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5 ways to tell if your business idea will fly

While ideas can spring from anywhere, it takes someone with a good business nose to smell a golden opportunity when it comes. You only need an open mind when keeping an eye on trends so you don't miss out on that winning concept.

Idea. That's the first thing that an aspiring entrepreneur must have to make that leap from being an employee to becoming one's own boss. But ideas are never easy to come by. While ideas can spring from anywhere, it takes someone with ...

by Gerry Baclagon  | October 08, 2013 10:00:00
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The qualities of a wise entrepreneur

Do you have what it takes to become an entrepreneur? Find out here.

A book has yet to come out describing in no uncertain terms the qualities of a successful entrepreneur. Neither has an authoritative figure come forward to say he can point to a person on the street who will one day be on ...

by Veronica Uy  | July 03, 2012 05:00:00
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The 5 tasks of an entrepreneur

Marketing expert Josiah Go shares his entrepreneurship insights in a book.

Being an entrepreneur is never just about having an ingenious concept or product that the market will surely love. Being an entrepreneur means more – it is about having a business with an aspiration, a goal, and one that will be sustainable.In ...

by Carlo P. Mallo  | May 18, 2012 03:00:00
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Simple steps to writing a business plan

Writing a business plan need not be daunting

The business plan, together with solid market research, is the foundation of any business. It outlines your company’s direction, brand values, identity, and how it would operate in order for the business to become a success.In most instances, the business plan is ...

May 06, 2012 01:00:00
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Why entrepreneurship is like a 100-meter marathon

Whether you will succeed in business--or fail--depends on how well you keep running

Have you ever found yourself getting impatient with the growth of your business? Maybe you even find yourself asking about the real meaning of entrepreneurship, and thinking things like:If you're aiming to succeed in business, the most important thing to remember is ...

by Aileen Santos  | April 26, 2012 10:00:00
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13 qualities of a wise entrepreneur (Part 2)

Do you have what it takes to become an entrepreneur? Read the second part here

The second part of the qualities of a wise entrepreneur.7. Entrepreneurs seek opportunities [Read opportunities abound in the health and beauty sector here]Myrna Co of the UP Institute for Small Scale Industries says entrepreneurs grab opportunities that come their way, be they ...

June 17, 2010 10:00:00