COVID-19 & the Economic Response: What To Expect in the Next Weeks

The COVID-19 pandemic will be effecting economies on every level for the next several months, possibly even a year or more. From the tiniest niche markets and local economies, through states, nations and around the globe, a severe economic slump is inevitable. It's going to be a struggle, but eventually, business will get better.

Topics: Entrepreneurship Strategic Planning Business News Advice Business Advice

How Cloud Based Accounting Software Helped A Working Mother-of-three

The value to planning and business management in any size business is essential to good growth and planned expansion. What is also important is the set of tools one uses to accomplish these goals. This is what Kim Seeley, co-founder of Ausmade Joinery, and her husband found out when they started their business. 

(What is cloud accounting?)

The use of cloud accounting tools like Xero and it's ability to help in the planning and business management of a start-up, can really be the difference between good business ideas and failure.

Topics: Entrepreneurship Cloud accounting Stories

Women Business Leaders Behind A Designer Water-Bottle Startup

As you may have noticed, recently we have been in story-telling mode.

That's because here at LUXA we believe there's no better way to get inspired than to listen to the success stories of others, especially those who prevailed against the odds or emerged due to an ingenious idea.

This is another one of those stories.

Also, like our previous stories, this story revolves around women entrepreneurs. 

Topics: Entrepreneurship Stories

Top CEOs Reveal How Good Business Ideas Got Started

We came across a study by Inc. magazine from a recent research by Gallup that describes how Inc. 500 CEO's got their start and how they run their businesses along with demographics and the make-up of these leaders. So if you have good business ideas and want to know how the top CEO's made it there, we encourage you to read on. 

Knowing some of these factors can shed light on how other business owners or aspiring start-ups can learn from where these CEO's came from and who they are.

Topics: Entrepreneurship Advice Leadership

This Good Business Idea Helps Millennial Renters

Having a good business idea or concept is inspiring. Developing that into a business model that innovates and challenges the economy to shift is incredible. That's exactly what Jonathan Eppers did with his idea to create a space for his company, RadPad. Jonathan realized early on that millennials were frustrated with the way apartment finding was so complicated and frustrating. He decided he wanted to do something about it. 

Topics: Entrepreneurship Advice Stories