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03 DECEMBER 2018

Embrace failure if you want to succeed

Most successful entrepreneurs have experienced failure, said talent manager, author and educator Dr Mathew Knowles, at the launch of his new book in Cape Town at the UCT Graduate School of Business.
03 DECEMBER 2018

10 traits that make for a good small business leader

Many successful business owners and leaders, regardless of their industry or the size of their business, share similar yet specific characteristics and traits.
03 DECEMBER 2018

How UCOOK started in a garage and grew to a R100m business

David Torr went from a trust fund kid who kept getting kicked out of school, to flat broke and waitering, to launching a R100 million turnover business from a garage.
03 DECEMBER 2018

What drives great entrepreneurs?

There are many people who embark on this challenging journey not out of necessity due to poverty, downscaling or retrenchment, but more out of a desperate desire to find meaning in their work and to make a difference.
03 DECEMBER 2018

The entrepreneur’s journey: Lessons from along the way

From rental management to intelligent retail to ensuring farmers in Kenya get a fair deal, enterprising graduates share their stories.
03 NOVEMBER 2018

3 local entrepreneurs share their business challenges

Three local entrepreneurs, Tara-Lee de Wit, SJ Koortzen and Carmen Peters unpack the lessons that have helped them get their businesses through the start-up hurdles new companies face, and build sustainable brands.
10 OCTOBER 2018

The art of the hustle

Traditionally, being viewed as a "hustler" was perceived as a negative connotation – recently, however, to survive as an entrepreneur it is seen as necessary to succeed – everyday I’m hustling!
10 OCTOBER 2018

What a Grade 1 sticker business taught me about business

It’s the very fundamentals that are frequently overlooked amid ambition and "blue sky thinking" - yet, these remain the most crucial element of any business.
30 JULY 2018

5 considerations for start-ups that are looking for funding

Many entrepreneurs in South Africa consider funding to be a major stumbling block when it comes to starting or growing a business.
28 JULY 2018

How Edward Moshole created a R25 million business

Edward Moshole started a business in 1999 with just R68 in his pocket. Today he has a company that not only has a turnover upwards of R25 million, but is also on the cusp of expanding to the next level.


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