Business is a highly competitive landscape, so prepare for war. Whether you are just starting out or you’ve been in business for so many years; the competition is always there! Competitive warfare is good for business; they help kick out the lazy entrepreneurs from the scene which ultimately improves the industry. The presence of competitions in any industry is an indication that the market is profitable. So if you are one of those lazy entrepreneurs who are constantly trying to create or … [Read more...] about COMPETITIVE WARFARE: 3 Battle-tested Strategies for Winning in Business
This is a guest post from Colette Cassidy, the Director of an Irish tax consultancy company named All Finance Tax, specialists in financial and taxation advice. For many people, the thoughts of working in a functional 9-to-5 job simply to pay the bills and fund a living can be demeaning and dull, so they might well decide to follow their passion and form their own company. Entrepreneurship is very common, with as many as 1 in 5 adults choosing to go down this route, and can be extremely … [Read more...] about What You Need to Know About Starting a Business (Infographic)
Welcome to 2016! To grow your business this year, for many it's not going to be any different from 2015. But for a few, it is going to be the greatest year of their lives yet. None of these two outcomes are automatic; they both require your permission to come to pass. To have the same kind of year as you did last year depends on you. To have a different year than you did last year, also depends on you. Fortunately, this unusual article is for the entrepreneurs seeking the second outcome; to … [Read more...] about 2016 STRATEGIC BUSINESS GROWTH GUIDE: 5 Killer Activities to Grow your Business this Year
The importance of marketing is not alien to an entrepreneur. You already know without being told that marketing is how you get your products/services sold. So this unusual article is not about marketing, it’s about why your marketing isn’t working. It’s about your conversion strategy, the critical missing link in your marketing arsenal. It’s about fixing your marketing strategy so that it can begin to work as it’s supposed to – bring in sales! The Critical Missing Link in Your Marketing … [Read more...] about CONVERSION STRATEGY: Your Marketing Is DEAD Without It!
In today’s edition of the Unusual Entrepreneurs Interview, I have on the hot seat a medical Doctor whose passion for palliative care – specialized medical care for people with serious illnesses moved him to embark on the entrepreneur’s journey. I present to you Dr. Michael D. Fratkin, the founder of ResolutionCare – a community based palliative care startup dedicated to empowering patients, till the very end! In this unusual entrepreneur interview, Michael shares how he; Successfully … [Read more...] about Unusual Entrepreneur Interview with Michael Fratkin of ResolutionCare.com
Team building is a crucial part of your success story as an entrepreneur. It is so crucial that I have personally coined up two words to better convey the importance of building a team – vision partners. Team building is about creating vision partners for your business. You see, business is a team’s sport, and only the teams with the best players win! Very early in my entrepreneurial journey, I learnt this valuable business lesson about team building, thanks to Robert Kiyosaki. Learning this … [Read more...] about TEAM BUILDING CHECKLIST: 5 Winning Qualities of the Right VISION PARTNERS