How to clean up your start-up business

2015-01-02 06:00

It took Chris Ndongeni over three years to break even with his contract cleaning business. He shares his three start-up lessons.

10 principles to make your business a success

2014-11-07 15:47

Building a business is only half of the equation; making your business a success is just as important, says Dr John Demartini.

How to choose the right medical aid

2014-10-17 12:48

A hospital plan is not a one-size-fits-all as you need to consider the cover you need, how much money you can spend and whether a plan has any features that don’t suit you.

When small is a better fit

2014-10-05 13:01

An FNB estate agent survey shows that about one in four home sales are being generated by middle-aged owners seeking to move to a smaller, more secure property.

Creative ways to generate cash flow

2014-10-05 06:00

Cash flow is a critical element for keeping a business sustainable and for new entrepreneurs, launching can be hard without ready cash available, says Harry Welby-Cooke.

No need to be lonely, entrepreneurs told

2014-09-08 15:20

Entrepreneurs competing in the Think Big series have come across similar themes of loneliness and the importance of networking and mentorship.

10 ways to avoid boredom in a lift

2014-02-28 10:12

You're really going to want to see this: tips you secretly always wanted to know in 10 Instagram pics.

Gap Year destinations

2014-01-16 10:08

10 cheap gap year destinations to go to in your year off.

5 Tips for sprucing up a tired image

2010-07-01 00:00

1 Identify who your customers and other stakeholders are and what they want from you. Through interviews or questionnaires, have them help you evaluate your image.


How to ride the high season tourism wave

2014-12-30 19:00

Tourism businesses face a gigantic wave of seasonality, which, although thrilling and financially positive, can also be just the opposite for a business.

How to become the Rolling Stones of your industry

2014-11-07 17:50

The answer to how the Rolling Stones remained relevant is simple, it is all about branding, says business coach JT Foxx.


Buyers are often unaware of the hidden costs when buying property, such as transfer and duty fees, rates, monthly levies and insurance costs.

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Go and sweat the research stuff, expert says

2014-10-16 19:49

The quickest way to learn is to put yourself in the position of the client, a leading business advisor tells a hopeful business owner.

How to get from zero to hero

2014-10-05 08:00

Life won’t get any easier and responsibilities won’t get any lighter, say Dinesh Patel (CEO) and Heini Booysen (COO) of OrderIn in this informative Q&A.

7 mistakes entrepreneurs should avoid

2014-09-30 11:13

A significant paradigm shift needs to happen in terms of how businesses relate to their clients, says a leading business consultant.

Learn to dance in the rain, says Brand Pretorius

2014-08-14 11:36

Transformation is a "moral, strategic and business imperative", says Brand Pretorius, renowned businessman and author.

TTOT: Crossing borders

2014-02-11 14:12

Twitter's travel community shares advice on the bugbear all travellers have to go through - customs and immigration.

Photo of the day: Making new friends

2014-01-08 13:08

Casually hanging out with the world’s tallest mammal.

5 Tips for managing virtual relationships

2010-06-24 00:00

1 REMEMBER, people do business with people – not machines. Always keep up with your networking contacts.

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