Wednesday, 21 November 2018

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  • Why digital marketing?

    Why digital marketing?

    Digital marketing costs less Traditional marketing campaigns, including print and television, are more costly because of pricey resources and the difficulty of tracking ROI. Digita ...

  • Why insure your property

    Why insure your property

    Insurance protects you from financial problems resulting from damage or loss, either to yourself or to your property. This includes things like theft, fire, lightning, hail and som ...

  • 5 advices for cash-flow sustainability

    5 advices for cash-flow sustainability

    (1) Use the know-how of outside experts to get a crystal clear idea of your best revenue and cost model for keeping the cash flowing smoothly.   (2) Build a balanced business ...

  • Why hire referral candidates only?

    Why hire referral candidates only?

    Better candidate quality Employee referrals are of higher quality and more likely to be hired than other candidates because employees only refer contacts who they know will be good ...

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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WATCH: African Business School on humility, African style

WATCH: African Business School on humility, African style

In this week's African Business School lesson, Fayaz King shares his thoughts on humanity, Africa style, and how it relates to doing business on the continent. Watch the African B ...

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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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