Month: September 2012

Doing nothing…

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Book Review – What To Do When You Want To Give Up

Help for Entrepreneurs in Tough Times by Allon Raiz with Trevor Waller (Pan Macmillan) ISBN: 978 1 920434 32 8 Viable small and medium sized enterprises will contribute to a strong South African economy and create much-needed jobs. Entrepreneurship is widely encouraged and support programmes for entrepreneurs abound.  Among the multitude of advisors, Allon Raiz and his …

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Lay Or Lie

Lay is a transitive verb. Transitive verbs need a subject and one or more direct objects. The present tense is ‘lay’. Example: I (subject) lay the blanket (direct object) on the bed. The past tense is ‘laid’. Example: I laid the blanket on the bed. Lie is an intransitive verb. Intransitive verbs don’t need direct objects. The present tense is …

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