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Use The Probability Factor To Start Your Small Home Business

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With the times we are living in, many of us have found ourselves having to reach deep and find some way of finding an income - now is the time to push yourself but how do you find a business that is right for you and has a great probability of success? There are two steps that you should take.

1. Pick something that interests you. Better yet, pick something that you are passionate about. If you are not interested or you don’t like it, the work rapidly becomes drudgery and you will likely quit a…

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Adjusting to Working from Home

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2020 was a year of learning curves and it seems that 2021 has started with the same.  Many of us (if we're lucky enough) have found that we have had to adjust to working from home.  In theory it's what most of us want but the practical outworking of it can be challenging.  We have to work around our children, partners, pets, privacy can be an issue and definitely motivation, especially when the TV, duvet and fridge are close by!

At home there are many distractions, less accountability, and less…

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Some Christmas Fun

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It's been a really hard year and for a lot of us our businesses have taken a hard knock. So let's have a bit of fun and celebrate the festive season with the rest of the world and take a look at how people in countries around the world would have celebrated the holidays even though it might be quite different this year.

Greece

Greeting – Eftihismena Christougenna
Food – Special holiday cakes are baked.
Gifts – Most Greek people exchange gifts on Saint Basil’s Day, January 1.
Customs – To honour S…

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How NOT to be a Small Business Failure Statistic

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The first few years of your business are critical. While almost three quarters of small business startups survive the first year, less than one third of micro companies (less than five employees) were in business after five years.

These statistics by themselves may be of little value to you directly. We know how many small businesses survive and for how long, but its far more important to know why some survive and others do not. There are a lot of studies on small business failure. Searching re…

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Strategies For Small Business Success

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For many people, the dream of pursuing a small business opportunity has come true. What are some of the best ways to ensure that your small business opportunity flourishes? Here are a few guidelines to remember when beginning with your own small business opportunity.

First, no matter what your small business opportunity is, keep in mind that it is very important to educate yourself. Make sure you are as knowledgeable as possible about any products or services that you will be providing as you b…

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You May Have A Successful Small Business Idea

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You surely know that a small idea can lead to a great business success. The first movement is to think of an idea that would be suitable for the business market. After coming up with the idea, the next step is to put that idea into action. Of course, this is a very difficult step and having the idea is only the start of the journey. After that you will have to face many obstacles before being able to carry on with your business project. This is just the beginning of this process and there is a l…

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A small Small Business summary

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Small business is a term that is used day-to-day. That is because in the past decade the rise of small business has been larger than in any other decade prior. This is largely due to the increasing number of services that are available to small business owners, to enable them to keep their business running.

There really isn’t any guidelines for when the term small business is used, however it is simply defined as a business which has a small number of employees. How few employees is debatable, …

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The curse and blessing of the entrepreneur

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Having 101 ideas in your head is something that many people would be envious of. In fact, if you mention to others that you are running your own business, they might remark with wonder and encouragement at your actions.

However, one thing that isn’t discussed as often as it should be is how business owners keep their heads screwed on. How do they cope with the ideas that are in their heads, and not become overwhelmed by the enormity of it all? There are a few common traits amongst those busines…

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The Small Business Edge

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Some would say that big business has it made, But I believe that there will always be a special place for small business. Entrepreneurs have an edge over their bigger competitors. So while the Amazons of the world are struggling to break even from their multibillion-dollar overheads, the smaller businesses are already realising profits. What advantages do small businesses have in the marketplace? Below is how to think like a startup and realise greater success.

1) STAY IN TOUCH WITH YOUR CUSTOM…

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The Risks of Entrepreneurship

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The “spark” for many entrepreneurs is seeing an opportunity that doesn't yet exist. Ted Turner, for example, launched CNN because he perceived that people wanted more television news than they were being offered. It took a lot of patience on Turner's part to realise the vision, but he had read the market in a way that few “experts” did at the time.

In realising the promise of CNN, Turner demonstrated another facet of the entrepreneurial spirit - persistence. There are a lot of bright ideas that…

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