Small Business Focus

SA is gripped by negativity. Why then are so many entrepreneurs thriving?

The overall state of grumpiness in South Africa today is overwhelming.

Yet, considering all the drama in our country, how is that a few handfuls of entrepreneurs in both big and small businesses are achieving growth 100 times greater than our country’s growth rate?

The Money Show’s Bruce Whitfield interviewed Aurik Business Incubator Director and CEO Pavlo Phitidis for his weekly small business feature.

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News relentlessly comes at us and the reported news is mostly bad. Before there was less news, and therefore less bad news. And we had time to recover before the next wave of news hit us.

Pavlo Phitids, Aurik Business Incubator

Breathe deeply! It calms your mind.

Pavlo Phitids, Aurik Business Incubator

It’s crucial for entrepreneurs to know what’s going on. But you’ve got to look through the noise.

Pavlo Phitids, Aurik Business Incubator

Work with what you’ve got; NOT with what you need!

Pavlo Phitids, Aurik Business Incubator

A big vision needs to be idealistic!

Pavlo Phitids, Aurik Business Incubator

The truth lies in action. What works for you might not work for someone else. Your destination must be clear. If you act without a destination your time and energy will run out.

Pavlo Phitids, Aurik Business Incubator

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