Of Elephants and Tigers

I'm often asked by aspiring entrepreneurs and the curious bystander how a startup ever has the hope of successfully competing against today's monolithic corporations. I like to answer with 'there is no hope' and watch the glimmer of helpless panic flash in the whites of their eyes; a sensation all too familiar to any seasoned entrepreneur. But after letting the dread settle in for a moment, meant only to humble the average hubris-plagued aspiring entrepreneur, I follow with an explanation. The preeminent economist, Milton Friedman, was an ardent advocate for…

6 Ways to Watch Your Business Grow

The sole reason one would start a company or business is so to make money. Of course, in the running of the business, there will be some losses incurred, but as long as the business makes profits at the end of the day, it is worth keeping. How you handle the finances in the business is a key determinant of how well your business runs. · Know your financial worth It is hard to manage something that you have no idea about. If you do not know how much your…

How Can I Be A Millionaire Fast?

If you're looking to be a millionaire fast then you're probably a very ambitious and motivated person. We all know that it isn't easy for most people to make such large amounts of money but that shouldn't put you off attempting it. The main problem all of us face when trying to get rich is knowing where to start. Let's take a look at some of the methods people use to earn big cash and leave financial worry behind. Internet Marketing is an extremely powerful way of bringing in a…

Shi Zhengron

Why Shi Zhengrong is Extraordinary Dr. Zhengrong Shi is a businessman, engineer and philanthropist most famous for founding the solar power company “Suntech,” which was among the largest suppliers of solar energy materials in the world. Since its establishment, Suntech has grown to become among the most trusted names in terms of solar energy, and has had clients from all over the world, from big companies in countries spanning from the tip of Europe to the vast lands of Asia, to the everyday small businesses almost everywhere. The Man Behind…

Business and the Economy in the United States

I have got to admit that I am a person who keeps his ear to the ground. The economy of the United States is hurting business in this country, and to say that we need to do something about it is understating the issue. No I'm not asking the government to get involved I know that they can't do anything about it. The idea is to get some people that still have the American spirit in them to take a chance. We need to bring industry back to this country…

Keep Your Place of Business Tidy and Neat – Your Customers Will Pay You for It

When a client visits your place of business, one of the first things they will see is your outdoor area, carpark and shop frontage. As first impressions count, it is important to have them in tip-top shape as to make a positive impression on your visitors. You need to make sure your grounds are landscaped to a high standard and make sure your shop front is squeaky clean and graffiti free. This will reflect positively on the rest of your business and the benefits are for the business owner to…

3 Habits to Break Today (If You Want to Be More Successful)

All entrepreneurs worry about the competition sometimes. Some more than others, but I have yet to meet the first business owner that NEVER worries about her competitors in the marketplace. Understandable: the market place is really crowded these days. Everyone is trying to get clients, and they’re all using the same marketing methods to find them. As a result, standing out is a must these days. I see many entrepreneurs struggle with it. Just like I did for a long time. I didn’t know how to make myself visible (and…

Going Back to School to Start a Business

Are you contemplating going back to school? Having completed my degree in Entrepreneurship and landing a job that I enjoy very much, this yahoo news article sparked a thought. According to the National Center for Education Statistics: students age 35 or older projected to grow 22 percent between 2008 and 2019 and as a result community colleges are targeting older students. The article goes on to quote Mary Sue Vickers, director of the Plus 50 Initiative, which sums up to the fact that many of these students are interested in…

How to Choose the Best Type of Accountant for You

Business seems to be complicated in every sphere and regardless of its size and level. As a businessman, you experience daily transactions, employee management and welfare, client queries and other things you should always observe on a daily basis. Thus, you have to hire a specific person who is a professional for the specified job. On the other hand, finance and accounting are said to be the most critical and complicated area of ​​a business. This is because there is so much money to control and there are so many…

Gina Harman

Why Gina Harman is Extraordinary There is a saying that if you really want someone to live, you should not just give him fish-you must teach him to fish. For years, Gina Harman and her team at ACCION USA have based their work on this principle, and has since brought change to the lives of thousands of people through microfinance. Read about the story of the woman who played a significant role in the growth of women in the business industry. Gina Harman is an entrepreneur, philanthropist and economist who…