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Trust: why does your small business need it?

Why does your small business need customers and employees to trust it? What does trust have to do with the bottom-line of your business? Trust is one of the key motivators for customers to become loyal. It is also important … Continue reading

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New Year inspiration for a successful small business

The new year has dawned – and as usual, it will be full of challenges, surprises and hopefully growth in our personal and business life. Thinking back about the beginning of Rietmark, way back in 1997, I once again realise … Continue reading

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What to do in tough economic times

Recently I asked the 15 finalists and winners of the 2016 Entrepreneur of the Year Competition, sponsored by Sanlam and Business Partners (see http://www.eoy.co.za ), to tell me what they do to ensure that their businesses survive and thrive in … Continue reading

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