Many people are attracted to the idea of starting and growing their own business. In most countries there are literally millions of Small Businesses and all of them have been started, at some point, by a person highly motivated and excited about starting their business.
However, this is a highly risky and quite traumatic experience for many.
In this article, we introduce several of the issues that a start-up needs to consider. We also suggest a far less risky approach to getting yourself into business.
If you are starting a business, either, venture capital funded, high-tech, or with out much business experience, the startup techniques here can also help you....(more here)
10 Things to Learn From a Business Failure
Failure isn’t something to celebrate—at least if you subscribe to conventional wisdom. Failure is seen as an ending; the end of the road.
What if Thomas Edison embraced the conventional wisdom? He is said to have failed 1,000 times at inventing the lightbulb. How long would the world have waited before the light bulb was invented if he did not persist?
Failing at a business isn't the end of the world. In fact, it could be the beginning of a successful new business.
Here are ten things you can learn if you've had a business fail...(more here)
How To Negotiate Contracts With Big Companies
Learning how to negotiate is important for small businesses.
Negotiating a contract with a big company or government agency can be harder than making the sale. Don't let contract negotiations (or the other company's negotiator) intimidate you!
Getting a company to agree to use your products or services may be only half of your job. Once you have convinced them you can do the job they want done, you may still have to negotiate the details of the deal.
Use these 7 negotiation tips to get a fair deal...(more here)
This article was courtesy of Business Mentoring Noosa.
Accelerate Your Startup Growth - Lean Analytics - Video
Ben Yoskovitz - Co-author - Lean Analytics and VP Product: VarageSale.
Ben talks about the One Key Metric that matters and how to use data to build a better startup faster.
Generate a Million Ideas in 30 Minutes
Do you find yourself stumped for ideas on what your Start Up Business might do or new avenues that your existing business might take?
There is rarely a shortage of “good ideas” that can give you some inspiration on how to progress. Here is a really easy way to generate a million ideas in approximately 30 minutes.....(more here)
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