Knowing Your Financial Advisor

The Stock Market (Nigeria Stock Exchange) does not understand the small business entrepreneur. Your business is of no interest to them. Unless your business is driving millions in annual sales, you are just too small and inconsequential for Stock Market big money strategies. Essentially, to the Stock Market advisor, if you are not planning on […]

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Keys to Overcoming Risk on the Path to Success

Acknowledge that risk is part of entrepreneurship: You never have to like risk, but you do need to accept that it exists. Pretending it is not there will not make it go away. It can be helpful to remember this: Most things that are worthwhile require a certain level of risk. Whether executing a trade […]

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Overcoming Procrastination

Procrastination is the action of delaying or postponing something. Sometimes you may choose to delay doing something because it is the best idea at the time. Procrastination is a trap that many of us fall into, according to researcher, 95 percent of us procrastinate to some degree. While it may be comforting to know that […]

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Does an MBA Make You a Better Entrepreneur?

For years, experts and business leaders have debated what makes a good entrepreneur more successful than his or her peers. More recently, the conversation has often focused on the educational attainment of the entrepreneur in question, with many arguing rather persuasively that an MBA is necessary if you want to strike out on your own and […]

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Steps to Reduce Your Taxes by 10-40% Permanently

To help entrepreneurs maximize tax savings and build long-term wealth, every school should be teaching their students these seven tax tips in financial education classes. As millions go back-to-school, the majority never learn this information in home economics and business courses. And because taxes are anyone’s greatest expense, a class on this topic should be required for every high […]

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Assign the following Tasks to Your Virtual Assistant

One of the biggest challenges for entrepreneurs involves staffing and delegation. It can be hard to know when to hire full-time or put extra help in place and how to do it the right way. Small businesses and new entrepreneurs might want to consider the virtual assistant, or Virtual Assistant. A Virtual Assistant is basically an independent contractor or freelancer who performs support-staff tasks and […]

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Keys to Working for Free

As entrepreneurs, we have all been asked at one point if we will provide our services free of charge. This usually comes at the request of a nonprofit organization or another entrepreneur in the name of “exposure”. They will often make promises about establishing key connections and the possibility of future business. State your value: Given the fact that […]

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