Sage One software user

Sage One: Where We Are Now

Everything has a beginning – even the largest and most successful companies had to start somewhere. What began as a small venture into the business software industry, soon grew into one of South Africa’s leading developer of accounting, payroll and business management software. Here’s a brief look at how Sage One Accounting came to be […]

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business lunch

Close That Deal Over a Business Lunch

With technology making it far easier to communicate in this day and age, there are some people who view the classic business lunch as being unimportant and outdated. However, there’s nothing quite like a face-to-face business meeting – it can often help take a relationship with a prospective client to the next level by introducing […]

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cash flow

Cash is King: How to Improve Your Cash Flow

The first few years of a new business can be tough, with money very often being at the root of many of the problems. The key is to be smart about your money and to free up as much cash as possible, and this is something that requires careful planning and management. A common problem […]

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managing your time

Time is Valuable: How to Manage Your Time to Maximise Productivity

Learning and honing the art of time management is a skill and one that every person should strive to perfect, particularly those who work in the fast-paced business world. The challenge is that it’s often easier said than done. If you’re lucky enough to become a master time maximiser, chances are you’ll be more successful […]

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boss vs a leader

Stop Being a Boss, and Start Being a Leader

Every business has a boss or owner, but whether or not that person is a leader as well, is an entirely different discussion. Whilst the two may be similar in some ways, they are essentially two different things, and at the end of the day, it’s up to you whether you act like a boss […]

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mentorship

Why Every Entrepreneur Needs a Mentor

As you embark on the incredibly exciting yet equally scary journey of starting your own business, you can use all the help and support you can get. This can come in the form of family and friends, and if you’re lucky, in the form of a business mentor as well. Having a mentor to guide […]

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technology in small business

Technology and Small Business

In an ever-evolving technological age, it’s vital that businesses embrace the technology around them and use it as effectively as possible. The world of business is a highly competitive one, so it’s one of your responsibilities as a business owner to educate yourself about the latest technologies and to integrate them into your business as […]

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