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I am speaking to all entrepreneurs but want to specifically focus on those of us that have worked for a salary and are switching to or have switched to becoming an entrepreneur. For those of you that haven't figured it out yet an entrepreneur is the one occupation no...read more
I have often wondered about the actual value of signwriting on vehicles and if there is a way to quantify or put a value to it. My research into the costs of this has shown that signwriting a vehicle can cost anything from a few hundred rand to upwards of R10 000....read more
I have had so many discussions lately with people worried about finding new work or clients. It is great when business is going well and you are so busy you can’t take a break. So, what do you do to ensure that things keep going well, making sure you have new business...read more
All of us entrepreneurs will have to sell our product, otherwise we will horribly unsuccessful. The problem is that many of us tend to be experts in our own field, be it being a doctor, builder or shop owner. This obviously gives us belief in our product and quality...read more
Whether you are methodical and great at planning or just someone who flies by the seat of their pants, part of owning a business and starting a business involves planning. Now many of us can get stuck on planning and end up spending months just dreaming, preparing...read more
A “gut feeling “is a real thing. So real in fact that I would be willing to bet that most decisions we make are based on a gut feeling of some sort. This article is not meant to scare you about mistakes that will be made but rather encourage you by realizing your gut...read more
Now just like I mentioned in the first article about how people will have input into your decision, you need to be prepared for advice. Even when it comes from the best place and with love etc. advise can be confusing. There are a few tricks on how to deal with...read more
You are taking control of your destiny Writing your own paychecks Working your own hours Being your own boss And on and on and on So, there it is, how many more clichés we could add to that list. And get used to it, this life you have chosen is all about the clichés!...read more
Waking up on the first day with nowhere to go. The emotions alone are so difficult to deal with that you might not make it out of bed. We are driven by need. We eat because we are hungry, sleep when we are tired and work to earn money – It’s the way the world works....read more