In 2004 I decided to start my own business, Texta Print. The business lead to me being chosen as one ABSA's Top Five Entrepreneurs in 2005.
Just like other entrepreneurs, I experienced the hurdle of a lack of capital when I started the business. To overcome this I convinced my customers to pay me either all or half of the money up front. I rounded up my friends to be my employees. I also paid my employees on a commission basis. This, for me, was the beginning of my business journey.
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