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How to kill your business

[vc_row full_width=”” parallax=”” parallax_image=””][vc_column width=”1/1″][vc_column_text]Each morning, he arrived at work at 5:30, opened up, tidied up after last night’s class, marked the assignments that had been handed in, prepared for the day’s lessons and filled the water cooler.

Choosing an SMME-friendly bank

A BankSETA brochure states that “Some researchers have estimated the total economic output of SMEs in South Africa to be 50% of GDP and it is also estimated that they provide employment to about 60% of the labour force.

Confessions of an ADHD entrepreneur

Do any of these characteristics look like you? You can get distracted or daydream, but sometimes you concentrate on a job for hours on end, You manage do several tasks at the same time, but sometimes you neglect an important task, You get on well with people and they like you, but you prefer to …

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Some people have all the luck

Some people always fall with their bum in the butter.  Why are some people luckier than others?

1,000 sales killed each day

At a recent National Small Business Chamber Sales Indaba, business guru, Gavin Sharples asked the delegates: “Who of you are salesmen?” Only about a quarter put up their hands. “If you run a small business, you have to be a salesman. Your product or service won’t sell unless you sell it.” Your product or service won’t …

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Business Tools and Information

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