Lead like a champion

The single most important component of the entire education system is the dynamic relationship that exists between the teacher, the learners and the curriculum itself.

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Leaving behind a culture of professional development and support

Edufundi believes in sustainability, not dependency when it comes to the schools they partner with.

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Being fully prepared and having 100% engagement from all learners

There are many factors that affect a learner’s behaviour and performance, but one of the most impactful is the teacher’s degree of preparation.

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Building supportive and trusting relationships

Building trust becomes the mentor’s primary objective during the first few weeks, as without trust there can be no relationship and no mentoring.

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The journey of mentoring

“The delicate balance of mentoring someone is not creating them in your own image, but giving them the opportunity to create themselves.” – Steven Spielberg.

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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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5 smart reasons for buying a second-hand car

Everyone likes the idea of a shiny new car – you want to take that obligatory selfie in front of your new set of wheels, with the pink bow that […]

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SA property market reflects global mixed-use trends

Soil has been turned on the Amdec Group’s ground-breaking R15-billion Harbour Arch precinct on the site that previously housed the Mother City’s Culemborg automotive dealerships.

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Small businesses continue to struggle with load shedding

Small medium and micro-enterprises (SMMEs) are the economic lifeblood of the country. The sector is providing employment to more than eight million South Africans spread across close to five million […]

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Budapest: what not to miss

Budapest has it all. Fairytale castles, an admirable love of the red powder paprika, architecture that is jaw-dropping, fun entertainment ranging from Escape Rooms to Ruin Bars and, of course, […]

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How to scale a business

Petro Bothma of Business Partners Limited shares her extensive experience (along with that of the SME Toolkit’s distinguished guest contributors) on how to scale a thriving company.

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