“It’s not about you, it’s about the people around you!”- Michael Jordaan, Founder and Investment Professional at Montegray Capital Pty Ltd.
From creating entrepreneurial opportunities and freedom, to advocating for financial intelligence in schools, Investment Professional Michael Jordaan shares critical experiences that are bound to inspire young entrepreneurs across South Africa, in this week’s Business Unusual Podcast.
Topco Media is excited to announce the launch of Top HR, its very first HR digi mag – coming to you this September! The publication is jam-packed with interviews and advice from specialists in their field, at top-class companies from all over Africa. Mark the date TODAY!
Things won’t always go to plan: Liberty South Africa’s Yvonne Perumal embraces adaptability for transformation
Yvonne Perumal, Executive for Group Legal and Forensics at Liberty South Africa, chats on embracing change – Every mistake, every situation that you didn’t predict, it’s a new stepping-stone for your ever-evolving career. Always be willing to change your plans and pivot.
As we celebrate Women’s Month and focus on the theme of “Generation Equality: Realising Women’s Rights for an Equal Future”, Lindiwe Miyambu, Group Executive for Human Capital at African Bank, felt that this was a good time to refocus our energy on gender-based violence (GBV).
Colette Yende is Procurement Operations Executive at Gibela, which manufactures train sets for the Passenger Rail Agency of South Africa (PRASA). This means she has to ensure that any supplies Gibela requires for manufacturing are ready when needed. Yende has an Industrial Engineering degree from the University of Johannesburg.
‘Create. Grow. Bloom’ – Eloise Biggs, Head of Communications at African Bank, chats advancing lives through financial services
Having been with African Bank for almost 8 years, Eloise Biggs has been elevated from National Head: Capability, to the Head of Communications. Priding herself on transparency and commitment, Eloise is responsible for controlling the flow of information between African Bank and the public.
In the latest Business Unusual podcast, Ralf Fletcher, CEO of Topco Media, engages in conversation with Nyimpini Mabunda to discuss growth and challenges, as Mabunda believes that people simply need the correct guidance and confidence to achieve their business goals.
Bridging the Future Skills Gap: Top Women in Education and Skills Development talk overcoming structural barriers
The latest Standard Bank Top Women Masterclass was a step in the right direction for addressing the structural barriers to youth entering the workplace. The episode covered strategies and instructional approaches designed to give youth access to the workplace, key insights from organisations which consider youth employment as a key business imperative, and how we can provide better access.
The battle against poverty is an arduous one, and the recent Covid-19 pandemic has exacerbated the situation, especially in terms of poverty rates, the economy, health, education and employment prospects.