Unemployment vs. Entrepreneurship:

How Young South Africans are Creating Their Own Means of Survival 3 Minute Read With all its freedoms and independence, adulting is no walk in the park. Most humans can only dream of the life they truly want. While poverty, homelessness and other socio-economic issues constantly remind them how grateful they should be, to at least be employed. It’s hard …

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J&B Panel Discussion: Global Entrepreneurship Week

We were out in Newtown Johannesburg at Soweto’s Finest Fitness Dance Studio – where J&B hosted the media, corporate thought-leaders and business innovators for a panel discussion to officially launch Global Entrepreneurship Week 2019. What’s The Problem South Africa is in a state of turmoil with the unemployment rate sitting at 29.1% in Q3 2019 – the highest it’s been …

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Meets by YOCO

Big business is about competition, whereas small business is about collaboration. A room full of Entrepreneurs gathered to share their experiences, and talk about this magical little thing called ‘Yoco’. YOCO? Yoco is an African technology company that builds tools and services to help small businesses get paid, grow and run their business better.   After seeing how hard it was …

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Your Human Element

With the rise of influencers, Walk Fresh invited Social Media Superstar/ Illustrator/ Agency Co-founder David ‘Slaying Goliath’ Tshabalala to talk about working with brands and other influential things. Estimated Reading Time: 4 mins As a creative, becoming an influencer might be the perfect platform to make a living from your content. The Good Life can be filled with perks and …

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The Plateau Sessions: Film Industry

If you google plateau, the definition you find sounds like: An area of flat or level higher ground. Something like this… Image from outreachmagazine.com Similarly, the J&B Hive holds The Plateau Sessions to let our audience in on the tools and education that have until now, been exclusively available to our member businesses. Let’s talk about $$$ Baby… After the …

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How To Network

How To Do ‘The Mingling’ Not the one we were talking about, but this works too. The J&B Hive Creative Social was part of the SOCreative Hub Summit which took place at Constitution Hill from 14-16 March 2019. The 3-day event was hosted by Arterial Network & the British Council; gathering hub managers, creatives and entrepreneurs from as far as …

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The 4 Essentials of Personal Branding

Although we’ve probably heard otherwise – for many of us, the word ‘brand’ refers to big names in fashion, food and other industries we interact with in our daily lives. Let’s Fork It Out. The idea that we exist as our own brand, in the same universe as giants such as Google, Louis Vuitton or Coca Cola – might be …

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