6 things you can do today that will have a huge impact on your business

6 things you can do today that will have a huge impact on your business

Opinions expressed by Contractor the contributors are theirs. There are so many things in business that you can’t control. You have no say in when a global pandemic will bring the economy to a halt. You cannot set corporate tax rates or federal interest rates. You have no influence on how the weather will affect … Read more

How to use the right data to make effective business decisions

How to use the right data to make effective business decisions

Opinions expressed by Contractor the contributors are theirs. Long gone are the days when entrepreneurs and business leaders were forced to make key decisions based on their instincts. That’s not to say you won’t be forced to make guesses and assumptions about the right next step for your business or brand, but in today’s world, … Read more

Changing the discourse on hiring is now a necessity. Here are 3 ways to do it.

Changing the discourse on hiring is now a necessity.  Here are 3 ways to do it.

Opinions expressed by Contractor the contributors are theirs. As an entrepreneur and business owner, hiring and retaining employees is always at the heart of our concerns. After all, the average cost of a bad hire is 30% of an employee’s first year of compensation. This type of error can be costly in the long run. … Read more

Why Entrepreneurs Should Prioritize Their Well-Being When Starting and Running Businesses

Why Entrepreneurs Should Prioritize Their Well-Being When Starting and Running Businesses

Opinions expressed by Contractor the contributors are theirs. You are reading Entrepreneur Middle East, an international franchise of Entrepreneur Media. We have all witnessed a significant increase in entrepreneurship among young adults over the past few years, and this number is only expected to increase in the future. Indeed, as we look around us today, … Read more

Branding is essential. Are you using it to your advantage?

Branding is essential.  Are you using it to your advantage?

Opinions expressed by Contractor the contributors are theirs. In the language of the Old Norse, “brandr” meant “to burn” – a word that was eventually adapted to “brand” in English. At that time (and as far back as 2000 BC at least) it meant branding livestock in a distinctive way, but by the start of … Read more

It’s time for businesses to adapt to climate change. How should they do it?

It's time for businesses to adapt to climate change.  How should they do it?

Opinions expressed by Contractor the contributors are theirs. The outcome of COP26 left many disappointed. Although 151 parties have submitted new or updated nationally determined contributions (NDCs) ahead of the conference, commitments to reduce emissions continue to lag significantly behind what is needed to limit the global warming to 1.5 degrees Celsius by 2030. Calls … Read more

Understand the differences between hiring freelancers, contractors, and employees

Understand the differences between hiring freelancers, contractors, and employees

Opinions expressed by Contractor the contributors are theirs. Very often, entrepreneurship begins as a sole proprietorship or a partnership. But as the business grows, meeting customer demands can be too much for a business owner. This is actually a good problem to have. Unfortunately, not everyone knows when it’s time to provide extra help. The … Read more

How an Adhocracy Stimulates Entrepreneurial Growth

How an Adhocracy Stimulates Entrepreneurial Growth

Opinions expressed by Contractor the contributors are theirs. Organizational design and management practices – that is, who and how you intentionally organize them – arguably have more influence on your business than anything else. It determines virtually all types of interaction, plan, implementation and use of resources. Yet there is often more than one way … Read more