Monthly Archives: October, 2013

Avoiding Business Failure

A lot of people think that running out of money is the main reason why many startup businesses fail but this is not always the reason. Brian Moran, Founder and CEO of Brian Moran & Associates, shares his insight of why startup businesses fail and he attributes their downfall to the “Five Poors.” Moran also… Read More…

The Best Blogging Platforms to Use

Almost all businesses are running their own websites these days. If you want to grow your business, you need to establish your presence online. One of the strategies that are important for any business owner is blogging. It’s one way of attracting potential customers and allowing them to see you as an expert in your… Read More…

Important Things New Managers Should Know

Are you managing a team or staff? Being a manager isn’t easy, especially if you are a new one. Whether you’re a newbie or you’ve been a manager for years, it is important to continuously learn from the experience. Most managers have learned it the hard way, through trial and error. Management is never easy… Read More…

The Benefits of Hiring an IT Consultant

Everybody is on the internet these days. As your small business grows, you may find yourself dealing with techy stuff that’s beyond your knowledge. If you encounter computer problems like malfunctioning computer operating systems, tasks like these are often best left to a reliable IT consultant. Bigger companies are not only the ones who can… Read More…

Inspiring Group Creativity

Groups bring out the best and worst in people, as what Sigmund Freud had observed – group brainstorming could either bring out the best in your company or just a waste of your company’s time. You can keep the next brainstorming session from being taken over by disruptive employees by following a few simple tips…. Read More…

Amazing Quotes from Henry Ford about Business, Leadership, and Life

Do you know Henry Ford? Well, we all know he was the founder of Ford Motor Company, the creator of the Model T, and strong supporter of mass production in the form of assembly line. Ford wasn’t only a wonderful human being. He was a true font of pithy and insightful one-liners about business and… Read More…

Qualities of Good Employees

What makes great employees? You’d love to work with employees who are reliable, dependable, proactive, diligent, great leaders, and good followers. But these days, these qualities are very hard to find. There are employees who are remarkable and they may possess certain qualities that might not appear on performance appraisals but these qualities can make… Read More…

How to Prepare Your Small Business Against Disaster

Many business owners prefer to be ready and plan for any contingency. Are you one of them? You have to make your business ready for any kind of risks. Fortunately, there are many ways that you can prepare for your business for disaster. According to Pedro Hernandez for smallbusinesscomputing.com, “A natural disaster, industrial accident, infrastructure… Read More…

Digital Illiteracy in Australian Small Business

Small businesses play an important part in the Australian economy. This is the reason why it is essential that all means of empowering Australian small businesses should be found. But a recent study has pointed out that most Australian small businesses are suffering from lack of digital knowledge. This lack of knowledge means that these… Read More…

Small Business with Bad Credit

Most people would have an understanding of what credit means. But small business owners would have deeper reasons for being more concerned about credit. It is important for them to be able to get loans, which in turn is essential to running their business. So a small business with bad credit is in hot water…. Read More…

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