Often, when entrepreneurs make the bold leap from employee of a corporation to leader of their own business, one of the first challenges they face is no longer having a person or group of people above them to set goals, deadlines and incentives. The responsibility of inspiration becomes a task of self-motivation. This can be a
My experience has thought me that very few people will actually tell you where you can go wrong when starting a business. Regardless of your niche or industry, you won’t often hear people warning you about several critical points. So, here I am, sharing my thoughts on the subject. If you feel you are ready
A startup advisor is an individual or a group of individuals who assist you to run your business successfully. The right advisors can materially improve the way your startup/company operates. In fact, by bringing in the right startup advisors, you get to achieve a lot of your goals quicker than you had planned off (mostly
The first thing to do is figure out why you’re struggling. There’s a lot of reasons a business can struggle, but often times it’s due to sales. As Mark Cuban often says, sales solves all problems. One of the biggest lessons I learned in bootstrapping my own business was that you have to invest in growth.
TeamWork is an activity that many people try to avoid in the workplace. We are we so against it because there are lots of benefits of working in teams for both your personal brands and for your organisation. Not only is it a great opportunity for professional development, it is also a means of making
Just as the hopeful gathered along the dusty road to watch Jesus enter Jerusalem, Today we will wave palms, our hands and shout, “Hosannah!” and worship in the Risen Jesus! We will celebrate the bright victory of God’s love over darkness, even death. In the spirit of the celebration, we are happy to make some
The bottom line is that even though evaluating business ideas is a great thing to do, it’s just a part of the larger process of validating and building the business. Since this question is classified under Entrepreneurship, I would assume that you’re looking to create a new business from scratch, and not to create a
Entrepreneurship isn’t for everyone. But the ones that succeed learn these invaluable lessons. When you set out to become an entrepreneur, nobody can prepare you for what you’re about to experience. Building a business takes practice, patience, persistence, and a whole lot more, many of which you can’t learn until you’re standing in the fire. As a successful