By ROSHAN THIRAN
Being an entrepreneur is not a walk in the garden, it is in fact a path filled with thorns. You need to understand “WHY?” you are venturing into a business in order to remain passionate and dedicated to your goals.
Gary Vaynerchuk pulls no punches when it comes to giving advice about what it takes to be your own boss. In his uniquely direct style, he shares his experiences and perspectives on entrepreneurship. We’ve boiled his wealth of advice down to the top four bare essentials needed to succeed in business.
By DR KAIHAN KRIPPENDORFF
Haier was founded in 1984 when the Chinese government took over a nearly bankrupt refrigerator factory, and put CEO Zhang Ruimin in charge. Under Zhang's leadership and some radical decisions made, Haier has continued to flourish ever since.
By SANDY CLARKE
As one of Malaysia’s most inspiring success stories, Fashion Valet – the country’s first online fashion store – is a one-stop shop for customers looking for high-quality fashion at affordable prices. It all started with frustration...
By DAN ROCKWELL
You can’t hold staff accountable for results if you disempower them by telling them how to do their jobs. If things go wrong, who’s at fault? The employee, or the process you imposed on them?
You like solving problems, but how is less important than why. You like developing ideas, you like working with others to turn those ideas into products, you like creating a business out of those ideas, and you like to compete. You’re a Jobs.
By PRETHIBA ESVARY
While the start-up scene in Malaysia is booming, it’s also important to note that our growth and impact may not be as wide as we think. We spoke to two experts to gauge what the local start-up industry is doing right and what they can do better.
By PRETHIBA ESVARY
Do you ever wonder where entrepreneurs or start-up founders get all their energy and motivation from? Passion and purpose are two of them, both of which are key elements that fuel entrepreneurs to achieve their goals.