Starting a business can be an extremely exciting moment in your life. However, we all have that fear of what would happen if it fails in the future? This is a common and valid fear to have because failure is something that we all fear. Business failure is probably the most daunting thing any businessman or entrepreneur can face and will never hope to face. Today, we are going to try to highlight the common reasons for business failure and how we feel you can overcome them or at least try to avoid them from happening.
When you start a business, the biggest hope you would have is to expand your business to be able to earn profit from this great idea of yours. That is the dream. Passion and hard work can only take you so far. But sometimes businesses make wrong choices that cause them to fail.
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Anyone who is making it in the procurement universe will tell you that the job is extremely hard but also highly rewarding. Procurement specialists are always working with suppliers on a daily basis and therefore the job would require them to have a high level of confidence and also a high level of intelligence to be able to work their way through the industry.
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Many companies are now diving into the trend of creating their own mobile app. But it isn’t exactly the easiest thing to pick up right into and I’m sure we’re all a little press for time to slowly learn this new complicated skill. Learning to develop an app for Android would require you to set up Android Studio, download the SDK, learn Java and more. While the inertia for starting is definitely real, and the journey seemingly daunting, there are several resources you can check out to guide you along. You can use these 5 resources to pick up a new skill at your own convenience.
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As an aspiring entrepreneur, you might be slightly tied up with resources. Manpower and capital may not be something you get in abundance. But fret not! With technologies and smart solutions in place, there are free resources for you to tap on to efficiently run your start-up!
We have categorized some resources you can tapped on based on categories for easy referencing as shown below:
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There are new trends every year that dominate businesses. In order to increase the chances of achieving success, it is important for businesses to adopt the trends. Having a good understanding of these changes will help you progress and thrive in the current market.
Here are five business trends that are most likely to have the largest effect on your organization:
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Are you an aspiring entrepreneur who has been thinking of setting up your own business but lack the courage to do so? Perhaps you already have a plan, but there’s a multitude of reasons why entrepreneurship is risky. From the lack of resources, to losing sleep, to possibly ending up in a pile of debts, the inertia to start seems pretty high.
However, there has never been a better time to start your own business than 2017. Here are some reasons to motivate you to take the first steps in starting up your own company.
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Running a business is definitely not an easy feat. Often times you’ll have an amazing idea but find yourself stuck, not knowing what your next move should be. Other times, you could have just reached a deadlock. Entering the world of startups is definitely intimidating if you don’t have a clear idea on how to run your business. These days with the trend of market places making its way into the startup scene, it would definitely save you a lot of time if you were already equipped with the right practices to run your business.
Here’s a list of best business practices we have gathered to help you out!
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When running a start-up, more often than not you will find yourself under a great deal of financial constraints. While most businesses do understand the importance of marketing their companies, they don’t have the financial resources to do so. This is where you will need to bootstrap. It is by no means a simple task but it will encourage innovation and creativity in your company and force you to come up with unique ways to market your business.
Here are five tips and strategies you can try to boost your start-up’s marketing.
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Mobile apps have become an almost indispensable part in the way customers and businesses interact, and with over 3 million apps in the Android and Apple app stores, the demand for such apps is tremendous. It has also revolutionized the way businesses operate, making it even more important for businesses to jump onto the mobile app bandwagon to remain competitive.
You probably have thought of creating your own mobile app, but are still undecided on whether you should take this leap. Here are some pros and cons:
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Ready to expand your business abroad but held back but the large cost? The Market Readiness Assistance (MRA) Grant by IE Singapore can help you with just that.
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