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Finweek Quiz #43

Visit any large shopping centre anywhere in the country and you’re bound to see a Sorbet beauty salon – without a doubt, this local chain is a massive entrepreneurial success. This week, we’re giving away one copy of Sorbet founder Ian Fuhr’s autobiography, ‘Get that feeling – the story of a serial entrepreneur’. Test your knowledge for a chance to win!

Customer service

ENTREPRENEURSHIP: 5 tips for outstanding customer service

Although customers aren’t always right they do have the power to make or break a reputation, and good customer service forms the basis of a successful business to consumer organisation. Dale Carnegie Training gives us five tips for great customer service.

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ENTREPRENEURSHIP: How to make your business grow like Facebook

Everybody knows the extent of Facebook’s global success with 1.3bn active users. Ian Henderson from Rubric talks about how other tech companies can try and replicate the level of international success achieved by Facebook.

Investor

MANAGEMENT: When individuals flourish, organisations prosper

We’ve all read research on what makes people miserable at work, but what happens when we start thinking about what makes happy and productive employees? What effect does a happy employee have on her environment? Prof Ian Rothmann and his team found the answers.

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MARKET SNIPPET: 21 October 2014

The challenges posed by the Ebola outbreak in Africa are increasing. Mabyanine Phiri talks about the economic growth horizon in Africa in today’s Market Snippet.

Women and money

SAVING SAVVY: Five habits of women with financial flair

Every woman can be financially savvy with the right mindset, a good plan and the ability to say no. In this article, FNB’s Eunice Sibiya offers five tips to help you take control of your financial future in August.

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BLOG: One Rand Man #3

The One Rand Man only has R240 left for the rest of the month. With a budget of R40 per day, will he see the 31st with a few coins left in his pocket?

finance

Finance for non-financial sorts: A look at notes in companies’ financial statements

This is a new series prepared by Finweek that aims to unpack financial jargon in an easy-to-understand and accessible format. Instead of making accounting dry and boring, we show readers how to apply it to their businesses and investments.

personal finance

Finance for non-financial sorts: How accounting influences key business decisions

This is a new series prepared by Finweek that aims to unpack financial jargon in an easy-to-understand and accessible format. Instead of making accounting dry and boring, we show readers how to apply it to their businesses and investments.