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How To Be A Better Business Conversationalist

How To Be A Better Business Conversationalist

Relationships are the lifeblood of business. You know this as well as I do — without building relationships with people, you’re not going to do well in business. Building that capability takes time, though. It’s not easy and it doesn’t come naturally for everyone. I’ve had to work at it, and so do you — […]

In Africa, Costly Data Slows Internet TV’s Growth: Naspers’ Showmax

In Africa, Costly Data Slows Internet TV’s Growth: Naspers’ Showmax

Global entertainment group Naspers is trying to persuade telecoms operators in Africa to offer customers unlimited data to help boost the growth of internet television on the continent. The high cost of data in Africa has hampered the take up of internet TV, even though the number of internet users in the region has grown […]

Alibaba Smashes Sales Records On Singles’ Day Hype

Alibaba Smashes Sales Records On Singles’ Day Hype

Chinese e-commerce group Alibaba surpassed last year’s Singles Day sales record of $14.3 billion by 3:30 pm (Beijing time) today, after the company pulled out all the stops to ensure a successful shopping bonanza amid a slowing Chinese economy. Gross merchandise value settled through its payment app Alipay reached 91.2 billion yuan ($13.3 billion) shortly after […]

10 Mistakes to Avoid When Starting an Online Business

10 Mistakes to Avoid When Starting an Online Business

Starting an online business begins with filling a need and building credibility, but the factors that go into making your online business a smashing success don’t stop there. While the barriers for setting up a company are low, the majority of people starting an online business fail largely due to mistakes that seem obvious in […]

Being Smart Won’t Make You a Top Producer

Being Smart Won’t Make You a Top Producer

I don’t need smart people around me. The banks failed and they are filled with smart people. Who I need are people that take action. How can you be a person that takes action? You don’t need a Ph.D. from MIT. You don’t need to have a lot of money. You don’t even need to […]