To start a business and bring it to fruition requires many skills. Creativity, perseverance, flexibility, determination. A bright smile and some thick skin. And more. But the prime concern of entrepreneurship is the essence of what drives them, the inertia or impetus that moves them forward. [Read more…]
Negotiation skills can bring more business success than just about any other skill. Some people have it, and some don’t. Look at the businesses run by these people to see the difference. [Read more…]
Selling your business involves looking at a few primary areas of your enterprise. These areas are the positive and negative aspects which will affect the value. Of course there are endless variations on different businesses, and even businesses within the same category and type will have variations. But for the purposes of preparation, here are the main ones to consider. [Read more…]
There is always a upside to everything, you know. Whatever is going bad, there is always a bright side of it, going good. And there’s plenty of “bad” to discuss… So what is good?
The number of people ready to start a business! [Read more…]
There are situations in a typical business negotiation where a party to a deal must make the opening offer, even though they prefer not to. There are effective tactics to employ when one is forced to make the first offer, and I cover a lot of them in one of my earlier articles entitled: Opening Offers and Closing Minds. In that article I discuss the importance of thinking through the offer before making it, and thereby making the right kind of opening offers, because like most things in life, having a thought-out plan is the surest way to a positive result. [Read more…]