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5 Things I Learned About Successful StartUps From Steve Jobs

Author: Guy Kawasaki No one could have taught you more about starting a company than Steve Jobs, and I had the privilege and honor of working for him in the Macintosh division of Apple. Over the course of several years, and … Continue reading

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Starting A Business? You Need These 3 Basics.

The decision to start a business is exciting, but don’t get caught up in the fairytale. If you want your business to succeed for the long-term, have these three essential elements in place. 1. Enough capital for six months. The … Continue reading

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The 4 S’s of All Startups

Business schools love acronyms and formulas. There are the “four P’s of marketing” (sometimes as many as seven) and the three Cs of business. There is strengths, weaknesses, opportunities and threats analysis (or SWOT thinking) and more than a fair … Continue reading

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Blame and Credit: How to Encourage Fairness and Accountability Under Pressure

Q: We are under pressure to deliver results at my company. Energy is maxed out, and tempers and the blame game have disrupted what was initially a very collegial team. How do I lead through this rough patch? A: Blame … Continue reading

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Give Your Employees an Identity Worthy of Ownership

We live in a time when it has become increasingly difficult to explain what one does at work. Job titles are slowly becoming the rusted plaques littering a landfill. Parents are perplexed about what you do. Nowadays, especially at smaller … Continue reading

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Overcoming Youngest Person In The Room Syndrome

Source: www.bizconnect.standardbank.co.za A recent news report on American Public Radio’s Marketplace indicated a surge of interest in entrepreneurship among young people. While this is encouraging, it doesn’t make being the youngest person in the room by a decade or more … Continue reading

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Startup Picnic, the entrepreneur’s fun day, 22 November 2014 #GEW2014

In celebration and activism of Global Entrepreneurship Week, TiisetsoMaloma.com in association with The Hope Factory, ACM Gold, WEY (Woman Emancipate Yourself) and eKasi Entrepreneurs, bring you Startup Picnic. A fun-filled day connecting young entrepreneurs, business minds across different backgrounds, to … Continue reading

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SA Small Business Minister Launches StartUp Nations Initiative

Source: www.ventureburn.com South Africa’s Small Business Minister, Lindiwe Zulu, today launched the Startup Nations South Africa initiative, a collaborative effort by founding partners, The Innovation Hub, the Industrial Development Corporation (IDC) and the Wits Business School, aimed at contributing towards … Continue reading

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Herman Mashaba : Back Story

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Secret to Wealth

I am no expert in the field of making money, nor am I the millionaire with fat bank account. Simply put I am the average Joe like most people, the 99 percent, if the stats that are always brandished on … Continue reading

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