Skills of a Successful Entrepreneur

So you want to go into business for yourself do you? Well there are a few skills that every successful entrepreneur needs to either have themselves or the resources (both monetary and human) available to them. We are not all born to entrepreneurs and even if we grow up in an entrepreneurial family setting – we still need to have […]

Your Business’s Debt

Debt is a common word these days for not just individuals and corporations but for small businesses. There were generations of the past that embraced the cash only philosophy that if you didn’t have the cash in your wallet you didn’t buy or engage in a business strategy. Over the last few decades or so there has been a rise […]

Whys & How’s of Corporate Coaching

As a small business coach I work with different types of clients. There are those that are working for someone else but hold the desire to start their own business to those that have been in business for a few years but are seeking to move their business to the next. An increasing trend in both small and large businesses […]

Understanding Intrapreneurship

Not everybody is fortunate enough to give wings to their entrepreneurial pursuits due to lack of capital and other resources. The concept of “Intrapreneurship” comes to the rescue of such individuals. Intrapreneurship is basically practicing entrepreneurship within the confines of an organisation. Intrapreneurship works well for various reasons, the foremost being that unlike entrepreneurial ventures there is no substantial risk […]

Human Resource Management

Every organization has a human resource department of its own. Regardless of the number of employees or members of an organization, the organization survives — and thrives — because of the capabilities and performance of its people. As a small business owner you may not have an official HR Department but as the owner of the company you are ultimately […]

Your Money Personality

Does prosperity have anything to do with your ‘money personality?’ Apparently, yes! Your money personality defines your attitude towards money and that essentially determines your financial behavior – making decisions regarding putting funds into savings for another a day, into retirement, spending on necessities versus desired purchases. Knowing your money personality as a small business owner can help you identify […]

Client Management – When to Fire Customers

As a business owner you would like both money and work satisfaction, right? You’ll only obtain these two vital things if you have the right individuals. So, what do I mean by the ‘right clientele’? The answer is your customers should respect you, value your services as well as compensate you properly. As a small business owner you do not […]

Employee Motivation – a Secret Society?

Motivation is a key ingredient to success. This is not a news flash by any means and every manager and good leader embraces some degree of motivational program for their employees – whether they do this consciously or subconsciously they all do it. Motivation is not some secret society either, but the secret to motivation is the ‘what’ behind it. […]

Entrepreneurial Challenges

In the world of business there are parameters at which one should always be walking on and for one to succeed, there are factors that have to fall in place before such an event occurs. There are some things that should just fall in place without compromise and this is attitude, self discipline and adequate knowledge to enable one maneuver […]

What is Your Crown Jewel for Success?

In the world of business there are limitations or restrictions which you need to be aware of when wanting to achieve goals and ultimately succeed. There are some things that just, well fall into place without compromise. Curious what restrictions need to be in place for you to succeed? Great! What about not compromising? Wondering what is not up for […]

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