Author Archive: Grace Kalisha

17 big bets for a better world – and how Anzisha has put its stake on one big one

June 15th, 2017 by

One highlight in the past month has been the launch of the Dalberg book titled 17 Big Bets for a Better World. The book is the…

Anzisha Fellows in Expert Session on How to Create a Disruption-Proof Brand

May 10th, 2017 by

This week, Anzisha Fellows are in conversation with renowned marketer, brand manager and entrepreneur, Zanele Mobida, in an Expert-in-Residence session titled “Business Growth through Effective Marketing and…

Tips for entrepreneurs for navigating a conference fruitfully

March 23rd, 2017 by

There are many opportunities for entrepreneurs to attend conferences and gatherings of all sorts these days. They are generally viewed as beneficial to participate in….

Some surprising misconceptions about youth entrepreneurship in Africa, and why they matter

March 9th, 2017 by

I recently attended a very informative session hosted by African Development Bank (AfDB), sharing their newly published strategy on Jobs for Youth in Africa. The…

Paying yourself a salary as a small business owner: If your business requires your free labour, is it truly viable?

February 8th, 2017 by

As a small business owner, you may have encountered difficulty in paying yourself a salary, or at the very least a steady and predictable salary. This is not an uncommon problem. Many struggle both with setting their salary at a particular level and with then consistently paying themselves that salary. You may set the salary level based on what philosophy you subscribe to. But paying yourself that salary consistently may need you to change how you think about your business financial management.