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These simple strategies will kick-start your business, fast
Marketing consultant shares tips for turning around your small business without breaking the bank.
By Winnie Makena 2 years ago
These simple strategies will kick-start your business, fast
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Risk takers cashing in on street food
NSK is part of the Simba hospitality portfolio that joins a series of other hotels including The Villa Rosa Kempinski (Nairobi).
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Risk takers cashing in on street food
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Options when a business goes bust
The last five years have seen the exit of famous brands such as Deacons and Nakumatt.
By Winnie Makena 2 years ago
Options when a business goes bust
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Wabosha Maxine: How graduate turned free make up lessons into money-making video blog
What she started as fun and free make-up video blog for her friends and classmates after she cleared campus has turned into a well-paying career.
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Wabosha Maxine: How graduate turned free make up lessons into money-making video blog
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Three productivity hacks that don't work
Here are 3 productivity hacks that won't work
By Winnie Makena 3 years ago
Three productivity hacks that don't work
Ransomware: The new threat to Kenyan businesses
The criminals behind these schemes are more sophisticated than a one-man operation.
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Financial health checklist for your business
The following is a checklist you can use to evaluate your financial health as a small-business owner.
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Financial health checklist for your business
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How to pick a stock: Best practices from industry experts
Be fearful when others are greedy, and greedy when others are fearful. Few people know exactly where the money is in stocks.
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How to pick a stock: Best practices from industry experts
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Great business ideas to cast away corona blues
The business landscape has changed with the arrival of Covid-19. Here is where to put your money.
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Great business ideas to cast away corona blues
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What Africa's 2021 Billionaires have in common
The 18 billionaires from Africa in 2021 are worth $73.8 billion, an average of $4.1 billion each. Out of the 18, South Africa and Egypt have five each
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A CFO on the biggest money mistakes that tank businesses
How well you lead determines how successful your business will become. Without a business strategy or plan, you get bogged down in day-to-day problems
By Winnie Makena 3 years ago
A CFO on the biggest money mistakes that tank businesses
The 'Secret Weapon' for business success
The number of super-rich individuals in Kenya is one of the fastest-growing in the world. They have created remarkable successful businesses.
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The 'Secret Weapon' for business success
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How to come up with innovative business ideas
Skip the formal business plan and start with a simple elevator pitch to jot down the basic components of your idea.
By Winnie Makena 3 years ago
How to come up with innovative business ideas
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How they bounced back from the brink of collapse
Companies that teetered on the edge of disaster and somehow recovered.
By Winnie Makena 3 years ago
How they bounced back from the brink of collapse
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Common legal issues that sink Kenyan enterprises
Another way to avoid litigation is by terminating a contract if you know the business cannot deliver on its part.
By Winnie Makena 3 years ago
Common legal issues that sink Kenyan enterprises
Horizontal diversification in action
Product diversification is a strategy employed by a company, at a business or corporate level, to increase profitability and achieve higher sales...
By Winnie Makena 3 years ago
Horizontal diversification in action
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Why your brand needs to be instagram-ready
With the significant rise of micro-influencers, having visually appealing packaging has been as important as having a good product, if not more.
By Winnie Makena 3 years ago
Why your brand needs to be instagram-ready
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How to build a house in under six weeks
Prefabricated panels cut construction time and cost but the technology is yet to gain widespread use locally due to low market awareness.
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How to build a house in under six weeks
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How to get a head hunter to notice you
Finding a job is a job.
By Winnie Makena 3 years ago
How to get a head hunter to notice you
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7 tax-saving tips for small businesses
It is tax season and businesses are starting to file all 2020 income tax and information returns.
By Winnie Makena 3 years ago
7 tax-saving tips for small businesses
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Smartest money moves you can make in a financial crisis
The country is under lockdown yet again, bringing with it some economic downturns.
By Winnie Makena 3 years ago
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How your dominant intelligence dictates the right career for you
Howard Gardner’s Eight Intelligences each represent different ways of how a person best processes information
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So you want to get into matatu business?
The matatu business is not as clear-cut as it seems, but with proper guidance, one can successfully invest in the industry.
By Winnie Makena 3 years ago
So you want to get into matatu business?
What losing my job taught me…
I should have learnt to handle the politics more proactively particularly with senior level officers and not just focus on work.
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What losing my job taught me…
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Have you set your business goals for 2021?
Your business is only as good as your team. They are the ones interacting with your clients
By Winnie Makena 3 years ago
Have you set your business goals for 2021?
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I gave my boss an ultimatum and became jobless
If you have identified your deal breakers or evaluated your decisions, do not second guess yourself
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I gave my boss an ultimatum and became jobless
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You want to groom your children into business leaders? Here is how
Some big businesses haven’t survived long after its founders were gone
By Winnie Makena 3 years ago
You want to groom your children into business leaders? Here is how
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On a job hunt? A career coach shares top tips
For CV writing, avoid strange fonts and formats or too many lines or boxes or templates downloaded from Pinterest
By Winnie Makena 3 years ago
On a job hunt? A career coach shares top tips
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Social media habits that can kill your business
When used and managed properly, social media can help boost brand awareness for your business and drive traffic to your website
By Winnie Makena 3 years ago
Social media habits that can kill your business
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Common money myths that are holding you back
The sooner one buys life insurance, the sooner they can start building that cash value, which can be utilised for both opportunities and emergencies
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Common money myths that are holding you back
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From barely surviving to an industry leader  
When I ran out of cash to pay teachers, we started a feeding programme for our teachers and other staff members
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From barely surviving to an industry leader  
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How we survived 2020
It is in these dire situations that some businesses survived, some even thrived, thanks to resilience, adaptation and a little luck.
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How we survived 2020
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How they got richer as billions got poorer
The companies are gauged by their market capitalisation, which is the total dollar market value of a company’s outstanding shares of stock
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X-ray your finances before you get into 2021
Starting saving early helps because of the power of compounding interest.
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Boda bodas inspired our business
We all did not get the opportunity to join the workforce and we want to give other people an opportunity to be their own bosses.
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Boda bodas inspired our business
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How Tiktok took over social media and local entertainment
The short video-sharing app allows artistes to entertain the audience with made up characters, dress-ups and lip-syncs
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HR managers and CEOs: What we expect when you walk into an interview
There are real secrets that can give you an edge and make you stand out in a sea of similar, if not better applicants.
By Winnie Makena 3 years ago
HR managers and CEOs: What we expect when you walk into an interview
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Side hustles that turned into goldmines
Apple’s popularity and value have wavered over the years, hitting an especially low point in the late 1980s after Jobs was ousted.
By Winnie Makena 3 years ago
Side hustles that turned into goldmines
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Theatre gloom kills holiday mood as local films bloom
The first major film to be most affected is No Time to Die
By Winnie Makena 3 years ago
Theatre gloom kills holiday mood as local films bloom
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How smart tech can control your home
From intelligent lights that change according to your mood to robot cleaners, running your house can be made easier – and at an affordable price.
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How smart tech can control your home
Rift widens in Azimio as Savula says ODM free to join Ruto's government
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