Tuesday, 17 October 2017

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  • 10 dynamics to ponder when growing business in Africa

    10 dynamics to ponder when growing business in Africa

    In the entrepreneurial world it is accepted that talent alone is not enough to be successful. When a business starts up or expands it calls for extra input. More attributes are nee ...

  • The Leadership Mask

    The Leadership Mask

    In my years of training emotional intelligence, I facilitated an exercise where I ask delegates to bring along a mask that personifies the character they bring to work. Through the ...

  • 15 top African business leaders to follow on Twitter

    15 top African business leaders to follow on Twitter

    Social media, specifically Twitter, has gained traction when it comes to shaping societies opinions on matters. Twitter is a platform where business leaders can utilise 140 charact ...

  • Celebrating Miko Rwayitare with Dr James Makamba

    Celebrating Miko Rwayitare with Dr James Makamba

    Makamba Online shares with you an audio interview hosted by Lucky Token. Lucky speaks to Dr James Makamba on 1873 FM as Miko Rwayitare’s friends mark the 10th anniversary of his de ...

4 tips for small business owners in Africa

4 tips for small business owners in Africa

Traditional business advice isn’t always best served to small business owners. What works for other business owners doesn’t necessarily work for other mainly because of various bu ...

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4 tips for success from a South African entrepreneur

4 tips for success from a South African entrepreneur

Kim Whitaker, the co-founder of Once In Cape Town, a four-star backpacking establishment in Kloof Street, in the heart of Cape Town, is living her dream of offering travellers com ...

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The winning recipe: The secrets to making it as a thriving entrepreneur

The winning recipe: The secrets to making it as a thriving entrepreneur

  While every entrepreneur is unique and each story is different, there is a common factor that unites them – they take risks, follow their dreams and pursue their passions. ...

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The do’s and don’ts of doing business in Nigeria

The do’s and don’ts of doing business in Nigeria

South African business investments in Nigeria are under the spotlight again after hotel and casino group, Sun International, announced it is pulling out of the country. The compan ...

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5 ways to improve your company’s financial standing

5 ways to improve your company’s financial standing

Most small business owners have spent sleepless nights for the growth of their business. Issues such as long term financial stability, liquidation, threat of failure or unusual ri ...

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Two things I wish I had known when I started a small business

Two things I wish I had known when I started a small business

One of the questions other entrepreneurs most often ask me is what I wish I had known when we first started the Pastel business in 1990. Looking back over the past 26 years, I can ...

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Why passion is key to starting a company

Why passion is key to starting a company

A passion is a strong feeling of enthusiasm or excitement for something or about doing something that causes you to act. Only men and women of impetuous passion are associated wit ...

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African Business School with Fayaz King: A Lesson on Asking for Help

African Business School with Fayaz King: A Lesson on Asking for Help

In this week’s African Business School lesson, Fayaz King shares his thoughts on Asking for Help, and how it relates to doing business on the continent. Watch the African Business ...

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The power of collaboration in building business African style

The power of collaboration in building business African style

  When the time comes to refresh the values of an organisation, companies can take any number of approaches. For one South African-based company, MobileData, their unique app ...

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Reduce working hours with these simple strategies

Reduce working hours with these simple strategies

Small and medium enterprises (SMEs) provide massive value to Africa’s economic growth and development. Their financial contribution to GDP and job creation is crucial to helping o ...

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