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New book profiles young entrepreneurs

14 Mar 2014 08:44
A new book, 'Tips from South Africa's Best Young Entrepreneurs' will be launched on 8 April 2014 in Johannesburg and 10 April in Cape Town.
Written by Paseka Kalaku, a speaker, business development coach and a serial entrepreneur, it comprises of a series of profiles on some of the most successful and dynamic young businesspeople in South Africa.

Each chapter is dedicated to a single entrepreneur and focuses on the personality and the story of how he or she achieved success in a particular environment or field. The narrative focuses on the personal success stories of these self-starters in the context of the economic climate of their respective markets.

Issues discussed include how they started in business; their defining moments; the challenges they faced and how they overcame them; their frustrations and achievements; what kept them going; what they learned in the process; things they would have done differently; their opinions on leadership, on South Africa's future; their heroes, and finally, the legacy they leave behind.

The young entrepreneurs being featured in the book include:

    • Anina Malherbe - Vivid Luxury
    • Bontle Moeng - BizNis Africa
    • Lebo Pule - Lebo Pule Business Networks
    • Lesika Matlou - Ek Se Tours
    • Max Lichaba - Lichaba Creations,
    • Ndumi Medupe - Indyebo Consulting
    • Paul Galatis - Yuppi
    • Puseletso Modimogale - Therapeutic Touch
    • Solani Lidzhade - Mukoni Software
    • Trevor Madondo - Dondo Holdings
    • Yoni Titi - Yoni Titi Human Capital Evolution
    • Zibusiso Mkhwanazi - Avatar
The book gets up close and personal and identifies some key lessons that every entrepreneur must learn in seven areas: Strategy, Education, People, Finance, Marketing and Sales, Leadership, and Motivation.

Lessons include how to think big, who makes the best business partners, what captivates investors, when to abandon a business idea, and the importance of education to entrepreneurial growth.
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