Many of the supreme inventors and business people confess to having failed at some point in their careers, but Richard Christensen, entrepreneur and author of The Zig Zag Principle (McGraw-Hill, 2011) claims that while failure may be a normal part of business and life in general, most of us are ill-equipped to deal [...]Continue Reading →
As a start-up, it is easy to forget the rules. But as your company takes off, its vital to make sure good policies and procedures are set up. The following should be on your checklist as a growing venture:
1. Make an operations manual.
2. Write an employee handbook.
3. Make [...]
There are two kinds of entrepreneurs; those who know exactly what they want their businesses name to be and those who aren’t sure. Either way, be aware of making your company’s name too broad (or too confining). The challenge is to form an idea with your business name and not make it inappropriate and at [...]Continue Reading →
Ideas come in when we least expect it and in any shape or form. But winning ideas (ideas that make money, are quick and easy to license, and cost effective to venture) have specific traits. That is to say, they clear the way to success by removing the most difficult obstacles that are [...]Continue Reading →
Why are written agreements so important these days? Attorney Nina Kaufman claims that the days of shaking on a deal are over. These days its all in writing and you have to sign on the dotted line.
Not only is this a safety mechanism in case (touch wood) something goes wrong, but it also helps [...]Continue Reading →
Here are three impressive strategies that will assist you in making your email inbox one of your best productivity tools:
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You can be churning out the most ground-breaking product or service there is, but if you can’t persuade people to purchase it, your hard work will continue to be unprofitable. Therefore, as an entrepreneur, your only choice is to learn how to sell.
Developing a business starts with converting leads and the establishment [...]Continue Reading →
You’re in business for yourself. That’s great. Every day is a stress and a struggle. That’s still great. Doesn’t make sense? Put it this way: lets say, 2, 5, 10 or even 20 years from now when you have spent every day, striving for greatness and you pushed through the stress and the struggle and [...]Continue Reading →
G r e e n – B u s i n e s s Opportunities
There's never been a better time to start a green business. Climate change will ensure South Africans will face water shortages and high energy costs. We have 2 business opportunities. The first is Water Rhapsody in rainwater harvesting and water conservation.
D i g i t a l – M a r k e t i n g Opportunities
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