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When Siya Mapoko's first business was failing, he was desperate for advice. He turned to the JSE's top business titans to discover the secrets to success. What he learnt not only changed his business, but also influenced countless other SMEs over the years.
Joyce Mnguni has built her dream business by taking leaps out of her comfort zones, again and again and again… and she’s never regretted a single decision.
Being beyond busy - Matsi Modise of SiMODiSA on how she squeezes everything into one day.
“With a client coach we had a win rate of 50% or more. Without a client coach, our win rate was less than 5%.”
2017 Will be the year of video marketing. Is your business ready?
The mentor/mentee relationship is one of the most important foundations of business success. Here’s how to get it right.
Not only has the 31-year old entrepreneur achieved what he set out to do, but he was a self-made millionaire at 24, the youngest investor on South Africa’s Shark Tank, and an entrepreneur who is shaking up the entire accounting industry. All without taking a single cent of debt.
As a former international kickboxer, national kickboxing team manager in Norway and entrepreneur, Gjermund Nesland has learnt how important discipline and focus are to ultimate success.
The best start-ups don’t follow the expected norms and restrictions of established industries. They spot gaps, think outside the box, and bring skills together in new and exciting ways.
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.