So what is an Entrepreneurial Insight?

An Entrepreneurial Insight consists of short videos followed by practical applications you can apply to your unique circumstances.  The goal of the insight is to assist you with guidance on a specific problem you as an entrepreneur could be facing.

The Entrepreneurial Insight will:

  • Help you to define the problem you are facing
  • Help you understand how this challenge affects your business
  • Give suggestions on how to better handle the challenge
  • Reveal what you can do to improve business growth
  • Provide practical guidance for your next steps

This Entrepreneurial Insight on Why you need to identify your greatest strengths will help with:

  • How do I identify my greatest knowledge-based strength? 
  • How do I identify my most valuable transferable skill? 
  • How do I identify my greatest personal trait? 

This Entrepreneurial Insight is for current and aspiring entrepreneurs who would like to identify their greatest strengths and learn how that can positively impact their business.

Do any of these questions describe you? 

  • Are you unaware of what your personal strengths are? 
  • Do you need to understand how your strengths can help grow your business? 
  • Are you too busy to stop and think strategically about your business? 
  • Are you looking for a way to make your business unique and stand out? 
  • Would you like it to be easier and more natural running your business? 
  • Do you want your business to be an expression of yourself? 
  • Do you need a strategy to help you make important business decisions? 
  • Do you want to embrace life-long learning and grow professionally? </
     Then this Insight on greatest strengths is for you

What is the time that I will invest?The content videos for this Entrepreneurial Insight will take 5:55 minutes to watch.You will need to complete the practical applications to relate the content to your unique situation. These are self-paced activities that you can work on until you have solved the problem you are facing.

The expert contributor for this insight is Dr. Mariaan Louw Dr. Marianne Louw writes, speaks and coaches on leadership and communication. She is also a senior lecturer and academic cluster manager in Communication and Media Studies at the IIEMSA in Johannesburg. 

This Entrepreneurial  Insight aims to solve an identified problem you could be facing in your business as an entrepreneur.  We present the solution in the form of brief, yet effective, video teachings followed by practical applications to assist you in translating the solution to your unique situation.  You will need to 

  • Watch the teaching video 
  • Complete the practical application that follows 
  • Explore any additional resources for added value
  • Take time to reflect on how you will apply what you have learned in your own business 


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You will be awarded a badge for every insight you complete with MyElearning so that you can build up your online learning profile.


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