Top basic management skills all founding CEOs must have

Once again, this is a difficult topic to address because of the varying views across different camps.  Having worked with both successful and not too successful entrepreneurs, there are a couple of common traits that stands out.  This is not exclusive.  I would love to hear from you on this topic as well. 1. Ability to Read more about Top basic management skills all founding CEOs must have[…]

Am I being too nice to my team?

How do I maintain a cordial relationship with the team I supervise while ensuring that they perform? You can do this by setting clear boundaries by letting the team know what is acceptable behaviour and what isn’t. You must also not blur the line by trying to be too familiar with your team, it makes Read more about Am I being too nice to my team?[…]

3 tips for the first-time entrepreneur

Starting a business for the first time can be scary, especially for emerging entrepreneurs. There is no end to the many issues that will come up as you begin your business. However, it can be quite an exciting and rewarding experience. Here are 3 core tips to help every first-time entrepreneur get started: Learn constantly Entrepreneurs are problem Read more about 3 tips for the first-time entrepreneur[…]

3 mistakes to avoid when running a family business

According to well established research, 90% of all startups fail (including family businesses).   Of the family businesses that survive the startup phase, 70% of them fail or never make it through to the next generation. The reasons for the high failure rates are diverse.  There are however common traits that the successful family businesses Read more about 3 mistakes to avoid when running a family business[…]