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”
Enantra – the Entrepreneurship Mantra, South India’s Biggest Entrepreneurship festival is an extravagant gala hosted in the breathtakingly beautiful campus of College of Engineering – Guindy, Anna University. It is au courant in every aspect and comprises of 6 ingeniously crafted mega events, 4 opportunistic workshops and over 10 success stories from eminent guest lecturers. Continue reading “Enantra – The Entrepreneurship Festival from Anna University”
Innovate or perish. Sounds dramatic, doesn’t it?
However, it may not be such a bold statement after all. Innovation is a driving force in cutting edge tech companies, and there’s no reason why all companies, large or small, shouldn’t adopt an attitude of innovation. A big part of being innovative is updating, as you need to always think about how you can change and reform your business for the better. Continue reading “Scheduled Updates – An Ergonomic Guide to Rethinking Your Office Space”
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”
Ask any business owner, big or small, what the biggest challenge is when running a company, and they will tell you it is managing finances. What makes it so difficult? Many people feel that a company will only function successfully once it has acquired clients. While this is partly true, what is equally important to a company’s success is how well it can manage, and strike a balance between the funds that come in and go out. Continue reading “How to manage your working capital requirements”
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”
One of the most important aspects of making a new business successful is building momentum after the launch. How can you keep people interested and ensure that your company gains popularity rather than fizzles away after a few weeks? The answer to that question will largely depend on the niche you’re operating in, but there are some steps that can be taken to benefit any business universally. Most methods of building momentum involve innovative advertising, third-party funding, and conducting outreach before the launch, as the preliminary and early stages are typically paramount when it comes to picking up steam. Continue reading “5 Tips for Building Momentum as a Startup”
Accounting is one of the most important aspects of any enterprise, but it’s still surprising how many small business owners are completely unaware of basic accounting principles. If you’re a small to medium business owner who handles most of the accounting in your business on your own, or have your have your accounting done by an accounting department or a third party, there are some crucial mistakes that you need to steer away from if you don’t want to face severe consequences. In this article, we’re going to touch on five of the most common mistakes business owners make when it comes to accounting. Continue reading “5 Common Accounting Mistakes Small Business Owners Make”
It’s time to make New Year’s Resolutions and yours may just be to start your own business. Maybe you are tired of making money for someone else while struggle to make ends meet, or maybe you simply have a great business idea and want to put it into action. Whatever the reason you want to start a business you’re going to need some money. Continue reading “Four Tips For Funding And Starting A New Business In The New Year”
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.
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”
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”
Starting your own business, even if it’s small, requires money. Startups face more and more challenges because they have no record of success. Knowing where to look for money will give life to your new business. Continue reading “7 Creative Ways to Fund Your Startup”
Fear is a very powerful form of emotion found in everyone. Some may fear flying in a plane, some have fears of driving, some may find it hard to face decisions, while others just procrastinate and end up doing nothing. Fear for many is a state of mind, in which an individual may find it hard to get things done or think that it is not easy to perform the task. However, since it is only a state of mind, it may be easy to overcome it, as we need only to think on pondering over them, act and see them disappear. Continue reading “These 6 Advices Helped Me Overcome My Fear of Failure”
If you’ve been dreaming about becoming your own boss, knowing whether or not you are ready to take the plunge into healthcare entrepreneurship is essential when it comes to taking the first steps towards a potentially lucrative and rewarding career. Along with having a great healthcare product or service to offer to patients and clients, healthcare entrepreneurs must also have the right knowledge, skills, experience and attitude in order to make their healthcare business venture a success. Read on to discover some expert tips to help those aspiring to start their own business in the healthcare industry to succeed. Continue reading “Top Tips for Aspiring Healthcare Entrepreneurs”
How important is your online business profile? Let’s just say an online business without a great business profile is like a brick and mortar store with stunning window displays and no front door. You know it’s there, but there’s no easy way in so off you go to the store next door. Online businesses have to have a great business profile on LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter and other popular networks in order to stand out and bring customers in. So, how do you craft that killer online business profile? Follow these 5 tips. Continue reading “Craft a Great Online Business Profile with These 5 Tips”
The concept of crowdfunding isn’t waiting to hit it big – it already has. The numbers plainly tell the tale with more than 600 crowdfunding platforms around the world raising billions of dollars in the few years that it has rested high in the public consciousness. What exactly is crowdfunding? It’s exactly what the name implies; a way to raise money for almost any project by soliciting small donations from many individuals. There are a variety of ways to go about crowdfunding your business startup. Here are some of the most effective approaches for startups: Continue reading “Ways to Crowdfund Your Startup”
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”
People who think that business is all work and no play obviously haven’t been in the business long. While the job requires that people put in long hours and sit in dull meetings for large chunks of time, if you don’t add a little party in the back to the business in front mindset, you have yourself a really boring business model that won’t get people fired up about what it is you’re doing. Continue reading “The Secret to Throwing A Kick Ass Marketing Party”
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”
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”
DMS, IIT Delhi launches a 6 month Executive Management Programme on Strategic Innovations, Digital Marketing and Business Analytics for working executives from January 2017 to June 2017.
DMS, IIT Delhi launches a 6 month Executive Management Programme for working executives in 2017. The classes would be held in weekends from January 2017 to June 2017. Special focus of the programme is on Strategic Innovations, Digital Marketing and Business Analytics. Continue reading “Executive Management Programme in IIT Delhi”
Have you ever dreamed of travelling in the Mystery Machine with Shaggy and Scooby Doo, going to different places and exposing the secrets behind haunted places? Continue reading “Entrepreneurship Cell, IIT Bombay brings back Eureka!”
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”
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”