The road to success as an entrepreneur is far from smooth, and there are many pitfalls to avoid along the way. Of course, it helps to know what these pitfalls actually are so that you’re fully prepared to side-step them when the time comes. With that in mind, here’s a quick round-up of the most [...]
Successful Entrepreneurs There’s more to being a successful entrepreneur than staying focused on your goals and putting in the hard work. You’ll also quickly come to realise that you’ll need to make a number of difficult decisions and sacrifices along the way. The good news is that, in some instances, just like these 10 SA [...]
Your living room is often the space in which you spend the majority of your waking day-to-day life when you aren’t working, which means that...
Do you want to be a green entrepreneur? An eco-business is a fantastic way to do your bit to protect the environment, while also making a profit! A green business can come in many forms. It may be directly related to protecting the environment, such as recycling or upcycling. Or it may be indirectly related [...]
Unemployment and poverty are widespread problems across South Africa, especially since COVID hit and left even more people without jobs. Unfortunately, a significant portion of South Africans constantly wonder where their next plate of food will come from. If you are thinking about starting a business with both the purpose of making a profit and [...]
So many entrepreneurs start their own businesses with the sole purpose of changing their own lives and the lives of their family. But many others do it with a much bigger goal in mind – to bring about change within their own communities. These social entrepreneurs or ‘changemakers’ are constantly taking note of ‘patterns’ around [...]
Forward-thinking food fanatics everywhere are constantly searching for new ways to create delicious meals, socially responsible catering companies, and eco-friendly restaurants.
What’s the solution to hunger and unemployment, and all of the other issues faced by South Africa’s poorest communities? While big business may have an effect on the broader economy, it’s South Africa's eco entrepreneurs that are having the most impact where it counts the most. When community members take the initiative and start businesses [...]
Climate change - it’s the phrase on everyone’s lips right now. From teen activists like Greta Thunberg to big business CEOs, everyone is talking about how we need to reduce the negative impact that we have on our world to ensure that we can build a sustainable future. Enter - Purposeful Climate Change, done on [...]
The way in which humans live – and the demand for great excess and instant gratification – is dramatically impacting the state of our planet. We didn’t always live like this. In fact, sustainability was a key part of daily life until the industrial evolution of the 18th century. From there, human progress was connected [...]