Category: Entrepreneurship & Small Business

International Business Opportunities for Entrepreneurs

Often the mark of a good businessperson is the ability to think outside the box. Startups across the country are going up in record numbers. Much of this can be attributed to the access and affordability of being able to go into business for yourself. However, too much access can cause overcrowding in the market,…
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Major Business Financial Blunders Made By Small Business Owners

Almost 50 percent of small businesses close within the first five years as reported by the U.S. Small Business Administration. Many optimistic entrepreneurs end up underestimating the costs associated with starting and running a business, hence, they accumulate overpowering debts or they end up with bad personal credit and even bankruptcy. Therefore, it is time…
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Hand Shack

Top Tips for Setting Up an Effective Employee of the Month Program

When you’re running a business, no matter its size, one of the most crucial factors to success is the team you have around you. To be a successful businesswoman you need committed, loyal, engaged, and productive employees who can continually help you take your venture to the next level. To achieve this, focus on creating…
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Dark Web

Black PR: What to Expect and How to Fight

Public relations (PR) have always been an important business concept, but the Internet gave it a brand new boost and revealed the dark side of this phenomenon. Many entrepreneurs, industry thought leaders, and senior managers still don’t understand the power of the so-called Black PR, but they certainly should because it’s becoming a critical tool…
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Office View

Top 10 Ways to Increase Your Productivity by Redecorating your Office

Every employer wants to motivate his or her employees to give it their all. Sometimes they use seminars, while other times they motivate them with incentives for success. Experienced employers know that the work environment is just as important when increasing office productivity. You need to make sure that office décor positively affects productivity. Here’s…
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The Secret Morning Routine Of Highly Successful Entrepreneurs

Everywhere we look, there are entrepreneurs who’ve made their millions (and billions), which definitely makes them more than highly successful. Naturally, a lot of people would like a taste of that success, which is why there are so many tips and advice that let you get a glimpse into the world of super-rich people, and…
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Building a Unicorn: A Look at the Lessons from the $1B+ Club

Since, venture capitalist, Aileen Lee coined the term “unicorn startup” in 2013, it’s been a funding fantasia. There’s a new unicorn born every four days. So, you want to build a billion-dollar startup too? Of course you do. It’s a founder’s dream is to join the herd of unicorns — becoming a statistical rarity and…
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Working from Home? Common Eye Problems and How to Prevent Them

According to a recent US Census, about 5.2% or 8 million Americans work from home. Now, working from home can mean a lot of things, but in most cases, these work-from-home jobs are usually done in front of a computer.  Just like in a regular office, people who work from home are at risk for…
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How Entrepreneurship Can Contribute to Global Prosperity

For most modern entrepreneurs, running a successful, profitable, and well-known business is no longer their primary goal. They are now constantly on the lookout for ways to be more involved in the community. They help introduce and initiate changes that improve the economic condition of the community and the social well-being of citizens. Many of…
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Tips to Create a Better Customer Experience

What makes one company stand out from another? In any given industry, you’re likely delivering similar products and services as your competitors, often at equivalent price points. There’s a good chance you operate through analogous delivery models, and if you’re in a particularly small business ecosystem, you’re dipping into the same talent pool when recruiting. …
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