Teachers turned entrepreneurs
Ten Teachers Turned Entrepreneurs

Ten Teachers Turned Entrepreneurs In a recent article we discussed ten reasons why teachers make such great entrepreneurs. As a follow up to this we’re sharing information on ten people who did exactly that – began as educators and branched out into other fields. 1 Sting Sting is a famous example of a teacher turned […]

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10 Reasons Good Teachers Make Great Entrepreneurs
10 Reasons Good Teachers Make Great Entrepreneurs

Teaching is one of the oldest and most respected professions and yet one of the most undervalued (in some circles) and underpaid. All this is changing, with the gig-economy and 4IR. In this day and age many of the skills needed to teach well are similar to those of starting a business – so it’s […]

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A Time to Every Purpose
A Time to Every Purpose

The song Turn! Turn! Turn!”(To Everything There Is a Season) echoes as the weather warms up, Spring’s delicate buds open and a new season is upon us. The tune was written by Pete Seeger in the 1950’s and first recorded in 1959. The lyrics are based on the first eight verses of the third chapter of the Book […]

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Are you in danger of lifestyle creep?

Did you know that 40% of people overspend to keep up with their peers? This visual features tips to avoid lifestyle creep and asks key questions to help you determine if you’re in danger of overspending. Check out this awesome graphic from: https://turbo.intuit.com/blog/relationships/lifestyle-creep-3389  

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Beyoncé: Warrior Woman Channeling African Collaboration

On Friday 19 July 2019 Beyoncé’s Lion King inspired album, “The Lion King: The Gift” was released.  According to Billboard’s Chart Beat it debuted at number two on the Billboard 200 Chart and looks set to skyrocket the way Lemonade did. On this album Queen Bey searched for African collaborators and hooked up to make […]

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Entrepreneurs Are The Future
Entrepreneurs Are The Future by Investmint

This blog post was written by Investmint – who are committed to accelerating the SME economy in South Africa and who believe that entrepreneurs are the future. From politics to corruption, crime to inequality, unemployment and so on, there is so much negativity in South Africa today. We see it on the news constantly; it’s […]

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Saving the World, One Entrepreneur at a Time with Lisa Illingworth
Saving the World, One Entrepreneur at a Time with Lisa Illingworth

As part of our quest to help grow young entrepreneurs Matoyana spoke to Lisa Illingworth, the CEO and Batman of FutureProof South Africa, a business leading the way in activating entrepreneurial thinking and action in children. Using experienced entrepreneurs as coaches, FutureProof teach the skills needed to start and run a business as well as […]

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Inspirational Reads
Inspirational Reads

You may have noticed we love reading at Matoyana. We also love sharing information, so this month it’s all about keeping you inspired with a selection of books our Founder, Nokwazi Mzobe, has found perspective-changing. Enjoy and please leave us a comment about your  favourite read. The Upstarts: Uber, Airbnb, and the Battle for the […]

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Women in leadership
Women in Leadership Breakfast

Disrupt the status quo and step into your awesome!  “Nokwazi Z Mzobe is an entrepreneur, part-time lecturer and author of the Small Business Handbook. She is the managing director of Matoyana, a boutique consulting firm that enables more small business owners in Africa to run successful, sustainable businesses and to promote a culture of entrepreneurship and innovative […]

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5 Ways to Grow Young Entrepreneurs
5 Ways to Grow Young Entrepreneurs

“If more kids were encouraged to be entrepreneurs, we would have a lot more problems solved.” Shaan Patel, “Kid Start-Up: How You Can Be an Entrepreneur” In honour of Youth Month in June we’re looking at ways for parents, aunties, uncles, siblings, God mothers/ father, librarians, mentors, teachers – anyone who has sway with a […]

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