Why Finance Management is So Important in Business

Contributed article in our business series. Enjoy! – Kimberly Every major business will have to handle money. Fact. Therefore, it’s vital that businesses manage their finances finely to ensure that they can pay for any expenses and that no money is being lost. Sometimes, managing finance can be tricky, but with a lender for short […]

Scrappy Project Management Published in Japanese!

The practical and slightly wacky guide to project management realism was just released in Japanese by the biggest business book publisher in Japan, Nikkei Business Press.  The Japanese version of Scrappy Project Management was translated by an experienced senior executive, Tack Tanaka, who claims that he found it deep, insightful, and . . . well, […]

The Qualities of a Successful Business

Contributed article in our business series. Enjoy! – Kimberly A successful business requires a lot of work. For your business to be well off, you must first understand what that means. Even with products and services that are popular, there is a need to innovate continuously. That is why it is important to be creative and […]

Taking the Risk out of OTC Markets

Contributed article in our financial series. Enjoy! – Kimberly Trying to make money in any market entails a certain amount of risk. That can come from buying a blue chip stock on the New York Stock Exchange or from trading on OTC markets. The difference always is the nature and size of the risk. So being […]

5 Things That Will Destroy Your Small Business in a Flash

Contributed article in our entrepreneurial series. Enjoy! – Kimberly According to many entrepreneurs, running a successful business can be challenging and very exciting at the same time. When due diligence is observed, financial gains from the startup are almost guaranteed. Unfortunately, some business owners end up choking the business unconsciously by doing some things that are […]

The Benefits of Starting a Business in Kuwait

Contributed article in our business series. Enjoy! – Kimberly When starting a business in the Middle East region, it’s difficult to know what country will be the most suitable. Entrepreneurs worry about access to good employees, capital through local banks, and other considerations that can cause many sleepless nights. Here are four of the main […]

5 Useful Software Solutions for Diverse Businesses

Contributed article in our small business series. Enjoy! – Kimberly Doing business in the digital age requires software solutions that are fast, flexible and user-friendly. But there’s so much choice that it’s difficult to decipher which system is the ideal match for your requirements. Some packages are perfect for niche industries, while others can increase efficiency for […]

5 Ways You Can Ruin Your Startup Before Getting Your First Customer

Contributed article in our entrepreneurial series. Enjoy! – Kimberly If you are planning a startup, know this: you are statistically unlikely to succeed. According to Forbes, nine out of ten startups fail. They may have run out of cash, have ineffective management, fail to properly market their product or service, or some combination of all […]

How Equipment Rental or Plant Hire Services can Benefit Your Start-Up Enterprise

Contributed article in our entrepreneurial series. Enjoy! – Kimberly Once an entrepreneur gets into the construction business, they soon find out that the business is not the easiest one to survive. It’s an exciting business to be sure, and there are lots of ways to make big money, but there are also lots of important decisions […]

Using Technology to Improve Teamwork and Efficiency

Contributed article in our leadership series. Enjoy! – Kimberly Researchers have found that the number-one quality of ineffective leadership is the inability to inspire and motivate subordinates. Time and money are lost when people pull in different directions or when disengagement and conflict undermine progress toward business goals. Effective leaders counter these problems by using communications technology […]