Emoji’s are something we've been using for a while, but it's only recently that they've come into their own, offering us more than just a smiley face.
To protect a business from anything like “Guptagate”, it is vital for leaders to understand the extreme consequences of reputational damage.
Entrepreneurs should create an environment which allows teams & themselves to accept rejection in order to learn, apply insights, and pursue innovative solutions.
Having too few, or too many, staff can have negative financial, service and productivity implications - affecting both an organisation and its employees.
Vision, mission, purpose and values statements are key tools in the marketing arsenal, but the sad truth is that most marketing peeps can’t actually explain the difference between the three.
Bank charges are often seen as a necessary evil. Yet, these expenses can often be negotiated.
Stylish and slick, the new Spectre Chair from Ergoform epitomizes a contemporary classicism that speaks of a stylish setting in which James Bond would be at home.
The business of business has been dominated by the male species for an age, however women entrepreneurs are on the rise...
Viva Gym is the new kid on the block, and they are already making their way into the cool crowd.
In this article we look at eight tips on how to convert your creative energy into sustainable and successful long-term entrepreneurship.
In the constant quest to keep things running somewhat smoothly, business owners tend to neglect marketing. This is a critical mistake to make because marketing is essentially what will grow your business in the long run.
The diversified health and well-being company Philips announces South African Innovation Fellows Competition.
Women’s Month is a time for celebration! In keeping with this theme, we asked three female entrepreneurs to share their success stories.
Marina Nestel, is the stylish owner and director of the PR and Events company, The Little Black Book.
Here's how to drive traffic to your website.
Hands On Treatment has pioneered mobile corporate massages in South Africa since 2002.
Buying a business could be the most important decision a person makes. Especially so if they are a first time buyer where the stakes are high, and if they are dipping into life savings.
It’s time to check whether your brand and business is socially fit to communicate with existing and potential customers in the digital age.
We need to bear in mind that today’s office – the modern office - encompasses a lot more than an upgraded PC, generators to cope with load-shedding and cloud-based data storage.
Pre-preparation can raise the value of your business when looking to sell your business. Ask yourself is ‘In whose hands will this business do better than in mine & what are the reasons for selling.
Motherhood teaches skills and brings out talents that are valuable for any entrepreneur to possess.
Entrepreneur and investment guru, Chris Gardner shares his secrets to success.
Here are a few money making ideas while your band becomes the next "big thing" in the Rock n Roll world.
According to a new research report released the number of women entrepreneurs is still not enough to meet the need for increased entrepreneurial activity in order to assist global economic stability.
Bigger is not always better; working with a small business has many benefits over working with a larger company especially regarding internet usage.
“In order for the empowerment of woman to be felt in all spheres, parents need to start raising girls to be future leaders”says Kay Vittee, CEO of Quest Staffing Solutions.
Women have been left behind on the technology ladder. Particularly in developing economies, they are trailing men, creating a digital gender gap. However, wired women, with access to the Internet have a powerful tool for empowe...
Self Esteem , Grace Hansen once said “Don’t be afraid that your life will end; be afraid that it will never begin”.
It’s all about integrity and credibility. Imagine if you will, that you have been running around like a maniac trying to find someone to provide you with a service, let’s call it a handyman.
Business Cards. Many people take a lot of trouble with their business cards.
What is branding? I don’t believe that there is any functioning human being on the planet that does not understand what Branding is.
I turned to Helen Nicolson’s book “Networking: The Unwritten Rule of Business you need to know” for inspiration, and discovered that it would probably be a great idea to zone into and then emulate what Great Networker’s...
I have been asked several times, over the last two years or so a question that has caused me great pain in my personal capacity, with regard to networking.
Chief executive of the South African company that manufactures the x-ray machine featured on US television show Grey’s Anatomy is unperturbed by the attention the company has been getting.
Data loss and technology has become an integral part of most businesses.
When a thirteen year-old girl is absolutely mad about rugby, you could be forgiven for not taking her too seriously.
After the success of South Africa’s Youth Portal, 25 year old social entrepreneur, Bruce Dube has officially extended his youth platform to 9 African countries.
Gone are the days when mothers had to choose between a career and their children – thanks to a growing online community working mothers can now have both.
This time last year the name Oxford freshmarket meant nothing to anyone. Twelve months later the large retail supermarket has turned over over R421m.