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Connecting the World by Learning Together About Entrepreneurship By Dries Velthuizen Following the current theme of Rotary International and the call for an African Renaissance, Rotary District 9400 in collaboration with the Institute for African Renaissance Studies from Unisa and the Township Project from Canada will present the African Renaissance Entrepreneurship Symposium. On 26 and 27 September 2019 potential African entrepreneurs, academics and established business people will gather at the Unisa main campus in Pretoria to share knowledge about how to start and manage small businesses towards profitability and sustainability.
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Are Entrepreneurs Born or Are They Made? By Jason Daley It's an age-old question: Are entrepreneurs a special breed, born into this world with a drive and need to succeed that most of humanity lacks, or can they can be created through education, experience and mentorship? We spoke to two academics who have strong opinions on the matter.
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How to Know When It's Time to Hire Your First Employee By Neil Patel At some point, every entrepreneur must face a challenging decision: Is now the time for me to hire my first employee? Hiring can be a paralyzing event. For so long, you’ve incubated the idea of your startup. Now, you’re ready to deploy your resources and make this happen.
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5 Steps to Creating a Small Business Marketing Budget Almost all businesses plan to increase their investment in at least one digital marketing channel in the next year. Many small businesses may not have properly budgeted out their marketing strategy. This article will help small businesses create their first marketing budget, focusing on what should be included and how to avoid some common mistakes.
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For Entrepreneurs, It's All in the Art of Negotiation By Nidhi Singh Negotiation is an art not a science because in this two plus two can be three,that's not the case with science.The one who masters this can become the lord of the game,but a Businessman juggling between multiple meetings single-handedly to completing menial tasks.
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10 Pros and Cons of Starting a Business By Greg Skloot Starting your own business is one of the most rewarding and challenging things you can do. Sometimes it’s fun, and other times it is emotionally draining.
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How to Get Your New Online Business Noticed By Leslie Truex Many new online entrepreneurs erroneously believe that simply having a website online means people will show up to buy. While it's true that a website can sell for you 24/7, the reality is, just because a website is online, doesn’t mean people will find it.
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