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Customer Service

We have just posted on the importance of selling in the success of any business venture. I want to now discuss an extension of that: Customer Service. My experience is that most budding entrepreneurs and those seeking to grow their businesses do not recognise the importance of excellent customer service

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Start Selling

Every function is important in business. From your supply chain management to production; from personnel management to finance and administration; from design and engineering to marketing, etc. You simply can not take any function for granted. As the saying goes, ‘a chain is only as strong as its weakest link’.

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Start Right!

Here, we presuppose that you have already developed your business plan, raised the funds you require, employed the first set of your staff, bought or rented your office space and installed your equipment. Tomorrow you will open for business at 9am. You need to recheck the following tonight and be

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Tony Elumelu Foundation selects Inaugural 1,000 participants for $100M Entrepreneurship Programme

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World of Business – Warren Buffett

“I always knew I was going to be rich. I don’t think I ever doubted it for a minute. ” – Warren Buffett I am writing about Warren Buffett not so much because he has been among the top five richest men in the world consistently for several years, but

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Self Management

“The individual who wants to reach the top in business must appreciate the might and force of habit. He must be quick to break those habits that can break him—and hasten to adopt those practices that will become the habits that help him achieve the success he desires.” — J Paul

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Being the Boss

Most people view ‘being the Boss’ as an opportunity to enjoy various benefits, perks, and privileges. The benefits, perks, and privileges are definitely nice. But even if you are starting a multi-million dollar business, those are not what should excite you. And if they are what entirely excite you, I

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World of Business – Richard Branson

I am starting our short business stories with Richard Branson because I like three things about him. The first is that he is, obviously, a very determined businessman; the second is that he brings adventure into business; and the third is that he has fun doing what he does! I

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Focus

Over the years, the success of a business enterprise at all stages has been linked to capabilities in leadership, innovation, customer service, supply chain management etc. These are definitely extremely important  issues which must be properly handled by an entrepreneur setting himself to succeed. However, except for a book here,

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Bootstrapping

Most young entrepreneurs assume that funds is the most important resource they need to start their ventures. Whilst funding is an important element in the overall  scheme of business operation, we sometimes over emphasise its necessity, especially at the beginning of our ventures. The overemphasis made can make an aspiring

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