5 Make-or-Break Decisions Entrepreneurs Face When First Starting Out

Entrepreneurs make thousands of decisions over the lifetime of their businesses. It’s not hyperbole to say that many of those decisions are mission-critical, and there is never a finish line. Founders can never say, “Phew. We made it. We can relax now.” At every milestone, stakes are high—but never more so than in the earliest … Read more

5 Reasons Why Women-Owned Businesses are Thriving

Since the end of the Great Recession in 2010, minority- and women-owned businesses have been steadily increasing. Although average earnings for businesses owned by women still tend to lag behind that of men, they are seeing large increases year over year. The following factors are causing women-owned businesses to soar to success in 2017: More mentors … Read more

Women in Business: It’s Not About Doing it All, But Doing it Well


Today is International Women’s Day, and there are plenty of reasons to celebrate some of the great achievements made by women in business. As a female entrepreneur myself, it’s been a fantastic year, and a very steep learning curve for what was my first full year as a startup. Going from working for somebody else and … Read more

5 Crucial Lessons to be a Profitable Entrepreneur

A surprising fact for many is that most entrepreneurs made more money when they were employed by someone else than what they earn in their own business. This astounding truth seems at odds with what you know when you see successful entrepreneurs featured on television shows and in magazines, and you hear their tales of … Read more

10 Deadly Mistakes All Entrepreneurs Must Avoid

The flow of monetary has become extremely intense forcing organizations to downsize their employees and in such circumstances, it will be quite a smart move to set up your own business rather than looking for keen occupations that you might never be able to discover. However, in a process to set up a new business, … Read more

10 Frugal Habits Every Entrepreneur Should Develop

You can spend every day reading on ways to become a successful entrepreneur, or you can start making a lifestyle change. All successful entrepreneurs have taken their own unique path that ultimately led to their success stories. But, all of them have one common denominator: they implement specific habits that made it feasible for them … Read more

What Southeast Asian Founders Wish They Knew Before Launch

Many go into the start-up arena with their own ideas about entrepreneurship. From the glamour and allure associated with “being your own boss” and “making the world a better place” through technology, to the supposed freedom of coming and going as you please, it’s easy to fall into the trap of thinking entrepreneurship is one’s … Read more

5 Qualities Of Successful Entrepreneurs

Are there certain qualities that all successful entrepreneurs share? After years of personal experience and coaching, I’ve discovered that entrepreneurs share very similar qualities that make them successful. Fortunately, all of these qualities can be learned. It is up to you to carefully examine your strengths and dedicate yourself to learning. How do these traits … Read more

How Travel Makes You a Better Southeast Asian Entrepreneur

Much has been said about the perks of travel, from allowing us to renew ourselves during vacations to learning about various cultures. And with the decreasing prices of airfare and the advent of Airbnb, travel has become more convenient and accessible. It also has benefits for entrepreneurs and start-up founders. Brightpark Edu-Travel says in reports … Read more

5 Types Of Friends Every Entrepreneur Should Have

Entrepreneurship is marked by numbers, the number of employees, number of clients, revenue and the network that you have. The greater this number, the stronger your entrepreneurship comes across to be. The best way to grow and enhance your venture is by forming and strengthening relationships with your peers and clients. This adds to the … Read more