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4 reasons why business travel will boost your growing business
4 reasons why business travel will boost your growing business

Why would you travel for business if you can effortlessly connect with clients across the world via Skype, Slack or Zoom for free?..

Issued by Fight Centre Business Travel 9 Sep 2019

#StartupStory: How SoloUnion SA's plugging the senior-level agency brain drain
#StartupStory: How SoloUnion SA's plugging the senior-level agency brain drain

When former SA creative Matthew Bull started the SoloUnion talent collaborative in New York, he quickly realised this was just the model SA needed, so he recruited Rob McLennan and Gillian Rightford to lead this industry game-changer. Neither an agency nor a collection of freelancers in the strictest sense of the word, here's how their 'heads without the overheads' sharing economy creative solution works...

By Leigh Andrews 5 Sep 2019

Local author Matt Brown, hits #1 on Amazon's best-sellers list
Local author Matt Brown, hits #1 on Amazon's best-sellers list

Local entrepreneur Matt Brown's book, Your Inner Game, has hit No 1 in 3 Amazon best-seller categories...

Issued by Digital Kungfu 27 Aug 2019

Mandi Fine, CEO of F/NE Group Global.
#WomensMonth: Generic business lessons for the 21st Century from healthcare advertising

Mandi Fine is CEO of F/NE Group Global, which turns 20 years old this August. Here, Fine explains how specific data science and storytelling skills are transforming marketing and communications, as well as future trends to embrace in any industry...

By Leigh Andrews 20 Aug 2019

Shaun Vorster is the vice president of business programming at World Expo 2020. Image supplied.
#WorldExpo2020: How local businesses can unlock B2B and B2G value

We speak to VP of business programming for World Expo 2020 (one of the biggest event on the planet), South African, Shaun Vorster about the opportunities that this event will afford businesses in South Africa and across the rest of Africa...

By Juanita Pienaar 19 Aug 2019

Winners of Fairlady Santam 2019 Women of the Future Awards: Rensha Manuel, Nondumiso Sibaya and Phillipa Geard. Image supplied.
Fairlady Santam 2019 Women of the Future Awards announces winners

The winners of the 2019 Fairlady Santam Women of the Future Awards were announced at a VIP luncheon MC'd by businesswoman and Women of the Future judge, Johanna Mukoki...

16 Aug 2019

The Next Brand Ambassador judges Nandi Madida, Odette Van Der Haar and Sylvester Chauke. Image supplied.
New reality show to inspire budding entrepreneurs

SABC3's new reality show, The Next Brand Ambassador, is set to inspire the country's budding entrepreneurs...

16 Aug 2019

Faith & Fear's founders, Taryn Hunter Sharman and Perri King.
#WomensMonth: The Faith & Fear of running a 100% female-owned growth-hacking business

From the boardroom to business results, Faith & Fear 'growth hacking' consultancy founders Taryn Hunter Sharman and Perri King are all about unlocking new revenue streams for private and public companies alike. Here's how to put the current decade's big buzzword of growth hacking to work for you...

By Leigh Andrews 13 Aug 2019

Daniel Thebe presenting at #CEM19. Yes, Darth Vader music played as he walked on stage
#CEM19: How to eff-up early in business, then recover

Daniel Thebe, founder of Isidima Brands Multimedia and Uhuru Consumer Electronics, explained his five phases of career growth so far at the 2019 CEM AfricaSummit, issuing advice and learnings for those looking to follow in his footsteps as a young entrepreneur from Khayelitsha...

By Leigh Andrews 12 Aug 2019

A conversation with Yanina Dubeykovskaya
A conversation with Yanina Dubeykovskaya

Oliver Fortune Chikodzore speaks to Yanina Dubeykovskaya, founder at Women Influence Community, owner of WOW speakers agency and president of World Communication Forum Association about the global gender agenda...

By Oliver Fortune Chikodzore, Issued by African Entrepreneurs Conference 6 Aug 2019

Image credit: Icons8 team on Unsplash.
5 ways to make the most of your 24 hours

Although success looks different to each of us, certain qualities make it easier to navigate whichever path you choose. Time management is one of those skills...

By Sibu Mabena 6 Aug 2019

The FNB Business Women's Breakfast in association with Smile 90.4FM
The FNB Business Women's Breakfast in association with Smile 90.4FM

Mark your calendars! The 2019 FNB Business Women's Breakfast in association with Smile 90.4FM takes place on 27 August at the Cape Town International Convention Centre...

Issued by Smile 90.4FM 2 Aug 2019

Explore Rwanda with Kaya Business Travel
Explore Rwanda with Kaya Business Travel

Kaya Business Travel and MaZo Connect are inviting all SMEs, entrepreneurs, executives and government leaders to join them as they head to Kigali, Rwanda to attend the Golden Business Forum - an opportunity to network, find opportunities and to explore intra-Africa trade...

Issued by Kaya FM 95.9 1 Aug 2019

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African online payments sector boosted by major deal

Kenyan headquartered DPO Group has acquired PayFast for an undisclosed sum in a deal that will give local business owners an easier way to accept payments in 18 African countries...

