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For marketers, the end result of contextual content is a better connection to the needs of your target audience. This is key, as people are more likely to make a purchase at the exact moment they need something than later on when they’re trying to remember who offered a specific product. Kevin Britz and Craig Page-Lee, hosts of Lunchtime Marketing on www.ebizradio.com share insights, key learning and a better understanding of both context and content in your marketing strategy. https://youtu.be/j_fhlsrtM7I

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Zip Zap’s philharmonic circus show, Rhapsody, will take to the stage in Cape Town from Thursday 3rd to Sunday 6th November 2022 at the Artscape Opera House, before it travels to Paris, France for a 3-month run at the Cirque Phénix. This will be the 4th time that Zip Zap collaborates with a collective of orchestral musicians to bring to life a foot-stomping, jaw-dropping performance. Bjorn Salsone, host of Business Brunch every Tuesday on www.ebizradio.com connects with the co-founder and two cast members to find out more about the business of the Circus. Rhapsody includes traditional and contemporary circus acts,…

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The subscription business model is respected and recognized as a profitable and scalable way to grow lifetime value, reduce churn, and, most importantly, grow recurring revenue. One of the biggest boons to subscriptions is the benefit they provide to both consumer and merchant. Consumers get the convenience of a product they desire delivered on a regular basis right to where they want it. Kevin Britz & Craig Page-Lee, host Lunchtime Marketing every Thursday at 12h00 on www.ebizradio.com Lets take a listen to the power of that SUBSCRIBE BOX https://youtu.be/FfN84vtDYHg

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South Africa is facing a bigger crisis than just load-shedding; we have children as young as 6 addicted to porn! How are we dealing with this, and  how are our social workers and organisations working in the child trauma space able to navigate this mine filled landscape, whilst still over-burdened and almost burnt out post 2 years of lock-down. On the 5th and 6th of October 2022, Jelly Beanz, a non-profit organization established in 2010, supporting children and families who have experienced trauma, abuse and neglect, in  partnership with UNICEF, will be hosting their 13th annual Child Trauma Conference. The…

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There is so much happening and yet we are feeling stuck, out of control, we have deals in the pipeline, we have an amazing marketing plan, but nothing is happening! Are you feeling like this? Are you feeling desperate and lost? Many are feeling and are in the same place. How do we move out of this place of hopeless into deserving? Kevin Britz, Lunchtime Business Coaching every Wednesday at 12h00 on www.ebizradio.com is joined by Leoni Coetzee from Raintree coaching and today they are discussing moving from desperation into deserving, and how shifting your mindset you have the potential…

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As a business owner we are always told to pay ourselves first, but paying your tax is just as important. Lets delve into why Paying you Dues is so important to your business and yourself. Tax to many is a swear word, but if you don’t pay it or don’t understand as a business owner or individual things can get a bit sticky. Joining Lindi Tshabangu, host of Entrepreneur Show – Word of Mouth is Tusani Mnyandu, Tax Manager, Mazars Durban and he helps demystify the tax terms and offers some guidance as to what and how you can do…

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As South Africa grapples with rising power costs and ongoing load-shedding, many retailers are looking at ways to become more energy efficient and reduce their reliance on the national grid. Although implementing solutions such as solar can be expensive, the return on investment over three to five years can be significant.  That’s according to Steven Heilbron, CEO of Capital Connect, who says that higher electricity costs and frequent power outages are a significant operational risk for retailers. Experts expect electricity prices to double in South Africa over the next five years, while Eskom’s medium risk scenario forecasts 203 days of…

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We have the mind-set that self-promotion is self-serving, and therefore distasteful. Even if we attempt to talk about our accomplishments and take credit for our success, doing this with confidence and conviction is challenging. Why? How do we develop this skill then? It is important to see that self-promotion is a leadership skill. It is your responsibility to talk about what you and your team have achieved, not only for your own benefit, but also for the team and the company. It’s how to create influence. It’s how you sell your ideas across the organization. It’s the basis of building…

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An enjoyable part of dentsu’s evolution is witnessing their talent grow, Lana Marais, former New Business & Client Director, has been promoted and appointed as Regional Director, Emerging Markets for dentsu Africa. With 14 years’ experience within dentsu, Lana has played an integral part in the expansion of dentsu across the African continent, delivering exceptional results which has seen her fast became one of dentsu Africa’s youngest directors in 2016. Moving forward, Lana will take on the responsibility of driving profitable growth and operational excellence across a number of dentsu Africa’s emerging markets, with key focus on Tanzania, Mozambique, Zambia,…

