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Tourism businesses in race to keep up with fast-changing techhttps://www.businesspartners.co.za/bpi/entrepreneurs-growth-centre/useful-articles/news-and-views/tourism-businesses-in-race-to-keep-up-with-fast-changing-techTourism businesses in race to keep up with fast-changing techThe technological revolution has left no industry untouched, but few sectors are being transformed as profoundly as tourism. In many ways, it has made it easier for business owners to manage their small and medium tourism businesses, but it certainly has also introduced significant challenges for anyone trying to grow a modern tourism operation, says Arnold February, area manager at Business Partners Limited.2018/10/28 10:00:00 PM
Youth entrepreneurship can solve job crisis, but only if all participatehttps://www.businesspartners.co.za/bpi/entrepreneurs-growth-centre/useful-articles/news-and-views/youth-entrepreneurship-can-solve-job-crisis-but-only-if-all-participateYouth entrepreneurship can solve job crisis, but only if all participateThe unemployment crisis among the youth, not only in South Africa but globally, is so dire that entrepreneurship must play a central role in solving it, but it will require the participation of the whole of society to make it work, says David Morobe, regional general manager at Business Partners Limited.2018/06/26 10:00:00 PM
What drives entrepreneurs to take the path less travelledhttps://www.businesspartners.co.za/bpi/entrepreneurs-growth-centre/useful-articles/news-and-views/what-drives-entrepreneurs-to-take-the-path-less-travelledWhat drives entrepreneurs to take the path less travelledOne of the most enduring myths about those who take the difficult, uncharted path of pioneering their own businesses is that they are mainly motivated by money. The short response to anyone who tries to uphold this crude misunderstanding is simply: there are many easier ways to make money than starting your own business.2015/10/21 10:00:00 PM
Planning is the only antidote to painful reality of seasonal swingshttps://www.businesspartners.co.za/bpi/entrepreneurs-growth-centre/useful-articles/news-and-views/planning-is-the-only-antidote-to-painful-reality-of-seasonal-swingsPlanning is the only antidote to painful reality of seasonal swingsSeasonality in business is never as pronounced as it is over the festive season, when large swathes of the economy shut down and others light up.2013/12/22 10:00:00 PM
The best entrepreneurs constantly seek out mentors to guide themhttps://www.businesspartners.co.za/bpi/entrepreneurs-growth-centre/useful-articles/news-and-views/the-best-entrepreneurs-constantly-seek-out-mentors-to-guide-themThe best entrepreneurs constantly seek out mentors to guide themThe perception that business mentors are of use only to struggling, beginner businesses could not be further from the truth. Christo Botes, executive director of Business Partners, says in his experience it is the most successful entrepreneurs who seek out mentors and use them to ensure continued success.2013/10/16 10:00:00 PM
Women in businesshttps://www.businesspartners.co.za/bpi/entrepreneurs-growth-centre/useful-articles/news-and-views/women-in-businessWomen in businessIn the fight for equality we must take care, that once achieved, it does not become a prejudiced drive for dominance, and a warping of the truth. Herein is the challenge for woman in business.2011/09/17 10:00:00 PM