Desmond Makondo (Part Three): At a Crossroads Again

Desmond Makondo (Part Three): At a Crossroads Again

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By June 2009, Desmond Makondo was again at a crossroads with regard to his business. At the end of 2007, the two-year partnership with Edward Jardim had ended amicably when the two realised that the business couldn't sustain a part-time partner who wasn't able to work the necessary hours. Since then, Makondo had continued to run the business single-handed, being responsible for photography with the help of his six freelancers as well as administration, bringing in new clients and strategic planning. However, the immense growth of the business meant that doing all of this had become very stressful. Makondo knew that the situation could not continue. He would have to put structures in place to ensure the smooth running of his company, and to ensure ...

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