growth mindset: Page 5
Starting a business is easy. You need a white board, a cool idea, and a small amount of cash to get you started. The real challenge comes down the line, when you're trying to scale your business, stay true to your vision, and answer to investors.
When the economy isn't playing ball, it's time to roll up your sleeves, face your challenges head-on, and get to work, says Head of Audi SA, Trevor Hill.
High-growth companies will more often than not stumble and fall because of internal factors. Here's what you should be paying attention to in your organisation if you have ambitions to scale.
If you can keep learning along each step of the start-up journey, you'll continue to grow, and your business will be a success, says entrepreneur and author, Matshona Dhliwayo.
Arnoux Maré is a quintessential entrepreneur. Not only is he wildly competitive (if his business doesn't triple its own annual projections and targets he'll review the company top to bottom), but he's also reengineered the art of 'adapt or die' to, 'adapt and thrive'.
Xoliswa Daku believes in creating wealth through property developments. This principle has been her guiding star, helping her take an R18 million business to R100 million in under four years.
Ernest Corbett has been an entrepreneur for decades. These days, he is the chairman for Tintswalo Safari Lodges. Entrepreneur spoke to him about cultivating a growth mind-set and creating an experience that clients keep coming back for.
Christi and Maeson Maherry took their R103 million business to a turnover of R198 million in just 15 months. How? With a strong vision, the right foundations in place, and the understanding that 'overnight' success is a ten-year journey. This is how they've built LAWTrust, an industry specialist that owns its niche, has created a highly defensible position for itself, and is now poised for global growth.
Authentic humility can give you the perspective you need to build a high-growth organisation.
Edward Moshole started a business in 1999 with just R68 in his pocket. Today he has a company that not only has a turnover upwards of R25 million, but is also on the cusp of expanding to the next level. Here's how he's turning clients into partners.
Tracy Kruger started an e-commerce site because she discovered that no one was selling what she was looking for locally. Having grabbed the opportunity, her business is going from strength to strength.
Serial entrepreneur Stuart Weaving has seen tremendous success across a very diverse range of industries. He attributes his success to having a nose for opportunities, developing good business acumen and being a terrible student.
Welcome to Maboneng, one of South Africa's most successful urban regeneration projects. R1 billion has already been invested into the area, with an estimated additional R1 billion-worth of developments planned to regenerate these areas nestled in the heart of Joburg's inner city.