The reason for 'kids these days'

2015-11-20 09:13

Why are kids today so different?

Friends & Friction: Not all of us can run businesses

2015-11-01 15:06

Listed as a reserve for the E team, he knew he would never walk out to a roar at Orlando Stadium, says Muzi Kuzwayo.

7 horrible thoughts that hinder success

2015-10-11 17:42

Here are seven horrible thoughts you need to be aware of and which will hinder your success if you don’t learn to control them.

SA entrepreneurship has lost one of its greatest champions

2015-09-29 15:40

Co-founder of the Arcay Group, Kevin de Villiers, has died after losing his battle against cancer.

Most new businesses fail: Annie McWalter – avoiding the pitfalls

2015-09-18 10:17

Some entrepreneurs fail not because their business case is poor or they lack ability, but because they lack support, says Annie McWalter, CEO of the Hope Factory,

5 ways co-creation ensures long-term success

2015-08-05 09:00

Eugene Jansen gives five reasons why co-creation provides the best blueprint for long-term venture success.

The 1% difference

2015-07-17 12:27

The gap between current reality and the dream can sometimes seem insurmountable, says Harry Welby-Cooke.

Going 12 rounds

2015-07-05 15:13

Like a boxing match, this book consists of 12 rounds. Because being in business can be a bit like being in the ring with Mike Tyson, the path to creating success is also similar to a boxing match.

Customer satisfaction in the world of social media

2015-06-30 15:33

The adage that there is no second chance to make a good first impression is quite true in business, says Pieter Scholtz.

Help! I’m married to a workaholic

2015-05-25 11:46

Workaholics think that business is all about busyness and that there isn’t anything they can do to reduce their working hours, says business mentor Harry Welby-Cooke.


Alec Hogg: Why SA is one of the best places right now to be an entrepreneur

2015-11-19 15:34

Alec Hogg shares some of his entrepreneurial experiences, and builds the case for why he believes SA is one of the very best places to be an entrepreneur.

6 questions you need to ask yourself about entrepreneurship

2015-10-18 17:45

While entrepreneurship can be rewarding on many levels, it requires a certain type of person to excel.

Entrepreneurs can apply for property programme

2015-10-05 19:57

A Growthpoint Properties initiative has opened its next application window for entrepreneurs working in the property industry to join its business incubation programme.

We’ve had enough; let’s make our leadership take notice

2015-09-27 15:00

There is no reason, other than failing government policies, that South Africa should find itself slipping in almost every sector.

Study shows heightened levels of youth entrepreneurship in sub-Saharan youth

Youth show higher levels of entrepreneurial intention than adults. Watch.

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Three steps to customer retention that lasts

2015-07-27 13:19

The cost of gaining a new customer is up to six times more than the cost of retaining an existing customer, says a business coach.

The importance of a financial plan

2015-07-05 15:19

A financial plan is a dynamic tool that should be used to manage your finances so that your money is always in the black, over medium- and long-term periods too.

On the JSE, founding CEOs outlive professional managers – by a mile

2015-06-30 16:27

Alec Hogg shares more of his research into the JSE’s Top 100 Company CEOs and presents some more interesting facts.

Youth empowerment initiative launched at WEF

2015-06-04 19:20

The Coca-Cola Africa Foundation has pledged $4.5m towards a new youth empowerment initiative that will provide business skills for 25 000 young Africans.

Small business funding programmes need to improve - survey

2015-05-13 09:33

The main problems entrepreneurs face are finding customers, raising funds, a lack of guidance and entrepreneurs’ tendency to wear too many hats, an SA survey shows.

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