Show me the money- Vusi Thembekwayo

Professional public and motivational speaker Vusi Thembekwayo has collected numerous accolades and awards as a business person and entrepreneur. He owns his own consulting business, Motiv8, and he is also an independent non-executive director of property development group RBA Holdings. Watch your earnings Ask him how he fast-tracks business growth and he’ll tell you that…

The importance of Entrepreneurship for South Africa’s Economic Development

The vital importance and positive contribution of entrepreneurship and an entrepreneurial culture in economic and social development cannot be overstated. Entrepreneurs create and bring to life new technologies, products and services and create new markets and jobs along the way. Entrepreneurs are smart risk takers, implementers, rule-breakers; or in a word: innovators. And like any…

Overcome challenges for young entrepreneurs

Young people face a different set of obstacles along the path of entrepreneurship, from access to finance and inexperience. Here are the main challenges that they face – and the ways to overcome them. Access to finance. Although this is generic to all entrepreneurs, access to finance greatly affects the youth. The requirements of attaining…

Skills every entrepreneur needs

Entrepreneurship is a very appealing alternative to employment and one that many people dream of. However, it’s a difficult thing to pull off and many people who attempt it fall short. Here are some vital skills that you will need if you intend to follow the entrepreneur’s path. Organisational skills and time management Entrepreneurs are…

10 Time Management tips that work

Chances are good that, at some time in your life, you’ve taken a time management class, read about it in books, and tried to use an electronic or paper-based day planner to organize, prioritize and schedule your day. “Why, with this knowledge and these gadgets,” you may ask, “do I still feel like I can’t…