At 34, Frank Wang has turned his dream of flying robots into the world’s biggest drone company–and an expected $4.5 billion fortune. Now, as the market for his devices explodes, his old colleague is trying to take him down. Fascinating article about Frank Wang Tao, how he grew DJI into an amazing company, and how […]
Hi everybody. Recently I’ve noticed a significant increase in traffic here to philsmy.com. It seems there are a lot of people interested in what I have to say about BannersBroker (and interested in Banners Broker I guess!). One of the places I am getting a lot of traffic from is ‘The Motley Fool’ message boards. This […]
I’ve talked a lot now about the getting the idea. One thing you have to look at to be successful is how other people became successful. In generic terms – find someone or some business you really admire (for the right reason – because it interests you AND it made money, not just because it […]
Don’t go into business thinking you know exactly what that business is going to do. The fact is that once you start trading and getting feedback from customers and seeing how your sector really operates odds are you will see signs of where you’d best fit. Don’t ignore signs to change Go where the market […]
Following up on my last post – about there being many countries in the world – you should also remember that there are many languages. Just take a look at this: There are 6,800 known languages spoken in the 200 countries of the world. 2,261 have writing systems (the others are only spoken) and about 300 […]
The internet, and internet businesses, are decidedly America-centric. But, as most of us (i.e. the vast majority of the world’s population that doesn’t live in America) know that there is a whole world out there. Don’t Forget About the Rest of the World! The best thing about American businesses is that you can ‘adopt’ a […]
I have a proven background in business – from the bottom up. I’ve been a grunt and now I am the CEO of a successful company. I hope that through that I can help you follow your dreams and start a company and make it a success.
Welcome to my new blog. What I am going to try and do on here is stick to a basic theme of setting up and running a small business. Both virtually (i.e. online) and the logistics and practicalities of running a real business. My backdrop for doing this will primarily be the development and evolution […]