Building trust becomes the mentor’s primary objective during the first few weeks, as without trust there can be no relationship and no mentoring.
“The delicate balance of mentoring someone is not creating them in your own image, but giving them the opportunity to create themselves.” – Steven Spielberg.
“The quality of a country’s education system cannot exceed the quality of its teachers.” – Michael Barber.
Small medium and micro-enterprises (SMMEs) are the economic lifeblood of the country. The sector is providing employment to more than eight million South Africans spread across close to five million […]
Budapest has it all. Fairytale castles, an admirable love of the red powder paprika, architecture that is jaw-dropping, fun entertainment ranging from Escape Rooms to Ruin Bars and, of course, […]
Petro Bothma of Business Partners Limited shares her extensive experience (along with that of the SME Toolkit’s distinguished guest contributors) on how to scale a thriving company.
Canon has launched the new imagePROGRAF TM Series for high-quality, large-format printing on demand for diverse working environments, including corporate, retail and education… and even water-resistant media.
Co-working spaces and flexible work hours are becoming the norm in the world of SMEs as well as for larger corporates, and it’s helping companies stay competitive and retain their […]
ABOVE: Mitchan Adams, Thomas Pays, and Lyle Eckstein at the launch of Ozow On 4 April, Payment company Ozow Secure Payments (Ozow) became the first local payment processor to offer ZERO […]
Social media is becoming the marketing lifeblood of SMEs, writes Miguel Da Silva… but it’s vital to use it right.
South African businesses have a bright new platform to help them recruit skilled graduates, interns and apprentices and, in the process, invest in developing South Africa’s bright young talent.
Sales is the essential “painful” task for every professional services and consulting provider, writes Deon Binneman
Cybersecurity expert Elaine Wang offers a quick guide to end-to-end business security for SMMEs.
If SMMEs are the key to economic growth, why are they battling to secure funding?