Month: May 2017

  • How to make things interesting again as an entrepreneur after the startup excitement

    How to make things interesting again as an entrepreneur after the startup excitement

    When we start a business, we are excited by the prospect of making it hugely successful. In fact, we put a lot of time and effort into making sure it has a fruitful future. And we enjoy getting it off the starting line and meeting new clients. But after a couple of years, it can feel like you are starting to do the same thing every day. And you can start to get itchy feet over your business. After all, some people need a challenge to thrive. Therefore, here are some ways you can make things interesting again when it comes to your business. (more…)

  • The best strategies for protecting your assets

    The best strategies for protecting your assets

    Though wealth can make our lives so much easier and more enjoyable, it also means you have much more to lose. Those who have deep pockets are at much greater risk of aggressive taxation and litigation than people with limited means. With this in mind, if you’re getting the windfall of inheritance, a stock options sale, a business sale or any other kind of large transaction, you need to be doing all you can to protect your wealth from the various threats to it. Here are a few asset protection strategies to think about… (more…)

  • Make more money with these subtle and powerful lifestyle changes

    Make more money with these subtle and powerful lifestyle changes

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    Advancing up the career ladder is the usual income-earning goal of most of the working population. For the adventurous and creative, setting up a startup business or an entrepreneurial endeavor is one of those tasks that can keep the heroic tendencies satisfied in the business world.

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  • The land of the rising sun- visiting Japan travel guide (1)

    The land of the rising sun: visiting Japan travel guide

    There’s no denying that Japan is one of the most visited countries around the world. In 2016 alone, more than 24 million foreign nationals visited the country! If you’re planning a trip to the Land of the Rising Sun soon, this handy rough guide will tell you the important stuff that you seldom read about in travel magazines! I went to Japan during the cherry blossom season, which was total madness, but so so worth it and Japan is definitely one of my favorite countries to travel to!  (more…)

  • Time to Panic? Why staying calm and rational is essential in business

    Time to Panic? Why staying calm and rational is essential in business

    There are times when you’re running a business that panic starts to set in and you don’t know where to turn next. But staying calm and approaching things rationally is really important if you want to improve your business and keep it on the right tracks. You will never find your way out of a tricky situation if you’re not willing to stay rational and avoid panic. Here’s why staying calm and rational is so important in the world of business. (more…)

  • Physical marketing isn’t dead and you need to get started with content marketing

    Why physical marketing isn’t dead

    Living in the digital world as we all do, especially when you’re a digital nomad, it can be easy to fall into the trap of thinking that online is all that matters. But, if you’re trying to run a successful business, you simply can’t forget about physical marketing altogether. In fact, in many ways, physical marketing is as good as, and sometimes even better, than digital marketing. Don’t believe me? Check out these very real reasons why physical marketing is far from dead: (more…)

  • Don't even think about working for yourself until you've got this sorted

    Don’t even think about working for yourself until you’ve got this sorted

    Being self-employed is not just a last-ditch attempt to save money in a struggling economy; it’s actually a preferred way of life for many people. You can, to an extent, set your own hours and therefore you can make more of your life.

    Being a freelance worker is a struggle in other avenues, such as the unpredictable nature of being in an hour of work, which is why many of us start a business in the hopes that our earnings can even out and be our own boss.

    Is it the dream for a lot of us? And while costs are a decisive factor in running a company, lots of entrepreneurs are running companies out of their own homes or making their business “mobile,” as in going to people’s homes and providing services that way, like a mobile salon.

    And it’s very simple to start running your own business in this way, as long as you have the right things in place. (more…)

  • Proven ways to improve your marketing strategy

    Proven ways to improve your marketing strategy

    In order to get your business to grow and succeed, then being on top of your marketing game is really key. Very few people get lucky by sitting around and doing nothing. You need to be proactive in your approach to marketing, to make sure that you get the sales that you need to help your business to progress and become a success. Some things will work for some, that won’t work well for others. It needs to be a case of experimenting and trying out new things, to see what works best with your target audience. Conducting small experiments of new things here and there will make a big difference. So don’t be worried about trying something new. If it doesn’t work, then just learn from it and move on (take note Pepsi and Kendall). (more…)

  • 3 Approaches to happier employees

    3 Approaches to happier employees

    Any decent business owner should be aware that their employees are central to their ongoing success. But keeping employees happy at all times is something that can often seem like an impossible task. The fact is, it can be extremely difficult to build the kind of environment that everyone will find encouraging and fruitful. But as long as you bear some basics in mind, you should find that it is surprisingly straightforward to make the right changes. With that in mind, let’s take a look at some of the things to know before you try to improve your employees’ satisfaction levels. (more…)