Posts Tagged ‘business advice’

Five Business Lessons from Emma Jacobs, Owner of Westville B&B, Durban.

Chase your passion, not the big bucks Owning your own business is hard. Do something you love and the money will naturally follow. People see your passion for what you do and it is infectious. If you focus on the outcome of money, the input of dedicated, customer-focused, hard work is sometimes overlooked. Sincerity of…

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How to DIY your website

Something many businesswomen consider when they are investigating their website needs is going the route of doing a DIY WordPress website but most don’t know where to start and get overwhelmed.  Here’s a checklist for you, as well as some sage words of advise. First, consider the full cost of attempting DIY yourself before investing a…

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Introvert, Extrovert …Personality affects your Work behaviour

In dealing with various clients and giving feedback to assessment participants over the years, one comment has been made time after time “…but I am different at home than I am at work and it also depends on the situation.” Our personality can affect and influence all aspects of our performance and how we react…

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So, you want to turn your house into a B&B?

Here’s a broad run-down of what is needed to run your business legally: To run any business from a residential business, not just a B&B, you need to apply for, and receive Special Consent. This is done through your local Town Planning Office. It involves getting neighbours’ consent, and complying with Municipality’s requirements regarding, health…

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