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Four steps to create an inclusive work environment for your business steps to create an inclusive work environment for your businessBusiness owners are lucky that they create their own work environment, unlike managers in large corporations who step into rigid, pre-created cultures. However, many business owners allow the working culture in their businesses to flow organically from their personality, without giving much thought to how it could be perhaps better engineered2016-08-28T22:00:00.0000000Z
Gap between male, female entrepreneurs still shrinking between male, female entrepreneurs still shrinkingIf there is a single figure that illustrates the force that women are becoming in the South African economy, it is that no less than 41% of the clients of Business Partners Limited (BUSINESS/PARTNERS) are women-owned small and medium enterprises.2016-08-28T22:00:00.0000000Z
Finding a female mentor a female mentorIt's no secret that women think and behave differently to the not-so-fair sex and it no different when it comes to business. It one reason why you may want to consider finding for a female mentor.2016-08-23T22:00:00.0000000Z
Juggling a business and family a business and familyFind out how you can strike a better balance between running a thriving business, while maintaining a happy household.2016-05-24T22:00:00.0000000Z
A patient but unbending will needed for gender equality in entrepreneurship patient but unbending will needed for gender equality in entrepreneurshipSouth Africa is no exception to the world-wide phenomenon that women, who represent more than half of the population, are still in the minority when it comes to entrepreneurship. For every ten South African males who are entrepreneurs, only eight women are.2015-08-27T22:00:00.0000000Z
Business Organisations and Associations for Women Organisations and Associations for WomenListed below are a few business associations and organisations for women in business. 2015-08-17T22:00:00.0000000Z
Is business the same as yesterday? business the same as yesterday?Technology changes at a rapid rate, but is this the same for the business world? You bet! If you think that you can apply the same thinking and the same approach towards business as you did 15 or 20 years ago, you are in for a surprise.2015-08-17T22:00:00.0000000Z
My 5 tips to make more money 5 tips to make more moneyMaking more money is on every wish list of all entrepreneurs, but it's not so easy. However, sometimes it is just about applying pure common sense. The answers are often right under your nose and you just do not see or realise it.2015-08-17T22:00:00.0000000Z
10 tips for women entrepreneurs tips for women entrepreneursWhile working for oneself is an exciting prospect, it’s also a scary one. Find out what you can do to ensure that this decision is one that pays off.2014-09-25T22:00:00.0000000Z
Gender parity within reach as numbers of women entrepreneurs keep rising parity within reach as numbers of women entrepreneurs keep risingIf lending figures from Business Partners, South Africa leading finance house for small and medium enterprises, are anything to go by, genuine gender parity seems to be within reach in the local community of owner-managed businesses in the foreseeable future.2014-08-27T22:00:00.0000000Z
What the business world can learn from female entrepreneurs the business world can learn from female entrepreneursIt is widely agreed that women's style of doing business tends to differ from that of men, even though the distinctions are never clear-cut. But there is enough of a difference to suggest that the rise of female entrepreneurs is slowly changing the culture of the business world.2014-08-27T22:00:00.0000000Z
Finding freedom through training and experience freedom through training and experienceWhen she thinks of the work-life balance of business owners, the image that comes to mind for Gugu Mjadu, executive general manager: marketing at Business Partners, is of her mother on holiday with her family with the phone stuck to her ear – constantly talking to her staff at the office.2013-08-20T22:00:00.0000000Z
Entrepreneurial freedom comes with responsibility freedom comes with responsibilityOne of the major reasons why entrepreneurs decide to start their own business is the freedom that this lifestyle offers. They want to take their own decisions and are prepared to take the consequences2013-03-11T22:00:00.0000000Z