You can make it work despite the economy, says Marnus Broodryk

Marnus Broodryk

Marnus Broodryk is one of my favourite headline entrepreneurs. Most people were introduced to him via the Shark Tank reality series on MNet, where he featured as the youngest shark ever. Take a minute to think about this. He was already an investor at the youthful age of 30, the age when most of us are only starting to take responsibility, or getting traction in our first real job or business. By his own admission, he believes it is his ability to outwork everyone that secured his success and luck…

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Sisters taking the world of business by storm

You might be excused for confusing Berné and Simoné Theron for fashion models. With their high cheekbones and pearly white smiles it looks like they just walked off the pages of a fashion magazine. But these two ladies are much more than just beauty. They are the brains behind Theron & Theron Designs, the manufacturers of beautiful handmade leather handbags and fashion accessories that have everyone talking. Growing up in Kempton Park on the East Rand, Berné (24) and Simoné (26) dreamt of one day owning a business together. After…

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Why you should seriously consider business coaching this year

Diederik van Niekerk

Diederik van Niekerk has years of business experience, both in local and international markets. In 2014 he qualified as a Business Coach with ActionCOACH and since then he has had great success stories in the central region. Woman and Business interviewed the coach to find out: What is business coaching all about, and should we consider? Why does every Businesswoman need a business coach? Coaching by definition means to help someone achieve a desired result. Just like any top athlete never stops using a coach, no business owner should be…

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Megan Smith: A passionate take on success

Megan Smith is still a newcomer in the tough world of business, but already has big plans for the future. At the young age of 23, she has already learnt that hard work and unwavering passion is the key to her success – and she is determined to achieve her dreams. Born and bred in Bloemfontein, Megan is the owner of Anderson 4 Eyecare, an optometry business with two practices in the city of roses. “If you choose a career that you truly like and that you have a passion for,…

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