Client is king as customers become more picky

2015-07-30 15:08

By 2020 customer experience will overtake product and price as the key brand differentiator, according to a report.

Tools to test your business idea

2015-07-29 09:00

Knowledge about how to run a business is an entrepreneur’s most potent weapon, says a business coach.

Buzzwords and truths

2015-07-27 06:29

Mandi Smallhorne discusses her beef with the buzzwords of the day: savings and entrepreneurship.

Delivery and payment gap in SA below average

2015-07-16 17:11

Expect the gap in South Africa between delivering goods and being paid for them as a whole to bounce back, research shows.

Would you do business with yourself?

2015-07-14 10:40

An important question a business owner or manager should ask himself is whether he would do business with himself and why, explains a performance consultant.

Shifting mindsets from opportunites to ‘Unfortunate’ opportunites

2015-07-10 14:05

The future of entrepreneurship is about finding unfortunate opportunities, according to an entrepreneur who runs a business incubator.

BOOK REVIEW: The wealthy freelancer

2015-07-07 06:56

Enjoying the lifestyle of your choice is the most important marker of a successfully self-employed professional, says Ian Mann.

GG Alcock: A massive untapped market under SA business executives’ noses

2015-07-03 15:12

An analyst talks about business opportunities with a focus on hidden, secret sectors of SA’s thriving informal economy.

How to prioritise to maximise profits

2015-06-29 10:32

Human behaviourist Dr John Demartini explains why it’s important to pay yourself first, and provides other methods you can use to maximise your profits.

Learn how to be a good entrepreneur - expert

2015-06-25 20:15

An expert shares his views and tips on the debate whether an entrepreneur is born or if a person can learn to become one.


BizSpark boost for SA entrepreneurs

2015-07-30 10:41

Microsoft’s BizSpark programme provides early-stage tech start-ups with the opportunity to join a vast network of entrepreneurs, partners and advisors.

Building personal power through real estate

2015-07-28 19:03

Neale Petersen of Real Estate Investor Magazine wants to transform people to become successful in building personal wealth through real estate.

5 golden priorities for entrepreneurs

2015-07-19 15:38

As an entrepreneur, you’ll be wearing a lot of hats and dealing with a constant barrage of issues. Each day’s tasks and priorities will likely be a jumbled mess that changes as new emergencies and challenges arise.

Attracting and selecting the right franchisee key to success

2015-07-15 12:02

Recruiting quality franchisees is becoming increasingly essential for every franchise business, as the wrong fit can seriously damage the reputation of the franchise.

Tips for selecting a lender

2015-07-13 11:24

Too often business owners and property investors in South Africa fall prey to predatory lending, which can swiftly put businesses into debt, warns an expert.

Adapting to changes key for Fashion House

2015-07-08 18:32

Adapting to market changes and seizing opportunities when they have presented themselves have been key to the success of a 76-year old family business.

WATCH: SA expats are losing out on their greatest asset

2015-07-06 15:58

South African entrepreneurs who leave for greener First World pastures are giving up their greatest asset, according to an international businessman based in SA.

BOOK REVIEW: Why you need to innovate

2015-06-30 07:44

There are many ways you can innovate to boost your business profits, says Ian Mann.

Micro-business lifeblood of CT economy - councillor

2015-06-26 07:00

The City of Cape Town says it is serious in developing micro-enterprises and the informal sector as it is the lifeblood of its economy and the greatest job creator.

How businesses can reduce eco footprint

2015-06-25 19:47

Businesses have an important role in preserving the environment and pursuing opportunities doesn’t mean neglecting environmental responsibilities.

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