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Business Chief Europe - European Business Magazine & Website - European Business News

Profile: Vodafone UK's new Chief Tech...<p>Wyndham Worldwide to sell European va...<p>EU economy expands at the fastest rat...<p>Monoprix set for Sarenza …


Melbourne's Premiere Tableau Specialists

TRAINING<p>Our experience supporting clients of all shapes and sizes along their respective Tableau journeys has allowed us to develop and refine our …


The Key to Success Is Knowing That Failing Doesn't Make You a Failure

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>There is no shortage of wisdom on how to develop a success mindset. I’ve read volumes and written a bit of it myself.<p>But the path to success isn’t all rah-rah-lets-pop-a-cork moments. You’re going to have your share of …


What Tinder Did For Dating, Tableau Wants To Do For Spreadsheets

One of Pixar’s founding employees and the ex-CTO of Lucasfilm have a new mission: Reinventing data analysis for the masses.<p>You may not have heard of Tableau, the Seattle-based software firm that helps Fortune 500 companies make sense of their massive spreadsheets. You may not even care about …

The Unbeatable Advantage That Small Businesses Have in Analytics

It is hard being a small business. I know it from experience. There is something to be said about financial muscle, economies of scale and scope, …

Failure: The Key Ingredient to Winning

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>I’ve always been fascinated by people who possess the skills necessary to use adversity to refine the roadmap to their ultimate goal while other equally talented and driven people allow it to completely kill their confidence and derail …


It's Your Passion. Now, Here's How to Make It Your Business.

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Can you create a meaningful life out of something you love? Yes. Is it possible to make money from your passion? Absolutely. A lot of people are making a living from something they deeply care about. And you can too. While the income from …


4 Reasons Sharing Performance Metrics Will Accelerate Your Business

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>By all metrics, I would be labeled a serial entrepreneur, having founded three startups and grown another established business. And like most entrepreneurs, I learned quite a bit from both the successes and failures of each. While I was …


When Big Data Isn’t an Option

Illustration by Opto Design<p>An advertising agency met with a client—who happened to be a U.S. Marine Corps colonel—and the conversation turned to the …

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10 YouTube Videos Every Entrepreneur Should Watch

Want business advice from Warren Buffet? We compiled a list of videos that every entrepreneur should watch.


3 Ways to Make Better Business Decisions

If you run your own small business there's one thing you can't get away from: you need to make decisions.<p>An inability to make a decision can lead to business deadlock. That's the <i>"I'm feeling stuck"</i> and <i>"Why isn't my business moving forward?"</i> feeling, that most of us face at one time or another.<p>The …

7 Steps to Becoming an Expert in Your Field

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Whether you're a one-person consulting business or a 250-person manufacturing operation, you've spent years developing the knowledge that made your company a success. Why not maximize the return on your knowledge by leveraging it gain …


Six tips for bucking the small business failure rate

Starting a company is no walk in the park. Entrepreneurs and small business owners will tell you growing a business requires dedication, hard work and strategic planning to succeed. A recent Industry Canada study concluded that 30 per cent of small businesses won't survive longer than two years, …

Taking the First Five Steps to Starting Your Own Business

If you’ve been considering starting a business for some time, stop letting your fears and worries keep from making it a reality. Sure, it will …

How to Dominate Your Niche in One Day

Becoming a recognized authority in your niche is tough when you're running a business. Here's how to make it happen quick.<p>There's no longer any doubt as to whether the ability to become the dominant player in your market niche depends on having a strong Internet presence. Unfortunately, most …

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How to Start a Business–Today

Start quick. Don't spend much. Learn as you go.<p>There is a reason seasoned entrepreneurs don't think of themselves as risk takers, even though everyone else does. They have developed terrific ways to limit potential losses as they start new ventures.<p>They adhere to the basic principles of risk …


Start With a Simple Business Plan and Grow It as Needed

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>What does the phrase “business plan” mean to you? Do you even need one or want one?<p>Too many people, including some experts who should know better, think of a business plan only as it was years ago: a long formal document that's hard to …

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