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5 Great Ways to Stay Motivated in Business

5 Great Ways to Stay Motivated in Business

October 11, 2018 Blog
By Nokwazi Mzobe, Founder of Matoyana Business Solutions and Matoyana…
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Timing is Everything!

Timing is Everything!

October 11, 2018 Africa
by Nokwazi Mzobe, Founder of Matoyana Business Solutions and Matoyana…
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Is Your Business Ready for Change?

Is Your Business Ready for Change?

July 2, 2018 Africa
by Nokwazi Mzobe, Founder of Matoyana Change is the one…
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Innovative Education Solutions with Banele Lukhele

Innovative Education Solutions with Banele Lukhele

May 22, 2018 Africa
Banele Lukhele develops and implements creative education solutions and is…
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“You can have anything you want in life, if you dress for it.” Seipati Sihle Mkuzo Magape

“You can have anything you want in life, if you dress for it.” Seipati Sihle Mkuzo Magape

April 30, 2018 Africa
Seipati Sihle Mkuzo Magape is a feisty and talented Street…
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Nomandla  Mkhize: MasterChef at Ekayise Delicacies

Nomandla Mkhize: MasterChef at Ekayise Delicacies

April 8, 2018 Africa
Introducing passionate entrepreneur, chef and owner of Ekayise Delicacies –…
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Redesigning Space with Stephen Shange

Redesigning Space with Stephen Shange

March 15, 2018 Africa
Stephen Shange is a digital designer with the love for…
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Writing and RainChains

Writing and RainChains

March 14, 2018 Africa
Dianne Bayley is an entrepreneur of many talents; she’s a…
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Autonomy with Ingrid Bell

Autonomy with Ingrid Bell

March 7, 2018 Blog
Creative Strategist, co-owner of Autonomy Design and all round inspirational…
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Celebrating South African Entrepreneurs: Mandla Prosper Sibanda

Celebrating South African Entrepreneurs: Mandla Prosper Sibanda

February 15, 2018 Africa
Multi-talented entrepreneur Mandla Prosper Sibanda is based in Johannesburg where…
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Celebrating South African Entrepreneurs: Vanessa Jansen

Celebrating South African Entrepreneurs: Vanessa Jansen

February 12, 2018 Africa
Welcome to Matoyana’s series on celebrating South African entrepreneurs from…
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The Top 5 Reasons People Become Entrepreneurs

The Top 5 Reasons People Become Entrepreneurs

January 22, 2018 Africa
We recently had an intern, Lehlohonolo Masenya, working with us…
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Umhlahlandlela Wamabhizinisi Amancane

Umhlahlandlela Wamabhizinisi Amancane

December 14, 2017 Africa
Umhlahlandlela Wamabhizinisi Amancane, the isiZulu translation of the Small Business…
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The isiZulu Launch of the Small Business Handbook

The isiZulu Launch of the Small Business Handbook

December 1, 2017 Africa
UmhlahlandlelaWamabhizinisiAmancane, the isiZulu version of the Small Business Handbook, will…
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Business Tips from Sasha Knott

Business Tips from Sasha Knott

October 15, 2017 Blog
We don’t see many female entrepreneurs in the financial services space,…
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Developing a Change Mindset

Developing a Change Mindset

October 15, 2017 Blog
We sometimes think of change as something that happens to…
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Nokwazi Mzobe: Writer of Her Own Success Story

Nokwazi Mzobe: Writer of Her Own Success Story

August 29, 2017 Blog
This interview first appeared in Top Business Women Magazine /…
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The Triple Bottom Line

The Triple Bottom Line

July 27, 2017 Africa
The term “Triple Bottom Line” (TBL) is being heard more…
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Social Entrepreneurs, Majora Carter and Township Transformation

Social Entrepreneurs, Majora Carter and Township Transformation

July 17, 2017 Blog
This month Matoyana focuses on how entrepreneurs can tackle sustainability…
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Early Childhood Development (ECD) Owner Business Empowerment Programme Launch

Early Childhood Development (ECD) Owner Business Empowerment Programme Launch

July 7, 2017 Africa
The graduation of women trained on the ECD Owner Business…
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Why Did I Write the Small Business Handbook?

Why Did I Write the Small Business Handbook?

June 15, 2017 Africa
I’ve been asked this question a number of times in…
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Inspiring Young Entrepreneurs

Inspiring Young Entrepreneurs

June 14, 2017 Africa
In South Africa in June the focus is on the…
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Daily Lessons from a Small Business Owner

Daily Lessons from a Small Business Owner

May 31, 2017 Africa
We read a lot about the rewards of entrepreneurship and…
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Celebrating Inspirational Mothers

Celebrating Inspirational Mothers

May 15, 2017 Africa
In honour of Mother’s Day in May we spoke to…
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Blocking Burnout

Blocking Burnout

April 28, 2017 Blog
Three weeks back, I made a comment to my gym…
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Best Practice for Small Business

Best Practice for Small Business

March 12, 2017 Africa
The Small Business Handbook launch took place at Nu Metro…
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Small Business Handbook: Empowering SA’s entrepreneurs

