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How to Start Your Own Business
Running your own business is a stressful but good career and life choice. It demands your time and focus. Start by expecting to live your work until it is established, so it can get off the ground. There are many different opinions about how to start a business. Below are some basic ideas and guidelines to get you started.
Have An Idea
1 Come up with an idea
You will need an idea for a business before you do anything else. You can conduct a market research to have a clear image. This should be something you are passionate about, since your new business will consume a great deal of your time and money.
Come up with business ideas by identifying things people need and are willing to pay for, that isn’t provided in your area, or which you can provide better than anyone else.
2 Consider if it is possible
Before going too far, think about how plausible your idea is. Is it something that people would actually pay for? Will it turn enough of a profit to be worth spending your time to do it? You will also need to be sure that it is possible to put into action. While it would be great to have a computer which makes food magically appear out of thin air, this is simply impossible.
3 Be sure it’s unique
Whatever your idea is, be sure it’s as unique as possible....continue reading
THE IMPORTANCE OF REGISTERING YOUR BUSINESS WITH ZAMBIA PUBLIC PROCUREMENT AUTHORITY (ZPPA)
Did you know it is a requirement by law that any business institution or individual must register with ZPPA in order to conduct business with any public institution in Zambia? Register your business with ZPPA now & take advantage of the ever growing economy to grow your business as well. for details visit www.zppa.org.zm
THE ZAMBIAN HIGHWAY CODE
The highway code is a written manual containing rules, regulations, procedures and conduct of all road users. In Zambia, all motorists, motorcyclists and cyclists are required to keep left on the roads while pedestrians are required to keep right facing oncoming traffic.
THE TEN (10) BASIC RULES
(i) KNOW THE HIGHWAY CODE VERY WELL AND PUT IT INTO PRACTICE:
The Highway Code is the road user's bible and by keeping to the
rules you will do much to keep our roads safe and more pleasant for