Insider Tips for Running a Successful Startup Business

During these economic times, when the unemployment rates are too high people opt for starting and running a small business, for various different reasons. Running a small business can be a profitable and successful endeavor. But you need appropriate skills and ideas to make it one, without which it can create a lot of hassle and can turn to be quite stressful. Doing business is about increasing sales and profitability and if you do not meet these goals, the business is not worth the effort. Here we will discuss various important tips that are sure to be beneficial for you in running a small business. (more…)

Great Tech Tool(s) for Juggling All Your Projects With Ease: An Entrepreneur’s Survival Guide to Keeping Pace

Running a small business is by no means an easy feat. I always say that people with white collar desk jobs in large corporations get it easy. Everything has been laid out for you; there are company manuals, standard operating procedures, a communication hierarchy and you can always ‘go to’ somebody to help you with work or resolve an issue.

Running your own business however is a very different ball game. You are overlooking all aspects of your little empire and sometimes even micromanaging it, there is payroll, business development, client servicing, checking on payments and liabilities, you are even looking around for any cracks in the paint or water seepage left unaddressed from the last rainy season. (more…)

Great Tech Tools for Juggling All Your Projects With Ease An Entrepreneurs Survival Guide

Running a small business is by no means an easy feat. I always say that people with white collar desk jobs in large corporations get it easy. Everything has been laid out for you; there are company manuals, standard operating procedures, a communication hierarchy and you can always ‘go to’ somebody to help you with work or resolve an issue.Great Tech Tools for Juggling All Your Projects With Ease An Entrepreneurs Survival Guide

Running your own business however is a very different ball game. You are overlooking all aspects of your little empire and sometimes even micromanaging it, there is payroll, business development, client servicing, checking on payments and liabilities, you are even looking around for any cracks in the paint or water seepage left unaddressed from the last rainy season. (more…)

What to Look For in the Right Business Coach

For a sports team to be successful it takes more than just a superstar player, a strong roster of talented young backups or even state-of-the art training facilities. While all of those can be important factors, none of it would result in a winning unit without the help of one person: the head coach.

The coach is the person who meshes all of those elements together, who can turn a rag-tag collection of different skills and abilities, egos and personalities and other disparate factors into one cohesive unit designed to accomplish a task better than anyone else. One need only look at a person like former Chicago Bulls head coach Phil Jackson, who took an “eccentric” rebounder (Dennis Rodman), a sometimes moody forward (Scottie Pippen) and arguably the greatest player in professional basketball history (Michael Jordan), intertwined them with a changing roster of teammates and created an NBA juggernaut that rewrote the record books, to see what impact a good coach can make. (more…)

Time Management & Focus Management: Productivity Tips for Entrepreneurs

entrepreneursAs small business owners and entrepreneurs, you know the constant challenge that comes with having to wear all the hats. It’s no wonder how easy it is to get overwhelmed and overloaded.

There is always so much, entrepreneurs want to get done, and they all seem to scream “now!”  It’s hard to see the light when you’re up to your ears in work and trying to get it all done. Nothing good ever comes of trying to fit everything in at one time, so we must remember to prioritize and pace ourselves. The productivity tips to achieving our goals are to plan out exactly we want to gain from it and determine the necessary steps to make our goal. In order to ensure a successful outcome and best time management, here are 5 productivity tips to help: (more…)