Strategic management: What it is and why you need it

2016-07-13 09:52

Every business owner wants to make the right decisions for their growing companies, but most are at a loss of where to begin, says business coach Pieter Scholtz.

Tips for buying a franchise

2015-10-27 06:30

There are pros and cons to starting a franchise, says a business coach.

6 ways to make a closed door sale work for you

2015-10-22 12:14

There are many established retailers that have successfully used closed door sales for their customers: A business coach provides a guide on guaranteed success.

Five steps to increase profit margins

2015-10-12 10:33

Overcoming the mental hurdle of a price increase is often more challenging for business owners than for their customers, advises a business coach.

The value of self-confidence

2015-08-28 12:35

Improving self-confidence when it’s lacking is not always an easy task but it can have a positive impact on a business owners’ success, says a business coach.

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.

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.

12 characteristics of an entrepreneur

2015-05-19 07:53

Not all independent business people are true entrepreneurs, and not all entrepreneurs are created equal, says a business coach.

Four important tools for start-ups

2015-04-23 17:32

Start-ups are by nature flexible, which gives business owners the chance to adjust their start-up businesses to best meet the current economic climate, says Harry Welby-Cooke.

Creating a business you can sell

2015-03-19 12:08

The path to becoming truly wealthy is by buying, building and selling great businesses, says a leading business and executive coach, Pieter Scholtz


Understanding different franchise models

2016-01-31 17:45

There are a number of things to understand and consider about franchising before beginning, advises a business coach.

A salute to SME business excellence

2015-10-26 06:28

SA will be hosting its very first Business Excellence Forum and Awards that recognises the ‘best of the best’ in the SME sector.

Simple ways to complete more sales

2015-10-13 06:26

Businesses can’t improve what they’re doing until they measure what they’re doing, says a business coach.

Mind over matter

2015-09-01 06:45

Having a strong, positive perspective about a desired goal can help business owners stay on course and ultimately achieve their dream, says a business coach.

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.

The 1% difference

2015-07-17 12:27

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

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.

Creative ways to reward employees

2015-04-28 07:23

Rewarding employees contributes significantly to their job satisfaction but rewards don’t only have to come in the form of money to be valuable.

Helping customers understand value

2015-04-08 15:22

When people look to make a purchase, they assess three different elements that affect the overall cost: price, quality and service, says a business coach.

Making the most of existing leads

2015-03-13 16:46

A business coach explains the importance of following up on leads, providing helpful tips on how to convert those leads into paying customers.

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