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Life as a business owner

3 voices entrepreneurs need to muffle

Article by Allon Raiz: Serial entrepreneur and CEO of Raizcorp

Making the decision to start your own business is daunting enough without the persistent and nagging voices that haunt us as entrepreneurs. There are three main categories of “voices” experienced by most entrepreneurs. These are the voices of your family and friends; the voices of the marketplace; and those voices that reside in your head.

In a risk-averse environment such as one which has a history of protected employment, one of the principal challenges for entrepreneurs is the perceptions of their families. It is widely believed that going the entrepreneurial route is dangerous and even irresponsible.

Work is important for a happy life

Article provide by The Riverbend Group

As we’ve talked with clients over the past few months, we’ve discovered a common thread. Everyone seems to be going through a process of evaluating their lives. Evaluation, by definition, is a noun, meaning the making of a judgment about the amount, number, or value of something; an assessment.

We are evaluating those things which make up our human reality here on earth, including the time and energy we put into our careers.

Guarding our mental health is crucial – especially during the COVID-19 pandemic

Article written by Tshepiso Chocho (Executive Manager for People Management Sasria)

When the World Health Organization (WHO) reported an outbreak with a cluster of pneumonia cases of the Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) in Wuhan City, China on the 31 December 2019 – it set the stage for what would be one of the biggest adjustments the world would witness in our lifetime. SARS-CoV-2 was confirmed to be what we now commonly refer to as COVID-19, and it has spread to over 100 countries around the world, South Africa being one of them.

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