What You Need to Know About Buying a Business

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As the baby boomer generation starts looking to sell its businesses , popular opinion suggests there will be a huge surfeit of profitable companies coming on the market in the next couple of decades. If you have a lifelong dream of running your own b...
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James OSullivan
Interesting stuff, and definitely due diligence is needed here!
Thursday, 23 November 2017 16:27

Ulster Bank Markets Daily Top 3

Ulster Bank Markets Daily Top 3
FOMC Minutes: No change in outlook for December The FOMC minutes said that many FOMC participants thought a rate hike in the near-term was likely to be warranted. The discussion of growth highlighted the ongoing strength in the labour market while fr...
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Why Do Anything Less Than Follow Your Heart….

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‘Why do anything less than follow your heart’, These were the opening remarks from Michael Hayman, Co-founder of Seven Hills at the Great British Entrepreneur Awards. Michael spoke about the importance of having a mission and referenced the likes of ...
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How to Lead A Stress Free Life As An Entrepreneur

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Crisis never comes from where we expect it. This is the nature of the crisis. It will always catch us off guard and make us feel vulnerable. For an entrepreneur, managing crisis is a part of the job role. A project might get stopped for some totally ...
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What to Do When Your Personal Data Was Breached?

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The  biggest one so far this year  is the Equifax data breach in which the personal data of over 140 million U.S consumers were accessed by hackers. South Africa, Malaysia, and Australia were also hit with cybersecurity breach recently wherein millio...
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Only a Revolution Can Solve Plastic Ocean Pollution, Reduce CO2 and Reduce Over-fishing

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What if I were to tell you that it is not your fault that the seas are polluted with plastic that the fish and whales are consuming? In the same way, I can say that it is not your fault that over-fishing is destroying future fish stocks. It is absolu...
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Success Inspiration: 5 Business Giants That Started In The Garage

Success Inspiration: 5 Business Giants That Started In The Garage
Every beginning is hard, and some beginnings are harder than others. There are people who had to start working on their dream from scratches, only with what they could afford at the time. Most of their working conditions were poor, to say at least. T...
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5 Ways to Market Your Small Business Using Social Media

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Through social media, small businesses can expose their brand, products and services to potentially millions of customers with a relatively small budget. Whether and how it yields sales for your business turns on the type of messages and how you deli...
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Sales Theories to Help a Startup Increase Revenue

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Launching a startup can be a truly exhilarating experience. Startup entrepreneurs find themselves in the incredible position of being in charge of guiding their own destiny. Millions of people would love that chance. Few do what is necessary to creat...
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5 Things You Must Do to Ensure a Successful Startup

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Having a business degree is not a requirement when starting your own business. What’s more important is equipping yourself with the knowledge and skills that will keep you current or even ahead of your competition. Do not ever allow yourself to stop ...
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Scotland – Land of the Start-Up Business

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Scotland has long held a reputation as a country of innovation. Throughout the industrial revolution and the Victorian era, Scots were at the forefront of the invention of mass production with a number of high profile inventions and discoveries. Such...
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Fionan Murray
...and also has one of the great work ethics in the world!
Tuesday, 07 November 2017 10:00

Tips on How to Improve Your Startup’s Sales

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Many founders have a sense of idealism and wish to establish means to attract more consumers, funders, and partners as quickly as possible. However, sometimes they forget to identify themselves as salespersons of their own company, which can lead to ...
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Is A Virtual Office Right For Your Business?

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Twenty years ago, if someone had told you virtually everyone would have a phone more powerful than a contemporary desktop in their pocket, you would have scoffed in their face. Now not only is that true, but people have never been more interconnected...
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Will London Be Overtaken as Europe’s Tech Startup Hub?

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According to a recent CBRE report , London is the number one place to start your own tech business in 2017 due to its diversity and ability to attract new talent. The diversity of the city encourages innovation, which cultivates the startups that Lon...
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Startup Finance Tips And Advice

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All entrepreneurs would like to have the resources needed to bring their business ideas to life and turn them into huge successes. Unfortunately, we are far from living in a perfect world, so this isn't how things actually happen. A brilliant idea is...
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Is business planning still relevant? https://www.business-achievers.com/insights/is-business-planning-still-relevant... Read More
Tuesday, 31 October 2017 11:06

What's the Role of the CEO/Founder?

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Did a workshop with a group of young business students doing Masters. Asked what was the role of the CEO/founder. After some great debate, they came up with this: 1. Keep business funded - revenues and/or finance (angel/VC) and/or grants 2. Hire grea...
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Ron Immink
The role of the CEO is to secure the future of the venture. This is today thinking. Read https://www.business-achievers.com/news/g... Read More
Thursday, 26 October 2017 10:14
Fionan Murray
That's what the students said - in 100 words!
Thursday, 26 October 2017 10:19
Ron Immink
This one is even longer https://www.business-achievers.com/news/general/the-hard-economic-statistics-that-should-inform-your-strat... Read More
Thursday, 26 October 2017 10:28

5 Tips To Increase Brand Exposure

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It’s likely whatever market your business operates in, there are some key competitors and brands that you’re looking to compete against. But what is it that sets these businesses apart, why are they front of mind for consumers? Part of the answer to ...
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Entrepreneurs and Their Lightbulb Moment

Entrepreneurs and Their Lightbulb Moment
Four entrepreneurs share what inspired their big idea. Many start-ups simply follow a trend, hoping to cash in on the success of others, but some SME owners were jolted into action with a bona fide ‘Eureka!’ moment. We spoke to four entrepreneurs who...
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Supporting Ireland’s Fintech Community and Driving Cultural Change Across Ulster Bank

Supporting Ireland’s Fintech Community and Driving Cultural Change Across Ulster Bank
Dogpatch Labs’ mission is to accelerate the development of Ireland’s startup ecosystem, and in partnership with Ulster Bank we have become an important pillar of the startup community in Ireland since we launched in 2015. Ulster Bank has provided us ...
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Business Still Struggling? Maybe It's Your Fault

Business Still Struggling? Maybe It's Your Fault
We're living in the age of when everything bad, so bad, bigly bad, terrible, really terrible… is someone else's fault. So who's to blame if your business is not growing? Maybe it's your fault. Consider this? If you've been feverishly working away now...
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