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Balancing Compliance with Freedom
The challenge is not only to do the right thing, but to do the right thing at the right time for the right reason. This is the hallmark of a good leader and often requires a...
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Getting paid – the challenge for small...
Sometimes, the biggest challenge for a small business owner is getting paid. Effective communication with debtors is essential to minimise late payments and develop a business...
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Staying Safe in Conflict Zones
Life as a social entrepreneur, particularly if you are female, is a dangerous one.  Fareeda “Kokikhel” Afridi, founder of SAWERA (Society for Appraisal and Women...
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Your Company Is Not a Family
When CEOs describe their company as being “like a family,” they mean well.  But using the term “family” makes it easy for misunderstandings to...
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Storytelling Selling!
In the latter half of the 1700s, German astrologist and physician Franz Anton Mesmer treated his patients by looking deeply into their eyes and waving magnets in front of their...
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Family Business Survival
The secret sauce for surviving from generation to generation, says family-business expert John Davis, has three main ingredients: growth, talent and unity. The secret sauce of...
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Simply Building Trust
In the midst of an intense negotiation, you need to build trust with your counterpart so you can align your interests and increase the likelihood that they will...
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Successful Entrepreneurs Do These 5 Thin...
Being forward thinkers, entrepreneurs continually push themselves to grow and do better. They are game changers, oozing confidence and inspiring greatness.  Follow these five...
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Setting Up to Sell
An entrepreneur who is realistic and pragmatic about selling a business will fare much better than one who is not. During negotiations between buyers and sellers, these top...
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Cloud computing and the small business
Cloud computing – sometimes called SaaS or Software-as-a-Service – means storing and accessing data and programs over the Internet instead of your computer's hard...
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