New year, new business Kick off 2019 with a clean slate

The start of a new year is a chance to reflect on the successes and failures of the preceding twelve months and an opportunity to think about what could be done better. Regardless of how your company performed in 2018, it’s essential to kick off the new year with a clear business plan. Now is […]

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Top three opportunities to grow small South African businesses in 2019

    2019 is well underway, bringing with it a range of risks and opportunities for startups and growing businesses. Some of the challenges your business will face – a volatile rand, Eskom load shedding, tax and labour laws – are beyond your control. To thrive this year, focus on what you can control by […]

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On the Basis of Sex

I am consulting on the film release of ON THE BASIS OF SEX, which tells the historic and inspiring  true story that follows young lawyer Ruth Bader Ginsburg as she teams with her husband Marty to bring a ground-breaking case before the U.S. Court of Appeals and overturn a century of gender discrimination. The feature […]

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Medical Aid or Medical Insurance – which is best for me? By Graham Anderson, Profmed CEO

It’s the end of the year, and you’re probably reviewing your insurance products and cover. With most South Africans feeling a bit cash-strapped, you may feel yourself looking at cheaper options to save some money. But will cheaper cover your needs? Let’s look at Medical Aid versus Medical Insurance First off, it’s worth noting that […]

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Four trends to include in your 2019 social media strategy

19th January 2019 | No Comments

With a whirlwind of social media trends spinning into 2019, it can be difficult to pinpoint which ones to include in your strategy. Luckily, the team at amaSocial has come up with the top four social media trends to include in your plan. 1. Marketing to Generation Z Generation Z (Gen Z) includes people born […]

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Three trends that will impact media analysis in 2019

19th January 2019 | No Comments

  With the new year in full swing, businesses are in the process of developing and refining their strategies for a fruitful 2019. Media analysis company Focal Points has identified three of the most important trends that will shape the way that businesses look at their media coverage in the coming year. Focal Points will […]

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From Playschool to Big School: How to Help Your Child Successfully Transition

8th January 2019 | No Comments

Moving from pre-school into a formal schooling environment is a big step not only for young children, but also for their parents. Doubts and anxiety often accompany this major move, but parents should aim to ensure a conscious transition which addresses specific issues that may arise, so that their child starts their school career on […]

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The Innovator Trust Honours Graduates

3rd January 2019 | No Comments

The Innovator Trust held graduation ceremonies in Johannesburg and Cape Town in recognition of graduates who achieved success in their businesses as part of the Enterprise Development (ED) and GIBS PMD Progammes. Through the innovative programmes offered, Information Communication Technology (ICT) focussed small businesses are enabled with the skills needed to work towards success. The […]

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Schools around the world teach entrepreneurship – here’s how to do the same

12th December 2018 | No Comments

Teaching entrepreneurship in schools usually extends to bake sales and market days. While these are great ways to teach children about product development, budgeting, finance, and profit and loss, they don’t encourage true entrepreneurial thinking. We need to focus on developing skills that will help learners solve real-world problems and prepare them for the future […]

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