What do you need to succeed in business? Experts say that you need to have loads of persistence, passion, and hard work – and yes, luck. But there’s really no single winning formula that can guarantee the success of your business. You have just to do it, and do it right. Here are 25 tips on what a startup entrepreneur needs to do to increase chances for success.
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As work at home parents, our biggest challenge is finding the right balance between work and our families. Juggling the demands of our home-based businesses and raising our kids is tough, and many are finding it hard to juggle these two competing priorities. In this part 2, learn more strategies on how to juggle our businesses and raising kids at the same time.
As work at home parents, our biggest challenge is finding the right balance between work and our families. Juggling the demands of our home-based businesses and raising our kids is tough, and many are finding it hard to juggle these two competing priorities. Learn 25 ways you can balance your home-based business with your family life.
Successful entrepreneurs share a common trait: they trust their guts. They have a talent for zeroing and identifying profitable opportunities. They are willing to break conventional wisdom and turn a deaf ear to expert advice, and simply go through what their instincts tell them.
The economy remains tight, as more bad economic news are coming from Europe. So if you are thinking of starting a business during these tough times, what are recession proof businesses whose demand will not come crashing down when the market comes falling? Here are some ideas.
If you have a new local business, what is the best way to get the word out and find customers, especially if you have shoestring budget? Learn some shoestring strategies to get the word out about your business without busting your bank account.
Today, I stopped in a small business and made another small purchase with a very different customer service experience. I was greeted with a friendly “Hello” and smile from the owner right when I walked in and was told to ask if I needed any help. In the world of sales, make sure you are doing the simple little things, to have a huge impact.
According to a new book, there are 10 common traits that bind successful entrepreneurs, and these traits are the keys to their success. Learn these traits, try to develop them, and apply them to your own business in order to succeed.
Whether you’re considering starting your own business — or looking for ways to expand an existing enterprise — there are three time-tested secret weapons you can use to help gain a sharp competitive edge. These weapons are three broad business strategies that can help you to create a new business or push your company to the next level of success.
You may have a business idea that you’d think will shake the world. The problem is, you don’t have the money. And for the business to see the light of day, you need investors to provide you with funds you need. But you hear the dreaded word from the investor – “No.” Learn how to turn this rejection into an opportunity to improve your next pitch.