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 ...

How to find the perfect business name

How to find the perfect business name

Your company's name should not be settled on or taken lightly. Consumers will inevitably make assumptions based on your brand's name, and if it does not represent what you seek to ...

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Alibaba founder urges African entrepreneurs to take advantage of digital economy

Alibaba founder urges African entrepreneurs to take advantage of digital economy

Jack Ma, the founder of Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba, on Wednesday encouraged young African entrepreneurs to take giant leaps in solving challenges facing the continent and ta ...

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4 basic types of financial fraud

4 basic types of financial fraud

Fraud is everywhere, cover ups are everywhere, it all depends with how diligent are you as a business owner in safeguarding your reputation and how good you are in business ethics ...

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10 ways to identify fraud in business financial statements

10 ways to identify fraud in business financial statements

Financial statement fraud involves intentionally overstating assets, revenues, and profits and/or understating liabilities, expenses, and losses. When a forensic accountant invest ...

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Planning for starting a winter business?

Planning for starting a winter business?

Winter brings a kind of businesses explicit to the season. Why a Seasonal Business? Change of seasons generally means that you will have different business prospects to address se ...

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How to make your business survive winter – seasonal changes

How to make your business survive winter – seasonal changes

Manage your costs During your slow season, reduce expenses as much as possible. If practical, employ workers on a seasonal rather than permanent basis. Stay up to date with custom ...

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4 etiquettes of warmly smart people

4 etiquettes of warmly smart people

How much of an impact does emotional intelligence (EQ) have on your professional success? The short answer is: a lot! It’s a powerful way to focus your energy in one direction wit ...

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How to get rich swiftly

How to get rich swiftly

Many people don't really believe that there are ways to get rich quick -- unless of course, a distant relative died and left you his millions. Well, here's the scoop - there are d ...

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10 ways to evade a financial hangover this year

10 ways to evade a financial hangover this year

A lot of us look forward to the end of the year to wind down, relax and enjoy quality time with family and friends, especially if it’s been a particularly tough year. What about t ...

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How to control your finances

How to control your finances

Almost every business has a downtime, as a business owner or leader you should not allow bad times to consume your hard-earned savings. According to Ernst and Young’s 2015 Africa ...

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