Category: Business Skills
It’s easy to become complacent when the revenue is flowing in. You begin to rely on that fixed income stream and you’re more reluctant to tackle fresh opportunities, not wanting to risk falling into the 75% of businesses that fail at launching new initiatives and markets.Read More
Leading entrepreneurs take a positive approach to criticism. They use it to boost the success of their company and enhance their own leadership style. In this article, we will discuss why criticism is so important, and outline five ways you can harness it to make significant improvements.Read More
Running a business is exciting, but making it a success isn’t easy. While there are many reasons companies fail, perhaps the most common is because a business is struggling with its finances—and this leads to tens of thousands of companies around the world declaring bankruptcy every year. Here are five ways to turn things around if you’re in trouble.Read More
Uber. Airbnb. Dropbox. They’re household names – unicorns – all valued at over USD 1bn. But what about the Middle East’s rapidly growing digital disruptors such as Propertyfinder, Wadi and Namshi? These Dubai-based unicorns-in-waiting are attracting huge amounts of investment, underlining the UAE’s status as one of the best places in the world to hatch a technology business. So, what are these UAE startups doing that attracts investors like bees to honey? More importantly, what can you do to follow suit?Read More
Training staff is great for business. But what if you’re a cash-strapped startup? Here’s a step-by-step guide to creating a highly-trained, highly motivated workforce without spending a fortune.Read More
In our latest infographic we look at certain obstacles you might encounter if you do not opt in for Virtuzone’s VirtuAccounts.Read More
Social media influencing has become big business, with some influencers (people with thousands of followers on social media) revealing they can earn monthly or even annual salaries per post. Yet while marketing and advertising are pretty heavily regulated across the globe, the ethics of influencer marketing on social media has so far remained unchecked. The UAE is rectifying this by bringing in new regulations which will now require influencers to obtain licenses in order to continue operating legally.Read More
In our latest infographic we look at five lessons that can help you secure entrepreneurial success in the UAE.Read More
Successful businesses require strong leadership, but the leadership skills that provide the spark for a small business to take off are not the same as the skills required to keep a large corporation powering forward.
As businesses grow, their leaders must adapt and learn. So if you’re a small business leader with ambitions to scale, what are the leadership skills that you’re going to need and how can you acquire them?
Hunger for excellent education and training is growing fast in the UAE. And according to education industry leaders, demand is currently outstripping supply. So providers of education and training who offer the kind of teaching that UAE residents are looking for can expect to reap rewards in the coming years. However, if your educational company plans to begin offering any kind of training services in Dubai you will first need to obtain approval from the Knowledge and Human Development Authority (KHDA). So, what is KHDA and what do you have to do to get KHDA approval?Read More