Do You Have What it Takes to Open a Successful Business?

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Every aspiring entrepreneur asks the same question: What does it take to succeed? Those who have already achieved success will give you several different answers because it takes a myriad of things. Does your business have the chops to make it onto a Forbes list or get listed on the stock exchanges?

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How Training Courses Can Benefit Your Business

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Some of the greatest challenges facing modern businesses involve the retention of staff. We live in a fast-paced world where people sometimes hop from vocation to vocation. By investing in training programs for your staff, you can keep them both motivated and loyal, while also reaping the benefits of a more skilled work force.

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Sales advice from Daymond John

Here’s some great advice from noted shark Daymond John explaining his three principles for selling. Every entrepreneur and salesperson should watch this.

  

Robots and Artificial Intelligence taking jobs

There’s been a lot of talk of the U.S. losing jobs to other countries through bad trade deals, and anger over this issue has helped give Donald Trump the Presidency.

Yet reality is much more complicated, as automation, robots and now artificial intelligence are also a huge factor, and these trends will help destroy even more jobs in the years to come.

Some of this is obvious. Just think about all of the robots and automation that have reduced the number of workers needed in manufacturing. We all want high wages for workers, but higher wages give companies even more motivation to automate more of the manufacturing process. As robots get smarter and more sophisticated, this trend will only accelerate.

Then consider artificial intelligence and the potential to make lawyers and accountants so much more efficient, which then reduces the need for more lawyers and accountants.

This trend will only accelerate, which raises tough issues for our leaders, particularly those who offer simplistic solutions to difficult problems.

  

Should you avoid angel investing?

The lure of angel is investing is very strong for successful business people looking to leverage their knowledge, judgement and wealth to generate even more successes. That’s a great thing, as we’ve seen a staggering amount of innovation driven over the past generation with venture capital funding and early stage investments.

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