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Local fintech iKhokha has continued its mission to challenge the historical dominance of cash-based transactions in informal markets. Their latest payment innovation, iK Tap on Phone, now makes it easier for anyone to accept secure card payments. In doing so, iKhokha is opening the door to digital commerce for businesses that previously could not participate in the digital economy. Their efforts are not only garnering attention on South African soil, but in global financial technology circles, too. The Durban-based fintech was recently recognised at Mastercard’s EMEA Edge Conference in Dubai, scooping the award for Accelerating Digital Acceptance in Africa following the…

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People with disabilities (PwDs) can play an invaluable role in South Africa’s Fourth Industrial Revolution (4IR) whilst carving out a rewarding career for themselves in the country’s thriving ICT sector. That’s according to Prudence Mabitsela, co-founder and managing director of Dynamic DNA, a 51% black female-owned, B-BBEE level two accredited QSE training and skills development provider.   “People living with a disability should not be excluded from participating equally in our economy. If you have the right attitude, aptitude and skill, there is no reason why you should not be able to excel in this booming sector.” Prudence is passionate about…

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Kevin Fraser has taken every day experiences we all have as South Africans and captured them, creating a business of content and laughter. He kept us laughing at ourselves during lock-down and on stage. What makes this entrepreneur do what he does everyday? Bjorn Salsone, host of Brunch with Bjorn, is joined by entrepreneur, content creator and stand up comedian,  Kevin Fraser. https://youtu.be/l5C_z3d9j48

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We are more similar than you think. In particularly our women. We were joined in studio by Liubov Abravitova, Ukrainian Ambassador to South Africa and found out more about our similar cultures, business and entrepreneur mindsets. Join Lindi Tshabangu, every Monday at 19h00 on her Entrepreneur Show_Word of Mouth.

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What are the current work trends and why are they slowing doing business growth? There is no secret, that reaching customers has become more challenging recently, and in order to sustain business growth during these times, many of us are realizing we need to re imagine how we attract, engage, and delight the communities we serve. How do we now overcome the BIG DISCONNECT. Join Kevin Britz & Craig Page-Lee, every Thursday for the Lunchtime Marketing show on www.ebizradio.com. Today we explore the Crisis of Disconnection and the impacts on business and how we try fix this.

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Hybrid work is definitely the norm right now globally, but what are the impacts on the business and the people in it? Communications has definitely taking a dive and how can we or do we try and rebuild the human connections. Lets be Intentionally Kind. Kevin Britz  is once again joined by Leoni Coetzee, Raintree , they share insights around how hybrid working has affected the way people communicate both within the business and with their clients. How do we manage this, how do we help everyone cope with this. What is your INTENTION|? Are you on the same page?…

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Where is your business going and how do you plan to get there? If you don’t have a road-map then you are just going to go around in circles. So how do you plan to move your business forward and how do you actually get there? Bjorn Salsone in conversation with Christian Harbeck, ActionCoach share key insights and tips on how to plan the way forward for your business. This time of the year is a good time to review your business plans and map out the road forward for 2023. If you missed last week’s show – click here

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We have the world’s most tenacious entrepreneurs and we happen to be the world’s leading supplier of essential oils. Lindi Tshabangu is joined by entrepreneur Lezaane Shone, mother, business women, guest house-owner , aromatherapist, seller of do terra , on our weekly entrepreneur show – Word of Mouth. Lets find out more about her business journey and what she can share with other entrepreneurs in navigating their world of business.

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South African retailers traditionally look forward to Black Friday because of the potential to drive strong additional sales and increase their revenues. But Black Friday has not been the same since the pandemic; this year, record levels of load shedding and a difficult economic situation muddy the picture even more. Ingrid von Stein, host of Biz Insights connects with Gerhard le Roux, Capital Connect to find out more about the company and how they work with SME’s, and delves into ways retailers can maximize on their sales, not just for Black Friday, but beyond. Research commissioned by Capital Connect forecast…

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The MTV Staying Alive Foundation has announced a gripping third season of the multi-award-winning TV drama, MTV Shuga Down South. Bjorn Salsone, host of Brunch with Bjorn connected with Tshireletso Yvonne Diogo, Country Director, MTV Staying Alive Foundation. We find out more about the foundation and MTV Shuga. The announcement, which was made in partnership with UNITAID, Anglo American Foundation and Paramount Africa. MTV Shuga is a 360-multimedia campaign cantered around a fictional television drama informed by true life stories of South African youth. This third season is inspired by the formative research findings from the Centre for Aids Development…

