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3 Female Leaders Share Their Secrets for Starting and Growing a Business

As the founder of the GirlTalk Network, I know that one of the best ways to grow personally and financially is to seek inspiration and knowledge from those who are already walking the walk in their own authentic way. Starting a business isn’t easy, and growing it into an empire can seem like a pipe […]

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3 Ways AI Can Help Businesses Improve Customer Relations

In a world where technology is changing rapidly, it can be hard for businesses to keep up with shifting consumer demands. Take how customers interact with businesses, for instance. According to a recent study by Drift, people now prefer real-time interaction as they make their purchases, meaning that just having an online storefront is no […]

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Digital Marketing 101 for Entrepreneurs

In today’s times, Digital Marketing tools like Google Analytics enable us to trace the rate of conversion on each page of the website. There are also platforms like Google AdWords and Facebook Ads enable us to bid for the sales and leads. Hence, many a time, the importance and value of branding are overlooked or […]

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Skills Companies should Adopt to Succeed

Understanding skills and attributes are necessary for anyone seeking to pursue a career in the industry. Here are few insights that a company — big or small — can benefit from. Associate with People of High Integrity, High Ambition, and High Intelligence: This can be something to be used for people you surround yourselves with—from […]

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8 Simple Ways to Make Social Media Work for Your Business

In social media, you must not only engage but also engage consistently. The key to building meaningful relationships is to join the conversation. By reaching out to people in your community and responding to their comments, you can set the agenda. Pick one platform to start with, whether it’s Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Instagram or another […]

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8 Funny and Relatable Experiences That All Entrepreneurs Go Through

The road to becoming an entrepreneur is often difficult, treacherous and filled with unexpected roadblocks and detours. Those who embark on this journey do so because they are driven, independent-minded and probably a little crazy. In a good way, of course! The most successful entrepreneurs have a clever mind, strong business acumen and a deep […]

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The Two Things You Need to Know to Succeed as an Entrepreneur

Is there a “secret sauce” for succeeding as an entrepreneur? Judging from what venture capitalists look for in a startup — typically, the team, the product, the market — there’s nothing specific that creates success. So probably not. After all, most if not all entrepreneurs try to get the best team, the best product, and […]

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Transitioning From Solopreneur to a Team Leader

While there are some exceptions, most entrepreneurs start out as solopreneurs. Whether it’s hustling on the side, working full-time from home or running your own physical business, when you begin your journey, it’s just you. You’re the only one responsible working for and running the business. Some people are perfectly content with flying solo. But, […]

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Why Customers and Employees Should be Top Priority of Company Directors

After years of perhaps paying lip-service to the idea of the customer being king, organizations are now truly putting the customer at the centre of their thinking—and employees as well. A survey of 600 members of the Australian Institute of Company Directors (AICD), which covered listed, private, not-for-profit and public sector and was carried out […]

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Reasons Most Businesses Don’t Reach 6 Figures

Alex Charfen is an entrepreneur, author and speaker who has used his experiences to coach small business owners on gaining momentum and growing their businesses. Charfen has experienced both tremendous failures — like going bankrupt during the 2008 recession — and incredible successes — like launching a business and growing it to a revenue of […]