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3 STEPS TO END THE YEAR ON A HIGH

For most of us, the next couple of weeks are crucial for business. Things may not have gone the way we planned these past couple of months. Typically, you’re dealing with unpaid invoices, which are resulting in cash flow challenges. [...]

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It Takes Courage to Change and Sustain Behaviors

ollowing my last article, “You Can Only Change When You Have Structure” I’ve had a number of questions about what it takes to be honest on the areas that you need to develop and making those changes. [...]

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Transitioning Into Entrepreneurship Part 5

Small business is acknowledged to be the most promising sector for growing the economy and employment in the South African domestic sector. From an arms length perspective, the sector now has its own dedicated Ministry whose aim is to create [...]

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Top Three Reasons Why Your Pitch For Business is Not Successful

So you’ve prepared yourself; you did your research, you spoke to people in the know and you were psyched about the possibilities. But, it was not to be. Your business is doing fairly well and you honestly thought you were the man for the job [...]

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No man is an island

Over the past couple of weeks, I have shared my experiences and learnings from the journey of transitioning into entrepreneurship. Central to my shares is the theme “I chose this route and it is only fitting that I treat it with [...]

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Are you really that bad?

The rat race that is entrepreneurship does not allow for much self-congratulation. There is always the next big task that requires your attention. There’s that meeting you’ve been chasing for the longest time; that event you need to [...]

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Don’t make the mistakes I’ve made

When you are out in the market and selling your goods and services, there are times when the uncertainty of it all takes over. You may have a well-informed pricing strategy and you have tweaked and tweaked your [...]

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Follow These Steps, or Risk Failure

You’ve quit from your job and you’ve made provision for the dry months ahead! Now you are ready to run and run you must, but not so fast. This stage also has its own processes that need to be taken into account. [...]

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What Your Transition Plan Could Look Like?

So you have settled in your mind that you ARE working towards running your business full-time. Congratulations! [...]

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ENTERTAINING THAT SMALL VOICE

Have you heard that little voice telling you are in the wrong area of work? You know that voice that constantly speaks to you and depending on what it says, your attention to it either sharpens or diminishes? Have you been entertaining that [...]

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