Independent Business Owners BLOG

14 Jul
5 ways home based business owners can improve their skills

5 ways home based business owners can improve their skills

When was the last time you enrolled on a course or program to enhance your qualifications?

In a world run by new media and technology, we can’t afford to stop learning after college. Today’s job trends require us to stay abreast of the latest and innovative skillsets, to ensure we are not left behind by our peers. Of course, investing in education all over again has its own constraints – time, cost and opportunity. Specialised courses and professional training can be expensive, with the average cost of further education ranging between £6,000 to £9,000 per annum. To add to that, if you are a home based business owner, you are likely to be hard-pressed for time to invest in such a program, amidst your busy schedule.


27 Jun
10 Lessons to learn as entrepreneurs

10 Lessons to learn as entrepreneurs

Being an entrepreneur is renowned for its glamour and benefits – better money, more control over decision making and direction, working with people who follow you, admire you and want to walk on your path. But no road to success is complete without its bumps and speed-breakers. Such is the journey of entrepreneurship. Every turn on this unchartered path will teach you something new that will help you and your business keep growing and going on.


21 Jun
10 must-read books for entrepreneurs

10 must-read books for entrepreneurs

An entrepreneur without entrepreneurship is only a businessman. It is a quality that needs to be nurtured with experience, knowledge and wisdom. The path of entrepreneurship is challenging and can be daunting from time to time. How do you keep going, without flailing and deviating from your track and not losing sight of what you want to achieve? How do you keep your hopes up and keep sailing even in the toughest tides? Taking cues from these 10 ‘must-read’ works of successful entrepreneurs, philosophers, and business leaders, can light up your path and can help you get through your entrepreneurial journey.


09 Jun
Clock off, switch off: 5 ways to unwind after work

Clock off, switch off: 5 ways to unwind after work

You’ve had a long day at work so you treat yourself to a glass of wine or a beer with your friends. You start to unwind and relax for the rest of the evening. But as you return home and snuggle into bed, your mind starts filling with thoughts and you become restless. Are you truly as de-stressed as you thought you were?


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