5 reasons why being a solopreneur is awesome

By Alisha Shibli

As global pandemic-like scenarios force us to reevaluate the idea of job security, technological advancements afford us the comfort of being able to work from anywhere with access to the internet.

Many of us, hence, have been thinking a little more seriously about the idea of being self-employed. While some of us are more ambitious and aspire to build a large business empire, most others are just looking for freedom to work on our own terms and pursue things we are passionate about. Solopreneurs fall in the latter category.

Looking for a business recovery strategy? These 10 tips will help

By Alisha Shibli

The unprecedented advent of the COVID-19 pandemic gave birth to a vicious economic downturn that resulted in the stagnation of business operations all over the world. With lockdowns and social distancing as the ‘new normal,’ many small business owners feel the burn when it comes to sales and turnover. They also struggle to provide employee assistance.

Just 12% of organizations are prepared for the impact of Coronavirus, according to Gartner’s Business Continuity Survey. Small business owners in the service sector especially suffered amidst the lack of opportunities and are struggling to make ends meet. On the whole, the business models they leveraged in the past happens to remain a thing of the past.

Businesses across industries are feeling an urgent need to implement thoughtful continuity plans relevant to post-COVID times. A successful business recovery process would require intelligent pivoting of business models and creativity in business operations.