You hear about new businesses starting up all the time, but often the biggest challenge for these entrepreneurs is getting hold of the funds to make it happen, so how are these start-ups getting it right?
The Silicone Cape Initiative ran a survey that looks at the nature of the technology start-up sector in South Africa, from both an investor and an entrepreneur’s point of view. Find out what the outcome was in the infographic below.
(Infographic) Success is on the Cards
Creating and using a kick-ass business card.
We all have a couple business cards lying around but when last did you receive one that you had to take a second look at? Handing someone a business card means you are leaving them with a piece of your brand, so it’s important that you put a decent amount of thought and time into this square bit of marketing.
The below infographic will give you a few pointers to keep in mind when creating your business card and also how to use it correctly in business situations.
(Infographic) Are You Really An Entrepreneur?
Take this quick quiz and find out if you have leadership in your genes.
A true entrepreneur has many specific qualities and many people tend to make the mistake of thinking they have what it takes to run their own business, when in fact they don’t tick all of the required boxes and they end up burnt out and broke.
Entrepreneurship requires you to be many things all at once, which is why you need to be sure that you have very specific characteristics in order to take the business world by storm.
Find out if you should really be making the leap into entrepreneurship with the below infographic.
(Infographic) Death By Boredom
The do’s and don’ts of a killer presentation.
Bad presentations can lead to blank stares, never ending yawns and incessant fidgeting if you don’t know what you are doing. When you are facing a boardroom full of people you ideally want to wow them, keep their attention and have them leave feeling that the last 30 minutes were actually worth their while.
Creating and pulling off a great presentation doesn’t require specific skills but instead 5 simple things to keep in mind before and during your big talk. This is what you need to know.