How to scale your business and many other lessons.

We believe business mastery for self-employed or aspiring self-employed entrepreneurs is possible through personal excellence. This will help them to achieve their dreams of successful business growth and enjoy a balanced lifestyle.

 How companies grow from zero to a gazillion.

Entrepreneurial Challenges Newsletter Seventy First Edition - How to scale your business and many other lessons.

Masters of Scale

Masters of Scale is an original podcast hosted by LinkedIn Co-Founder and Greylock Partner Reid Hoffman showing how companies grow from zero to a gazillion. The series unfolds like a music-infused detective story as Hoffman tests his theories with famous founders. Masters of Scale is the first American media program to commit to a 50-50 gender balance for guests. Read more here.

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Entrepreneurial Challenges Newsletter Seventy First Edition - How to scale your business and many other lessons.

Run your business from… anywhere

We’ve all seen the pictures: the surfer sitting under the palm leaves at a beach bar on his laptop, clinching a deal in New York – or Joburg. This kind of scenario does seem a little far-fetched, but the concept is becoming increasingly practical. For most people, the real benefits of this approach would be the opportunity to run a business from home or, for a limited period, from a holiday destination.  Click here for some of the key success levers for setting up and then building a successful business that is remotely managed.

Entrepreneurial Challenges Newsletter Seventy First Edition - How to scale your business and many other lessons.

Writing a business plan

A business plan is a document that summarizes the operational and financial objectives of a business and contains the detailed plans and budgets showing how the objectives are to be realized. It communicates a viable business idea.  To consider financing, business owners requires a comprehensive and well-motivated business plan from which a thorough understanding of your existing or proposed business, your own goals and objectives and your financing requirements can be obtained.  Learn more here.

 

 

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Entrepreneurial Challenges Newsletter Seventy First Edition - How to scale your business and many other lessons.

What the business world can learn from female entrepreneurs

It is widely agreed that women’s style of doing business tends to differ from that of men, even though the distinctions are never clear-cut. But there is enough of a difference to suggest that the rise of female entrepreneurs is slowly changing the culture of the business world.  Click here for a list of several positive traits that are discernible among female entrepreneurs, but which are by no means exclusive to them.

Entrepreneurial Challenges Newsletter Seventy First Edition - How to scale your business and many other lessons.

Success story:  How a tween’s babysitter frustrations inspired her to start a business

Despite her mother’s specifications, Mintz found that the nannies sent by the agencies were nothing like the kind of caretakers her mom requested. “We had nannies who would come and say, ‘I don’t want to be around older kids,’ or ‘This isn’t what I want,’” she recalls. Through those experiences, Mintz figured out that some agencies preferred to focus more on candidates’ resumes than on families’ needs.  So she started approaching women she met at birthday parties, church services and other social events and asking them: “Do you babysit?”  Read Mintz story here.

 

 

 

 

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