By Christo Botes Spokesperson for the 2017 Entrepreneur of the Year® competition sponsored by Sanlam and BUSINESS/PARTNERS As South Africa is coming from a month of four-day weeks due to… Solopreneurs: are you productive enough?
Financial management naturally tends to slip down the list of priorities for business owners when the economy is booming, finance is cheap and clients are plentiful. But when the tide… Ten financial tips for business owners in hard times
Many businesses make a point of giving, from sponsoring sports gear to donating goods to a nearby charity. By helping out in this way, the thinking goes, the business fosters… Six ways for businesses to become pillars of the community
By Jannie Rossouw Head: Sanlam Business Market In a commoditised world it is becoming more challenging to differentiate your product or service from your competition, as technological advances make it… Why you should evaluate the packaging of your value proposition
As South Africa gears up for the 2017 National Budget Speech in anticipation for Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan to deliver Government’s expenditure and focus areas for the year ahead, we… Local entrepreneurs ‘wish-list’ for the 2017 Budget Speech
Building your own business is not a sprint, but a marathon, with hills, headwinds, heat and dust. Those who succeed are not necessarily the fastest or the strongest. The successful… What makes entrepreneurs go the distance?
By Christo Botes Spokesperson for the 2017 Entrepreneur of the Year® competition sponsored by Sanlam and BUSINESS/PARTNERS 2016 was a tough year for many South Africans – and small businesses… Most attractive sectors for entrepreneurs in 2017
The life of an entrepreneur is different from that of ordinary people in many ways, and one of the main ways in which it differs is that it is more… The ten rules that entrepreneurs live by