There is no getting away from the need for capital when you start, but in most cases, plans tend to not reflect the realities of growing a fledgling business. Most things that contribute to growth can be learned, let’s get into some of the things that you can consider if you want to build a new business
If you’ve spent a few weeks (months or years) around the block working towards building an idea into a business, you might have also heard many business buzzwords. If not, don’t bother with them. It’s not the buzzword vocabulary that builds startups, it’s the work. Afterall, small business challenges don’t care for how much you […]
How are you increasing your chances of thriving as a business?
Last week I was contacted by the Making Moves team about entrepreneurs who would be interested in getting featured. Since I’ve got nothing but love for you, I thought you might be interested. Or least know someone who would benefit from the TV appearance. About Making Moves Making Moves, is an award winning SABC […]
Next to the fear of failure, equally crippling, is the fear of being wrong. Most people, I believe, want to do good with their initiatives. They want to make the world a better place, in one way or another. On Friday I read this blog post about Chris Anderson’s book, The Long Tail, […]
No one ever thinks ‘that Maserati Gran Turismo Mc Stradale, I drooled over, I wonder how much exposure they’ll accept for it’.
[This was originally posted on Ideate] When building a business ‘innovation’ is spoken about as something you need apply – and in many instances – it refers to the use of technology. Ravi Chhatpar, one of the speakers at the TEDx event in Johannesburg , speaks to Mongezi Mtati about inspiration and focus, and how to […]
Are you building a business? Get some inspiration from Facebook, Instagram, Dropbox and Zappos on how to find, hire and retain talent
Letting go of the monstrous expectations we have of ourselves and the “projects” we dream up is akin to losing a great friendship that no longer serves its purpose. In the long term, you later realize that it was the best decision you ever made.
The Branson Centre is hosting a Google Hangout with Richard Branson on Friday 16 November. Part of it is that you get to ask Richard Branson any question, the five with the most votes, will be answered by Richard Branson himself. Here’s where I need your help, I asked a question this morning and would […]