Thursday, 21 March 2019

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  • How to write bankable business plans

    How to write bankable business plans

    There are thousands upon thousands of small businesses that have failed, for the simple reason that they have lacked the ability and or discipline to lay out the strong foundation ...

  • What startup farmers in Africa need to know?

    What startup farmers in Africa need to know?

    Today African farmers are businessmen, women and entrepreneurs. They survive harsh economies, understand agriculture economics, farm politics and go to classes at local colleges. A ...

  • Tips to prevent entrepreneur burnout

    Tips to prevent entrepreneur burnout

    On average, entrepreneurs sleep maybe six hours a night. An entrepreneur is always working or else the company will go down; this is their mentality. Constantly they become physica ...

  • Terrible reasons to start a small business

    Terrible reasons to start a small business

    Not everyone should start a business. Small business owners should have the heart to start a business and a clear idea. Statistically 80 percent of small businesses fail because pe ...

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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