How to effectively communicate with your team

Posted on 2:56 pm, January 9, 2014 by

Communication

It is an indisputable fact that this is an era of intense competition in the business space. Small businesses are also not immune to this trend. It is essential that the whole business team works together towards a consistent business goal. Let’s look at ways and means to bolster the leader’s communication with his/her team. 8 Ways of effective communication … Read more


9 Traits of Successful Entrepreneurs

Posted on 10:14 am, January 3, 2014 by

Entrepreneurship

“Chase the vision, not the money, the money will end up following you.” —Tony Hsieh, Zappos CEO There are many entrepreneurs in the market today. But only a few succeed and fewer achieve enormous success. Every successful entrepreneur is different. However, they all share some important traits which contribute in great measures to their eventual success. We look at some … Read more


Improve Your Time Management

Posted on 7:00 am, December 9, 2013 by

Time is money, an old adage holds very true for new and established business owners. Time is a valuable asset which cannot be leveraged by paying more. In today’s economy, it is very unstable and many business owners are forced to work long hours to keep their business afloat. Whether it’s a startup business or an established one, owners should … Read more


Embrace Failure to be Successful

Posted on 10:57 am, August 12, 2013 by

Success

Failure is a part of life and small business owners are no exception. Some of the greatest success stories emerged from spectacular failures. It is astonishing how many notable individuals and organizations have endured severe setbacks but remained positive. Risk taking is a good thing Most people are too cautious and don’t like taking risks. Only if you take risks … Read more


What kind of leader are you?

Posted on 11:21 am, July 24, 2013 by

Leader

Leaders are needed and found in all organizations, irrespective of their size. There exist different kinds of leaders. There are born leaders and other trained leaders who acquire or learn leadership skills. There is no denying that quality leaders are required to motivate their employees and guide them to meet the organizations desired goals. It’s also important to choose leaders … Read more


5 inspirational leaders to look up to

Posted on 12:23 pm, June 11, 2013 by

Thomas alva edition

As a small business owner, you need to simultaneously strive hard and dream big. We look at business icons who have overcome seemingly impossible odds and emerged triumphant. The truth is, success doesn’t happen overnight nor is it purely based on luck. There exist many entrepreneurs who have revolutionized and redefined how business is done. Take this opportunity to learn … Read more


How to relieve yourself of all stress

Posted on 12:50 pm, March 25, 2013 by

Stress

Running a small business is no easy task. You need to find clients for work. There is pressure from the clients to meet deadlines. Even if you complete the client’s work, you may have to run around to collect your dues. Employees may leave in the middle of a project. In short, there are many things which cause stress on … Read more


Leaders are born or made?

Posted on 10:25 am, March 15, 2013 by

Leaders

The role of a leader is a crucial one, especially in the field of business. Leadership is generally an inborn talent, but it is possible to sharpen the leadership skills of an individual. There exist those who despite training can’t become good leaders.  Then there are those to whom leadership comes naturally. Many people who can hone their leadership skills … Read more


10 Traits of a Business Leader

Posted on 1:00 pm, February 13, 2013 by

Business Leader

“We need leaders, who add value to the people and the organization they lead; who work for the benefit of others and not just for their own personal gain. Leaders who inspire and motivate, not intimidate and manipulate; who live with people to know their problems in order to solve them and who follow a moral compass that points in … Read more


List of Top 20 Entrepreneurial Blogs

Posted on 5:52 am, December 29, 2012 by

Entrepreneur

Year 2012 has been a great saga of success, failure or stalemate for the small businesses. It has been the year where people around the world started getting the hang of using mobile Internet.  This year, many small businesses made their websites smartphone and tablet compatible as they started acknowledging the growth of mobile technology. The mobile web made it … Read more