Could Your Business Use a Mentor? Where Do You Find One?

Tweet Here is a great article published in FORBES a few weeks ago: The Importance of Mentors, And Where To Find Them Why Mentors Matter? Mentors or business coaches are one of the most valuable resources an entrepreneur should tap into. The idea of launching a business should no longer be a scary or daunting experience, riddled […]

Trend: Putting Customer Back in Customer Service

Tweet When 1,620 consumers were tested under laboratory conditions, 63% said they felt their heart rate increase when they thought about receiving great customer service. For 53% of those tested, receiving great service triggered the same cerebral reactions as feeling loved.* The takeaway? When it comes to customer service, it’s not about what consumers think. Great service […]

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How To Spy On Your Competitors (Part I)

Tweet Do you have that nervous feeling that your competitors are doing better than you? Suspect that you are loosing customers to your competitors? One suggestion that has worked well for some is to find out what your competition is doing. This research will tell you what is working well for them and help you […]

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What Business Owners Can Learn from Usain Bolt

Tweet There are many things that people around the world associate with the name Jamaica. These include Dunn’s River Falls, Negril Beach, Doctor’s Cave Beach, Bob Marley Museum, Port Antonio and Kingston. Ask most people to name a famous Jamaican and very likely you won’t hear the names Marcus Garvey, Alexander Bustamante, Harry Belafonte, Edna Manley, Merlene Ottey […]

Recommended Reading for the Jamaican Entrepreneur

Tweet Consider the businessman who has been catching and selling fish for 15 years. Over the years he has gained valuable knowledge and experience that have served him well. He is reluctant to take any classes or learn anything new about his industry. He thinks he has figured out all there is to know having […]

10 Business Lessons I Had to Learn Before I Could Succeed

Tweet As an aspiring entrepreneur you can always learn from successful entrepreneurs. Erica Nicole is the Founder and CEO of YFS Magazine — a Young, Fabulous & Self-Employed brand. She is an accomplished serial entrepreneur, acclaimed small business expert, dynamic speaker, syndicated columnist, philanthropist and Christian thought leader. In her article “CEO Confessions: 10 Business […]

The Most Useful Funding Technique for Funding a Business Startup Is the Oldest: Bootstrapping.

Tweet By Geoff Ficke My Consumer Product Development and Marketing Consulting firm is approached almost daily by entrepreneurs seeking to launch a new enterprise. For many of these aspiring business owners their primary concern is the funding requirements they believe will be required to enable execution of a proper launch. Many assume they need to […]

Reliable Sources for Business Funding

Tweet By Nick Bentley Initiating a business is both a challenging and exciting prospect. What better choice can it be than to secure your future with your own business? A lot of people wish to build and become their own bosses whereas some feel the need to generate better job opportunities for others. Living with […]