Small Business MBA

SME ZONE  |  Podcast , ±19 min episodes every 1 week, 4 days  | 
Small Business MBA is a practical guide to entrepreneurship, hosted by Raizcorp trainer Yasmeen Alli. Each week she gives us essential advice on a different aspect of your business, and chats to expert guests for their perspectives.

Keywords: money, opportunity, business plan, business ideas, business news, income, financial news, Tiso Blackstar Group, small business ideas

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02
JUL
2018

A journey of self-acceptance

Self-acceptance is the topic of conversation in this week's edition of Small Biz MBA, are you trapped in your comfort zone, always seeking for other approval and opinions? Yasmeen Alli is joined by Haneefa Motani, Founder of Stylishi who shares her journey of self-acceptance.
11
JUN
2018

Sharing a hunting and farming for sales story

An issue often seen in small businesses is the insonsistancy in sales streams. This can be dangerous for a business as the unpredictability can make a business seem unprofessional and can scare would-be clients. Rishav Juglall MD at Rocky Brands shares his hunting and farming for sales story.
28
MAY
2018

Elements needed to build your sales

In the past few weeks Yasmeen Alli looked at the elements needed to build your sales and the importance of having a process in place that allows you to manage yourselves more predictably. She is joined by Raizcorp's Sales and Marketing guide, David Mills who talks about how to analyze and build your sales processes for a better sales pipeline
21
MAY
2018

A look at the topic of handeling objections and closing the deal

Yasmeen Alli takes a look at the topic of handeling objections and closing the deal. You've done your homework, you've made the sales pitch and you're confident that you are solving your potential client's pain. How do you remain positive and not become deflated when the deal is not closed as quickly as you like? Yoray Narainpersad, MD of Fast Forward Marketing joins the conversation about his experience in handling these objections and closing.
14
MAY
2018

Connecting your product with potential buyers

This week on Small Biz MBA Yasmeen Alli takes a look at some of the reason why entrepreneurs are struggling to connect their products with their potential buyers. Are they connecting the product's features and benefits to the clients needs? Kealeboga P Pule, Founder and MD at Nungu Diamonds talks about how he sees his products and connects with his clients.
02
MAY
2018

The importance of understanding the basics of selling

What makes for successful sales? In the second season of Small Biz MBA, Yasmeen Alli, Raizcorp's Academy Manager takes us through the fundamentals of selling. She is later joined by Nhlakanipho Shange, Managing Director at AD.IT Solutions about the importance of understanding the basics of selling
23
APR
2018

Yasmeen takes a look at innovation

This week on Small Biz MBA, Yasmeen takes a look at innovation, a topic that small businesses are the forerunners in. She also talks Leandi Streeter Innovation Solution Specialist to an authority for innovation in small businesses.
16
APR
2018

If someone were to ask you what do for a living, how would you answer them?

If someone were to ask you what do for a living, how would you answer them? Our opening gambit to a new prospect is called our elevator pitch. Jasmine Alli helps with some tips and tricks on how to buy yourself more time to close a sale. Joining her is Leandi Streeter, Small Business Expert on how to construct the perfect elevator pitch in a changing world.

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