Category: Business & Finance

Personal Finance Lessons from Gov. Peter Obi’s Speech at Covenant Christian Centre

Not everyone can govern a state, let alone have the courage to go against the existing norms to show frugality and resourcefulness in managing the affairs of a state, putting key projects and systems in place as well as leaving quiet a handful resources for one’s successor.

With the realities of recession starring in our faces, I believe there are key personal financial lessons we can abstract both directly and indirectly from our proud Governors’ speech. He did show an ingenious understanding of money and its nature.

Read More

6 Startup Tips for Women Entrepreneurs

In 2015, the number of women-owned firms increased again. Women now own about 30 percent of U.S. businesses and employ nearly 8 million workers. Businesses owned by women provide one in seven jobs in privately-owned businesses, reports Womenable.com. It’s not uncommon for women to face unique challenges, especially when trying to juggle traditional roles of wife and mother with the demands of starting and running a business. Over the years as a business owner myself, and through training women to run their own etiquette businesses, I have learned a few tips that may help women looking to start a business.

Read More

How to Achieve Your Goals in Business

Just like in every other endeavour of life, goal setting in business keeps you focused, helping you to easily measure milestones and accomplishments. Setting goals helps you get the most out of every moment as it simply implies you setting out to achieve your already laid out plans and projections. These simple steps will point you in the direction of goal achievement, thus helping you to manage your time and resources more efficiently while growing your business and attaining greater success.

Read More

5 Mistakes That Can Sink a Good Boss

Running a successful business means wearing many hats, including the “boss” hat. If you find yourself frustrated with your employees’ performance, see if you’re making one of these five mistakes. If you own a company or manage a department, part of the reason you’ve come this far is because you’re good at what you do. But inspiring the people who work for you to give their best efforts is another skill altogether. It’s hard to complete tasks well and on time if your staff isn’t on the same page with you, or if they don’t share your commitment to success. Are you frustrated by employees who don’t perform as well as expected? It may be time to take a look at your leadership style.

Read More

Building Business Relationships

Developing the right relationships with the right people is critical to growing and expanding your business. This goes beyond merely piling up a pack of business cards after attending a networking event, or merely inviting people to connect with you or like your page on social media platforms. Like any other aspect of your business, it requires critical thinking and strategic planning.

Read More
Loading

Subscribe to our Newsletter

Advert

Issachar Advert

We are Social

Tweets by @virtuedigest

Archives