Start-up Advice

Start-up Advice

5 Common Legal Mistakes Start-Ups Make – And How To Avoid Them

5 Common legal mistakes start-ups make when launching their business — and how to avoid them.
Sergey Brin

Google Co-Founder: Take Chances, Pursue Your Dreams And Silence The Voices

Alphabet President Sergey Brin spoke about the shifting purposes of business and work at the World Economic Forum today.

5 Ways To Validate A Business Idea, Right Now

Don't let your day job or lack of capital stop you from finding and testing a business idea. Here's how.

Reality Check: You Probably Don’t Own That Work You Outsourced

Whether to reduce costs, hire for a unique skill, or remain flexible, outsourcing to subcontractors and freelancers is on the rise worldwide. How is this affecting your ownership?

10 Things You Can Expect During Your First 10 Years Of Business

Chances are, nothing will go exactly a planned.
Steve Wozniak

Steve Wozniak Offers 4 Pieces Of Advice For First-Time Entrepreneurs

Wozniak put Apple before his ego, which led to his having a hand in developing some of the world's most legendary products.

The 7 Business Lessons You Should Learn by 30

Start with an understanding that "the right people are worth everything."

Why You Should Scrap Writing That Business Plan And Become a Lean Start-Up

It’s the perfect formula: write a business plan, get investors on board, introduce a product and then sell, sell sell. But a new movement known as the lean start-up is turning it all upside down.

How To Build A Side Hustle Into A Massive Success

Emmy-winning entrepreneur Natalie MacNeil's 10 tips for conquering the world.

Game-Changing Lessons From Lean Start-Up Founder Steve Blank

Steve Blank is one of the founders of the lean start-up movement. In this exclusive interview he unpacks the fundamental mistakes start-up founders make.

4 Essential Steps To Start-Up Success

Starting a business can be a daunting process, which is why so many people never get around to actually doing it. But it needn’t be intimidating. All you need is a structured plan. Follow these four steps to get your business off the ground.

The Myth Of Money

Money doesn’t solve everything. If your business model is sound and you have access to your market, success is far closer than cash can ever make it.

How To Thrive In The Face Of Digital Darwinism And Technology

This report focuses on 10 key digital based technology trends that may have direct bearing on business ownership and entrepreneurship.

6 Reasons Your Business Won’t Make You Rich

The tale about the entrepreneur with the good idea who made millions? It's rare. Very rare.

6 Costly Mistakes People Make When Starting a Business

Here are six pitfalls to look out for, along with expert advice on how to avoid them.

3 Steps You Can Take Now To Unlock Your Inner Innovator

Ignore real-world limitations and you're a lot likelier to visualise the ideal solution.

Why You Should Never Leave Money On The Table

Finding the balance between what you need to charge to make a profit and what customers are willing to pay is an art that will either make or break your business.

Why You Should Follow Your Dreams – Not Your Passion

My last column said to never follow your passion. Don’t forget it, it’s good advice. But not following your passion doesn’t mean you shouldn’t follow your dream.

Entrepreneurship And The Skill Of Business

Future skill requirements could be filled by employing or outsourcing accordingly.


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