Articles and business advice

Are Your Salespeople Goofing Off when You’re not Looking?

Track the Activities of Your Salespeople – without Micro-Management

Do you feel your sales team are goofing off whenever you’re not around to micro-manage them?

Almost every owner of an SME business voices this same concern. In […]

November 16th, 2017|Articles and business advice, Sales|

Does Managing Your Sales Team Feel Herding Cats?

The Foundations of an Effective Sales Team

Nobody can sell your company’s products and services like you can! 

Why is it so hard to get the sales team to sell as well as you do? And why is it so hard to get salespeople […]

November 16th, 2017|Articles and business advice, Sales|

The Abundances of the Digital Era

“Survival dictates that human beings develop and ethics and aesthetics that favour exploiting fully those resource that exist in abundance, and economizing on items that are in short supply” – Taichi Sakaiya, Japanese Futurist

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October 19th, 2017|Articles and business advice, Business lessons|

Failing to execute your strategy? Here’s what you may be getting wrong

Strategy execution – it’s consistently one of the biggest challenges businesses face. Harvard Business Review reports that strategic execution was […]

September 19th, 2017|#GROWStrategy, Articles and business advice|

5 steps to building your own effective marketing plan

DEAR business owner: You don’t have to be a marketing expert to develop a marketing plan that yields results! You just need to start with a clear understanding of what you want marketing to deliver for your business[…]

August 11th, 2017|Articles and business advice, Marketing and sales|
August 8th, 2017|Articles and business advice|

The REAL cost of hiring the wrong people

In a survey of over 100 entrepreneurial business owners in South Africa, more than 80% of the respondents highlighted people-related issues as their biggest frustration. Things like cash flow, funding, technology and global markets did not […]

July 28th, 2017|#GROWPeople|

10 steps to better cash flow management

Cash flow: it is the life line of any business; and growing businesses need it even more.

Despite its importance, many companies find themselves with shining profits on their income statements, and no cash in the bank. T […]

July 20th, 2017|Articles and business advice, Business toolkit|

Improve your cash flow with these 3 things

As a business owner, do you have consistent sources of cash to fuel the growth of your business? We’ve […]

July 19th, 2017|Articles and business advice|

Stay on track and execute: Meetings that make things happen

It’s becoming increasingly common for companies to not conduct meetings as a critical part of internal co […]

July 12th, 2017|Articles and business advice|