Business - Managing for profit
Peter Hughes Peter Hughes

“Management is the spark that brings business profit. Peter Hughes shares his 40 years of Lowveld farming experience with you”

What’s your job on the farm?

Don’t assume that everyone on your farm knows his or her job. Try this exercise, and you will be surprised.
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Every business needs a boss

No great organisation was ever built without clear lines of command.
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Why the best-laid plans don’t hatch

The process of planning the future of your business is more important than the plan itself.
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Using a smartphone for business

The smartphone puts enormous power in your hands. How much of it are you using to make a profit for your business?
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Brand awareness

If the humble crop of cotton can be differentiated to bring success to thousands of subsistence farmers in Uganda, we can do the same with our products.
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Do you have character?

A lack of integrity is just plain bad for business, not to mention the country.
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Be inspired by mega farmers

Mega farmers share a common characteristic: their success depends on dealing successfully with people.
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Be a better boss - six resolutions to follow

Here are the ‘Big Six’ resolutions that you need to make and follow in 2016.
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Lessons learnt from rugby

The game we all love mirrors many of the challenges facing any organisation.
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Stop worrying! Build your business

Forget about government’s land reform mess. Build your business and help small-scale farmers yourself.
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