Category Archives: LEADERSHIP

The greatest lesson I have learnt as an entrepreneur

The Entrepreneur of the Year® competition sponsored by Sanlam and BUSINESS/PARTNERS aims to honour, benefit and uplift South African business owners with a specific focus on small and medium enterprise (SME) owners. In celebration of this competition, I am sharing … Continue reading

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Harvard

by Malcolm Forbes A lady in a faded gingham dress and her husband, dressed in a homespun threadbare suit, stepped off the train in Boston and walked timidly without an appointment into the president of Harvard’s outer office. The secretary … Continue reading

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The Importance of Online Presence for Entrepreneurs #EntrepreneurshipIsNoJoke

The Entrepreneur of the Year® competition sponsored by Sanlam and BUSINESS/PARTNERS aims to honour, benefit and uplift South African business owners with a specific focus on small and medium enterprise (SME) owners. In celebration of this competition, I am sharing … Continue reading

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Ten Lessons from Bamboo

(A summary from the original presentation by Garr Reynolds) (1) Remember: What looks weak is strong The body of even the largest type of bamboo is not large compared to the other much larger trees in the forest. But the … Continue reading

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The Elephant Rope – It’s Called Mindset

As my friend was passing by the elephants, he suddenly stopped, confused by the fact that these huge creatures were being held by only a small rope tied to their front leg. No chains, no cages. It was obvious that … Continue reading

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How to use Failure to Your Advantage #EntrepreneurshipIsNoJoke

The Entrepreneur of the Year #EOY2019 awards is an annual competition which celebrates the achievements of entrepreneurs in South Africa. In celebration of this competition, I am sharing some of my thoughts and experiences with you. We seem to think … Continue reading

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#EntrepreneurshipIsNoJoke 10 Tips on S-M-A-R-T Entrepreneurship

The Entrepreneur of the Year #EOY2019 awards is an annual competition which celebrates the achievements of entrepreneurs in South Africa. In celebration of this competition, I am writing an article to share some of my thoughts with you. If you … Continue reading

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Habits of High Achievers

Aristotle said “We are what we repeatedly do.  Excellence, then, is not an act but a habit.”  High achievers have developed good habits such as goal setting, taking action and continuous improvement.  Build on on the success you have already achieved … Continue reading

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Keys to Winning In an Evolving Economic Landscape by @JohnDrumgooleJr

Here is the link to the full article: The Earth Is Flat: Three Keys To Winning In An Evolving Economic Landscape POST WRITTEN BY John Drumgoole Jr. Vice President Talent Acquisition Strategic Growth | Award-winning Author johndrumgoolejr.com Forbes Human Resources Council is … Continue reading

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Great Value in Disaster

Author: Unknown Thomas Edison’s laboratory was virtually destroyed by fire in December 1914. Although the damage exceeded $2 million, the buildings were only insured for $238,000 because they were made of concrete and thought to be fireproof. Much of Edison’s … Continue reading

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