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How you speak and treat yourself is exactly how you will speak and treat those who work and live with you. Self- promotion is an important leadership skill. When you get outside of your comfort zone and talk about yourself, you learn how to inspire others to engage in your work. Real change happens when you bring other people along for the journey.  Kevin Britz  is joined by Meenakshhi Ayer the founder of NorthStar Solutions and they discuss self-promotion as a leadership skill.  HUMILITY IS NOT THINKING LESS OF YOURSELF, IT’S THINKING OF YOURSELF LESS! https://youtu.be/UoUe_f_s0oI

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Well who knew that this food guru sang! The truth of the matter is that he was a singer, guitarist and is has been part of the trio of Mi Casa, long before he started playing with food. Bjorn Salsone, host of Business Brunch with Bjorn caught up with J Something to find out about his journey of music, food and his soon to be opening concept of Artistry – where music, food, friendship, entertainment and good vibes are all meshed into one as a fabulous feast for all your senses in a single place. Artistry is going to be…

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Have you ever heard of a “Theatre Maker”? This is an incredible role and one that is filled with entrepreneurial highs and lows. We find out more about the world of Theatre Making with Daniel Geddes. Lindi Tshabangu, host of Entrepreneur Show – Word of Mouth, connects with Daniel who cut his musical teeth, as it were, in the world of theatre, dance, and musicals. Today he continues to work as a composer for dance and theatre works, and as a musical director and musician in the South African theatre scene. He has also entered into the world of arranging,…

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Its once again time for our weekly Motoring updates and news  – Diesel and Dust, with host Tumelo Maketekete. lets find out what kept the motoring world talking this week; Mercedes Benz Sprinter Panel Van – efficient and reliable and ticks all the fuel efficiency boxes Paying for a Bicycle license? The UK now want to impose this on cyclists. What if South Africa want to do the same? Used Car Prices are falling Top 10 selling Japanese classic motorcycles since the 1960’s

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Road carries 80% of South Africa’s goods. Simply put: when trucks stop, South Africa stops. The looting and violent attacks on road freight logistics vehicles – which occurs whenever someone is upset – and the wanton destruction of trucks and goods has begun to undo both the status of South Africa as a safe haven for investment, and as an efficient logistics hub for foreign traders. What started out as sporadic incidents on one or two routes, has become the norm on any and all routes of the total supply chain, and is affecting destinations and originations. With the total…

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Human-Centered leadership is fairly simple: leadership that puts people first. But what does this look like on a daily basis? Being human-centered shapes our communication style, our mindset, and our sense of trust. It changes how we approach problems and think about advancement. It also calls on us to shift priorities and make employee well-being a strategic imperative, particularly in the face of employee burnout, quiet quitting and other working stresses. The term “human-centered leadership” may seem redundant, as the whole idea of leading is to deal with people. But “traditional” leadership is all about performance, profitability, deadlines, projects, status…

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Danielle Clough aka Fiance Knowles is an embroiderer whose career took off, literally overnight, when she went viral on Instagram! Since her sudden rise to fame she’s built an astronomical following and worked with international brands like Nike and Yeezy, to name just a few. Eitan Stern, Legalese connects with Danielle in another insightful podcast as part of the Big Fish series. Eitan and Danielle hit record and dive into what it was actually like to go viral, and how using social media to build a brand can be extremely powerful but also incredibly dangerous for your business and future.…

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If psychologists say that it takes just 21 days to embed a new habit or behaviour, then 24 months of lockdown, and working from home, is going to entrench new learnings and behaviours that are irreversible. Couple this with the fact that the pandemic unleashed the tragic loss of life and/or loss of income, and the result is a deep introspection of what we really want out of life.  In essence we’ve all, unwittingly, been faced with an existential crisis. This has manifested in more immediate trends like: Semigration, Revenge Travel, the Great Resignation and the Anti-work Movement. But these…

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Do we try new things or do we stick to what we know and have done before? Whatever you did before is no longer relevant in the workplace today. Our staff have all changed over the last 2 years, they have found new ways to do things. We can no longer base performance on time and location, now we have to base it on outcomes. Having said that, there are very difficult conversations that are taking place. How do we as business leaders approach these conversations? How do we grow and develop our teams and not demoralize and dictate? How…

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