Wednesday, 24 January 2018

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  • Makamba Life S02E08 – Khanyisa Teffo

    Makamba Life S02E08 – Khanyisa Teffo

    Makamba Life In this episode, Dr James Makamba is in conversation with Khanyisa Teffo, a director at Echelon Group, an advisory and investment firm in Johannesburg, South Africa. K ...

  • Why most entrepreneurs fail to survive

    Why most entrepreneurs fail to survive

    Most of us want to be their own boss. With this thinking many small and medium scale businesses are starting up daily, but do you know why most of the business fails? Here are some ...

  • Benefits of using digital advertising as a start-up

    Benefits of using digital advertising as a start-up

    Digital ads are very productive for getting your products and services found easily. The revenue of digital ads is expanding every year hugely as mobile has recently taken over wit ...

  • Challenges women face in business

    Challenges women face in business

    Women still face challenges not as common among their male counterparts. Here are four of those challenges and the solutions for overcoming them. Funding and training gaps Studies ...

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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Businesses don’t fail, leaders do

Businesses don’t fail, leaders do

In the words of Henry A. Kissinger, “The task of the leader is to get his people from where they are to where they have not been.” Leaders need to walk their talk; operational gov ...

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5 must-have leadership skills for startups

5 must-have leadership skills for startups

When they get an idea to start a business, business owners already have a good sense of which leadership skills are most in need so to make their operation a success. However, in ...

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Boost your business with smart technology

Boost your business with smart technology

Business owners are looking in their rearview mirror, worried about whether the Uber of their industry will come speeding up behind them, overtake, and leave them in the dust. Yet ...

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WATCH: A story on Human Nature

WATCH: A story on Human Nature

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

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The state of entrepreneurship in South Africa – 2016

The state of entrepreneurship in South Africa – 2016

Entrepreneurial intentions among South Africans dropped by almost 30 percent in 2015 when compared to 2013, and almost halved when compared to 2010. Yet, the perceived entrepreneu ...

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Calling Zimbabwean entrepreneurs: New business incubator

Calling Zimbabwean entrepreneurs: New business incubator

Zimbabwean entrepreneurs are set to benefit from business training and support, thanks to a business development programme to be launched by business incubation specialist KBA Afr ...

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7 reasons startup entrepreneurs fail, and how to avoid them

7 reasons startup entrepreneurs fail, and how to avoid them

A startup is a company that undertakes a business for the purpose of production, consumption and distribution. An entrepreneur is a person who starts a business and is responsible ...

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