Monday, 25 September 2017

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  • Importance of insuring small businesses

    Importance of insuring small businesses

    Insurance is an important aspect of business start-up process that is often over looked because its importance is not understood by a lot of entrepreneurs. Business insurance is im ...

  • 13 necessary questions to ask when buying a business

    13 necessary questions to ask when buying a business

    There are a number of considerations to bear in mind and questions to ask when considering to buy an already established business. These questions should be asked before you take t ...

  • Creating space for staff success

    Creating space for staff success

    Uplifting employees isn’t just about team building and wellness days. Encouraging them to start their own small businesses can benefit everyone. Unemployment in Africa shows few si ...

  • Social media savvy businesses and growth – 6 tips

    Social media savvy businesses and growth – 6 tips

    It’s almost impossible to run a successful business without a social media presence to slay the competition in today’s brand conscious marketplace. Building and having a presence o ...

Checklist for your annual December holiday shutdown

Checklist for your annual December holiday shutdown

If you’re the owner or manager of a Small & Medium Business outside the retail and hospitality industries, you’re probably looking forward to the annual break. Here’s a checkl ...

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How to improve service during festive season

How to improve service during festive season

Simply doing business as usual during the festive season won’t cut it. Some preparation can aid, if in nothing else than avoiding damage to your brand reputation. When it comes to ...

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Tips when looking for office space

Tips when looking for office space

Finding a workspace that leads to productivity is crucial for entrepreneurs and small businesses, but this can sometimes be very difficult. “People often choose an office based on ...

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7 corporate sins to avoid

7 corporate sins to avoid

There is no leader without flaws and neither is there an organisation that is perfect. Corporate leadership however needs to realise that according to the late Dr. Edwin Cole “the ...

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East African entrepreneurs advised to avoid thoughtless business expansion

East African entrepreneurs advised to avoid thoughtless business expansion

Entrepreneurs have been cautioned against aggressive expansion drives as they can be a cause of business failure if not cautiously executed. Citing Kenya retail stores Uchumi supe ...

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The pros and cons of Black Friday for small businesses

The pros and cons of Black Friday for small businesses

Black Friday is an American tradition that has quickly taken root in Africa. The large online e-commerce shops and the major retail chains in many parts of the continent will be s ...

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10 things upright employers don’t request employees to do

10 things upright employers don’t request employees to do

As employers or small businesses watch out from bad practices especially against the welfare and comfort of your employees. As an aspiring worker, it’s exciting to feel that a com ...

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3 tips to prevent entrepreneur burnout

3 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 physic ...

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4 ways to get ready to run your business marathon

4 ways to get ready to run your business marathon

Have you ever wondered how to shift your business from a start-up to an SME, or from an SME to a saleable asset? If you’re an avid runner, you know what it takes to get from runni ...

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4 ways to grab the attention of your customers

4 ways to grab the attention of your customers

Some of the best TV and radio advertisements from decades back are still remembered today. Why? Because they kept our attention with simple, powerful marketing tools. A jingle, a ...

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