I'm about to say something that's bound to sound a bit controversial and radical, now I know from experience that it isn't easy, BUT.... Creating a successful startup is not "rocket surgery" ! The most important thing is to ensure that you have the fundamental elements in order. Create something that you (and others) want or NEED.
Is your idea "cool" OR is it "useful"? If your answer is that your idea is "really" cool rather than having a purpose, or even better fill a n
As most users would be aware a few weeks ago Linked-in announced that they had suffered a data breach, and that as many at 117 million users' passwords may have been stolen.
At the time it was recommended that users change their passwords. StartFragment Well like greased lightning I got onto it....four weeks later.
But more interestingly when I was going into "Privacy & Settings" to change my password I also saw a setting/option called "Where you're signed in" and the numb
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<![endif][if IE 8]><![endif][if IE 9]><![endif] As a successful business owner you will of course already be doing several of these within your business, however this will hopefully serve as a timely reminder for th
Ask a group of "Small Business Owners" and Entrepreneurs "what is the number one issue that is hampering you in growing and developing your business", and more often than not the answer isn’t “Funding constraints” or even “Market access” it’s invariably:- “Time - I just can’t seem to find the time to get everything done." The constant rush to do things, to keep up with the email inbox, and operational demands of the day mean many business owners are just happy just to survi
We consistently hear about, and intuitively know the importance of work-life balance. But whilst we all know it's important, sometimes we find it hard to keep on track, with that in mind I have included the below recommendations originally suggested by Sujan Patel an Entrepreneur and Marketer. StartFragment 1. Understand what “balance” means. Stand straight up with your feet a little ways apart. Now, lean over significantly to the right. Are you still standing? I hope so! You
We all appreciate the importance of good clear communication when speaking to our peers and people that we wish to impress. And front and center in making a good impression is being able to avoid putting your “foot in your mouth” when trying to get our point across to other people. With that in mind I have complied below a list of are some words and phrases to avoid.... unless you want to look like a dill. Firstly WORDS THAT AREN’T REAL (i.e. made up words) . Cromulent – Does
There is lots of advice being thrown around at the moment about how to help companies survive and prosper through tough times. However, the question is..."who is giving the advice". If you want advice you need to be speaking with someone with the right knowledge and experience to give it to you. Economic downturns and recessions are the “winter” period in the economic cycle. This is the time when the "true mettle" of the business's CFO is put to the test to lay the foundatio