How to disrupt an industry

You don’t have to be a techie to realise that one of the terms all too easily thrown around these days is that of being a disruptor. It seems every […]

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SMME focus: Flashing Lites

Flashing Lites is a Randburg-based, boutique visual content production studio whose core service offerings are corporate films, live streaming, animation and photography that has a continental footprint and outlook.

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SMME focus: Debar Ceramics

Debar is the only Black owned company providing the service of manufacturing and providing wear-resistant lining products to the mining, power generation, construction and cement manufacturing industries.

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SMME focus: Bruno Engineering

Sicelo Myeni is the Operations Director at Bruno Engineering, a steel fabrication and turnkey engineering projects business based in Wadeville Germiston was founded in 1972.

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“It always works out if you want it bad enough.”

u|Chief chatted to the founder of The Wedding Boutique, Alex Claxton, who shared her memories of the long road to starting and growing a thriving business that now occupies a […]

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What makes a leader of the future?

Business, as we know it, is changing. We will not be working the same way in 5, 10 or even 20 years from now. So, how will future leaders operate? […]

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Leader Focus: Emma Corder, Nilfisk

u|Chief spoke to Emma Corder, Country Manager of Nilfisk ZA, about her career journey and the insights she has learned along the way. Tell us about your career journey to […]

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From Gumtree to moneytree

Above: Adithi Rajkumar (Scribe Photography) and Karl Westvig (CEO of Retail Capital) at La Petite Colombe in Franschhoek.  Dynamic Adithi Rajkumar (the owner of Scribe Photography, and winner of Retail Capital’s […]

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Supporting the engine of the economy

Retail Capital CEO Karl Westvig presented a cheque to the value of R50 000 to Adithi Rajkumar of Scribe Photography, the winner of their R250 000 “business makeover” competition. The presentation took […]

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Insurance industry… ripe for disruption

Johan Ferreira, Chief Legal and Compliance Officer, African Unity Life (AUL), chats to u|Chief about the changes and disruptions facing the insurance industry. The insurance industry is undergoing seismic disruption […]

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CEO Focus: Erik Roos, Pharma Dynamics

Erik Roos is the CEO of Pharma Dynamics. What makes an ideal CEO? The CEO is the leader of a company and, therefore, plays a critical role in establishing the corporate […]

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President FOCUS: Kevin Taylor, BT

Kevin Taylor is President, Asia, Middle East and Africa, BT What makes an ideal business leader? I believe that an ideal business leader is one who is able to establish […]

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CEO Focus: Neil Robinson, Relate

Neil Robinson is CEO of Relate, a 100% not-for-profit social enterprise that creates income opportunities in local communities to make beaded bracelets. To date, the enterprise has raised over R46-million […]

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