As we are at the beginning of a new year, I thought I would discuss the need for planning the year ahead in order to achieve your goals. This can be applied to both your personal and professional life
Once the uncertain initial phases of business entrepreneurship are over and the new business is running smoothly, it can be tempting to sit back, take a breather, and let the business coast on by itself for a while
There are a number of key things that determine the success of a business, one of them is being able to delegate effectively
Harry Welby-Cooke, Co-Master Licensee for ActionCOACH, discusses the five things you can learn from the world’s most successful corporate leaders to help you revolutionise your business
Work alliances have the potential of negatively affecting the wellbeing of a business. Learn how to manage cliques to harness their positive characteristics
Attracting the right people is the most vital part of running a company as your workforce is the backbone of your business
Do loyalty programmes help to boost a company’s profits or are they simply a way to collect customer data?
Leading business and executive coach Harry Welby-Cooke simplifies the key facts entrepreneurs should know about marketing
We’ve all come across salespeople who are ruthless in their approach and have no regard for what customers actually want – if they want the product at all! Don’t become one of them
Many small businesses have never considered hosting a closed-door sale, and considering the great success big retailers have with them, you have to ask yourself, why aren’t you?
There’s a world of difference between business coaching and business management consulting, but it can be summed up in just one word – accountability . . .
ActionCOACH advises on dealing with burnout in the early stages of your business venture
Many entrepreneurs find the Broad-Based Black Economic Empowerment (B-BBEE) Codes of Good Practice overwhelming and confusing, so they’ve ignored them until now. As the new codes come into effect, however, it’s worth your while to get your head around how they will affect your business, and what the potential benefits are
When it comes to finance, many entrepreneurs tend to work on ‘gut feel’ and manage their businesses according to how well they feel it’s doing