It’s almost the end of another year, which has blown by at a furious rate. (And I don’t think it’s just because I’m getting older either!) The global information overload which roars at us daily, seems to crowd out every ‘normal’ thought, and so it takes a great deal of effort to make […]
Business Leadership Blog
It is with great pleasure that we congratulate Noreen Mkhize on her 10-year anniversary with Finserv.
Noreen is the firm’s bookkeeper and acts in that capacity for a number of our clients as well.
It has been a real pleasure working with her. Noreen has always set herself very high standards, and so we look forward […]
I’ve often read about web sites being hacked. I believe it’s even happened to huge companies like Google and Apple. But, I guess I always thought it wouldn’t happen to me – after all, why would anyone want to bother with a small business like mine. And, – what can I possibly have to […]
I don’t know about you, but as I have a cell phone contract which generally meets my monthly needs, I tend not to check each invoice which comes through from the provider. (in this case, MTN). When the monthly charge does exceed the contract amount, it’s usually because I have spent more time on my […]
This morning I logged into my office server by remote and was greeted by a warning from Microsoft. Within 5 days (April 8, 2014), Microsoft will no longer support the Windows XP operating system. There will be no more security fixes, software updates or technical support, although Microsoft will still provide some anti-malware support for […]
We’ve come to the end of yet another year – and another one which seems to have flashed by. I don’t think it’s just because I’m getting older, as everyone I speak to – young and old alike – feel the same way. I’m sure it’s do with the fact that we live in an […]
One of the areas that require extra attention during the tough economic conditions – as we’re experiencing now – is the collection of outstanding debts.
It’s an aspect of business that no one really enjoys – and even the people employed to do the job, very often, find it hard to do. It’s a bit like […]
Before you say “what’s he still banging on about this thing called ‘vision’ for?” take a few minutes to consider this:
We live in a very uncertain world of business right now. I guess it’s always been that way, but I suspect never to the extent it is now. I get Business Day and Mail & […]
Louise Madgwick has just completed a Sectional Title Scheme management certification course, under the auspices of UCT (Law & Work) and Paddocks, a specialist sectional title and home owners association (HOA) firm that provides a range of products and services throughout South Africa. Paddocks is headed by Adjunct Professor Graham Paddock, who is an authority […]
So, for the past week, you’ve been giving a lot of thought to that picture of what your business or organisation should eventually look like – the end in mind.
And – you should have been able to write something down. If you have, then go through it a few times and sharpen it up; try […]