Thursday, 22 August 2019

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  • Advice for first-time entrepreneurs

    Advice for first-time entrepreneurs

    Entrepreneurship is hard and it’s not for everyone. In this article, Makamba Online gives advice to first time entrepreneurs. Hold yourself to your word One of best pieces of busin ...

  • Challenges women face as entrepreneurs

    Challenges women face as entrepreneurs

    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 ...

  • How to improve employee satisfaction

    How to improve employee satisfaction

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

  • Transition from a young entrepreneur to a successful venture in Africa

    Transition from a young entrepreneur to a successful venture in Africa

    In Africa start up entrepreneurs encounter a lot of problems that hamper their growth. Despite setbacks entrepreneurs encounter, some have had a share of success. An entrepreneur i ...

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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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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