on_business Mr. Sam Matekane
MASERU- Renowned businessman and founder of the Matekane Group of Companies
, Mr Sam Matekane
, has urged upcoming entrepreneurs to be patient in their quest to make it in the cut-throat world of commerce.
Speaking at the Business Talk hosted by Lesotho Sun
on Thursday last week, Matekane
said young entrepreneurs often make the mistake of expecting to turn rich overnight yet it takes years of hard work and patience to succeed in business.
further highlighted his
empire has very humble beginnings, evolving from a small-scale brick-making business and then expanding to plant-hire, road-construction, mining and aviation.
When you do so, it is when we start judging whether you have a future in business or not," Matekane
continued: "The white man was not joking when he
said at the end of the day, hard work pays.
One needs to be patient enough to know that a business does not grow over a day, and returns take much longer to be realised in business."
A good businessperson should seek skilled personnel that would add value to his