Growing Your Business? 5 Interveiw Questions You MUST Ask

My wife has been on the hunt for a new house maid to watch the kids and do a few chores around the home – NOT an easy task. It’s got me thinking about the whole job interview process again and why so many entrepreneurs find it difficult and get it COMPLETELY wrong.

If you’re looking to hire someone for a job position in your company, then this could be the most important thing you’ll’ read all week…here’s why

Firstly, there are two things that almost every untrained interviewer gets wrong Continue reading “Growing Your Business? 5 Interveiw Questions You MUST Ask”

Zimbabwe Business: Top 10 Reasons Why Speed Matters.

Too many potential business people in Zimbabwe and in the Zimbabwean diaspora have gotten used a wait and see attitude about opportunities.

  • “Lets wait to register our company just in case things don’t work out”
  • “Let’s wait to pursue that idea just in case the economy doesn’t turn around”
  • Wait and see if the Unity Government works out
  • Wait till we have more money
  • Wait till i have a ground-breaking idea

If you’ve done this, i don’t blame you, but i do feel sorry for you.

You’ll probably end up missing out on Continue reading “Zimbabwe Business: Top 10 Reasons Why Speed Matters.”

How to Write a Business Plan for Your Zimbabwe Business.

writing business planIf you’re in business, you have to plan for success. You know the old saying, “to fail to plan is to plan to fail.” And of-course, if you’re actually serious about implementing your plan, you’re going to write it down. Any business plan not worth writing down is not worth acting on. On the other hand, just because you’ve written down a plan, doesn’t mean it’s a good one – or that it’ll convince the bank.

In this post:

  • The two kinds of business plans – most business people only know about one (and suffer for it).
  • What you absolutely need to know about how to write a business plan that succeeds. If your plan lacks these, you’ll never get a cent from investors.
  • The biggest mistake entrepreneurs make when they hire a business consultant to write your business plan. Continue reading “How to Write a Business Plan for Your Zimbabwe Business.”

Company Registration & Business Setup in Zimbabwe

Want to register your company name (company formation)and setup your business in Zimbabwe? Business formation in Zimbabwe can be a very confusing and difficult process when you’re doing it for the first time.

optin imageThe company registrars office is the one responsible for the process, however most people choose to register through consultants to avoid the unnecessary waiting and frustration often involved. Even if you choose to go through a consultant, it’s really important that you understand the basics and you choose the right agent to register your business for you.

This post will show you what you the requirements for the company registration process in Zimbabwe, how to get it done quick, affordable and professionally!  Continue reading “Company Registration & Business Setup in Zimbabwe”

Business & Marketing: Strategic VS Tactical Thinking

Do You Have A Business Marketing Strategy?

Chess Game
Chess, the ultimate game of strategy

Heck, I know you want to answer yes, but do you really? If you’re like 99% of businesses out there, then you don’t – especially in Zimbabwean business.  The consequence is that you’re tactical in your approach to business. That means you’re episodic, random and uncoordinated about the way and the sequence of your marketing activities.

In fact, when I talk strategy to most entrepreneurs one thing is abundantly clear –

They don’t know the difference between strategy and tactics

Do you? Here’s why this is SUPER vital if you’re interested in more than just survival. Continue reading “Business & Marketing: Strategic VS Tactical Thinking”