Monday, 23 April 2018

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  • How to control your finances

    How to control your finances

    Almost every business has a downtime, as a business owner or leader you should not allow bad times to consume your hard-earned savings. According to Ernst and Young’s 2015 Africa e ...

  • Why small business owners make bad business decisions

    Why small business owners make bad business decisions

    Your business success is a product of the decisions you make. If you are consistently making bad ones, then your level of success will obviously fall. The issue small business owne ...

  • 4 modest ways to success by Kate Henshaw

    4 modest ways to success by Kate Henshaw

    Kate Henshaw a while ago shared motivational tips to her fans. Her prime message was, ‘don’t let anyone put you down. Kate Henshaw-Nuttall is a Nigerian actress. In 2008 she won th ...

  • Kim Whitaker offers advice to South African entrepreneurs

    Kim Whitaker offers advice to South African entrepreneurs

    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 comf ...

How to market your business on a small budget

How to market your business on a small budget

Do you ever feel like you’re throwing money at your market budget and not getting the results you need? Not only is this “spray-and-pray” approach costly, but its unfocussed goals ...

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Customer Service Week highlights importance of customer service for African businesses

Customer Service Week highlights importance of customer service for African businesses

A recent survey by research and analysis information technology company, Forrester has found that 39% of customers tell their friends and families about bad customer experience. T ...

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Avoid that broke feeling: Six ways to manage money in your business

Avoid that broke feeling: Six ways to manage money in your business

  One of the hardest things to get right as an entrepreneur is managing the financial side of your business. Over the years, I’ve spoken to many Small & Medium Business o ...

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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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