Professor Tommy du Plessis is the director of the Potchefstroom Business School. His fields of expertise are entrepreneurship and small business management, and before joining the PBS he was the Provincial General Manager of ABSA in the North West Province. He is a regular columnist in newspapers on the field of small businesses, where he gives advice on a large number of topics that deal with entrepreneurship and small business management. He is also a regular guest on a South African radio programme that targets small and medium-sized businesses and also contributes to a London-based newspaper’s column on Business Start-ups. Visit The North West University website to find out more about the Potchefstroom Business School.