Securing funding is probably the most important step entrepreneurs take in their quest to build a successful and lasting organisation. However, most people don’t know how to create a funding strategy, and they don’t make an effort to learn how to.Read More
Financial stress and its impact on mental health has seen a rise in absenteeism, poor work performance and a lowered concentration span at work, says a South African corporate healthcare consultancy.
Statistics from the World Federation for Mental Health show that on average 36 workdays are lost due to mental health issues and that more than 10% of the employed populations have taken time off work for depression. Read More
By Shawn Schweier (from www.addicted2success.com)
If you are not finding challenges that knock you flat on your back then you are missing out. A darker side of success that some have touched on is that you need to fail more. In addition to this, we should consider finding the challenges that punch us in the mouth and knock us unconscious.Read More
Why do you think depression has become so much more prevalent in the last 50 years? What is it about our society that has changed so much? What causes depression?
There’s no single cause of depression. Lots of things influence whether a person gets depressed. Some of it is biology — things like our genes, brain chemistry, and hormones. Some is environment, including daylight and seasons, or social and family situations we face.Read More
Have you heard the term “The Cobra Effect”?
If not, it’s time that you learn about it.
The Cobra Effect is a term in economics. It refers to a situation when an attempted solution to a problem makes the problem worse.Read More
Successful entrepreneurs seem so……… well, successful? When we look at how well they have done, we wonder why we haven’t yet discovered our ‘million dollar idea’ that will place us in their ranks. After all, who doesn’t want to be the next Steve Jobs or Bill Gates? We all want to succeed although our definition of success differs from person to person. Read More
Africa, as a continent, offers great returns for investors as compared to most emergent economies. Many African countries supply raw minerals to developed nations, however, there are other untapped investment opportunities. For a start, the continent has a population of over a billion people.
There are numerous opportunities in various industries like retail, infrastructure, agriculture and manufacturing.Read More
Household indebtedness in South Africa is currently at crisis levels. At least three-quarters of South African households admit to being under significant financial pressure. Only 23% of South Africans have any money left at the end of the month – with the other 77% left flat broke at the end of the month, with no hope of saving any money. Read More