Submitted by Samantha Johnson “Patience in business”, like the old adage ‘patience is a virtue’, holds tremendous significance in the professional context, especially if you are engaged in entrepreneurial ventures or projects. Why? Because if you are
Phew! You can’t believe you did it! Congratulations! You’re finally self-employed, you are your own boss. So…you’ve started that business and you’ve have joined the approximately 582 million entrepreneurs around the globe. But take it from
Say “Older Entrepreneur” and you’re sure to find someone looking at you as though you have used an oxymoron. That’s because when you hear the word “entrepreneur”, the picture which comes to mind is that of a young, risk-taking
You take off your glasses and rub your eyes. You look at the numbers again. This is not why you set up your small retail store! Not to constantly make poor sales… And then the
Make a budget! This advice is often given to Small Business Owners, Entrepreneurs and self-employed persons. Good advice actually…but I have a big problem with the advice that follows, on how to develop that budget.
I’m sure you’ve heard the expression “give a dog a bad name and hang it!” Well, as business goes, when you name your business, I say “give a business a bad name and kill it!” It seems
My grandmother often warned: “To everything there’s a season…” Apparently, this also includes poor sales in your business. At the moment, in my country, we are going through a serious contraction in the economy. Therefore, unparalleled poor sales performance
Every business sector has it own vocabulary… That collection of terms or definitions which sounds like gobbledygook, if you’re not an insider. And retail is no different. What make retail terms special is that understanding the