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The Common Traps Of Working In Your Family’s Business

The Common Traps Of Working In Your Family’s Business

“What’s wrong — is the company going bankrupt? Are we being sold?” For Charlie, who had joined his family’s bakery…

Should You Actually Trust Your Gut Feelings?

Should You Actually Trust Your Gut Feelings?

Entrepreneurship often requires risk. You can do all the research under the sun and run the numbers countless times, but…

4 Mistakes That Kill Crowdsourcing Efforts

4 Mistakes That Kill Crowdsourcing Efforts

Back in 2011, crowdsourcing was fueling an explosion in open innovation. At that time, most Fortune 500 firms had launched…

11 Secrets Of SA Entrepreneurs On Making It To The Top

11 Secrets Of SA Entrepreneurs On Making It To The Top

These 11 South African entrepreneurs have experienced their fair share of ups and downs. Some of them needed life changing…

For Career Growth Unleash Your Inner Entrepreneur

For Career Growth Unleash Your Inner Entrepreneur

In business there are two obvious routes to the top: the corporate ladder to the C-suite and the entrepreneurial path…

We Need To Expand Our Definition Of Entrepreneurship

We Need To Expand Our Definition Of Entrepreneurship

The great entrepreneurs of the last century — folks like Henry Ford, John D. Rockefeller, and Thomas Edison — spawned huge companies…

Don’t Try To Be The Next Steve Jobs….

Don’t Try To Be The Next Steve Jobs….

Hesitant to start your own business? Afraid to take a chance on yourself? Don’t be – even though you may…

Africa Needs Young Entrepreneurs Not Job Seekers

Africa Needs Young Entrepreneurs Not Job Seekers

Although Africa has highs and lows economically and politically, the long-term trend is upwards. Whilst there is volatility, the underlying…

Being a Successful Entrepreneur Isn’t Only About Having the Best Ideas

Being a Successful Entrepreneur Isn’t Only About Having the Best Ideas

Most people think that being an entrepreneur is about having that big idea. And it is. To start something new,…

The 3 Preconditions For An Entrepreneurial Society

The 3 Preconditions For An Entrepreneurial Society

In 1985 Peter Drucker argued for a shift toward an entrepreneurial society, one where “executives in all institutions…make innovation and…