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Books

  • Being an entrepreneur means knowing yourself – Alan Knott-Craig [Extract]

    No one need tell you that to succeed as an entrepreneur is hard work. What many don't tell you is that it takes an acute sense of knowing yourself to succeed where many others have failed. In fact failure may just be part of the process. In this fifth extract from his new book, tech entrepreneur Alan Knott-Craig Junior details how entrepreneurs can go about improving their self-awareness. With permission from Knott-Craig — the founder of Project Isizwe and former Mxit head — Ventureburn is serialising parts of the entrepreneur’s new self-published book 13 Rules for Being an Entrepreneur which is now available via his website http://bigalmanack.com. Ventureburn made five...

  • Alan Knott-Craig book – set yourself up to deal with adversity [Extract]

    In being an entrepreneur you have to deal with adversity all the time. It could be closing that first sale, making a new hire or or even saving your company from liquidation. In this fourth extract from his new book, tech entrepreneur Alan Knott-Craig Junior how you can devise a strategy to benefit from unpleasant shocks to the system. With permission from Knott-Craig — the founder of Project Isizwe and former Mxit head — Ventureburn is serialising parts of the entrepreneur’s new self-published book 13 Rules for Being an Entrepreneur which is now available via his website http://bigalmanack.com. Ventureburn is also giving away five copies of the new...