Author Archive: Lerato Mdluli

Be the 4 in 7: Build businesses that Create jobs

August 12th, 2017 by

South Africa has a 27.7% unemployment rate, as of July 2017. This is almost 3 in 10 people without jobs who are actively looking for…

How to find and keep good employees (when you can’t pay more money)

July 25th, 2017 by

Competing for and maximising scarce resources is part of daily operations in SMMEs. Like natural and capital resources, human resources are not available in unlimited…

Is Your Marketing Bringing Results?

June 16th, 2017 by

How much do you spend on your marketing activities each month? For many small businesses, this is an unfamiliar number, although your financial statements might…

Entrepreneur Support to help you grow your business

April 27th, 2017 by

The barriers, first to entry and then to growth, faced by young entrepreneurs especially in Africa are real and great in number. When faced with…

Anzisha Insights from the Prize Tour Trail – The Entrepreneurial Botswana

April 3rd, 2017 by

Botswana is a land-locked country in Southern Africa with a population of about 2 million people, a sustained economic growth rate averaging 5% in the…

Why we love very young entrepreneurs in Africa

February 13th, 2017 by

As we are about to open applications and embark on the 2017 Anzisha Prize tour in search for a cohort of amazing, successful very young…

What the military teaches us about training entrepreneurs

January 31st, 2017 by

Boot camps have their history rooted in the military where, from the 1900s, countries at war sought effective and efficient ways to train up their…