In the early stage of running your own business, it’s natural to try to do as much as possible by yourself. It’s the most cost-effective, comfortable, sensible way to do things in the beginning.
But as your enterprise grows, you will find yourself stretched thinner and thinner. Eventually, you’ll find you just can’t continue to oversee operations, sales, accounting, fulfillment, and marketing and hope to grow your business. Read More
Risk is synonymous with entrepreneurship. There are so many things you put at risk – your professional career, your earnings and your family life. But the biggest risk is risk of failure. You do a good job, you toil long hours but that does not guarantee returns. This risk of failure is something that prevents many would-be entrepreneurs from taking the leap. But unless you take the risk, you will never know the reward. Read More
How do you feel when you have to make a presentation? Are you well prepared and relaxed, confident that your performance will have the desired impact on your audience? Or is the thought of standing on a podium, holding a microphone, enough to give you stage fright? Read More
It’s the fundamental question: will my idea work? And in my career as serial entrepreneur and investor, I’ve seen many different ways to analyze opportunities. But it wasn’t until I met John Mullins, Professor at London Business School and entrepreneur, and heard his approach, called the 7 Domains, that I had that feeling: Ah, HA! Quickly followed by, “Darn (or perhaps something stronger). This could have kept me out of trouble once or twice…” Read More