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Coaching and Mentoring

Coaching and Mentoring

Motivation, coaching and mentoring is the constant companion of the business owner. You can read and study in success literature again and again that the most successful people have certain characteristics and believes which motivate them to always move forward.   Naturally this does not happen overnight, but what this article is for, is that […]

February 2, 2013 | By More
Different Leadership Styles

Different Leadership Styles

Knowing about the different leadership styles becomes really important once you interact with clients and your own employees. In this article we will discuss the 4 general leadership styles, as well as the importance of leading and influencing the people around you to trust and follow you. Ever heard about the saying “don’t do unto […]

February 2, 2013 | By More
Business Etiquette Tips

Business Etiquette Tips

  Many people just look at me and ask business etiquette tips? What do you mean by that? This is very often a neglected topic, but very important if you deal in any way with customers, over the phone, email, face to face meetings or any other kind of interaction. In general we are talking […]

February 2, 2013 | By More
Business language and communication

Business language and communication

Have you ever encountered someone who is just a smooth talker? Someone who enters the room and just has a presence that all eyes moving towards him / her? A person who has such a charisma that others are automatically drawn? A person who has such authority that automatic respect is given without even knowing? […]

March 26, 2013 | By More
Small Business Going Virtual

Small Business Going Virtual

Small Business going Virtual So what does it mean to go virtual? Many are still in the dark when it comes to virtualizing their businesses. Going virtual actually means that you do not require a physical office space anymore and that you alternatively utilize virtual employees, meaning contractors which specialize in assisting business owners with […]

March 16, 2013 | By More
The Crises of the Economy. How to prepare?

The Crises of the Economy. How to prepare?

  “Has your business been affected by the economy”? I ask this question to almost everyone I encounter or know to own a business and the answer is very obvious, “Of course who hasn’t”. The second question I ask is: “What have you done to foresee and counteract”? The answer to this question is not […]

March 19, 2013 | By More
Small Business Owner? Think Globally!

Small Business Owner? Think Globally!

  I experience often that company owners think locally. They start a business with the intend to serve the market they know and they feel comfortable in. However much depends on proper market research. How many people are actually available in your neighborhood that require your product or service? Who is your competition and what […]

March 20, 2013 | By More
Ideas for building a business at little or no cost!

Ideas for building a business at little or no cost!

  Ha! This is a killer article topic and I am convinced that one of the reasons people do not start a business is because they find that they do not have enough money to do it. No money to support themselves, no money to invest and no money they can spend extra to establish […]

May 21, 2013 | By More
Launch a Business and Save Thousands with Startup Tax Deductions

Launch a Business and Save Thousands with Startup Tax Deductions

The average cost of starting a small business from scratch is just less than $30,000, according to the U.S. Small Business Administration. Whether you need that much startup capital or just a few thousand for a small venture, there are ways to cut costs and minimize expenses with tax write-offs. Don't let tensions and uncertainty […]

January 6, 2014 | By More