Archive for the ‘Business expansion’ Category

Are you considering growing your business by exporting your products to the US marketplace? Thorough planning will highlight what you need to know before….

Perhaps it’s due to the upheaval triggered by the global economic uncertainty or maybe it is something that started growing in the 1990’s but there seems to be more talk about collaboration. It may be an underestimated advantage to growing your business.

You may have already reviewed 2011 and set your goals and aspirations for 2012. If you have not already thought about how you operate WITHIN your business, here are some guidelines to help you focus on what is important for yourself as a business owner

Are you planning something in the near future? Have you set proper goals for yourself or your business? Are you struggling with your goals? Read on to find out how to be a success in goal setting and maintain momentum

Growth driven by a culture of creativity ensures sustainable success, since the focus is on being aware of customers and markets, sustaining curiosity and being open to new developments and scenarios. Companies that adopt such a culture thrive and get noticed. I’m sure you can think of some. They know that bottom-line growth follows the sustained commitment to passion that in turn drives creativity.

There is a growing and justified concern about the seemingly acceptable practice of using Interns as very cheap (or free) labour, sometimes to the detriment of current employees.

When scrutinized, many arguments justifying ROI specifically delivered by social media are dead in the water. But it’s The Big One for businesses that are encouraged and cajoled to sink valuable time and/or money (usually both) into a digital tsunami they know is coming because their familiar shoreline has just been sucked out beyond their vision.

While it is supposedly key to their success, SMEs often have an uneasy relationship with the Internet. It’s a problem with many dimensions. Maybe the logical answer is to find ways to empower SMEs to get the information they need. So here’s an idea.

Uncertainty is so omnipresent right now. It evokes varying emotions given all the disruption we’re dealing with. And yet, disruptors are merely…

Many a great plan for growth has succeeded or died due to the business owner’s ability to manage his or her thoughts and feelings. No matter what is driving the growth, there are three questions to answer…