Are entrepreneurs born or are they made?

Are entrepreneurs born or are they made?

There are people who just have a magic touch. It seems like whatever they choose to do magically happens. They are successful and they make it look effortless. They have what is called the X-factor. I, on the other hand, have tried so many things since my entrepreneurial journey began but none seem to be […]

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9 questions you need to ask to get more customers

9 questions you need to ask to get more customers

Have you ever wondered why you are not getting enough customers for your product/service? I definitely have. I thought getting clients would be easy. After all, I’ve had 25 years of experience looking after major brands – like Hansa, Vaseline and Dove – in top corporates. It wouldn’t be a hard transition right? Wrong! In […]

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It’s time to invest in your digital marketing

It’s time to invest in your digital marketing

As a small business owner it’s often difficult to know how you can reach your target market. My advice is that you invest money towards some form of marketing activities so that you can create awareness of your business, product or service. Although it takes time to see the results, I believe it’s worth it […]

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How I overcome setbacks

How I overcome setbacks

I wrote on Wednesday about how to deal with loss. And a few weeks back I talked about a setback I had and how I was feeling less than thrilled about it. And I know from my past setbacks are lessons that we can all learn from this. But of course, it’s difficult to keep this top of mind […]

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Three tips for businesses that aren’t allowed to sell kotas due to listeriosis

Three tips for businesses that aren’t allowed to sell kotas due to listeriosis

After Sunday’s announcement that South Africa’s listeriosis outbreak has been linked to two major food brands, people have been scrambling to figure out what to do. Retailers are accepting returned products and refunding people, while businesses were told to stop selling viennas, russians, polony and other processed meat products. So far, 180 people have died due to listeriosis. […]

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