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Here are 13 key tips for your mentor-finding journey 1. Ask yourself – do you need a coach or a mentor? The basic premise of the mentoring relationship is that you seek advice from someone who has already surpassed your entrepreneurial goals. There is an assumption there that the mentor will have teaching or coaching skills, based on their professional experience. A mentor should serve as someone who can teach you, advise you, and pass...

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Look to your own network first To answer the question of “How do I find a mentor?” with the simple reply of, “By networking!” is a bit maddening. We all know networking builds connections, but for new entrepreneurs, it can be hard to start. So, when you start thinking about how to find a mentor via networking, think about building connections, rather than finding “the one.” Focus on expanding your network, and making connections with...

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As an entrepreneur, success must not be negotiable in 2018. Unfortunately, despite your knowledge, ambition and talent, there are a few disastrous personality quirks that are probably holding you back from realising your full potential. Therefore, it’s worthwhile to examine ten common bad habits even the most capable people frequently fall prey to. Chances are you’re guilty of at least one of this success squelching foibles. 1. Omni-tasking Even the best computing systems have limits....

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Sane Sihiya’s commitment in helping Africans understand and embrace their heritage in a progressive way, was demonstrated this past weekend when she successfully launched her long-awaited and self-published book titled “Uncensored Black Consciousness: The Return”. With the aim of discussing the impact of experiences such as Black pride, the land, racism, the media, and Black excellence – the launch did not disappoint in convening a platform for candid conversations. Baradi Moletsane, a Communications Specialist and...

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By Cue Sibiya  Custom clothing is not for everyone, it is for the businessman who knows what he wants. This is a revelation that was reached by Ismail Moosa, who founded Esteem Silk Bazaar in Pretoria. Esteem Silk Bazaar, which started operating in 1940, began by selling menswear, mostly suits and footwear as well as limited quantity of ladies footwear. Then, unfortunately, came the Group Areas Act and this bustling, vibrant community was broken forever....

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By Cue Sibiya With numerous beauty products in the market, it is imperative for cosmetics startups to separate themselves from the rest and be exceptional. That’s a challenge that has been easily negotiated by Kreamy Cosmetics. While their offices recently opened in January 2017, they spent the previous year mainly focused on thorough research and experimentation with various ingredients, regimens and skincare or hair care problems. The South African company was founded by Zanele Magadzi,...

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