Doing business in a volatile, low growth world.

Here are the notes – slightly edited – based on my impromptu speech on Effective strategic thinking and planning for a Volatile, Uncertain, Complex and Ambiguous (VUCA) environment. Sharing in case it helps other corporates and entrepreneurs to better navigate this challenging but ever so exciting world of business we live in. The conference (in Johannesburg) […]

Tips on writing a business plan

Siyavuya was introduced to me by a friend at GIBS. He was in the process of seeking funding and the common friend thought it would be a good idea for him to sit down with me to see if I could assist in any way. We met (over coffee of course) and I proceeded to […]

How to become a Venture Capitalist with almost no money

So I was sitting having (obviously) a coffee with the phenomenal (and beautiful) Dineo Tsamela (if you are even remotely interested in matters concerning money, managing debt, etc – a visit to her blog is worth gold – http://deeonmoneyza.wordpress.com/) and we were discussing how to promote entrepreneurship in South Africa and Africa and agreed that access […]