I can do it all entrepreneurs

Entrepreneurs have great talents but many times they think they can do it all. That can really stall the growth of the business. One of the best things about being an entrepreneur is that every day is different – but for a lot of entrepreneurs, that also means you end up doing a bit of... Continue Reading →

Just like you don’t judge a book by its cover, don’t judge customers

Appearances can be deceiving and businesses should not judge customers by the way they look, by their age or nationality – treat everyone as potential clients. Last week I read a story that struck a chord. Some time ago, the British soccer player, Wayne Rooney, walked into a real estate agent's office dressed down in... Continue Reading →

Top trends in franchising 2019

Franchising has matured since Ray Kroc opened his first McDonald's in 1955 in Des Plaines, Illinois. First-day sales at that restaurant were $316.12. In 2016, McDonald's annual sales topped $24.6 billion at nearly 37,000 restaurants in more than 120 countries – with about 84 percent of those stores owned by franchisees. Daily sales per franchised... Continue Reading →

Luck = Success in business ?

Don’t you wish you could be as lucky as Mark Zuckerberg or Elon Musk, who always seem to be in the right place at the right time for their business ideas to thrive? After many years of working in large companies as well as small, and watching the people that succeed, I’m convinced that luck... Continue Reading →

Absolute truth about owning a business

There are a number of reasons that someone can decide to start up a business venture. Some look for the freedom of controlling their schedules, while others want to work from home. Still others have an idea for doing something differently than it has ever been done before. For every entrepreneur, however, there is a basic... Continue Reading →

How effective is affiliate marketing?

Affiliate marketing is a marketing method that has been around for years and is one of the original ways to drive traffic and generate sales. This is done by an online business paying an external source for attempting to do this, with the more traffic and sales that are generated through an affiliate’s referrals, the... Continue Reading →

Key ideas to do business strategic planning

“The essence of strategy is choosing what not to do.” ― Michael E. Porter It is important for every company to engage in strategic planning at various stages of the corporate life cycle. This planning involves asking important questions, collecting the correct data to answer those questions, and choosing among good alternatives. Each company will... Continue Reading →

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