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The lifestyle balancing act

Juggling work, finances, friends, family and personal goals, while still trying to enjoy some down time can be tricky. The key to success in the fast-paced world is to declutter your life. Running out of time has become the norm … Continue reading

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5 New Year’s Resolutions for Business Owners in 2018

For many, the new year is the perfect time to take stock and set goals for the next 12 months. To eat better, exercise more, or finally take that calligraphy class you’ve been talking about forever. For business owners, making … Continue reading

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Seven ways to save without changing your lifestyle

Behavioural finance shows us that if we have to cut back on our lifestyle in order to save we experience this as “a loss” today rather than as a long term benefit. This feeling of a loss can really demotivate … Continue reading

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Why would you choose to be an entrepreneur?

Essentially, an entrepreneur is someone who takes risks for the purpose of creating change. It’s certainly not always the easiest path, so what are the payoffs? 1. Significance. True entrepreneurship is not about survival (making a living) so much as … Continue reading

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Finding inspiration for the New Year

November 1997… 15 years ago the first Rietmark booklets appeared in the post boxes of Rietondale, Riviera and Deerness. From the start our slogan was ‘local is lekker’ and our inspiration the local neighbourhood businesses and service providers. November 2012… … Continue reading

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The value of having goals

A life without goals is imponderable. You must always have something worthwhile to aim at, to look forward to. Like an archer, you must have a target to aim at. Remember this: if you aim at nothing, you will be … Continue reading

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Credo for a manager

As an owner or manager of a business I expect much of my personnel. I go to extremes to have them vetted and assessed and I expect of them to do the work that they are supposed to do. But … Continue reading

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