Sunday, 23 September 2018

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  • Why start your own business while you employed full time?

    Why start your own business while you employed full time?

    Starting your own business can seem daunting, but there are many resources available to help you along the way. Having a full-time job might make the process longer, but it will al ...

  • 5 reasons why family businesses succeed

    5 reasons why family businesses succeed

    All wealth is kept in one place and there is less likely chance of stealing and corruption.   A sense of motivation to work hard regardless of the paycheck. Doing it for the f ...

  • Businesses to start while employed

    Businesses to start while employed

    What business to start while employed is not just going to end up being a decision about how you spend your workday. In some businesses, you are going to be likely to make a lot mo ...

  • Investing in Africa – The benefits and the risks

    Investing in Africa – The benefits and the risks

    The highest return on foreign direct investment in the world is found in Africa, according to the Overseas Private Investment Corporation (OPIC) and UNCTAD. But, there are also man ...

Why kids should be taught how to start a business at school

Why kids should be taught how to start a business at school

The African continent is home to a large number of young people – and it simply doesn’t have jobs for them all. Youth unemployment is high across the continent. Some countries, li ...

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5 common myths that hold you back from investing

5 common myths that hold you back from investing

You don’t need to compromise your quality of life to become an investor. There are financial products that make it easier to invest and will help you reach your financial goal. Be ...

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What is the cheapest business to start in Africa?

What is the cheapest business to start in Africa?

Speaking as a person who sees and plans for dozens of businesses every day making healthy monthly net profits, I would absolutely say you should start an online business. Writing ...

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Makamba Life S02E09 – Viwe Bacela

Makamba Life S02E09 – Viwe Bacela

Makamba Life This week on Makamba Life, Dr James Makamba delves into the world of marketing and branding as he chats to marketing expert Viwe Bacela. Viwe Bacela is a marketing ex ...

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Makamba Life S02E08 – Khanyisa Teffo

Makamba Life S02E08 – Khanyisa Teffo

Makamba Life In this episode, Dr James Makamba is in conversation with Khanyisa Teffo, a director at Echelon Group, an advisory and investment firm in Johannesburg, South Africa. ...

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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 som ...

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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 wi ...

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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 ...

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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 mana ...

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Key essentials to do when starting a small business in Africa

Key essentials to do when starting a small business in Africa

Starting a business involves planning, making key financial decisions and completing a series of legal activities. These 8 easy steps can help you plan, prepare and manage your bu ...

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