Tasked with Finding a Crew

My boss wanted to have a party for all of his employees, so he decided to invite everyone to his yacht. I thought it was a bit weird for a boss to show everyone that he has enough money to own a yacht, while the people working under him can’t even afford a fourth of a yacht, but he insisted on having the party. He even gave me the task of doing professional yacht crew recruitment. I had no idea where to find a professional crew to serve on a yacht, but somehow my boss was confident that I would be able to do it.

My first thought was to search online for companies that would provide crews for yachts. One of the top search engine results that I found was for a website that talked about how great their crew members were and how well they would be …

Looking for a Certification in Business? Look No Further

I had been shopping around for a relatively affordable, online program that provided me some accreditation in the business sphere when I came across “the lifelong mba“. There are a lot of sites that will promise you the world, but which are actually quite slim in the content they deliver and fail to give you any real-world, marketable skills. Then there are other sites that truly do provide excellent business-learning content, but will typically charge you £1000 or more. “the lifelong mba” is not one of these sites.

For only £199, I was awarded their “Mini-MBA certificate” and was provided access to a host of instructional videos that taught me how to analyze businesses, develop strategy, and get a sense of how to work with my clients. There are other videos providing case study analyses of businesses as well as a plethora of interactive worksheets and course handouts. …