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India Is Building A City From Scratch To Attract Foreign Investors

India Is Building A City From Scratch To Attract Foreign Investors

India is building a new city to give global investors an easy way into its booming economy. Gradually mushrooming on an otherwise barren 886-acre parcel of land in Gujarat — Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s home state — is a small collection of buildings that India hopes will one day rival financial centers like Singapore, Dubai […]

Rural Women Share Experiences In Farming, Governance

Rural Women Share Experiences In Farming, Governance

The women participated in a crash planting demonstration of cabbage A group of women Councilors from the Eastern Region of Sierra Leone have ended a two-day learning and exchange visit to their counterparts in Kabala, Koinadugu District, in the North of the country. The women from the East, mainly drawn from the women in governance […]

How To Understand The Non-Verbal Cues In Business

How To Understand The Non-Verbal Cues In Business

Life, and business, are a series of negotiations. Whether you’re negotiating a contract for a new job, creating or dissolving a business partnership, or simply negotiating with your spouse over who will make dinner that night, negotiation is an unavoidable – and often uncomfortable – part of life. In any type of negotiation, we all […]

The Power Of A Disruptor, The Will To Innovate and Recreate

The Power Of A Disruptor, The Will To Innovate and Recreate

Have entrepreneurs lost the will to innovate? Sir Richard Branson doesn’t think so. He’s “never known a more exciting time for innovation,” and I agree 100%. We’ve got self-driving cars, miniaturized medical equipment and private space exploration. What will innovation bring us next? For evidence that disruptive innovators can be spotted in every direction you […]

How To Set The Rights Goals That Aid Productivity

How To Set The Rights Goals That Aid Productivity

Few things feel as good as a truly productive day. You start off knowing what you want to accomplish. You focus on and finish each task in succession without racing through. You go home with almost everything crossed off your list — and a clear plan of how your tomorrow will look. If you’re like […]

Sometimes, The Best You Can Do Is Just Not Making The Situation Worse.

Sometimes, The Best You Can Do Is Just Not Making The Situation Worse.

No matter how tightly you have control over what happens within your company, there are many outside factors that can take you in unwanted directions. Probably the biggest of these is the greater market you’re operating within: if it’s on an upswing, hopefully, you’re poised to take advantage. If it isn’t, you better know how […]

Weak Trade Data From China Has Investors Worried

Weak Trade Data From China Has Investors Worried

Weak trade data from China renewed investor worries about slowing global economies, sending share prices down for the day. Both imports and exports in China declined in December year over year while the country’s trade surplus with the U.S. expanded. The sluggish data from the world’s second biggest economy dragged down the price of West […]

What AI Can Do For Your Small Business

What AI Can Do For Your Small Business

The idea that you need to have a big company to use sophisticated technology is understandable as a belief, but it’s also wrong. While a lot of people think that great, transformative technology is expensive and unrealistic as a business owner, this simply isn’t the case. Artificial intelligence is a great example. For a small […]

Women Entrepreneurs In Africa Struggle To Grow Their Business

Women Entrepreneurs In Africa Struggle To Grow Their Business

Africa has seen the highest growth among businesses run by women in recent years. This would appear to be good news: entrepreneurship is arguably crucial for job creation and economic growth. But the flip side of this data is that businesses run by women are less likely than those run by men to grow because of a […]

How To Involve Your Kids In Your Business

How To Involve Your Kids In Your Business

As an entrepreneur, one of the best things you can do is introduce your kids to your business. Getting your children involved in your business will have benefits beyond giving you something to share or simply allowing you to see more of each other. It can help them develop an entrepreneurial mindset like yours, which […]