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Property entrepreneurs can take advantage of the huge demand for housing close to facilities in metro areas.
In the early 80s, Connie Mashaba worked for Southern Sun hotels as a junior bookkeeper. In 1985, her husband Herman Mashaba asked her to join his fledgling business in Garankuwa, north of Pretoria. What started out as a small manufacturer of hair care and grooming products for the black consumer has grown into a multi-billion rand business and a household name.
Two Cape-based entrepreneurs narrowed their focus to build a niché business with high rewards.
Academic Dr Mehran Zarrebini is applying lessons in analytical thought, working with mentors, and embracing diversity for business growth.
Dedicated tech and business experts come together to start radical tech training programme to increase local tech skills, benefitting business and the youth.
New Zealand country boy strikes it rich in South Africa by pursuing his dream of a better life.
It’s important to hire the right people, but your responsibility doesn’t end there. Even excellent employees require support.
Wanting it all is one thing — making it work is another. Alex van Tonder manages to balance her work as a brand expert, a social media doyenne, and a gutsy thriller writer.
A young, self-taught fashion designer from Soweto, Thabo Khumalo markets his start-up online without a big budget.
The Rani brothers grew their business from one Internet café to 38 stores with a R22 million turnover by creating a market where none really existed.
We all want to be more productive and better organised. Business leader and visionary Val Bourdos Nichas offers advice on getting things done.
How big picture thinking has helped one of SA’s most popular insurance brands shoot the lights out – over and over again.
Paulene Abrey and Luaan Hong from Deepend Post prove that there is always room for new ideas, even in very crowded markets.
A young Johannesburg entrepreneur’s invention of a simple way for people to grow vegetables took a long time to flourish, but its time has come.
When Molemo Kgomo of Ntombenhledolls struggled to find an African doll for her daughter, she created her own. It seemed as if there was a business idea there, but business was slow… at first.
Once a novelty, today there are more online courses than you can shake a stick at.