Nobody enjoys failing. We all want to make a success of our lives, our work and our endeavours. But in recent years, there’s been an increasing acknowledgment that failure is an integral part of life – it is essential to how we learn and grow. Failure, thought leaders have mused, means taking risks, which is…Details
So, you’ve survived the start-up phase of your business. Now it’s time to grow. Here, I unpack three strategies to help you along your way and suggest a few ways to shake up your growing business. Whichever you decide to experiment with, the Golden Rule is this: take it slow and have a plan. Expanding…Details
I recently came across a book by Ben Horowitz called The hard things about the hard things that describes the difficulty of starting and running a business. What the author had to go through seems like a movie and often while reading it I would think I would have given up numerous times. However, the…Details
Wadzanai Mabuto thrives on being surrounded by young, impressionable minds. When she delivers lectures to her students, she incorporates real-life challenges that she herself has overcome. Read Wadzanai’s full interview here.Details
ALICE is an audit robot, a first-of-its-kind IT computer program using new methods and ideas that are changing the auditing profession both in South Africa and internationally. Read their full interview here.Details
In the public eye, Chris van Zyl first and foremost is a proud professional rugby player. But he has decided to deviate from the norm and pursue an alternative career while playing professional rugby. Read Chris’ full interview here.
The Cape Flats is one of the toughest places to grow up for a youngster − the constant lure of gangsterism, violence and drugs, extremely under-resourced schools, and not knowing how to escape it all. Read Nathaniel’s full interview here.
Today, the humble young entrepreneur who is a philanthropist at heart has turned the truck business he started during articles, Ranzo, into a fleet of 15 trucks. He is also a director of Olbro Logistics. Read all about AJ here.
The daring and driven entrepreneur Lyle Malander launched Malander Advisory, a chartered accounting and financial advisory firm, in 2015. He has since also launched Malander Placements, a recruitment firm, and Malander Digital, an IT firm. And they just recently opened a branch in London. Read all about Lyle Malander and watch his video interview here.Details