Here’s a little article I wrote today based on our lessons from Zebras Crossing to help other lodge owners, hoteliers, bed&breakfast entrepreneurs and AirB&B operators in the quest to grow their businesses and become sustainable. Hope it helps.
(random morning thoughts from the Chief Coffee Drinker) The ‘why’ is not just a company statement. The why is your fuel. It is your map and your compass in a world full of distractions. Distractions are your biggest danger. In your entrepreneurial journeys, deciding what you don’t do is as important as deciding what you […]
7 things I learned from flying airplanes that will be useful for entrepreneurs
Two days ago Tamar and I visited the beautiful Nan Hua Buddhist temple on the way to Witbank, South Africa. It was a breathtaking experience and we ended up doing a bit of meditation there (it is free of charge though a donation is always welcome to help them). While inside the temple I picked […]
Starting and growing a business is hard. Really hard. I’ve done it a few times and have fallen on my face regularly. Luckily – even though I was bruised – I always asked myself why I fell and what I could learn to do better the next time. Here are some of the things I’ve […]
What I learned from starting my business. Lessons in entrepreneurship
Yesterday I was part of a panel discussion by Brand SA about positioning South Africa’s brand. While I was sitting there listening to the audience feedback and comments I wrote the following that captures in my view South Africa’s mood. Hope you enjoy it. We are sorry, Dear world. We gave you a geopolitical miracle […]