Over the past few decades, entrepreneurship in Ghana has grown at an exponential rate. It…
The professional environment is conservative. Dress codes now are ambiguous; almost everyone now defines their own casual and professional looks for work. The rules may have changed but looking professional as possible is one way to tell potential customers what you do, who you are and how credible you are to win them over.
“No one is born a ceo, but no one tells you that. The magazine stories make it sound like Mark Zuckerberg woke up one day and wanted to redefine how the world communicates by creating a billion-dollar company. He didn’t.” -Andrew W. “drew” Houston, Founder & ceo of dropbox
Entrepreneurs are busy people, who work hours to run successful businesses. People in business do not talk about sex enough, maybe not at all if you do not belong to their circles. They talk about money, profits, deals, contracts, solutions, etc. Yes, some entrepreneurs let their passion for their work and businesses consume their sexual drive. Some Entrepreneurs mostly do not have open conversations about sex.
Creating value is what building businesses is all about. Developing products, offering services and finding solutions to people’s problems and needs. In simple words; providing satisfaction. Businesses would not be set up if people do not have needs and if the world do not have problems.
The business world has advanced so drastically and most business owners and professionals, even the customers have understood the importance of building long lasting relationships. In as much as it takes quite amount of time to build such solid business relationships, many has also failed to put in the work needed to sustain them because they did not make it their business.
No startup business has everything covered and running. Business relationships between customers, partners, employees, and other businesses are essential to business success and growth. Most of these relationships must be formalized with contracts to avoid uncertainty, risks and litigations.
Pursuing success isn’t just about doing what works but doing it well at the right time and consistently. Adopting healthy habits is almost impossible. Discipline has been one of the most common traits that runs through most successful entrepreneurs.
The quest to do something different is a dream just anybody can have; but the quest to be a successful entrepreneur is much more difficult to pursue and certainly not everybody’s dream.
Customer relationship is very important to the growth and success of your business. Retaining loyal customers is a process and nurturing such relationship between the business and the end user is crucial for growth and success. Many businesses in their quest for success and high profit margins, have neglected the basic relationship needs of their customers. Your customers are not just the end users of your services or products. They are not mediums to get value (money) for what you are offering.
Over millions of startup businesses operate today across the globe and within the local industries. The market is very competitive and startups need to break barriers to get their businesses under the spotlight and to target customers. The challenges to standout and not be just a competitor but a real business meeting needs, is a hard task but, startups have to identity what makes their businesses special and unique.
Business partnerships are quite similar and comparable to romantic and some casual relationships. Just as romantic relationships fails; business relationships fail and can get pretty bad. The good news is that a business partnership which is healthy and functional can impede a greater success than a sole business ownership.