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#EntrepreneurshipIssues: Collaboration is vital for small businesses
#EntrepreneurshipIssues: Collaboration is vital for small businessesArticle

The Covid-19 period has taught me a lot about the importance of collaboration. I've always valued teamwork when I was still employed; but noticed that because most of us SMMEs that are 'one-man shows' - we tend to prefer to work in silos...

Miranda Lusiba 2 days ago

#20Lessons20Years: Lesson 11: Developing a competitive mindset
#20Lessons20Years: Lesson 11: Developing a competitive mindsetArticle

I remember clearly the first day I realised someone hated me - not for my personality (or not that I know of), not for something I had done to them, but simply because I competed with them...

Allon Raiz 17 Mar 2021

#20Lessons20Years: Lesson 10: Hiring mistakes
#20Lessons20Years: Lesson 10: Hiring mistakesArticle

There are many reasons a hire could be inappropriate for your organisation. The two main reasons, though, are bad performance and lack of alignment...

Allon Raiz 11 Mar 2021

SMEs can use Covid-19 lessons to get back on track
SMEs can use Covid-19 lessons to get back on trackArticle

The past year has taught business owners and small-to-medium-sized businesses (SMEs) some significant lessons in agility and resilience, making them better equipped for what they might face in 2021...

Jeremy Lang 21 Jan 2021

Why SMMEs need to think small
Why SMMEs need to think smallArticle

They say you need to walk before you learn to run. Many new business owners are more likely to deliver this sage advice to their petulant child than use it themselves...

12 Jan 2021

How SMEs can be leaner and more profitable in 2021
How SMEs can be leaner and more profitable in 2021Article

As 2021 gets into full swing, business owners are doing whatever they can to make this year's profit line tracks upwards...

Anton Oosthuizen 11 Jan 2021

13 survival tips for SMEs
13 survival tips for SMEsArticle

Rael Levitt shares 13 tips for helping keep those company doors open...

24 Nov 2020

#LockdownAdvice: Embrace your X
#LockdownAdvice: Embrace your XArticle

Allon Raiz, CEO of Raizcorp, has been sharing his views and insights on weathering the Covid-19 pandemic and even thriving after it...

Allon Raiz 21 Apr 2020

#LockdownAdvice: Creating a small list of big questions
#LockdownAdvice: Creating a small list of big questionsArticle

As entrepreneurs, we need to be making the right decisions for right now to ensure that our businesses and our people's livelihoods do not become another casualty of the virus...

Allon Raiz 21 Apr 2020

#LockdownAdvice: Building an exploded resources list
#LockdownAdvice: Building an exploded resources listArticle

As entrepreneurs, we need to be making the right decisions for right now to ensure that our businesses and our people's livelihoods do not become another casualty of the virus...

Allon Raiz 17 Apr 2020

#LockdownAdvice: Scenario planning as a vital tool
#LockdownAdvice: Scenario planning as a vital toolArticle

The scale of the national Covid-19 lockdown is unprecedented. The repercussions - personal, professional, national and international - will reverberate for years to come...

Allon Raiz 8 Apr 2020

#LockdownAdvice: Building an opportunity matrix
#LockdownAdvice: Building an opportunity matrixArticle

The scale of the national Covid-19 lockdown is unprecedented in living memory. As entrepreneurs, we need to be making the right decisions for right now...

Allon Raiz 3 Apr 2020

5 tips for SMEs in times of a crisis
5 tips for SMEs in times of a crisisArticle

It's safe to say that many businesses are beginning to feel the effects of the Covid-19 pandemic...

1 Apr 2020

#LockdownAdvice: Get to rational quickly
#LockdownAdvice: Get to rational quicklyArticle

The scale of the national Covid-19 lockdown is unprecedented in living memory. The repercussions - personal, professional, national and international - will reverberate for years to come...

Allon Raiz 31 Mar 2020

How entrepreneurs can stay afloat during the coronavirus pandemic
How entrepreneurs can stay afloat during the coronavirus pandemicArticle

It is often said that the elderly and those with impaired immune systems are most at risk due to Covid-19, but small businesses are just as vulnerable...

27 Mar 2020

It's time to implement 2020 strategies now
It's time to implement 2020 strategies nowArticle

As the year winds down, it is normal to want to celebrate and reflect. While it is important to do so, it is even more important for small businesses to be proactive...

4 Dec 2019

Your guide to getting out of a business rut
Your guide to getting out of a business rutArticle

Often within your business cycle, we tend to get into a rut as a result of routine or just doing business our way...

Diane Boorman 25 Sep 2019

Does your SME owe SARS money?
Does your SME owe SARS money?Article

Many entrepreneurs and business owners live in fear of the South African Revenue Services (SARS)...

Jessica Hubbard 10 Sep 2019

Darlene Menzies
Five critical things to consider before starting a businessArticle

Most entrepreneurs, when deciding to start a business, don't really know where to start. Yearly hundreds of thousands of South Africans take a leap of faith and...

5 May 2016

Building business relationships as a SMME
Building business relationships as a SMMEArticle

Being an entrepreneur or small-business owner can be a lonely place; so getting to interact with other like-minded individuals and being exposed to business opportunities, can be challenging. To help you build your business relationships...

Darlene Menzies 22 Feb 2016

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