Ten Ways To Innovate

Ten Ways To Innovate

By Annie Baptiste I follow @visualcap on social media and this wheel outlining the different types of innovation caught my eye. I couldn’t help but think about how this applies to the success of some of the most valuable South African brands and specifically how these...
How cancer prepared my small business for Covid-19

How cancer prepared my small business for Covid-19

By Annie Baptiste Disclaimer: This article was initially written in 2019 and it was titled: How my small business survived cancer.  On reading it now, it almost feels smug, in the face of our current reality in lockdown. However, cancer was the catalyst to...
How cancer prepared my small business for Covid-19

Where To Score A Fix In the Time Of Corona

By Annie Baptiste Let’s be honest.  Even if you don’t love your job there are little moments of triumph that boost your ego, your self-confidence and your profile in the business.  And all of these add to your work persona. If you love your job like me,...

Dictionary of a Franchise Convention

By Annie Baptiste On Thursday 7 April, FASA hosted the annual Convention as part of the International Franchise Exhibition.  There were some excellent speakers who shared some interesting information, advice and insights into franchising specifically, as well as...