Opinion

1 week ago | April 1, 2020

7 Disciplines of Peak Performance – Part 1

Discipline is the bridge between goals and accomplishments.” [Jim Rohn]. You see you can have all these other great ...

2 weeks ago | March 27, 2020

Disciplines of peak performance

“Four steps to achievement: Plan purposefully. Prepare prayerfully. Proceed positively. Pursue persistently.”

Make business ecosystem relevant

As a company, your business model is being put under pressure and disrupted with the ongoing global shifts taking place, ...

The ‘family’ in family business

Over the past few weeks, a few interesting conversations have brought me to the conclusion that the most overlooked ...

Life beyond current challenges

My colleague asked me a question? “Where are the opportunities in all this mess? Will the world be the same again?” ...

Business in times of Covid-19

Iam afraid I have become a bit infamous in my tribe for forcing relatives, friends and siblings alike to wash hands with ...

3 weeks ago | March 20, 2020

Of partnerships, ownership and control

In Zimbabwe, business partnerships have become popular these days. In this case they are known by their popular acronym ...

How to promote business in complex market

You might feel like you’re constantly throwing darts at the wall and seeing what sticks in the realm of business ...

What is your why?

Knowing your “Why” means understanding why you do things the way you do. It’s the reason you do the things you do. ...

SMEs can benefit from large projects

I was in Mutare recently amid tragic circumstances. A lot of death surrounded “Yours truly”. My dear beloved uncle, ...

3 weeks ago | March 19, 2020

Why are there so few coronavirus cases in Russia and Africa?

 Since the COVID-19 pandemic began in Wuhan, China in December 2019, we have seen the virus spread to over 160 ...

3 weeks ago | March 18, 2020

Explainer: The fungibility suspension

Last week, Treasury – through Exchange Control (Suspension of Fungibility of Certain Shares) Order 2020 – suspended the ...

1 month ago | March 6, 2020

RBZ needs to release data in full, on time

The Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe was hit last week by conspiracy theorists yet again when The Financial Times published a ...

2 months ago | February 21, 2020

Detention of goods

This article focuses in giving an understanding on goods that are detained by the Zimbabwe Revenue Authority (ZIMRA) ...

Can Africans industrialise in this era?

This heading is one of the last questions I asked in my article, “Can the African become a true capitalist?” These two ...

Corporate social responsibility is ‘so yesterday’

You have heard the cynical view that the role of a corporation is to create value for the shareholder, and its social ...

2 months ago | February 7, 2020

Mining sector has so much potential

As the world gathered at the Mining Indaba, which was held between the 3rd and 6th of February 2020, last week, I ...

Price discussion with a customer

It’s no secret and it happens to every business. There’s been a change in your industry and as a result, the resources ...

Can the African become a true capitalist?

The ethos of capitalism is; “To each according to his abilities”. That of communism is; “From each according to his ...

How large firms can help SMEs

Large companies are in business to make lots of money full stop! But with the rate of globalisation encumbered by high ...