Tag Archives: startups

Leasing Commercial Office and Retail Space for the Budding Entrepreneur

There is a lot of opportunity in investing right now, especially since we’re at the beginning of an upturn in the economy. So, if you are setting up your new business, you will undoubtedly need to lease space, whether you’re opening a retail space or office. It’s just so much more commercially viable if you can plough your… Read More »

Business Start-Up Killers or How to close your business in five steps!

Having been in business now for nearly eight years, I recently had pause to consider why typical businesses don’t succeed in the local market in Taiwan or anywhere. This list includes some of my observations: 1. Poor Financing Most business owners here in Taiwan budget enough money to open the business, but they base income projections and the… Read More »

Running Our Business

We’ve been running a business (a language school) for over 6 years, and it’s grown from a very small base into a much larger concern than originally it was. Naturally, in business life, there are the ups and downs of the operation and the cycle of business. We’ve become aware of this. Yesterday, though we noticed that the… Read More »