Small Business Handbook: Empowering SA’s entrepreneurs

March 12, 2017 Africa
Small business consultant Nokwazi Mzobe, in collaboration with Procter &…
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Rihanna the Entrepreneur

Rihanna the Entrepreneur

February 14, 2017 Blog
It’s hard to believe that superstar Rihanna is only 28…
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Beyoncé the Entrepreneur

Beyoncé the Entrepreneur

January 18, 2017 Blog
In 2016 Beyoncé’s platinum-selling album Lemonade saw her become the…
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Why Teamwork Matters

Why Teamwork Matters

December 18, 2016 Blog
“It is not true that I am self-made. Like everyone,…
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Know Your Customer

Know Your Customer

December 6, 2016 Africa
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HR Tips for Start-ups

HR Tips for Start-ups

December 6, 2016 Africa
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Reasons Why You Should Consider Being a Peer Mentor

Reasons Why You Should Consider Being a Peer Mentor

December 5, 2016 Africa
I once sat in an inspirational talk by the former…
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Creating a Road Map for Success

Creating a Road Map for Success

November 29, 2016 Africa
Dipuo Gqola of Wahlumaa Trading Enterprise in La Lucia, Durban,…
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What is a Business Model?

What is a Business Model?

November 21, 2016 Blog
A business model is something you create for yourself in…
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Which Entrepreneur Are You?

Which Entrepreneur Are You?

October 30, 2016 Africa
Thinking about launching a business or almost there already? Have…
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Teaching and Tapping Into Potential

Teaching and Tapping Into Potential

October 12, 2016 Blog
Matoyana Founder and CEO Nokwazi Mzobe is a woman of…
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Township Entrepreneurship

Township Entrepreneurship

August 25, 2016 Africa
We are sure that you have heard the words “Township…
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Mandela Day Giving Back

Mandela Day Giving Back

July 13, 2016 Africa
Mandela Day gives us pause to think about how much…
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Young African Entrepreneurs

Young African Entrepreneurs

June 13, 2016 Blog
In honour of South African’s Youth Day on 16 June…
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Sustainability in Business

Sustainability in Business

June 12, 2016 Blog
I recently had the opportunity to attend the Sustainable Brands…
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Business Book Writing 101

Business Book Writing 101

May 23, 2016 Blog
I’ve always wanted to write a book, I even attended…
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4 Reasons Why SA Women Become Entrepreneurs

4 Reasons Why SA Women Become Entrepreneurs

April 25, 2016 Blog
As a proudly owned female business we are invested in…
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Getting By With a Little Help from Our Friends

Getting By With a Little Help from Our Friends

March 21, 2016 Blog
Your entrepreneurial path is likely to be a strikingly individual…
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Start-Ups and Keeping it in the Family

Start-Ups and Keeping it in the Family

February 11, 2016 Africa
Many small businesses and start-ups begin within a family circle.…
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What is the Sharing Economy?

What is the Sharing Economy?

January 25, 2016 Blog
The term “sharing economy” originally came from computer coders who…
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6 Reasons Why Entrepreneurship Is For You

6 Reasons Why Entrepreneurship Is For You

January 15, 2016 Blog
We’re big supporters of small businesses and would actually like…
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Nokwazi Mzobe & Jeremy Maggs

Nokwazi Mzobe & Jeremy Maggs

December 10, 2015 Blog
Nokwazi Mzobe, Founder and Lead Consultant of Matoyana Business Solutions,…
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The Business Case for Crowdsourcing

The Business Case for Crowdsourcing

November 24, 2015 Blog
Gone are the days of employing a large number of…
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Should You Be Crowdfunding?

Should You Be Crowdfunding?

November 10, 2015 Blog
The number of people utilising crowdfunding platforms is growing and,according…
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Creative Wisdom

Creative Wisdom

October 21, 2015 Blog
Some real-life entrepreneurial wisdom from Creative Writer, Dominique: “The best…
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From Creative to Business Owner

From Creative to Business Owner

October 12, 2015 Blog
What if the highly creative pictured themselves as successful business…
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Adhiambo Mula

Adhiambo Mula

August 12, 2015 Africa
Adhiambo Mula is a self-confessed footwear fanatic and the founder…
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Ruramai Musekiwa

Ruramai Musekiwa

August 12, 2015 Africa
Ruramai Musekiwa’s creative work is underpinned by three things: Heart,…
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Ntombenhle Khathwane

Ntombenhle Khathwane

August 12, 2015 Africa
Bad hair days and an absolute belief that an African…
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Fast-Casual Restaurants, I learnt something new this week!

Fast-Casual Restaurants, I learnt something new this week!

January 29, 2015 Blog
  The great thing about being a self-certified nerd, is…
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Time to start creating & believing your own Hype!

Time to start creating & believing your own Hype!

January 20, 2015 Blog
  Being an entrepreneur is a very lonely journey, especially…
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Taking business lesson’s from the past!

Taking business lesson’s from the past!

April 27, 2014 Africa
It’s the 27th of April, the 20th anniversary of freedom…
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The top 5 online portals to subscribe to as a budding entrepreneur

The top 5 online portals to subscribe to as a budding entrepreneur

April 20, 2014 Africa
Entrepreneurship can be very lonely, especially if you have started…
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