Tag: entrepreneur

How to Build Business Network for Your Startup

Networking is extremely important for entrepreneurs. Most of the startupreneurs are restricted in time and resources, therefore a good network can help them access suppliers, markets, information and guidance necessary for their startup’s development. I understood the importance of networking while working as an intrapreneur at the beginning of my career and since then have […]

5 Key Tips for Engaging a Startup Mentor

A business mentor has more entrepreneurial and domain expertise than you and can help in improving productivity, streamlining marketing initiatives, build better business relationships and in retaining key human capital for your Startup. Read ‘Importance of Business Mentoring’ to understand the relevance of a mentor.  Finding the ‘right’ mentor is not always easy and requires […]

Importance of Business Mentoring for your Startup

Even though you may have a constant stream of info through various sources based on which you make your startup decisions, but you may need wisdom of a business mentor to give the right direction and vision for your startup to steer towards the growth path. Mentoring can help improve productivity, build better business relationships […]

The 2nd biggest mistake entrepreneurs make with their Business Plan

Guest Post by: Robert Goodman Many cost-sensitive entrepreneurs depend on number crunchers, bean counters and newly minted MBAs for their projections – just to save a few dollars. New start up CEOs dooms their new company by pinching pennies in the wrong place. Instead, what they need are pivotal insights from experienced consultants who can […]

B-plan Outline

The business plan consists of a narrative and several financial worksheets.  The real value of creating a business plan is not in having the finished product in hand; rather, the value lies in the process of researching and thinking about your business in a systematic way. The act of planning helps you to think things […]

Social Entrepreneurship Quadrant

  The Social Entrepreneurship Quadrant desrcibes the orientation of a social entrepreneur. Each of the Quadrant offers a different approach of business and can help an entrepreneur model his/her social enterprise accordingly. Moreover, the Quadrant can also help impact investors, grant making agencies, and several other stakeholders options to consider the form of models before […]