As a student who plans on eventually starting a business, there are a number of different avenues that you can take. The one thing to be aware of is that you’ll most likely be starting with lots of great ideas, but absolutely no experience. That’s where you’re going to have to make sure that you wedge your potential upward. Continue reading “Tips For Moving Into Business While Still a Student”
It’s a few months into the new year and your business may still be suffering that holiday and winter lull, but now is the perfect time to start making some changes. You want to boost your business now so that when things pick up they pick up big. Continue reading “How To Make 2017 A Successful Year For Your Small Business”
When you first start running a business, you may be on a fairly tight budget. As such you are going to be extremely frugal with how and where you spend your capital – and you may feel that engaging a business accountant is an expense that you can do without. Continue reading “3 Reasons Why You Should Engage a Business Accountant”
Managing a senior living facility is not exactly like managing a business. While there are some similarities, and some things that you can learn from running a business, there are a few things that are entirely unique to senior living centers. If you’re the manager of one of these centers, or you are about to be, then it is important that you know as much as you can in order to give your residents the best experience possible. Below are a few tips to help get you started, and hopefully make your senior living facility the best it can be. Continue reading “5 Tips For Managing A Senior Living Facility”
When running a business, it can be difficult to manage all back office and front office responsibilities with just an in-house staff. Many enterprises soon discover that there are tasks that their team just won’t be able to execute or handle well. This can be anything, from technical support and payments processing to digital marketing and product design. Continue reading “5 Important Business Processes That You Can Outsource”
Taking your company to the next level relies a lot on people being on the same page. This is especially true during transition periods, when major updates happen so frequently. It also keeps your employees from feeling out of the loop, in addition to helping maintain healthy employee engagement. This is why you need effective tools to keep your workforce updated as soon as possible and as frequently as possible. Continue reading “5 Useful Tools for Keeping Your Employees Updated”
The Entrepreneurship Cell, IIT Bombay presents the Entrepreneurship Summit 2017 – a confluence of industry veterans, business leaders, entrepreneurs, visionary students and anyone who has a vision to make the world a better place. Continue reading “The Entrepreneurship Summit 2017”
Being held in the breathtakingly beautiful campus of CEG, Anna University, Enantra is a colossal fest with six mega events and will be South India’s Biggest Entrepreneurship fest. The humongous footfall of over 600+ participating colleges and 800+ corporates will witness a phenomenal program that won’t fail to impart every bit of knowledge required by the vying groups of student entrepreneurs, developers, marketing gurus and any like-minded individual. This might well be a start-up’s tipping point. Continue reading “Enantra – The Fest for Entrepreneurs”
Why is it so hard to set up a successful startup within the healthcare profession? Despite the massive size of the healthcare sector, due to the ever-aging population and demand for improved care, startups within the sector seem to struggle breaking ground. It seems unclear as to why this is the case. It could be due to patients’ confidential data, the lack of healthcare professionals, or the sluggish growth of the industry. However, in recent years, startups have seen a glimmer of hope with more entrepreneurs breaking into the healthcare industry. That said, the industry is crammed with challenges for emerging startups. Continue reading “Why Healthcare is One of the Hardest Industries for Startups”
Environments are pretty fickle things. One moment, everything can be operating well, and in the next moment, one employee walking in with a negative attitude, one difficult customer, or one power outage later can have an entire company up in arms. In any ecosystem, one species in the chain has an effect on the whole system and this can ultimately lead to the downfall of a company, if things aren’t attended to and if attitudes and work ethics aren’t cultivated to created a positive work environment. If you’re looking for ways to create a positive work environment in 2017, there are 3 ways you can do that: Continue reading “3 Ways to Create A Positive Work Environment in 2017”
Starting a nonprofit organization is a commendable move. However, there are quite a few considerations you have to make in order to ensure you are getting started off on the right foot and that you have everything you need for a solid organization. Here are four major things you have to get in order before your business officially starts business.
Expanding your business to new markets can be tricky due to the risks involved. Mortgage loans come to the rescue. Read on to know more.
