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Taking calculated risks

Entrepreneurs often take considered risks to bring their companies to the next level. Here's how.

Shelley Lewin

Shelley Lewin is a locally and internationally qualified Life and Relationship Coach working in private practice in Cape Town. She specialises in a progressive approach called Relationship Coaching for Singles and Couples - a framework that assists individuals and couples in building long term, loving and fulfilling relationships with themselves and others. Shelley contributes regularly to magazines, facilitates Relationship Awareness® / SDI workshops, delivers talks on a variety of subjects and is currently authoring a book titled 'The Architecture of Relationship'.

Ipeleng Mkhari

Ipeleng N. Mkhari BA (Soc. Science) serves as the Chief Executive Officer of Motseng Outsourced Services. Mkhari serves as the Chief Operating Officer and Chief Investment Officer of Motseng Investment Holdings (Pty) Ltd. She founded Phosa Iliso CCTV in 1998 – the first black woman-owned and managed CCTV business in South Africa.

Keeping fit the fun way

Khabonina Qubeka is an actress, a Dance Umbrella award-winning dancer, choreographer and businesswoman. She is currently finishing off a run as Maxine on M-Net's soap opera, The Wild.

Business Notebook: Art and ideas

As we celebrate Cape Town’s role as World Design Capital 2014 (WDC 2014), we examine how men in design are uplifting their communities through the arts.

10 tips for compiling a business plan

A business plan needs to be authentic. It should be prepared by the business owner, rather than a consultant, since the owner will be its main driver and operator. Follow these guidelines for compiling a retailing business plan

Is 50 Cent dodging creditors with bankruptcy protection?

Could the business-savvy hip-hop star be using bankruptcy protection as a means to keep his creditors at bay?

You don’t owe your boss everything

Technology has made it almost impossible to separate your personal life from your professional one, but boundaries must be drawn. Here are five things you don't owe your boss

How to keep workaholism in check

These tips will help you to deal with work addiction

How criminals are stealing your money

SA Banking Risk Information Centre (Sabric) CEO Kalyani Pillay tells you what you need to know about ATM and card fraud scams doing the rounds

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