For every business, accounting is a major part of day to day business operations. Starting out, there are a massive set of responsibilities any new entrepreneur has to face and shoulder. With so many operations to multi-task, it may be burdensome and overwhelming for entrepreneurs to keep track of their operations and their budget at the same time. At such a crucial time of the business, it is important that entrepreneurs shed as much of the workload from their shoulder as possible. This can be done by outsourcing.read more
Last up, we have Recruitment. The process of hiring workers is probably one of the most crucial ones in the company. Good employees boost productivity and improve the company’s bottom line. Thus, it is extremely important that you hire the right people for the job. There are plenty of ways to hire people.
But, today, we are going to discuss the merits of outsourcing the hiring process to a recruitment agency, against posting advertisements on job sites.read more
Pitching to investors can daunt many potential entrepreneurs. To lay yourself out to criticism and rejection can deter many from seeking investments. However, that business funding could be the gap between success and failure.read more
Now that you know what a business plan is, it is crucial to know the importance behind having one. Execution is everything and a business plan helps to ensure that your execution of your business is as optimal as you can be. Obviously, it does not guarantee success, but it helps put you on the road to it.read more
After your idea is done, the next step is to create a business plan. What is a business plan? A business plan is just that, a plan on how to execute a business! You need it for the nitty and gritty of your business. If you rush into business without a concrete plan, you could be courting disaster. As the saying goes, failing to plan is planning to go.read more
Ideas. Ideas. Ideas. Where do people get them? Everyone has that one friend who is brimming with crazy ideas on how to start businesses. To really get a workable idea that can be translated into a business plan? That’s not the easiest thing in the world. Plenty of prominent business people say that it’s all about the execution, not the idea.read more
One of the first things people think of when thinking of the word “business” is an office! The common scene is people wearing suits and ties to a tall office building. Well, it does not have to be that way! There are different types of work environments. Many startups nowadays don’t do the whole formal attire thing and have their employees wear informal attire to work. It’s all up to you, really.read more
Starting a business naturally comes with a lot of risk, even in a country with a thriving startup ecosystem like Singapore.
In this article I will outline the risks that entrepreneur commonly face. Some of them are specific to businesses in Singapore.
If you are thinking, “I am going to find the perfect idea to start my business!”
Many people want to start their own business, but they spend so much time thinking of a perfect idea on which to base their business. News flash. The perfect idea does not exist. Sure, once in a while, you come across some company in the news, that sparks this question in your mind.
Being your own boss… Have you ever wondered about it? Sometimes we just have to admit it. Working for others just suck. You feel that having your blood, sweat and tears exerted to fill somebody else’s pockets is not the most desirable of situations. Perhaps then you think..read more