The Top 5 Leadership Skills Every Entrepreneur Needs
15 September 2021
"The pessimist complains about the wind. The optimist expects it to change. The leader adjusts the sails.” (John Maxwell) To be a good leader in the small business environment a person needs to possess a variety of skills, understand themselves and recognise areas where there is room for improvement. The...
Business Combinations: A Path to Exponential Growth and Profitability?
08 September 2021
"If everyone is moving forward together, then success takes care of itself" (Henry Ford) Initiating, setting up and launching a new, typically, small business is a challenge and can be a lonely journey to growth and, hopefully, success. Could developing a partnership or co-operative with like businesses be a pathway...
Alternative Funding for Your Small Business
25 August 2021
“When looking for funding, don’t just look for cash. Look for the right people” (American fashion entrepreneur, Jodie Fox) According to South African Reserve Bank data, the low level of small business financing appears to be emanating from the demand side as “the vast majority of SMEs indicate that they...