8 Reasons Why Every Man Deserves More Money

(The same applies to businesses, schools, non for profits) I just read a great article on Entrepreneur.com and I wanted to share a personal take on it. The truth is, money IS important, the intent behind it is what needs to be questioned in society today… I work with people who are interested in being successful in their businesses, their causes, their lives. I make a conscious choice (and go to great lengths) to surround myself with such people. Just like in soccer where the number of times the ball is thrown into the net determines the unquestionable outcome of the game, in business the number of dollars in the bank is the indisputable, objective and universal measure of success. The same applies to non for profits. The larger the dollar amount the more resources the organization can spend on its good cause. It’s not long before someone says, “money[…]

Parliamo Italiano?

The Easter excesses did not deter us from launching a new version of the site so we’re excited to say that as of yesterday you can talk to us in Italian! To better serve our Italian clients, we now also have Italian customer support agents on staff. Whilst the survey creation interface itself isn’t translated yet, it supports Italian surveys and comes with a number of survey templates in Italian. Plus our support team is on call to clarify any doubts about the interface (or others) in Italian. Couple of other minor points that might interest you: – New country question type. We added a new question type you can use in surveys. It’s a country dropdown, so if you want to ask “Which country do you come from?” for example, the respondent can just choose the country from the pre-populated dropdown menu instead of typing the country name manually.[…]

Surveys and Psycho-Cybernetics

You might wonder how the two are related… Briefly put, psycho-cybernetics is a principle based around substituting negative thinking with encouraging and strengthening thoughts to build confidence. To sum up psycho-cybernetics in one sentence: “HOW you think makes ALL the difference.” So how is this related to getting feedback within your business or research? A core principle of psycho-cybernetics is painting the exact picture of your desired outcome, not just visually but also sounds, smells and feelings. When getting feedback for our business or performing research, the ideal outcome can be summarized as follows: 1. The respondent takes all the time needed to provide well thought and in depth answers to the questions 2. The respondent answers each question in full and truthfully 3. The respondent in not biased by any external factors There are of course many more factors that contribute to the success of client feedback or research.[…]