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CA(SA) – GET READY FOR BLOCKCHAIN!

  Blockchain. Sounds like a plumbing device. But Blockchain is now ready for the world! Picture a world in which there is only one currency - where financial transactions happen instantaneously, paperless, fully transparent and cybercrime-free. Picture a world where there are no exorbitant bank charges, no fees. Picture a world where nearly every transaction [...]

By | April 3rd, 2017|CA(SA), Entrepreneurship, News|0 Comments

ENTREPRENEURSHIP 101 – INCREASE YOUR SALES BY 30% PLUS!

  In the current tough economic climate everyone is looking to cut costs. But what about increasing sales? Take the following example and magic will unfold: Current sales assumed at________________R100,000 Increase Prices by 10%__________________R10,000 Increase customers by 10%_______________R10,000 Increase frequency of purchase by 10%_______R10,000 TOTAL INCREASE________________________R30,000 = 30% I bet you thought you needed to [...]

By | December 11th, 2016|Entrepreneurship|0 Comments

CA(SA) – A RIDDLE! MERGERS & ACQUISITIONS – The 101 Model?

  Here is a simple model that smart corporate acquirers use in determining the value of a business. Note that this applies specifically to entities that are publicly listed (PLE). Here is the case: The PLE wants to acquire a company It asks for projected earnings over 5 years and does all the necessary due [...]

ENTREPRENEURSHIP 101 – IF YOU CAN’T BE A FAILURE, YOU’RE UNLIKELY TO SUCCEED.

  Ask any of the most successful entrepreneurs and they will tell you - they failed many more times than they succeeded. This is quite astonishing. Isn't success just plain success? Well, apparently not. That worn out rendition of Thomas Edison's journey in the discovery of the electric light bulb is too often repeated is [...]

By | September 2nd, 2016|Entrepreneurship|0 Comments

ENTREPRENEURSHIP 101 – Rough ‘n Dirty Financial Methods That Will Keep you Ahead of Your Business

  Here's the deal: ACCOUNTING IS ARITHMETIC MADE DIFFICULT In any event, the size of the numbers have grown exponentially (from shillings and pence to billions of Rands) and so the accounting systems have needed to be much more complex. Now I am not proposing that we drop the systems and revert back to the [...]

By | September 2nd, 2016|Entrepreneurship|0 Comments