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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

Bheki Kunene’s bounce-back story

Once a troubled youth who spent time in juvenile detention facilities, Cape Town-based entrepreneur Bheki Kunene, (27) is proof that you can turn adversity into social and business success

8 behaviours that stop you from climbing the corporate ladder

Have you been wondering why it’s taking you so long to achieve your goals? The answer may lie in your behaviour . . .

5 signs that your boss hates you

Do you ever get the feeling that your boss isn't really feeling your vibe? Well, here are five signs that your gut is absolutely correct

Tshepo is bringing the car wash to your house

Tshepo Matlhwane is the owner and founder of Car Parlour, a unique car wash service that comes to you. We sat down with him to find out a bit more about his business journey and plans for the future


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