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Empower Your Staff to Transform Your Business (Part 1)

Employees are the heartbeat of a company. They determine the realisation of the company’s vision through ideas and implementation. This includes managing the ultimate paymasters — customers! Yusman Ammeran, unifi General Manager, Sales & Distribution Planning (Consumer & SME), is back to connect the dots between employee empowerment, business productivity and customer happiness.

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TheLorry — On a Mission to Drive Regional Success

Imagine this: You just thought of an incredible solution to a real-world challenge that you think could make a great business. Many entrepreneurs would rush to invest capital in the idea, launch it and wait for revenue to flow in.


Is 2019 Going to Be a Better Year for SMEs? 7 Things...

That is one of the biggest questions on the mind of SME owners as we move into the new year. What does 2019 hold in store for entrepreneurs and small enterprises in the country?


5 Business Trends That Will Reshape SMEs in 2019

We are already in the countdown to 2019 mode with a few days to the new year. Like we emphasised in our previous post, you should set goals and New Year’s resolutions for your business just as you would do for yourself.


7 Ways to Make Holiday Business Good Business for You

You can almost feel the electrifying holiday season in the air; malls are merrily decorated with holiday music playing everywhere. Many people (even us) are out buying gifts and presents for friends and loved ones, and businesses are making the most of the season.


6 New Year’s Resolutions for Your SME in 2019

Creating a New Year’s resolution is something many of us do at the end of one year and the beginning of another. We reflect on the past year and create a list of things we want to accomplish as individuals in the coming year.


2018 Year in Review — Most Important SME Moments

Phhheeewww! That was a long 11 months. But we are now in the last month of the year, and to be fair, a lot has happened in 2018. Before we head into the new year, this month, we will be exploring some of the major highlights from 2018, as well as some of the top business trends that will make waves in 2019. Oh, and New Year’s resolutions that you should make as an SME owner and more!



Measuring the Social Impact of Your Business

Driven by new consumer trends, making a difference in the community has gone from an optional activity that only large organisations participate in to something that every business enterprise should do.



The Straits Finery — Crafting a Golden Opportunity

What do you get when you combine a market researcher and an online marketer who both share a love for delicately designed and exquisite yet wearable, everyday jewellery? The answer is The Straits Finery.


9 Disruptive Business Trends to Watch in Malaysian...

In our Fashion and Beauty Industry series this month, we have explored the beauty and fashion sectors in Malaysia and some measures that you can use to ensure success.

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4 Financial Mistakes to Avoid (and What to Do Instead)

So, you found a problem that you can create a business solution for, you raised capital, hired a great team (or going at it by yourself) and your SME is running smoothly.


Fintech SMEs — 6 Businesses You Can Start Now

No matter what economic industry you are in, your business should have a financial system in place. This simple fact makes the banking and finance sector one of the biggest in the world, with many business opportunities.



Siti Khadijah Apparel — Success Story of a Woman...

What’s the most excellent way to grow as an entrepreneur and succeed in your business? Well, one of the best actions you can take is to learn from people who have done it before.