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Small Business

EQ – A pathway to success

As every entrepreneur would agree, we are a special breed of people who have the courage to turn our passions into businesses and make our dreams a reality. Yet, like any leader, there is much we need to learn and many skills we need to develop to ensure the success of our ventures, particularly when…

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Attitude: A little thing that makes a big difference!

As every entrepreneur knows, if you have a team of people working with you in your business, you must deal with their performance, personal issues and attitudes, as much as you must deal with your own! Why this image for a post about attitude? Well, depending on your attitude, you may choose to focus on…

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Lessons of a recycled start-up

A few years back I wrote a blog post about the lessons of a small business owner, and just nine months into 2016, I have learned a whole lot more!  Although I founded my business in 2005, my relocation to Cape Town from Durban in December 2013 meant that I effectively became a recycled start-up in a new…

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Zoona – Africa’s hottest startup

Brad and Brett Magrath are the co-founders of Zoona (pronounced Zohna), an African start-up that “brings together the drive of young entrepreneurs and cutting-edge technology to bring safe and reliable money transfers to underserved communities all over Africa.” I came across them at a recent Startup Grind event and met with Brad recently to pick…

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