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Musbahu El Yakub

LOAN APPLICATION AND MANAGEMENT PROCESS FOR THE SMALL BUSINESS OWNER: Part III – RECEIVING YOUR LOAN OFFER

Part III – RECEIVING YOUR LOAN OFFER In reviewing your application, the bank will generally consider several factors. Popular among the factors are the so-called 5 Cs of credit. These are Character, Capacity, Collateral, Capital and Conditions. In addition, most lending institutions have other internal and regulatory considerations to make.

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How to Build a Strong Work Ethic at your Place of Work

In our previous post, we discussed the elements and principles of work ethic in an entrepreneur, their team and organisation. We will now discuss how the entrepreneur and their employees can build the strong work ethic that is required for both personal and corporate success. The first thing to realise

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Work Ethic

Contrary to the thought of most African entrepreneurs and their employees, finance is not necessarily the major hindrance to the successful takeoff, running, and growth of a viable business proposition. Empirical observations seem to suggest that one of the greatest impediments to these challenges is what I will call ‘poor

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Managing Business Growth

Entrepreneurs are extremely ambitious. It is a default setting in them! They dream of taking their garage start-up to the Nigerian Stock Exchange within the first seven years of starting. This is a perfectly legitimate, even noble, ambition. However, the steps they take must be right and appropriate if they

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Regulatory Compliance

Most small and medium-scale business owners do not take compliance with regulatory requirements seriously. This is wrong and can be a big and costly mistake. What is Regulatory Compliance? As with human beings, businesses do not operate in isolation. They need to operate in a ‘society’ if they are to

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