Tuesday, 25 July 2017

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5 ways to improve your company’s financial standing

5 ways to improve your company’s financial standing

Most small business owners have spent sleepless nights for the growth of their business. Issues such as long term financial stability, liquidation, threat of failure or unusual ri ...

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Two things I wish I had known when I started a small business

Two things I wish I had known when I started a small business

One of the questions other entrepreneurs most often ask me is what I wish I had known when we first started the Pastel business in 1990. Looking back over the past 26 years, I can ...

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Why passion is key to starting a company

Why passion is key to starting a company

A passion is a strong feeling of enthusiasm or excitement for something or about doing something that causes you to act. Only men and women of impetuous passion are associated wit ...

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African Business School with Fayaz King: A Lesson on Asking for Help

African Business School with Fayaz King: A Lesson on Asking for Help

In this week’s African Business School lesson, Fayaz King shares his thoughts on Asking for Help, and how it relates to doing business on the continent. Watch the African Business ...

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The power of collaboration in building business African style

The power of collaboration in building business African style

  When the time comes to refresh the values of an organisation, companies can take any number of approaches. For one South African-based company, MobileData, their unique app ...

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Reduce working hours with these simple strategies

Reduce working hours with these simple strategies

Small and medium enterprises (SMEs) provide massive value to Africa’s economic growth and development. Their financial contribution to GDP and job creation is crucial to helping o ...

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Businesses don’t fail, leaders do

Businesses don’t fail, leaders do

In the words of Henry A. Kissinger, “The task of the leader is to get his people from where they are to where they have not been.” Leaders need to walk their talk; operational gov ...

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5 must-have leadership skills for startups

5 must-have leadership skills for startups

When they get an idea to start a business, business owners already have a good sense of which leadership skills are most in need so to make their operation a success. However, in ...

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Boost your business with smart technology

Boost your business with smart technology

Business owners are looking in their rearview mirror, worried about whether the Uber of their industry will come speeding up behind them, overtake, and leave them in the dust. Yet ...

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WATCH: A story on Human Nature

WATCH: A story on Human Nature

In this week’s African Business School lesson, Fayaz King shares his thoughts on human nature, and how it relates to doing business on the continent. Watch the African Business Sc ...

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