Want People To Love Working For You? Here’s How To Get Them There

If you don’t have a culture in your startup, it will decay. If you don’t know your core values and how your business should reflect them, then your employees won’t know how to reflect them either. And if nobody knows…

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easiPoint brings business to all areas of SA

easiPoint, an inventive solution to a uniquely African problem, allows businesses to collect, record and receive customer payments from any location on the continent. Using the easiPoint device developed by RubiBlue, a leading intelligent business solutions organisation, companies can capture…

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How to create the core values that your start-up can thrive by

It’s easy to get caught up in the day to day intricacies of running your business. You have to answer this email, sort out that crisis, fix that leaking tap. Before you know it, you’ve got a bustling business packed…

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5 Steps To Cutting The Fraud Of A Cash-Driven Society In Africa

There is an issue when it comes to transactions in Africa. That issue is cash. There are plenty of reports that point to the percentage of people who remain unbanked on the continent – it’s high. There are also reports…

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Why empower your sales team to deliver good service?

What your sales team needs isn’t an attitude change or additional training, your team needs to be empowered. Way back in 1986, Bandura stated that the single most important thing a manager can do to empower others was to help…

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Rapid growth for RubiBlue sparks need for new employees

In 2017, RubiBlue has grown not only the number of policies its leading policy management solution handles from 4.3 million to 5.5 million, and grown from collecting R320 million to R400 million a month, its team has grown by just…

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8 top tips to find your work Zen

I minimise leftover emails in my outbox. Leftovers mean the pile is queuing up for tomorrow. Instead, I forward any emails I am not directly needed for to the right team member internally. Be healthy. Do what pleases you on…

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Financial services for all, an integrated approach needs to be taken

The World Bank (WB) has set an ambitious goal of securing universal access to formal financial services by 2020. Although 700 million people have signed up for a bank account since 2011, about two billion worldwide remain unbanked. As the…

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Africa: Big Data’s biggest gap

According to RubiBlue, big data and analytics presents many questions and possibilities to the African continent, so why is there still such little reliable and up-to-date data available? Big data and analytics presents many questions and possibilities to the African…

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Artificial intelligence and African finance

Access to financial services in Africa has improved tremendously over the past two decades but the financial sector has remained somewhat of a paradox. While African banks are on average more profitable and operate in less competitive environments, they are…

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