Posts Tagged“business”

For countless individuals running companies, there numerous responsibilities that can leave some getting little or no sleep. Whether one starts out with a lot of financial capital or they accrue it over time, maintaining a healthy financial outlook is imperative. Are you prepared to make these next 12 months your company’s best financially?

It is not every day that people get to meet someone like Anura Leslie Perera, a multi-talented who has deep interests in aerospace engineering, humanitarian projects and entrepreneurship, as well as cricket and reading. Born in Sri Lanka, Anura Leslie Perera then moved to Africa to work as an engineer and sales professional for Caterpillar Inc. in Zambia. He also helped to raise funds for the construction of the Nairobi Buddhist Temple in Kenya through the Phylnormel Foundation to honor the memory of Mr. George and Mrs. Norma Perera. He is also the Chairman of the Singaporean aerospace manufacturer Raycom…

Stop for a moment and consider just how healthy (or not) your business is going into 2017. If things are heading in the right direction, that doesn’t mean you should become complacent. In fact, you should pour even more time and effort into your business, looking to expand upon the growth you have had in recent times. Meantime, if your business has been struggling over the last 12 months or so, can you put your finger on why that is? For many business owners, it is more than just an up-and-down economy. Many business owners fail to see where things…

Advertising experts like Jonathan Disegi can tell you that there are different kinds of advertising strategies; depending on your goals, some kinds will be better suited than others. For small businesses especially, it is very important to be sure that you are developing the right kind of advertising campaign before you consider the best media for communicating your campaign – mistakes can be costly and hard to correct. Here is a brief overview of two of the most common forms of advertising. Product Advertising If you are about to bring a new product to the market, or you are changing…

Successful wholesalers like George Bardwil know that sales don’t generate themselves – just as retailers need work to find and keep customers, wholesalers also need to find ways to sell their products to retail sellers. There are a number of ways that wholesale businesses can stand above the crowd to create a loyal base of customers among retailers. Simplify the process Even though wholesalers and retailers represent different stops on the path from manufacturer to the market, their work involves similar processes – each needs to both obtain goods and also to pass them along. Both need to maintain inventories,…

They’re one of the most difficult types of deal to arrange, but ultimately, carve-outs can benefit both buyers and sellers terrifically. Private equity companies are often involved in these carve-outs. We could pick out any one of umpteen examples, but to hone in on one, Sun Capital, the company who Marc J Leder is co-CEO of, have completed high-profile carve-outs involving the likes of American Standard Brans and Emerald Performance Materials. In other words, carve-outs are an essential part of the financial industry. The reason that they are rarely simple transactions is simple; both parties have hugely different motives. To…

Having multiple locations can be advantageous to business. One advantage is that the business can serve their clients more effectively and resolution to issues can be made more quickly if there’s a local counterpart of the business nearby. As with anything, there are two sides of the coin. Let’s discuss the common problems of businesses with multiple locations, and the solutions to these issues. Email Communication For multiple locations, emails are often the most used method of communication. Office staff who rely on this heavily often lose a lot of time looking for topics and email threads. There is also the…

For any startup business, there are a myriad of questions, concerns and worries as your business starts to develop. You need to learn to manage your finances, stay afloat and ultimately stay competitive. It takes time to grow a business, it takes dedication and it also takes money. You need to ensure that you have the staff in place to handle the increased workload and that they are trained in how you conduct your business. Above all else, you need to project your business in the right light to prospective clients. They need to trust you and to feel comfortable…

If you have a business that offers any kind of finance options for your customers, anything from loans to higher purchase agreements then you will know the difficulty non-payment can pose. When people fail to pay you it impacts your business and ultimately your bottom line and do you and your business really have the time to go after people who fail to pay? The hassle that is created by those who fail to pay is huge especially when you have more than a small number of them. To help in such situations you should be looking at outsourcing your…