How to Survive Your First Year in Business (Infographic)

When you’re running a business, one thing matters above all else – your bottom line. If you can generate sufficient sales and cash flow to cover your expenditure and have something left over, you’re in a strong position to grow the company substantially. If you’re sweating about making it to the end of the week, you might need to look back and see how such a precarious situation came to pass. It takes a large element of good fortune to succeed in business, but no entrepreneur has kept a company going for several years without being financially sensible and having the unwavering drive to be number one.…

The New Kid on the Block: How to Launch a Successful Business in Singapore

For western entrepreneurs and small business owners, Southeast Asia is the new land of opportunity. While markets in New York, London, and other big cities are now saturated with startups and tech ventures, countries like Singapore are just starting to flourish. If you are bold enough to make a move, there are many benefits to launching in this part of the world. Nevertheless, it can be a bit of a culture shock for those who do not take the time to learn a little first.…

5 Must-Dos Before Starting Your Own Company

Thousands of people set up their own company every day. Some do it so they can work for themselves; others because they have spotted a gap in the market, and there are those who want to make a fortune. If you want to get started in this, just wait – you would not bungee jump off a cliff without bringing the right equipment, so why start a business without being prepared? Taking some time to develop a plan will help you get ready for the risk and challenges to come, and help make your start-up business a success.…

5 Infographics that Can Help you Start a Business

A picture is worth a thousand words. If you want to quickly learn how to start a business, there’s no better learning tool than infographics. In this blog post I would like to guide you by hand to journey into the land of entrepreneurship using infographics as a way to help you start-up with the right mindset and expectations. Anna Vital of Funders and Founders once said that infographics help you learn 50 times faster. I don’t know where she got that fact, but I have to agree with her: Infographics have helped me to learn about anything faster.…

Want to Start a Business? Read This First for a Reality Check!

Are you going to start a business and looking for some ideas and tips? Well, you are reading the right blog post, as I will tell you what you might not want to hear, but at the same time, I will give you some reasons why you want to start a business you love – with the right mindset. I’ve heard some cynical comments about entrepreneurs and entrepreneurship; one comment says that entrepreneurs are, well, becoming one because they simply can’t get a real job.…

Business Ideas are Not Enough – Can You Turn Them into Reality?

When you are looking for business ideas and scouring the market for small business opportunities things can seem quite confusing. You have oodles of advice and basically very little direction about how to develop and build on those ideas. If you are looking for some tips on how to kickstart your startup then here’s where you’ll find them… There are literally thousands of ideas you can turn into a profitable small business. Now, the question you need to answer is this: Can YOU really turn one of the ideas into reality?…