Establishing a start-up in any industry isn’t easy. It requires passion, talent and a whole lot of tenacity. Garth Barnes and Fabian Sing from Tigerfight share the lessons they learnt while launching their music production and composition start-up.
Xoliswa Kakana

Xoliswa Kakana from ICT-Works proves that credibility and brand building are as important as skills when you’re starting out in an industry.


Entelect CEO Shashi Hansjee, explains his ‘five minute rule’, why even after quitting smoking two years ago he still has ‘smoke breaks,’ and a host of other productivity tips that help him power through the day.



Letting people choose from a diversity of workspaces allows them to perform at their best and increases business efficiencies. Refurbishment company Tétris is showing companies how.

Ergonomics is so much more than your chair. Linda Trim from Giant Leap explains how the right office space will boost your company’s – and your – productivity and happiness.

Self-made billionaire, David Rubenstein regularly brainstorms business, life and success habits with entrepreneurial peers like Warren Buffet and Bill Gates. Here’s his 7 habits of success.

Idols runner-up, frontman of The Graeme Watkins Project, entrepreneur and collaborator, Graeme Watkins has pursued every opportunity that’s come his way with passion and energy.

If there really is one key to success, it's making at least a little progress every day.

How do you take a generic product and differentiate it? For Anne-Marie le Roux and Cupmasters it is about a ‘total package of benefits’.

Vox Telecom’s CEO Jacques du Toit has his sights set on expansion driven by sales and acquisitions.

If you want to grow a big business with an enduring brand, you need to think long-term. Grow Consulting’s Michael Greyling did this by fostering future relationships.

You get more done when you stop confusing groggy tired, malnourished and disorganised with working hard.

When Lizwe Nkala started GroupThinQ, he had to find ways to compete on an equal footing with large corporate organisations.

Dial a Nerd’s enduring success is realising that profits matter more than bright lights and courting equity partners. To grow profits brothers, Colin and Aaron Thornton, have strategically brought their turnover down and today run a simpler, consolidated and more sustainable company. This is their story.

Scrap the To Do list and switch to Tony Robbins’ effective time management system.