There are two reasons companies often fail. Either they only do what’s new, or they only stick to what they know. So how do you strike the right balance?
Six tips for entrepreneurs to thrive.
Examine why your business has stalled, make the necessary changes and get back to what you love doing.
The O’Hagan’s chain of pubs was phenomenally successful, eventually becoming a publicly-traded company. But the tide turned and the organisation eventually went under. Founder Basil O’Hagan discusses the dangers of going public.
Are you taking out a second mortgage to sustain your struggling company? Uh-oh.
It might be painful, but examining your mistakes allows you to self-diagnose and re-calibrate focus.
It’s a new year, which means a fresh batch of new year’s resolutions. But it’s not you who needs these aspirational oaths, it’s your business. And unlike those personal declarations that are quickly forgotten come the third week of January, these are resolutions you’re actually going to want to (and really should) stick to, writes Bradley Porter.
Building your business while the economy is thriving isn’t a particularly daunting proposition. But what happens when the tide turns? How do you grow when the market is contracting?
Five of the most common risks for entrepreneurs. It also suggests simple ways to reduce the financial consequences if they happen to occur.
Small businesses often have to deal with debt in the start-up and growth phases of business. But how do you manage your debt so that it doesn’t get the better of you, and your business?
We’re all terribly busy, but we’re all also worried about opportunity costs. But does pursuing one opportunity necessarily mean that another opportunity is lost
Businesses no longer need a huge capital outlay for IT. Pay for what you need with cloud computing.
Success starts with the mental preparedness to seize opportunity.
Businesses don’t fail because the big scary world makes good plans go bad. Bad plans get exposed when entrepreneurs follow their hearts rather than the numbers.
Everyone thinking, starting, running or growing a business should read this column because sale or closure is likely to apply to you whatever your business’s intention is.
No matter how you approach them, roadblocks have the power to destroy your business if you ignore them, and they have the potential to help your business evolve if you catch them and address them appropriately.
It's not an easy decision, but sometimes circumstances dictate it's the right thing to do.
Being in the cloud isn’t just about convenience; it’s about cost saving, protecting your data when load shedding hits, empowering your staff, and giving you a competitive edge against big business.
Here are six strategies to implement next time things get tough with money.
In a world where everyone you meet or bump into is constantly busy it’s no wonder that so little actually gets done.