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2023 update for Founders Hub!

Happy New Year from all of us at Founders Hub. We hope you had a restful Christmas and that 2023 brings you heaps of success. We have some important updates to make you aware of from Founders Hub. Since we launched Founders Hub, our community has grown from zero to over 3000 business leaders, and […]

  • by Ryan Welmans
  • January 16, 2023
Why agility as a founder is the key to business success

Are you an agile founder? Here’s why promoting a culture of flexibility, developing emotional intelligence, and being adaptable is the key to business success.  The world is constantly changing around us, so it’s important that your business keeps up with it. Agile businesses have been shown to improve customer satisfaction and increase employee engagement as […]

  • by Colette Hagan-Young
  • January 4, 2023
Our Peter Jones Foundation mentees have been chosen

We’ve collaborated with the Peter Jones Foundation to offer six selected Founders Hub members to be partnered with a mentor. When you’re running a business, mentorship can be an invaluable tool. The support from founder to founder in our community can be a fantastic help to entrepreneurs but having 121 dedicated mentors can take you […]

  • by Lily Ruaah
  • November 16, 2022
8 entrepreneur traits you can manifest for yourself

Want to invoke the entrepreneur mindset? It’s not about ruthlessness or hurling yourself into space.  Entrepreneurs are often dubbed a weird breed of the human race. But entrepreneurial spirit isn’t all innate talent and nature – you can learn it. Here’s the 9 character traits of successful entrepreneurs that you can manifest for yourself. Entrepreneur […]

  • by Colette Hagan-Young
  • November 10, 2022
Don’t give up the day job: When to make your sideline start-up full-time

Your side hustle appears to be getting some traction. But you’re so busy slaving away at your full-time day job (which is always more than 9 to 5, Dolly) that you’re barely getting time to give it the attention it deserves. When’s the best time to make your start-up your priority?  Many successful businesses start […]

  • by Lily Ruaah
  • November 2, 2022
10 ways to manage work/life balance

If you’re reading this, you’re probably struggling right now with getting that all-essential work/life balance. In fact, we expect you to get distracted by your email/phone/teams/slack etc. before you even read to the end. Stop. Give yourself time to truly reflect on these words. As an entrepreneur it can often feel like there’s no off […]

  • by Lily Ruaah
  • October 26, 2022
How to write an effective Board meeting agenda and minutes

How to write an effective agenda and minutes for your Board meeting.   Fruitful companies use their Board meeting to stay on top of their business strategies. But preparation is crucial to ensure that any decisions made are executed properly.  In this guide, we’ll look at how to write an agenda for an effective meeting, […]

  • by Colette Hagan-Young
  • October 19, 2022
An SME’s guide to writing a PR agency brief

Building a successful brand is extraordinarily difficult. It requires an exceptional knowledge of your target audience, sensitivity to their needs, confidence in your team and products, and a clear mission statement that you genuinely believe in.  Furthermore, you need to be able to consistently deliver on the promise inherent in your brand. This can take […]

  • by Lily Ruaah
  • October 12, 2022
How to outsource your market research

A loyal customer base forms a strong foundation on which to grow your startup – so you need to be passionate about delivering value and giving them more of what they want.  That’s where market research comes in. But if you don’t have the time to do this in-house, you’ll need to outsource it. So […]

  • by Colette Hagan-Young
  • October 5, 2022
Sales strategy guide for SMEs

You may have a fantastic sales team behind you but their experience, knowledge, talent, and personal je ne sais quoi will only get your company so far. Even the most skilled sales professionals can flounder if they don’t have a cogent strategy behind them. If you run an emerging SME generating a sales strategy can […]

  • by Lily Ruaah
  • September 28, 2022
Choosing your CRM system? Read this first

To the unacquainted, CRM software can be an absolute maze to navigate. Every search engine will throw up a gazillion options, and naturally, the biggest names tend to dominate your every click. But, we promise you, there is the right CRM out there for you, and with a little research, you can find it. CRM […]

  • by Lily Ruaah
  • September 21, 2022