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Healthstack helps healthcare organizations leverage technology to become more profitable and increase productivity while improving the quality of care and service to clients and delighting them. Lindi Tshabangu connects with founder, Dr Simpa Dania to find out more about this incredible healthcare platform and how it is changing lives on the Africa continent. Healthstack is a digital health platform aimed at creating and strengthening a resilient pandemic-proof healthcare system for Africa. It provides a Digital Healthcare Platform as a Service (DHPaaS) to healthcare organizations, providing simple, low-cost, and intelligent hybrid cloud-based digital tools to perform robust healthcare services and interactions between…

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Opportunity open to all SMEs, start-ups, entrepreneurs and dreamers with ideas. Firstwatch Whisky has announced the launch of an initiative set to empower everyday entrepreneurs. One hundred selected entrepreneurs will win a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to participate in a certified online business course valued at R25 000 each.  The top ten will then go on to take part in a prized six-month mentorship programme.  In our post-pandemic world, with even fewer jobs and a faltering economy, it’s even more daunting to put entrepreneurial ideas into motion. But entrepreneurs and SMEs are integral to our economy and create jobs in communities. This…

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It might seem surprising, but how you learn things as an adult differs from how you learnt things as a child, and yet certain things remain the same. There is not one sure way to learn things, so it is important to rather focus on making use of a multi-modal approach. This is when educators get their students to engage with the material and actively think of the problem and possible solutions by presenting the material in multiple and interesting ways. It is usually done simultaneously (for example using images and text together) and is known as the multi-media effect. This is true…

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Is your business like an upside down Eiffel tower, with the small bit at the bottom and the bulk of it it resting on that one small point (you)? In many small businesses this is indeed the case. You started the business and now everything rests on your shoulders. We are here to help you change that. Christian Harbeck, Franchise Partner of Action Coach, joins Business Brunch host, Bjorn Salsone  to give you real help to  change things in  your business so that you are able to leave the business and it will continue to grow on without you. Today…

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Right now the Twitter brand and its quirky new owner Elon Musk has certainly escalated the rise and role of influencer marketing. Many businesses and brands are still saying that Influencer Marketing is just another phase, yet this has fast become a multi-billion dollar industry and all indications are that its to set grow substantially in 2023. What is the value of influencer marketing, what is it and how do you go about doing it? Kevin Britz and Craig Page-Lee takes us through the highs and lows on influencer marketing and what the key issues are that you should be…

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The economic landscape alongside consumers’ approach to content, commerce and community sets the tone for ten key media trends in 2023.  For the second year running, dentsu international has collectively gathered and published the insights and predictions of all its global media agencies into the ultimate 2023 Media Trends guide for marketers worldwide. Drawing on experts and specialists from Carat, dentsu X and iProspect the report launched today explores the biggest media trends to watch out for in the coming year. With over 35 pages of commentary, dentsu 2023 Media Trends examines ten industry trends which will shape how brands…

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Buzz words, love them or hate them, but what do they actually mean for you and your brands marketing journey? Lets loose the jargon and get down to the basics. What does the word mean and how it should be used. AGILITY Graham Deneys is the Chief Strategy Officer, Media Brands at CARAT SSA and hears buzz words more often than most, so he decided that it was times to bring in some industry experts to actually unpack what these buzz terms mean and how it actually should or could be applied. Graham is joined by Megan Sayle, Senior Strategist,…

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Are you tired of people telling you to CALM DOWN! If you knew how, surely you would be calm? Do you need some practical help on how to change your life and start thriving, instead of just making it through every day. Bjorn Salsone, host of Business Brunch on www.ebizradio.com is joined by Carrie Hickman, founder of CJWorx, an entrepreneur, addict and mood disordered. Join the uppcoming Goals and Values workshop: https://cjworkx.co.za/valuesworkshop/ Connect with Carrie via socials: LinkedIn Profile / LinkedIn Page  Facebook  /  Instagram  / Website “I have struggled with mental health issues for more that half my life and honestly thought that I…

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The thumbs-up emoji is now considered passive-aggressive by millennials. Yip, I can actually see your eyes rolling, but before you get all huffy, take a listen to this conversation and gain a deeper understanding of the WHY? Ingrid von Stein is joined by Dion Chang, Flux Trends to find out what is trending in the business sector (and socially) with regards to use the use of emojis during the work day and what and how the younger generation truly feels about it.

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Could you write a book in 30 days, then publish it and within 3 months you are on the best-seller list? Lindi Tshabangu, host of Entrepreneur Show – Word of Mouth, every Tuesday at 19h00, exclusively on www.ebizradio.com  We meet Bridgette Matjuda, a journalist, an author, Mrs Universe Africa, to mention but a few of the accomplishments of this serial entrepreneur. Connect directly – email her /   Face Book /   Twitter – @queenbekezela 

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