Author: Charlene Peh

4 Powerful Ways To Beat the Burnout for Singaporean Business Owners

A burnout can occur when you least expect it. Perhaps you’ve overworked yourself. You’re juggling too many roles. You’re handling more than you can manage. You’re brain is constantly on over-drive and you’ve worked yourself to the brink of exhaustion. It’s not uncommon to hear this in Singapore. In a time and age where we’re constantly pushing ourselves to strive and ...

How Japanese Retailers Drive Store Visits in Malaysia

The Japanese culture has always been held with high regard, be it their etiquette, business or technology advancements. Japanese retailers have been at the top of their game for years now. Driving store visits seem to hardly be an issue for them, while the rest of us here are wondering what their big secret is! In Malaysia, Japanese retail stores typically fall on two extremes. The former would be...

How To Retain Your Lead Hairstylist

Are you a hairdressing business owner concerned about managing and retaining your hairstylists? Many salon owners often seem to struggle the most with employee management. Did you know that the lead hairstylist of your salon is among the most valuable assets of your business? In fact, they can help take care of employee management for you! Here is how to retain your lead hairstylist in just 6 simp...

3 Southeast Asian HR Startups To Lookout For

A substantial portion of time is delegated to Human Resource Management. These tasks usually consist of paperwork and documentation. In recent times, the development of competent Artificial-Intelligence software have extended towards the HR segment. Human Resource Process Automation (HR Automation) is exactly what it suggests: tools and applications that facilitate the automation of human resource...

How And Why Young Entrepreneurs Are Starting Food Stalls

Starting a food stall is ideal for young entrepreneurs to gain some business experience without a significant investment. If you are someone with a passion for starting a restaurant, then beginning with a food stall is a good initial venture. Furthermore, it is a clever way to start out humbly and get your brand’s name out. 1. What You Need If you enjoy chaotic hours, changing environments and rec...

4 Things You Didn’t Know About the Spa Industry

4 Things You Didn’t Know About the Spa Industry Entering any new market is a journey of discovering the many niches and specialties of that industry. Having been in the spa market for more than a decade, I can confidently say that I have learnt most of the tricks of the trade by now. I want to share with you my knowledge about the spa market so that you won’t have to feel completely blind si...

3 Simple Steps to Improve Your Nail Salon’s Profitability

How do you distinguish yourself from your competition? Who do you even consider your competition? More often than not unnecessary changes to pricing strategies are made by nail salons in order to get ahead of their competitors. In this article I will write about when it is necessary to pick up a fight and how to distinguish yourself in order to thrive in the nail salon industry. 1. Keep Your Costs...

4 Habits of Successful Businesswomen

Many successful women get ahead of their peers by being  subtly aggressive. Underneath the charming smiles and gentle humility is really a take-charge fiery attitude that drives it all. These 4 tips will help set you on the path to success as a businesswoman who is looking to increase productivity and profits. 1. Working On A Network Successful businesswomen take every opportunity they can to netw...

4 Fresh Business Suggestions for Retirees Looking 

For older employees, the prospect of retirement is met with mixed feelings. However, for some, the idea of starting afresh and building their own vision is invigorating. If you are pondering the prospects, then here are some ideas for you to consider. 1. Consultation Services As an elder, you are bound to be a treasure chest that’s rife with knowledge and experience. Skills and life lessons are a ...

4 Questions You Need To Ask Yourself Before Opening A Massage Parlour

Thinking of opening a massage parlour? It is not an easy decision and I’m sure you have pondered over this business venture for a very long time. Now that you are on the edge of making this decision, make sure to ask these 7 questions that I asked myself before beginning this journey. 1. Where Will You Conduct Your Services? There are many types of massage businesses. There are mobile massage busi...

5 Simple Steps to Open Your Own Nail Parlour

Always wanted to set up your dream nail salon business but don’t know where to start? These 5 simple tips can help you do just that! 1. Start From The Bottom What better way to learn about the nail salon industry than working for a nail salon yourself? The best way is to start is as a nail technician. Learn from the ground itself how the boss handles her staff, her finances (if you manage to...

Open A Spa Business in 4 Simple Steps

Nowadays, an increasing pool of people are looking for an escape from the immense stress of city life. Your spa can be that haven where they unwind and recharge for the week ahead. In order to be that sanctuary for the weary, it is vital to look at very aspect of your business. These are the 4 areas and subsequent steps that you as a spa owner has to take to create the ultimate oasis for your clie...

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