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Is cashflow really such a big challenge in business?

Is cashflow really such a big challenge in business? If you have been following me for a while you will know how much figures and data excites and ignites me. So imagine my delight when I got my hands on the “Understanding the Impact of COVID-19 on SMEs in South Africa: Part 2” released by Sasfin and sme.africa.   Results for Survey 2 in August 2020 was obtained for 1,735 participants and all respondents were categorised in 1 of 3 categories: Distressed - 49% - refers to severely impacted Coping - 41% - refers to a limited impact, or Thriving - [...]

Is cashflow really such a big challenge in business?2020-09-07T18:05:54+02:00

Lessons I’ve learned along the way

Lessons I’ve learned along the way Receiving a bunch of messages on Woman’s Day made me think about the path I’ve walked to get where I am today. For the most part I have kept my story to myself because I saw no benefit in sharing it with the world. I was after all raised in a family that frowned on as the saying goes ‘airing your laundry’. But this morning I had the privilege to listen to 3 phenomenal ladies share their stories and it inspired me to share some of my story. I choose to share part of my [...]

Lessons I’ve learned along the way2020-08-24T14:38:13+02:00

Business Strategy

Business Strategy With the current topsy-turvy state of the world around us it is easy for uncertainty and fear to creep into the mind of business owners and their teams. Nothing is the same as it was 6 months ago and we are all still awaiting with abated breath for the so-called new normal to take hold. So how then do we tame this bucking horse, regain focus and get back to business? I suppose mindset would play a vital role. But taking action needs to follow closely. We need to wave this reactive space we have found ourselves in of [...]

Business Strategy2020-07-21T10:49:44+02:00

What is Business Optimisation?

So, what is Business Optimisation and what is the big hype about it? Let me tell you my view For the last number of years I have worked with more business owners than I can remember, many of them firmly imprinted in my mind. What I found working with these amazingly talented, tenacious and often inspiring individuals is that we all have the ability to do many things but for the most part we truly excel at only a few things, and that is our superpower. I also learned that what made businesses hugely successful wasn’t only the vision and the [...]

What is Business Optimisation?2020-07-21T11:19:00+02:00