INVEST IN YOUR EMPLOYEES AND GET A GREAT ROI

There are some organizations that put employee training and development on the back burner. They do not see an immediate benefit and view investing in their employees as more optional than essential. They do not see the expense as worth their while. They would be making a costly mistake. Investing in your employees will actually […]

Virtual Office solutions – what start-ups need to get started

How do start-ups get started? A survey shows that what most start-ups need is an office from which to start work from day one. With constraints on capital, they cannot buy or rent office space, specially in a good business location. What many end up doing is working from home or going across to a coffee shop or […]

Pitching your idea to investors …. in 30 minutes or less

              You have a great business idea. Very soon it will become clear to you that to turn that idea into concrete reality will mean raising capital. You will need to sell the idea to investors. And usually you get a window of 30 minutes or less to make your pitch. […]

Shared Office vs Home Office

So, you’ve taken the leap. You have decided to give up working for others and start a business on your own. You have the determination and the drive – and are willing to do what it takes to make a success of your business. At this juncture, it is likely that you will need to take a […]

Being Your Own Boss – And Loving It!

How does it feel to give yourself a pay cheque, a bonus, a promotion? When you are self-employed, you are the boss. What a feeling! But also remember what US President Harry Truman said, “The buck stops here.” The other side of self-employment is self-reliance. Being self-employed is primarily a way to earn an income. […]

8 Crucial Elements of Startup Success I

5. Raise Enough Money the First Time As most startups know, determining how much money to raise is difficult. Raising enough money in your seed round will carry your business through inevitable growing pains and redesigns, but it’s important to retain enough money to develop the final product your users will love. You don’t want […]

8 Crucial Elements of Startup Success

Most people understand that a high percentage of startups never make it. So what if you could give yourself a leg up on the competition? Below is a list of tips that may help your startup get to the next level. These ideas are not revolutionary, and many successful startups already have these qualities. Why […]

Money or Time?

Today, entrepreneurs, most of them, seem to only focus on money. But according to a new study (in the U.S.), new business owners are looking for something else – free time! The study said that 30% of owners said they would rather like to have more spare time than more money. Surprisingly, 30% seems too […]

Virtual office

Can you imagine working from home in comfort and yet manage your business more efficiently or owning an office in the prime location of a city without you actually buying that property or taking a lease. Virtual Office remains the best option to make a fledgling business successful, more professional and at a fraction of […]