Every now and again I come across some phenomenal resources. I might tweet it but then it is forgotten. With this blog entry I aim to create a canva for my friends to find all the great tools I’ve ever found. Naturally this means it is a constantly updating post. If you have some great […]
On listening to what clients really want… Perspectives from the Chief Coffee Drinker.
South Africa’s Business Funding Model Can be Fixed – Here’s What it Will Take
Access to markets is one of the biggest challenges for SMEs, and a critical piece of meeting the goals of SDG8 for sustainable economic growth. In this article we unpack how the SME support ecosystem can be fixed by implementing a few tweaks and approaching the challenge with a different angle based on actual SME needs and localised behavioral observations.
Becoming an entrepreneur is possibly one of the hardest decisions you will make in your life. Even the stats are against you. Yet there are increasingly big numbers of people pursuing this route. In this article I unpack – based on my personal experiences and observations around the world – the why.
Just had a realisation as I was driving tonight. I am sharing it because maybe it will be of help to others going through tough times in life. The realisation was this: change is hard. I’m not talking about here and there changing a little – the fine tuning change. I am talking about the […]
Many a entrepreneurs think that getting funding will solve all their problems. So let me dispel some funding myths: 1. Funding will not make you rich. Funders don’t like to pay for high salaries. 2. Money will not solve your challenges. Hiring someone does not make your problems go away. Often the best solutions come […]