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76% of the average South African salary is servicing debt. This is causing massive financial stress for blue and white collar workers alike. Do you know how your workforce is affected by debt? Are your engagement and productivity levels suffering? Hayley Parry and Gary Kayle of The Money School unpack the truth about financial stress.
What single characteristic unites South Africa’s most successful entrepreneurs? They have passion and a purpose — and it’s driving their successes to new heights.
One of the biggest challenges Decision Inc, which has a turnover of R116 million, has faced on its growth journey is that of price.
Shark Tank’s Dawn Nathan-Jones unpacks how leaders who focus on growth and development will build strong, sustainable organisations.
Successful businesses are built through a series of challenges and solutions. Nicholas Bell doesn’t just deal with challenges as they arise though. He sets goals, determines what’s stopping him from reaching them and puts strategies in place to eradicate any and all obstacles.
One of South Africa’s most popular radio personalities, TBO Touch has developed into an entrepreneur and brand powerhouse. He believes every goal and vision is attainable, with the right attitude and mindset.
Entrepreneurial businesses often have an edge over their corporate competitors because they’re flexible and agile. But corporates have insights into growth that many entrepreneurs lack. Shark Tank’s Romeo Kumalo shares what the corporate world taught him about building a high-impact entrepreneurial business.
Busi Skenjana has tapped into a lucrative niche market by focusing on what she knows — and linking that to brands who need her knowledge and understanding.
This is the story of how a born-and-bred New Yorker bootstrapped South Africa’s fastest growing fitness chain. From one small, old-school gym in Benoni to owning the club that Barack Obama works out at when he visits SA, Rivera has built a business worth over R2 billion from nothing.
At 26 Kate Moodley was a GM at Momentum. She’s gone on to owning one of the most successful Discovery franchises in the country, and has won top franchisee more than once. A focus on hard work, discipline and integrity have allowed her to build an impressive career — without taking any shortcuts.
RocoMamas founder Brian Altriche is no stranger to failure. His first franchise left him in debt, he lost almost his entire life’s savings on the stock market, he got squeezed out of one business and sued by Red Bull in another… the list goes on. And yet in each case he’s learnt and implemented vital lessons that have culminated in the runaway success of South Africa’s favourite smart casual phenomenon.
The beauty industry remains one of the most recession-proof markets in today’s economy. Jennifer Glodik has built a powerful business that is now offering full business opportunities for aspiring beauty entrepreneurs.
After 23 years in corporate Neil Robinson quit his job. He wanted some time to evaluate his life and purpose, and choose what his next 20 years would look like. What he found was more than a cause, but a mission to do good and change lives.
On the road to business success, RocoMamas founder Brian Altriche learnt some valuable lessons when providing customers with a unique service.
While it’s every start-up’s aim to focus on growth, there can be pitfalls to chasing growth too quickly. Jess Mouneimne explains how she learnt the cost of a bad hire the hard way.
If comedy wins, we win. That’s the mantra of Goliath and Goliath, who have not only taken the comedy world by storm, but are flexing their entrepreneurial muscles into corporate gigs, training, running comedy shows and venues… anything and everything that they can add their talent, flair and ambition to.
In 2006 adventurer and conservationist Braam Malherbe completed a world first when he and a friend ran 4 200 kms along the entire Great Wall of China in just under 100 days. For six days a week they ran more than a marathon a day through some of the world’s most extreme weather conditions. How did they achieve this? Through passion, purpose and a dream.