Business

  • Financial woes continue to plague nearly half of women small business owners
    This National Women’s Small Business Month, women entrepreneurs continue to deal with the economic fallout of the pandemic, the Delta surge and issues like vaccination and the labor shortage. Nearly 60% of Black women small business owners and almost half of women owners overall continue to struggle financially due to the ...
  • Youth entrepreneurship space in Tanzania limited
    Due to the increasingly competitive labour market in Tanzania, attention is shifting to entrepreneurship. But, an entrepreneurship-enabling environment is very important. Demographic groups have issues specific for themselves in the context of entrepreneurship. One group is that of youths. The group forms the largest, most dynamic, vibrant, innovative and potential segment ...
  • The Magnificent 7: Inspiring Entrepreneurial Success Stories
    When it comes to entrepreneurial life, we’re all a bit guilty of discussing successes and steering clear of the formative years beforehand. It’s perfectly understandable. After all, in a results-driven world, the bottom line is sometimes all we can use to define a long week of hustling, hoping, and continuing on ...
  • The Future of Marketing Is Lean for Businesses Big and Small
    Much of the lean movement is based on the understanding that as organizations mature, the things that make them more competitive (more resources, better talent and more sophisticated processes) are the very things that now slow them down. Continuous improvement is the only way to sustainable, competitive advantage focused on ...
  • Will My Business Leave The World A Better Place? And 3 More Soul-Searching Questions Entrepreneurs Ask
    As corporate America rebounds from the pandemic, how are all the small businesses out there feeling about life and work in a post-pandemic landscape? Xero recently surveyed 2,400 small business owners across North America about their lived experience as entrepreneurs. Four distinct generations—Generation-Z, Millennials, Generation-X and Baby Boomers—expressed a range of ...