What Stops Us From Being An Exception?

Why people fail being an exception?

It is much easier to build something from scratch than taking over from someone who has already established a really good thing. Well, this wasn’t a beginning I planned for my first article on StartupChamp but that’s how I really feel. I was told to write a post so as to formally introduce me as the new caretaker of this ... Read More »

5 Reasons Why Customer Surveys Are Extremely Important For Your Business

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Do you ever complete those customer surveys that you receive in the mail or find online? The fact is that some people really do take the time to respond to these surveys. This is especially true if they have had a really good experience or a really poor experience with a particular business. Read More »

5 Steps to Consider While Preparing Your Elevator Speech

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The slowed economy has business owners figuring out how to increase the number of leads and sales flowing into their businesses.  Over the last month, I have been assessing what really has worked to bring in leads and what has not. This assessment led me to the conclusion that it is time to get back to basics.  Networking is one ... Read More »

5 Healthy Tips to Adopt for All Entrepreneurs in 2015

Eat, sleep, work, repeat.  Does this sound like you? Well the key element that is missing in this pattern is self-care.  This might seem scary to a lot of you, especially in the entrepreneur world.  Stopping for a break is usually not an option if you want to be successful, but what will really make you successful is being balanced ... Read More »

Five Tips To Identify The Cycle of Failure and Stand Out

When success is on the line (or maybe the fence), there comes a time when all the expertise from every guru in the world doesn’t seem to be fixing your problem. You may be left to throwing your magic wands in the air in frustration or banging your head against a cubicle. This is precisely when it’s time to start ... Read More »

10 Business Tips for Smart Inventory Management

Most of the small businesses work in retail, and if that’s you, then it’s imperative that you have an effective inventory management in place in order to drive efficiency and minimize shipping time. Like so many other elements of running your own business, inventory management can be a challenge, so here’s 10 smart business tips for managing your inventory efficiently: ... Read More »

Video: How to Motivate and Inspire Your Teams

Here is a video by entrepreneur – Navneet Singh Narula and an example on how to motivate your teams. Navneet Narula: We are Better as One Read More »

3 Simple Steps to Pitch Your Idea to an Expert or Entrepreneur

Want to pitch your invention idea to an expert or entrepreneur in any field of the industry and receive professional prototype, protection and marketing help? Have you ever thought, “I have an idea” now what? Check out these few tips for pitching your latest idea or invention to expert in the field 1.)  Write Everything Out The first part in ... Read More »

4 Awesome Tips To Get Those Crucial First Customers

Thanks to Heisenburg Media for the image. It’s easier than ever to start a company these days. All you need is that one great idea and a website. Hundreds of startups have made a fortune with nothing more than a great idea. There’s no reason why your company can’t be the next big success story. However, the ease of setting ... Read More »

5 Must Have Technology for Startup Businesses

Setting up a new business can be an exciting time, but achieving success as your own boss isn’t easy. Sadly, many startup enterprises fail. Highlighting this fact in an interview with the Guardian, businessman and ex-Dragons’ Den star Theo Paphitis noted that 50 per cent of all small businesses in Britain fail within the first couple of years. One of ... Read More »

Escape The Grind: How To Run A Start-Up Abroad

Thanks to Mercedes Dayanara for the image. The allure of emigrating and starting a new life is a strong one. Many have a burning desire to be free of the 9-5 grind and set up shop on a remote beach somewhere. Perhaps you have retirement plans to set up a small business in a warmer climate. Maybe you’re a savvy ... Read More »

How to Decide the Dress Code for Your Startup  

Creating a startup is a lot like building your dream job. You’re likely doing work you’re passionate about in a way you’re passionate about. And almost all of the rules on how to run it are up to you, including the dress code for your new business. Why do you need a dress code in the first place? Because you ... Read More »