Small Business Advice

5 Tips for Success

Beatrice Bartlay explores five fundamental business tenets for a new company owner to consider Winning your first clients and customers can be a daunting task for entrepreneurs, especially if it is your first foray into business leadership. Making people believe in your product or service is a mammoth job in itself, especially when you’re still unknown to your industry. Fierce ...

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Collaboration is Essential To Entrepreneurship – by Amy Rosen

Throughout years of working with aspiring as well as proven entrepreneurs, I’ve often heard the fears that come with sharing an idea. Nearly every creative thinker who values their idea has some hesitancy related to sharing which is frequently rooted in a fear of idea theft. Worrying about someone stealing a great idea is real fear. But it’s not often ...

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SARCDA 2015

The SARCDA Christmas 2015 Trade Show was held last month from the 20th – 23rd August at the Gallagher Convention Centre.  It is only open to THE TRADE. They had approx. 14000 buyers attend this year. Wowee! Definitely a show to get your new products showcased if you are an Entrepreneur with an amazing product. There are so many exhibitors that attend every year, ...

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Affirmations for Entrepreneurs

I currently have 4 affirmations printed and hung above my desk that I can look at and repeat every day. I am a true believer that everything in life is energy based and we need to attract that good energy into our lives so we can prosper. About 6 years ago I lived in a small garden flat, single and happy but still ...

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So, who needs a coach? by Linda Hennings

Wild Goose Chase – Have you had one lately? I was invited to a networking event recently. One where I considered that I would probably have to make “the Elevator Pitch” – you know; where you have to explain what you do in the time it takes an elevator to rise a few floors and you have only that amount ...

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Midlife Career Change #scary

So, I am at that stage in my life where I am trying a career change after having a family but where does one start? 3 years ago I was at that point where my career left me feeling empty and worn out and I have no desire to return. It’s a scary time as I want to do something different but haven’t got a clue what works. Do I sell biscuits? ...

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The One Skill You Need If You Want To Work For Yourself

Thanks to popular media and the glamorous success of entrepreneurs like Steve Jobs, Mark Zuckerberg, Richard Branson, and even Mark Cuban, the idea of entrepreneurship is all the rage these days. A 2012 study showed that 54% of millenials want to start a business, despite only 8% actually running a business at the time of the survey. When we think ...

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