The Value Of A Business Plan At Start Up

The Value of A Business Plan At Start Up blog post by Peter Harris Barbados Chairman of the PVH Group of companies. Business Barbados

A young man quizzed me recently about running a business and one of the questions he asked, was if it was necessary to have a business plan to start a new business.  The sensible and politically correct answer to this question is yes, of course.

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CEO Challenges

CEO Challenges blog post by Peter Harris Barbados Chairman of the PVH Group. Business Barbados

When we think about challenges in the workplace we usually zoom in on the employee and leave out the C-Suite, because after all, the perception is that the C-Suite either created the challenge or has all the answers to the challenges a company may face.

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Opportunities To Invest

Blog on investment opportunities by Peter Harris Barbados Chairman of the PVH Group. Business Barbados

There are a number of investment instruments.  Shares, bonds etc, but I like investing in companies. Why? Simple, the perception of control is important to me.  I would advise young entrepreneurs, who are not risk adverse, to look to sectors that have underperforming businesses and invest your resources into turning them around.

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Starting A New Business

Peter Harris Barbados Chairman of the PVH Group. Business Barbados
I see a number of new business proposals everyday. Usually the aspiring entrepreneur is beaming with enthusiasm and has the firm belief that his/her idea is the best thing since slice bread or I should say since Facebook for the younger folks. But the cold, hard fact is that more businesses fail that succeed and a number of proposals don’t even make it off the ground. Gallup reports that 50% of businesses fail within five years.

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Building A Legacy of Quality Healthcare

Peter Harris Barbados Sandy Crest | Peter Harris is chairman of the PVH Group of companies located in Barbados. Business Barbados

Investing in the healthcare sector is as natural to me as insurance having been raised by a doctor. My mother drove home the value of proper healthcare and its access to those who need it most. I was therefore delighted after she retired, full of energy, when she decided to put that energy into private practice, with some gentle persuasion of course.

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