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The Power of Planning

The Power of Planning

The new year is now in full swing and over the last couple of weeks I have spent time finalising my own business plan and also engaging with many of our Franchise Partners on their business plans for the year.   It is unusual for me to only be finalising my...

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What a difference a year can make!

What a difference a year can make!

What a difference a year can make! One year ago, my family and I were just getting back to ‘normal’ after COVID-19. Then the riots in certain areas of South Africa occurred. This knocked our confidence and our security and I know that people in my community still...

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Time to Take Over

Time to Take Over

A 2021/2022 report from the Global Entrepreneurship Monitor showed that women displayed 20% less confidence when it came to their ability to start a business vs their male counterparts. What caused this? Perhaps it was the Covid climate that was intimidating for...

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Buckle Up!

Buckle Up!

The past two weeks, in particular, only perhaps equaled by a two-week period after the looting and rioting of last year, I’ve found myself at the center of conversations with negative, depressed, stressed and very emotional people.  With the very odd exception, people...

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The Youth Is Where The Heart Is

The Youth Is Where The Heart Is

Youth. How is the word and concept of youth defined? I loved the United Nations definition: Youth is best understood as a period of transition from the dependence of childhood to adulthood’s independence. Basically, it is when a person leaves compulsory education and...

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How Discounting Can Harm A Business

How Discounting Can Harm A Business

Some salespeople have a tendency to think that giving a discount is the easiest, quickest way to make a sale. Of course, they may be right, but what about the profit they’re giving away? If a product has a profit margin of 30% and salespeople give a 10% discount to...

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