This is a great weekend to set your small business goals for the year. What do you want to accomplish? How will you get there? Is there a way you can measure your strides? You can use the SMART method to create actionable goals. SMART is a mnemonic used by life coaches, motivators, HR departments, […]
What are the most important languages for UK business to learn? A recent report by the British Council revealed a shortage of people able to speak the ten most important foreign languages to know for the future global business arena. The Languages for the Future report identifies Spanish, Arabic, French, Mandarin Chinese, German, Portuguese, Italian, […]
Happy 2014, Everyone! Make this the year you finally start that small business you’ve been dreaming about and become your own boss! We’ll be with you every step of the way, providing help, resources, trend updates, features and rock-solid information from those who have been there. We can’t think of a better quote to start […]
Have a safe and happy New Year’s Eve! Tomorrow we get back to the business of startups, running our small businesses, making more money, chiseling away at any negative behavior patterns that are holding us back, and working to design a 2014 that will catapult us to success, riches and happiness! Happy New Year!
How do you create and build a brand? To create a compelling brand, you have to capture more than just the market share, you capture the total mindshare –that is, minds, hearts, soul and hence the unimpeachable trust of your customers. That is what leads to brand loyalty. Libby Gill, veteran management consultant and author […]
“The way to get started is to quit talking and begin doing.” –Walt Disney, American entrepreneur and founder of the Walt Disney Company (1901-1966)
Islamic Finance is the new financial phenomenon that earned a spotlight after the global financial crisis since 2008. Awareness is rising rapidly about Islamic Finance globally. This year, UK appeared as the first non-Muslim country to host World Islamic Economic Forum and the prime minister of UK, David Cameron announced its plan to launch an […]
All of us at Small Business Opportunities and sbomag.com want to wish all of you a safe and happy holiday season. As we look toward 2014, we are cheering for you to have the best year ever. May all your dreams come true.
The latest World Bank Doing Business report suggests Romania now has a better environment in which to launch a business than Italy, Luxembourg, Sweden, Switzerland and other OECD economies. With the report now in its 11th year, Doing Business 2014: Understanding Regulations for Small and Medium-Size Enterprises analyses the impact of regulations throughout the business […]
“Success consists of going from failure to failure without loss of enthusiasm.” –Winston Churchill, British Prime Minister (1874-1965)
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