Category Archives: Entrepreneurship

Information that’s useful for start ups and expansions

Hurray for the second chance!

If you’ve been in business long enough or if you’ve ever attended a sales seminar; you would have heard you never get a second chance to make a good first impression. It is something that participants have swallowed hook line … Continue reading

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Are cluster businesses the emerging business model in small economies?

Businesses have evolved over the past 20 years at an alarming rate. There has been massive growth, then downsizing, then retooling, and new the renewed, revised, and evolving entrepreneurship. Business has been changing at such a rate that there are … Continue reading

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Economy suffers from a shortage of safe assets

Amid challenges of a performance decline of its economic viability, Barbados must ask itself some serious questions. This article should help with formulating some of these questions since it says specifically what safe assets are, why they are needed and … Continue reading

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Worlds apart

Have you ever interacted with a business/organization that the experience was absolutely terrible yet while you were waiting you saw their mission statement on the wall in the foyer that made you wonder if it was the same entity? The … Continue reading

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What’s in a Business Name!

What’s in a business name. Today I’m not looking at the marketability of the name, but the thinking behind it. There are some people who name their businesses after family members and relatives. Some may think this to be noble; … Continue reading

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Apple, Salesforce, Google Among Top 25 Companies For Women, As Voted By Female Employees

The issue of equality in the workplace continues to be a point of contention. Some companies seem to be coping, and tney happen to be leading companies. Take a look at what they’re doing to overcome differences. http://www.forbes.com/sites/clareoconnor/2016/11/18/apple-salesforce-google-among-top-25-companies-for-women-as-voted-by-female-employees/#141a13fb266d

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8 Unusual Ways to Pump Yourself Up Before a Sales Call | Inc.com

When I read the headline, I thought, what could they possibly have come up with this time. The intrigue worked and got me to reading. The information wasn’t new, but was a great reminder for those who work in sales. … Continue reading

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The pinnacle of a business

When you think about it, why do we get out of bed to do this thing called business? Is there a measure of satisfaction derived? Is it fear of the unknown? What is the driving force? Some entities continue to … Continue reading

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Google for Work – Enterprise Solutions to Work the Way You Live

Totally enjoying what Google is doing with their products available via Google for work. It really simplifies the way we work without the hassle usually associated with technology. They handle all the upgrades and updates. Their software is user friendly … Continue reading

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Even Tim Cook’s fawning visit could not get India an Apple (AAPL) store — Quartz

Even Tim Cook’s fawning visit could not get India an Apple store Read this and other news about doing business in India noting some of the concerns of the environment that one must function within.

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