Business owners must become masters of certain business skills to be successful in the marketplace. Whether you have a wealth of experience behind you or you’re about to launch your own startup, here are five business skills that every business owner needs to master in 2019.
Leadership is an important skill that governs every aspect of our lives. Leadership skills come naturally for some. But for most people, they’re developed over time. Experience is necessary to develop into a good leader. Understanding leadership theory isn’t enough to get results, especially when running a business with multiple employees. Still, concepts blossom into direct experience when absorbed from the right source.
Source: Entrepreneur.com I am all for empowering women out there. This is a very inspiring video and article from Entrepreneur.com about two women who decided to start a women's life style blog and just did it!...
Have you ever considered starting your own consulting business? While you may assume that consulting is only for people who are nearing retirement age and have decades of industry experience under their belts, there’s actually a lot of room for younger professionals to make some noise in this area. If you’re considering making the move into consulting, there are some things you’ll want to think about. Take a look:
Does the success of your business depend upon fast and accurate deliveries? Does your business own an automobile—or a fleet of them? If so, you know how important it is to have reliable drivers and delivery people. Just imagine, then, how your business would transform if its fleet of cars or trucks were self-driven! It’s not such a far-fetched fantasy, after all, as self-driving cars are (ahem!) just around the corner.
The market has changed beyond all recognition in recent times, regardless of which industry or sector you care to analyze. One of the universal changes revolves around how business owners and entrepreneurs fund their operations, as traditional bank loans have become increasingly inaccessible to households and commercial ventures alike in recent times. With this in mind, entrepreneurs would be well advised to seek out alternative funding methods in the modern age, including the suggestions offered here.
More than 126 million women around the world were starting or running their own businesses in 2012, and their numbers continue to grow. Globally, social norms and cultural restraints leave women lagging behind men when it comes to business, but nonetheless, women account for about one-third of entrepreneurs in the world. Here, we offer ideas about loans, grants, and government contracts, along with encouragement to keep pushing until you receive enough money to help you push your business idea forward.
If 2016 is the year you were going to start your own business, allow me to point out it is now June 30th, 2016 and half the year is through. So if this is your year, it is time to shake your tail feathers. Take a look at the list below and see if any of the 2016 Trending Opportunities could be just what you are looking for.