31 Jul 2019

Xolisa Dyeshana at the One Club for Creativity boot camps in SA. All images provided. © Kontent Park.
#CSIMonth: How creative boot camps add a fresh dynamic to the SA advertising landscape

It's no secret that it's hard to make your break in advertising, especially in SA, where a large part of the population was formerly excluded from participating in the industry altogether. That's where the One Club for Creativity's diversity boot camps come in...

By Leigh Andrews 30 Jul 2019

Yash Deb, managing director and chief creative officer at Isobar, Kenya and this year's Loeries integrated campaign, film & radio, and radio craft juror.
#Loeries2019: "Strength of a creative campaign lies in how rapidly others can build on it" - Yash Deb

With the year's biggest international award shows done and dusted, I chatted to the regional jurors ahead of the upcoming Loeries Creative Week. Next in the series is this year's Integrated campaign, Film & Radio, and Radio Craft juror Yash Deb, also managing director and chief creative officer at Isobar, Kenya...

By Leigh Andrews 26 Jul 2019

Businesses need to overcome legacy thinking to innovate
Businesses need to overcome legacy thinking to innovate

When offering sage career or life advice to angst-filled youngsters pondering their future, there's a line experienced elders like to quote - "follow your bliss"...

Issued by Ads24 24 Jul 2019

10 ways to create a young entrepreneurial mindset
10 ways to create a young entrepreneurial mindset

Currently employing half of South Africa's labour force and contributing a third of its GDP, SMMEs seem to be the obvious solution to SA's high youth unemployment rate. The question becomes: how best to develop our youth as entrepreneurs...?

24 Jul 2019

Fairlady Santam Women of The Future Awards announces 2019 finalists
Fairlady Santam Women of The Future Awards announces 2019 finalists

The finalists of the 2019 Fairlady Santam Woman of The Future Star and Social Entrepreneur Awards have been announced...

24 Jul 2019

3 steps towards 'glass boxing' your company with a Biz Press Office
3 steps towards 'glass boxing' your company with a Biz Press Office

Since 2001, Bizcommunity anticipated the role of company culture as intellectual capital. Biz Press Offices are a "glass box" game changer, offering a window into 18 industry communities...

Issued by Bizcommunity.com 23 Jul 2019

CWDi, 67 designers provide 67 logos for SMEs on #MandelaDay
CWDi, 67 designers provide 67 logos for SMEs on #MandelaDay

As part of CWDi's 67 Logos Designathon, 67 designers used their 67 minutes for Mandela Day to design professional logos for small businesses for free...

23 Jul 2019

Doing business in Africa - influence of culture
Doing business in Africa - influence of culture

As an African woman who was born and raised in a rural area, my first real experience of urban life only came after I earned my Bachelor's Degree and started my career...

By Dr. Rufaro Mucheka, Issued by African Entrepreneurs Conference 19 Jul 2019

#PODCAST: How I Built This: Owen Muzambi goes from park bench to boardroom
#PODCAST: How I Built This: Owen Muzambi goes from park bench to boardroom

"How I Built This" dives into the stories behind growing SME's and the movements they built...

19 Jul 2019

Your Inner Game: 12 Principles for High-Impact Entrepreneurs
Your Inner Game: 12 Principles for High-Impact Entrepreneurs

Entrepreneurs with a strong inner game live, breathe and work according to a set of principles that define everything they do...

By Matt Brown, Issued by Digital Kungfu 18 Jul 2019

Lessons learnt opening own business a year ago
Lessons learnt opening own business a year ago

Jeremy Crowder, MD at In House Agency Services shares a few things he has learnt in his first year of business...

By Jeremy Crowder 11 Jul 2019

Coding workshop.
Young Ghanaian innovator wants to inspire youth

Self-taught coder develops model for diagnosing breast cancer; looks to solve some of the continent's biggest challenges and inspires youth across the continent as Africa Code Week Youth Ambassador for 2019...

11 Jul 2019

Photo by Glenn Carstens-Peters on Unsplash.
Is it time to dump mission statements?

Quick: can you recite the mission statement of the organisation you work for? I didn't think so. Don't feel bad; you're in good company...

By Robert Gentle 10 Jul 2019

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How can we establish a pro-youth and entrepreneurship strategy for South Africa?

Entrepreneurial and small businesses have been touted as the panacea to cure South Africa's high unemployment rate, especially among the youth...

By Nicci Botha 10 Jul 2019

Thea Sokolowski, head of brand and marketing at MEST Africa.
#AfricaLeads: Africa poised for substantial growth

Thea Sokolowski, head of brand and marketing at MEST Africa, talks to Bizcommunity.Africa about how the African tech ecosystem continues to grow on the continent...

By Louise Marsland 10 Jul 2019

BEN & Co Designs wins 2019 Nedbank Business Ignite with 702
BEN & Co Designs wins 2019 Nedbank Business Ignite with 702

The winner of Nedbank Business Ignite with 702 was announced by Bruce Whitfield during the Money Show on Thursday, 4 July...

Issued by Primedia Broadcasting 8 Jul 2019

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