From our earliest years, we’re told not to judge a book by its cover. However, in the world of business, snap judgements are mainstay. The fact is, if your firm doesn’t look the part, you’ll struggle to attract customers. This is why effective branding is so important, and as well as applying to your marketing material and products or services, this principle extends to your office building. When people arrive at your doorstep, they will either consciously or subconsciously glean a whole range Read more [...]Continue Reading
The benefits of personalised workwear have already been proven in many sectors and industries, particularly in the food industry and the hospitality industry as well as the healthcare industry. But today, more and more companies are opting for personalised workwear for many reasons, one of which is equality among staff and workers as well as a more professional image for the business. But if you are still ‘on the fence’ about using personalised workwear for your own business, here are the top Read more [...]Continue Reading
When you enter into business with another person as a partner or in a joint leadership role, the quality of your relationship can have a huge impact on the success of your business. Without a positive relationship with the right qualities, things can easily fall apart quickly. When things go wrong in a business partnership, the consequences can be both financially and emotionally disastrous. That’s why it’s important to put real effort into maintaining this delicate partnership.
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Starting your own business from home is an exciting step. This form of work is one of the fastest growing in the world, with many professionals turning to home-based entrepreneurship as a career solution. It gives you the chance to manage your own business, avoid office politics, and retain control of your finances from the start. If you’re planning to set up shop at home, make sure you have these important steps covered to ensure success.
You need the right supplies. If you’re going Read more [...]Continue Reading
Moving a business from one part of the country to another is a big decision, and there are several things that you should take into consideration before you take the plunge and actually move everything over. Here are the main things to think about before relocating with your business.
What type of business have you got?
If you have a business, which relies mainly on the local people using your products and services, moving away to a different location might not be ideal. If business is going Read more [...]Continue Reading
Ecommerce companies and businesses mostly rely on the Internet and the promotional tools the web offers for their business; the electronic means of communication is the major part of the operation. However, managers and entrepreneurs who start a web-based enterprise often overlook an equally important part of the business model: the logistics, the process of ensuring that the products they promise the customers arrive at the right address in good condition, in a timely manner and at reasonable costs. Read more [...]Continue Reading
A business could either be a locally run start-up, or a large company with scores of employees. Either way, any type of business can utilize business credit in some fashion. These cards are a great source of additional capital and are easy to integrate into business transactions. There are different features for every business credit card out there. It’s a huge billion-dollar industry. There are some things you should know before getting a business card.
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Let’s be honest, business travel is no picnic a lot of the time, especially if you get delayed or some sort of incident disrupts your scheduled arrangements.
There are several key steps that you can follow in order to reduce the prospect of something going wrong with your business trip, so here is a look at a few savvy tips that are normally worth following.
Getting through immigration
If you are heading off to an unfamiliar destination on a business trip, it makes Read more [...]Continue Reading
As an entrepreneur today, there can be a lot of travelling around. Whether you are driving a lot in your own region or flying around the world, there are a few things all traveling entrepreneurs need to keep in mind. Here are four pointers we have to help make your travels easy, enjoyable, and hopefully not too expensive!
Find a Good Rewards Program
Any entrepreneur that travels regularly needs to have a travel reward credit card and bank account. Which card and bank you go with will Read more [...]Continue Reading
South Africa is doing well – very well, in fact. Minister Siyabonga Cwele, chair of the International Cooperation, Trade and Security cluster, was pleased to announce that between April 1 and December 31, 2015 (the three first quarters of the financial year), South Africa surpassed its target for foreign investment. And it didn’t just slightly surpass it. Its target was R 45 billion; the actual investments were almost R 20 billion more. Here’s a look at the top facts on South Africa’s targets Read more [...]Continue Reading