A new market, in simple language, can be defined as the selling of your existing product or service to a new demographic for a new purpose. A business becomes successful only when it starts to penetrate new markets. This is what made Facebook a global brand and this is the reason why people are equally crazy about Apple products in India as they are in the United States. Continue reading “Looking to Explore New Markets? Keep These Things in Mind”
A dwindling return on your worker’s productivity can be disheartening for management. Finding ways to motivate your employees to try harder and be more productive is difficult, and promotions aren’t available to offer every day. Continue reading “Engaging in Ergonomics | 5 Pro-Productivity Tips to Revamp Your Workplace”
Some entrepreneurs start out hoping they’re on the way to becoming the next Richard Branson, dreaming of their future multibillion corporation and the private jet that will fly them one from one exotically-located meeting to the next. Others just want to escape the rat race with a small, family-friendly business that has enough customers to see it ticking over year by year and forming a comfortable retirement nest egg. Continue reading “3 practical steps for successfully expanding your business”
Your office can tell a client all they need to know about you and your business.
Take a look around now – what do you see? Perhaps some mismatched furniture, or that cheap chair that really isn’t as ergonomic as it claimed to be. Imagine you are seeing your office for the first time – what would you think of the person who sat behind your desk? If you are the business owner, what does the reception area, carpets, furnishings and decor say to you about your business? If the answer you got was hard to swallow then read on. Continue reading “Executive Enhancements | Switching Your Workplace From Lame to Luxurious in 5 Simple Steps”
Big businesses are in business because they know how to handle money. If they didn’t, they wouldn’t have the kind of standing and worldwide recognition that they do. Business is a complex operation because there are a lot of working cogs that make the machine run. A business owner has to be sure that each cog is well oiled so that everything runs like clockwork. Continue reading “3 Reasons It’s Important Your Business Cuts Don’t Revolve Around Employees”
It was only just a few short years ago that medical marijuana was a highly controversial subject and only a handful of states had laws on the books protecting patients from prosecution if they had a doctor’s prescription. Now, more and more states are passing laws to legalize medical or recreational use of cannabis and as a result, some states are even beginning to realize a profit from the industry. So why would the cannabis industry need accountants and business administrators? Actually, if any industry did need professional help in terms of accounting and business operations it would be the cannabis industry for several very good reasons. Continue reading “Why the Cannabis Industry Needs Accountants and Business Administrators”
In 2015, DS decided to part ways from its parent, Citroen, in a move that would make history. The two brands had been intertwined for 60 years, with the original DS model proving a massive hit throughout three decades and remaining one of the most recognisable cars in the world. Continue reading “Why Did the DS Brand Separate from Its Parent, Citroen?”
The success of your business depends on how well you carry out its operations. It is usually a delicate venture which can turn out to be the biggest breakthrough in your life if it is carried out properly. At times, just a single mistake can lead to its fall, consequently making you incur massive losses. Fortunately, if you understand these blunders early enough, you can save your business from various misfortunes. The following are some of the mistakes that you will never want to make: Continue reading “5 Mistakes You Will Never Want to Make as a Business Owner”
Funding is a hurdle perpetually resident on the road to starting a new business. While many successful entrepreneurs in the UK resorted to venture capitals from start-up investors and some others to helps and loans from friends and family, there is a small group that utilised only the little funds they had and still managed to achieve success where more privileged entrepreneurs were failing. Continue reading “Four UK entrepreneurs who bootstrapped their way to success Without Venture Capital”
CEOs, the powerful leaders in business who make tough decisions for the good of their company, they are the richest men in the World and some of the most important and the line between success and failure for many of the World’s CEOs is incredibly thin. What is it though that defines success and failure in the role of a Chief Executive Officer? Continue reading “The Differences Between Success and Failure as a CEO”
Estate planning is one of the most mandatory conditions for people worth more than $150,000 and those that own children and property for a number of reasons. Estate planning allows you to manage your property even when incapacitated or after death, a necessary precaution for a number of reasons. Unplanned estates are a major source of quarrels and unrest in families ending up in unending legal quest in the name of owning part of the property for those left behind. Continue reading “Planning Ahead of Time with Estate Planning Lawyers”
