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Tips for sniffing out fake investors

March 22, 2019

  A person who claims to be an investor may have a nice profile, work for a VC and even have a LinkedIn account. However, what if an “investor” contacts you and asks you to reach out to a third party? Enter the big red flag. Here is an example scenario: You receive a message […]

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How to be a great boss? 10 qualities that make you a great boss

February 5, 2019

Not everyone knows how to be a great boss. But most can tell you a story about enduring one.   I’ve heard horror stories of bosses berating employees in front of other people, screaming at workers or throwing temper tantrums. This kind of behavior affects productivity (at least when the boss isn’t looking) and plays […]

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How to Find the Perfect Business Name

February 1, 2019

Have a great business name is crucial for branding your business. The Perfect Name For Your Business Exists–Here’s How To Find It     Naming your business is one of the biggest aspects of creating your brand. It is so crucial because it’s the first thing a possible customer will hear about your startup so the […]

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5 characteristics of an entrepreneur

January 28, 2019

5 characteristics that best describe thinking like an entrepreneur Whether you’re a C-suite pro at a large company with hundreds of workers or you’re the founder of a startup that has only a few employees, you can benefit from thinking like an entrepreneur. While some believe that entrepreneurs are born rather than made, anyone can at […]

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The myths around failure of entrepreneurs in SA

January 14, 2019

As someone who strongly advocates for a view of seeing entrepreneurship as a tool for economic growth and development, arguing that embellishing entrepreneurship is a problem may, on the face of it, seem a little deceitful.     But I believe South Africa has developed a culture around entrepreneurship that is, in a sense, “false […]

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Close 2018 on a good note. Define your goals for 2019.

December 21, 2018

The end of the year is a critical time for business owners to review the past achievements and set goals for 2019 to move their businesses to the next level. Why is it so important to step back and define goals before 2019 starts? Running a small business can be hectic, which can be a […]

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Social Media for Business Marketing : 6 reasons to invest in

December 5, 2018

The Importance of Social Media for Business Marketing     Let’s start with one simple fact: your business needs a social media presence. It doesn’t matter if you run a small local B2C or large B2B Business. Social media is an essential piece of your business marketing strategy. Social Media is essential for every business […]

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The property entrepreneur

November 30, 2018

Have you ever dream to become a Property Entrepreneur? They say that at least 30 U.S billionaires made their money from property and many thousands more have become financially free and multi-millionaires from investing in property. Property has been one of the asset classes that entrepreneurs have always used in order to diversify, create income, […]

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You are never too old to be an entrepreneur

November 22, 2018

If you are a senior, or in your mid-40s, let’s see why you are never too old to be an entrepreneur!   How can middle-aged entrepreneurs leverage their advantages and establish their entrepreneurial prowess? If Hollywood want to portray an entrepreneur in a film, then he or she are in their early 20s, may or may […]

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Custormer satisfaction and how to deal with complaints

November 20, 2018

How to turn complaints around in our favor and ensure Customer satisfaction. Customers and clients can be tough. Complaints are not something we plan for, because we know we are going to deliver something exceptional, at least we hope to do that. If you’ve been in the workforce for any length of time, you have most likely […]

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