What Are Your Reasons For Starting A New Business?

The decision to start your own business is probably one of the most difficult decisions you’ll ever take. There are so many unknown factors to consider, most of which you won’t even think of during the early stages of your decision-making process. A key component to your decision is establishing whether you have the characteristics

The Most Common Business Plan Mistakes Made

There are many mistakes aspiring entrepreneurs can make when compiling a business plan. Firstly, one must consider the role of a business plan: “It serves as a window through which the entrepreneur allows interested parties a bird’s eye view of the prospective business”. The plan must therefore be an accurate and comprehensive reflection of the

I Am Business Woman … Hear Me Roar

One of the biggest hurdles moms face when starting a new business is how to manage the home, the kids, and a job! It can be done, and many of these moms will actually even find the time to pursue their hobbies and interest as well. First things first, if you are going to start

Beware Of Using A Generic Business Plan Template And ‘Scam Consultants’

Having a new business idea is great! But, without a business plan, or using a generic cookie cutter business plan template a business is essentially rudderless, and day-to-day activities are likely to be haphazard and reactive, in stark contrast to those businesses implementing a well thought out business plan. Unfortunately, there are a number of

How To Choose A Business Plan Consultant In South Africa

Everyone knows the saying that there are only two things of which we are certain in life: “In this world nothing is certain but death and taxes.” History tells us that this saying originates more than 220 years ago. American-born Benjamin Franklin was a statesman, scientist, and writer who frequently corresponded with the prominent international