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“There is a wariness about South Africans and how they do business.”
Businesses which do not allocate time mid-year to reflect and plan are running the risk of not operating at their full potential.
Mbwana Alliy identifies the traits and qualities he looks for in an entrepreneur.
They might be impatient and less loyal, but Gen Y staff also have a lot to offer.
A business coach shares with How we made it in Africa her advice for aspiring entrepreneurs.
Nigerian businessman on dealing with uncertainty and why relationships are everything.
The fear of failure is a common occurrence in any entrepreneur’s journey.
“Luck plays a big role in life, and there is no better way to increase your luck than by knowing as many people as possible.”
Proponents of manufacturing say the sector is a great opportunity for Africa to industrialise and provide jobs to millions of unemployed.
Attracting and retaining skilled staff is a particular challenge for startups and SMEs.
Business advice from Joanne Mwangi, Lee Karuri and Mugo Kibati.
‘At the end of the day there is more money to be made in doing business with the government.”
Companies need to be intentional about their brand, its positioning and its success in the market.
“Being in a startup environment also gives you space and autonomy to try ideas.”
“Don’t buy a restaurant franchise if you like to go to sleep early.”