Sunday, 21 January 2018

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  • 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 ...

  • Five habits to build confidence

    Five habits to build confidence

    Self-confidence gives you the courage to take sensible risks and to pursue stretching targets. Confidence is required to build and grow a business. It also makes building and manag ...

SMME roadshow: Unemployment in SA sees need for more entrepreneurs

SMME roadshow: Unemployment in SA sees need for more entrepreneurs

According to the recent Quarterly Employment Statistics (QES) for the first quarter of 2016 released by Statistics South Africa, employment decreased in all industries except for ...

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How to negotiate for better business deals

How to negotiate for better business deals

The goal of any negotiation is for you to find a way to reach a deal with the other side of the table in a way that benefits all parties involved. In this week’s Business how-to f ...

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WATCH: African Business School with Fayaz King

WATCH: African Business School with Fayaz King

Current Chief Operating Officer of Econet Wireless Zimbabwe, Fayaz King, shares with Makamba Online popular African Proverbs and how they relate to business and life. Join King an ...

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Makamba Online chats business in Africa with James Makamba

Makamba Online chats business in Africa with James Makamba

In the first ever Makamba Online Business Chat, we sit down with Dr James Makamba, as he shares his business savvy and entrepreneurial knowledge with our readers, live! Live Twitt ...

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5 effective digital marketing strategy tips for business brands

5 effective digital marketing strategy tips for business brands

Business owners who want to make their brand(s) stand out from the ever increasing number of competitors in the market, need an effective marketing strategy in place. This is beca ...

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Is there real value in having a business vision?

Is there real value in having a business vision?

Often, management courses are never complete without a discussion of business vision, missions, objectives and goals. However do business leaders really know how impactful a clear ...

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How to promote business leadership amongst employees

How to promote business leadership amongst employees

This week, in our weekly Monday business how-to feature, Makamba Online takes a look into the necessary skills transfer of business leadership. Developing the next generation of l ...

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7 components of a corporate culture your business needs

7 components of a corporate culture your business needs

A good work culture in a corporate setting can account for more than 30% in performance output of employees. This, when compared to the competitors who really do not have any corp ...

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Be inspired: Global Entrepreneurship Summit 2016

Be inspired: Global Entrepreneurship Summit 2016

Yesterday marked the start of the Global Entrepreneurship Summit (GES) in Silicon Valley. Demonstrating the significance of such an event, on Friday, U.S. President Barack Obama w ...

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6 tips to improve employee satisfaction

6 tips to improve employee satisfaction

Employees choose to leave their companies for various reasons, compensation and progression concerns being at the top of the employee satisfaction list. However, there are plenty ...

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