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Nine steps to becoming a successful freelancer

Some of the ways to become a successful freelancer include making new connections and being prepared for dry spells

WATCH: How to deal with an unsolicited offer to buy your business

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Engaging with acquirers just to see how the market values your company could damage your business relationships and reputation, an expert warns

WATCH: How leaders can learn to delegate responsibilities

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Delegating tasks an important part of being an efficient leader, yet many leaders do not know how to delegate and whom to delegate to

Laughter is the best motivator — and that’s no joke

A good fit of laughter can motivate the team, enabling it to get to work with more energy — better than a cup of coffee, say advocates of mirth in the workplace. Picture: ISTOCK

Humour is a resource managers can use, but should be used with a level of measure and moderation, writes AngéLique Mangon

The world’s self-starters are self-funders too, GEM’s entrepreneur survey shows

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The global economic crisis has had a profound effect on the entrepreneurial landscape, the Global Entrepreneurship Monitor says

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ON WORK: Holidaying company bosses flaunt latest way to show off

CEO’s reading lists turn out to be the new ‘mine’s bigger than yours’


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