Entrepreneurship & Startups

Charities Should Be More Business-Like to Succeed

Stating a social enterprise gave me a lot of insight into the world of not-for-profits. I've learned a lot about the sector, as well as the charity sector, and how both of those tend to limit themselves when it comes to growth and success. There are many issues with how charities market themselves, and how they communicate with the outside world. The near-universal failure of such businesses to have a clear message, and the failure to operate in a business-like way, is something that is causing a lot of problems for charities and non-profits and limiting their growth.   We Need [...]

6 Ways of Increasing Work Efficiency In Your Business

Work efficiency is important and makes a significant overall difference to the business output. Here are some ways to improve it.   1. You Are The Boss, Delegate It may sound like an obvious thing, but it can be hard to implement especially when your company is still in its infancy stage. You are more into having a direct hand in the operations rather than delegating tasks because you want not but the best results. However, your needs to check everything including the small details may see you waste valuable time that you will never recover. You are keen on making [...]

Tips to Conducting a Kick-Ass QBR (Quarterly Business Reviews)

Part of your job as a Key Account Manager is to conduct Quarterly Business Reviews (QBRs) with all of your key account clients. These are not normal report sessions, but interactive meetings that need to be relevant and useful for both parties involved. You need to learn how to conduct a great QBR if you want it to succeed.   The Goal of a QBR After the QBR is over, both you and your clients should be fully updated on the progress that’s been made towards mutual goals since the last meeting and how you both plan to proceed. The main [...]

9 Interesting Business Ideas For Introverts

When I say ‘Introverts”: ‘shy’, ’loner’, ’socially awkward’ are some of the words that come first thing in our mind. Though this is true but it’s not the whole story!! Introverts will say no to a party to finish a book they started reading, they will do anything to avoid saying a simple “hi” to a stranger, they will love a cup of coffee in a closed room than to have a tea party with a room full of people. We don’t blame them for that. Everyone is different and everyone is to be respected for who they are. As they [...]