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46 facts you should know about entrepreneurship (Infographic)

Before embarking on your entrepreneurial journey, check out this handy graphic

Entrepreneurship is on the rise. Today, there are more than 400 million entrepreneurs around the world – that means one in every 18 person owns a business, according to statistics compiled by dealsunny.com.That number is only growing. Many people are leaving their ...

by Rose Leadem  | November 20, 2016 02:00:00
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4 Essential Steps From Startup Idea to Being Really in Business

Here are ways to make your idea more acceptable to potential investors and customers

It can be frightening to realize that others will treat your bright idea as exactly what it is: just an idea. No one pays a dime for a great idea. Plenty of people are willing to put their money down for a tested and proven ...

by Entrepreneur US Staff  | July 20, 2016 05:00:00
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Finding the right business

Franchising is a way to get into business with a little help from like-minded people

The financial objective of any business is not mere profitability. It is best said in Filipino: “Maging karapat-dapat pautangin, Maging kaakit-akit bilhin.”There are two ways to get rich: (1) investing in the stock market and (2) getting into business. Getting into business ...

by Armand Bengco  | July 20, 2016 03:00:00
Startup Tips

8 reasons why entrepreneurs need more business relationships and fewer friends

Because 'it's not what you know, it's who you know.'

Successful entrepreneurs understand the difference between a good business relationship with more people and having more friends. In fact, the focus on social networking platforms, starting with Facebook, has destroyed the meaning of the word friend and even changed it from a ...

by Martin Zwilling  | February 04, 2016 08:00:00
Franchising

Retrenchment paved the way for this airline employee's break into business

Angela Valenzuela now owns franchises in food, retail, and service categories.

Angela Valenzuela lost her high-paying job seven years ago after the airline she was working for retrenched part of its workforce. But instead of wallowing in the loss, she decided to go into business.Making the most out of her retrenchment package, Valenzuela ...

by Ieth Inolino  | February 03, 2016 12:00:00
Startup Tips

How to come home happy while succeeding at your job

Spending less time at work leaves you with more energy to focus on more important tasks.

One of the most problematic issue about being good at your job is staying positive throughout a stressful day and keeping your spirits, when things are not going as planned. And even when you’re the best, you often have some setbacks.If you're ...

by Alexander Maasik  | February 02, 2016 03:00:00
Startup Tips

How entrepreneurs can actually enjoy time away from work

When you are on vacation or out of the office, actually enjoy your time off.

Like most entrepreneurs, I wear a million different hats. Managing advertising campaigns and search engine optimization are just a few of the daily tasks involved in running a digital-marketing agency. I deal with the alarm going off on the weekend, sending out client ...

by Jason Parks  | January 31, 2016 10:00:00
Startup Tips

8 differences between entrepreneurs and employees

Being an entrepreneur is all about mindset. So, are you an entrepreneur?

Are you an entrepreneur? If you answered “no” because you do not own a business, know this: Being an entrepreneur does not require owning a business any more than being an accountant requires working for an accounting firm.Related: 9 'Mindsets' You Need to Switch From ...

by Nathan Chan  | January 27, 2016 08:00:00
Startup Tips

6 tips to keep your 24-hour business running smoothly

Learn some best practices from the 'treps behind businesses that run round-the-clock.

Thanks to business process outsourcing (BPO) employeess, convenience stores never had it so good. In 2010, the Philippines’ BPO workforce only numbered 500,000, but this year, it’s expected to balloon to 1.3 million. No surprise, 7-Eleven, Ministop, and FamilyMart are on an ...

by Fatima de Guzman  | January 27, 2016 07:00:00
Startup Tips

5 steps to accomplish the big things out of life

You need to raise the bar on what you expect from yourself.

If you fail enough times and fake it long enough, you’ll eventually make it. If you do a whole bunch of gigs, sooner or later they’ll add up to something. In the meantime, grow your social-media presence, build your personal brand, keep ...

by Steve Tobak  | January 26, 2016 01:00:00
Startup Tips

7 tips to build a business while working a day job

Maintaining your motivation and drive during your transition from employee to entrepreneur is crucial.

Many people dream of leaving their 9-to-5 jobs to start their own businesses. Many successful entrepreneurs had to keep their day jobs until they reached a point in their businesses when it was feasible to quit. This transition time can be stressful and difficult, ...

by Grace Bluerock  | January 26, 2016 10:00:00
Business Ideas

Philip Rosales: The enterprising street artist

See how this frustrated architect makes a living by drawing signage for private and public vehicles.

MR. DISKARTE. The enterprising street artist and vehicle signage-maker Philip Rosales. Photo by Heidi Aquende / Entrepreneur Philippines“Artist ang may-ari nito (An artist owns this place),” said Philip Rosales, looking with interest at a jeepney wall mosaic, with hand-painted signs of popular destinations like ...

by Johanna Poblete  | January 26, 2016 08:00:00
Run & Grow

AKABA: From a group project to a fast-growing lifestyle company

Learn how this group competes with the kinds of Herschel bag by showcasing PH's loom-weaving industry.

Take a quick trip in campuses around the metro and you would not go home without setting sight on a student wearing a Herschel Supply Co. bag. The Canadian apparel brand, which only started in 2009, has gained a cult following since ...

by Elyssa Christine Lopez  | January 25, 2016 05:00:00
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