Post 2018 SONA and Budget Speech: Renew your mindset for business success

President Cyril Ramaphosa gave an encouraging speech d […]

February 21st, 2018|Articles and Business Advice, People|

How to resolve conflict in business

Conflict is an unavoidable part of life. At some point or another, we all face situations of conflict in our personal lives and in the business environment.

What’s important is to learn to evaluate the various situations of c […]

February 14th, 2018|Articles and Business Advice, People, Videos|

5 best kept secrets to great customer service

Great customer service doesn’t happen by chance. It[…]

February 9th, 2018|Articles and Business Advice, Customer Service, Marketing, People|

Hiring 101: The best way to find star talent for your business

As the owner of a business, you’ll know how hard it is to find the right people to ta […]

December 21st, 2017|Articles and Business Advice, People|

Get these 10 business books on your must-read list

It’s the start of a new year, and as tempting as it can be to just get b […]

December 12th, 2017|Articles and Business Advice, Learning from Others, People|

The REAL cost of hiring the wrong people

In a survey of over 100 entrepreneurial business owners in South Africa, more than 80% of the respondents highlighted people-related issues as their biggest frustration. Things like cash flow, funding, technology and global markets did not […]

July 28th, 2017|People|

How to deal with the challenges of scaling up a business

4 key decisions to make

Congratulations! You’ve started and grown your own, successful business! However, if you find your technical workload increasing to unmanageable levels as your business grows, you may need […]

Motivate staff by considering these 2 things

With so much time being spent on developing strategies to grow and scale their business, I find that business owners spend little time on developing strategies geared at motivating employees and inspiring them to greatness. Yet it’s clear t […]

June 28th, 2017|Articles and Business Advice, People|

VIDEO: Humble beginnings – The inspiring story of The LEGO Company


Few people know of the LEGO Group‘s humble beginnings, and tumultuous history. This is a company build by people that were faced with incredible challenges, but remained resilient and wouldn’ […]

6 building blocks of a great business

The LEGO Company is a modern-day business success story. They are the largest toy manufacturer in the world and have manufactured a total of 500 billion LEGO blocks and over 4 billion mini-figures. They’ve stood the test o […]