If you are thinking every feature and the process remains the same when it comes to an acquisition, then you are wrong. But, the principle remains the same where two organizations/companies, having different owners, join hands to function together in order to achieve a common goal. There is no doubt that with an abundance of deal structures and the whole process of valuation, of a target company, being arduous, acquiring a business is more of an art as compared to science. Continue reading “Key Tips You Should Be Knowing About Successful Acquisition”
If you’re the CEO or entrepreneur of a business start-up, there will be a million and one things you have to consider and think about; lucky you. It’s a very stressful time in your life when you start a business, as for the first few years there is a lot of uncertainty and guess work. As well as the trillion other things that are going to be on your mind and making you lose sleep, you also need to be considering the legal side of your business. If you have a new business you should really get yourself a lawyer and here’s why. Continue reading “Got a Business? Get a Lawyer”
Anybody who has started a business knows very well how much work goes into it. If you’re the one who has taken the corporation or business from vision to execution and established it into a prosperous entity that is seeing growth year to year, there is a natural fear that comes when you know that you’re going to have to eventually step down from leadership and pass the mantle on to somebody else. Continue reading “Tips For Keeping Your Business Growing Even After You’ve Stepped Down”
Funding gaps, dodgy marketing campaigns and ever-increasing budgets – there are probably lots of concerns interrupting your well-earned beauty sleep as your business launch draws closer. But there’s one question you need to be asking yourself: is my startup eco-friendly?
Besides doing your bit for the planet, all evidence shows that sustainability is profitable. The traditional view is that being environmentally friendly requires big expenditure for little financial return. Recent results indicate otherwise, with DuPont, for example, reporting savings of $2.2bn per year thanks to energy efficient measures. Continue reading “8 green practises for building an eco-friendly business”
Whether you are just starting your small business, or you have had it going a while and times are just tough now when it comes to money, there are things you can look into to help keep your business afloat, or get it started in the first place. Money is a must when it comes to any kind of business. Beyond your startup funds, it’s every businesses hope that they will be out of the red quickly, and stay that way, and continually be pulling in funds.
However, there are many things that can go wrong and cause any business, new or old, big or small, to have funding problems. Maybe the economy is bad, maybe you had an emergency (like a flooded building or a building fire), or maybe you just haven’t been putting enough work into promoting your business and people just don’t know you are there. Continue reading “5 Great Tips For Funding Your Small Business Needs”
If, as a manager or team leader in Toronto, you haven’t considered business communication skills training for your team, you may be missing out on an opportunity to improve your department’s performance. Adult learning experts can help your team master meeting, presentation, and writing skills at the office, or a combination of the three. There are dozens of workshops available in Toronto, including courses that focus on writing and managing email, conducting and organizing meetings, and delivering persuasive presentations to clients, executives, or colleagues. Below are some of the benefits your organization will enjoy by improving its communication weaknesses. Continue reading “Better Office Communication Increases Productivity”
There are no Hollywood films about Daryl Katz, so while we’re familiar with the stories of Bill Gates and Mark Zuckerberg many of us know little about the self-made Canadian who’s amassed a fortune of approximately $3.4 billion. These milestones are just some of this reclusive Canadian mogul’s notable achievements. Continue reading “5 Biggest Career Milestones of Daryl Katz”
Every business, just like every single thing in nature, is constantly striving towards one thing – growth. Stagnation is not an option – with fierce competition in almost all areas of business, standing in one place means that you’re actually going backwards and that’s not something you should allow.
Without question, outsourcing has changed the way business is done. The reason behind it is simple – outsourcing is a simple solution to many problems businesses are faced with on a daily basis. For a single project to be completed, it needs to go through several phases, each equally important, if we want the results to be satisfactory. However, it often happens that there’s not a big enough workforce or not enough time to be dedicated to individual phases and that’s exactly why we turn to a brilliant shortcut called outsourcing, because it enables constant expansion. Continue reading “5 Things You Need to Know When Hiring an Outsourcing Business”