The Healthy Business Show

Are you an entrepreneur? Then our Healthy Business Show is for you! Tune in to gain insights and inspiration from experts on what it takes to start, grow and prosper a business.


Starting a business – a titan’s tips on what it takes

In 1992, Discovery was a small business breaking into the market. Barry Swartzberg chats about why, when it comes to entrepreneurship, you need to 'fall in love with the process’. Listen to his insights on growing a business recently ranked as the second-strongest insurance brand in the world.


The psychology of an entrepreneur

What mindset does it take to ‘make it’ in business? Is work-life balance a myth? What turns great employees disloyal, and how damaging is burnout really? Open your mind with this fascinating in-depth discussion about the psychological dynamics of leading a business.


Secrets of start-up success

SA’s challenges are a breeding ground for innovative opportunities, says SweepSouth CEO Aisha Pandor. Hear about her journey from small idea to start-up sensation, and how she and her co-founder hubby address societal needs while running a thriving business.


Present your idea

Why is it important for entrepreneurs to learn to present themselves, sell their ideas and communicate well? In this episode, you’ll meet the man who started SA's largest presentation firm and get practical tips on how to present your ideas effectively.


Grow your business

In developed nations, the SME sector contributes around 90% to employment, while in SA it sits around 50%. Endeavor, a non-profit organisation dedicated to high-impact entrepreneurship, knows just what SA businesses need to really take off.


Stop, collaborate and listen

The right partners make all the difference. What are some secrets to solid business relationships? Mike Anderson, CEO of NSBC, and Jos Dirkx, an international consultant, share their experiences in attracting lasting business partnerships.


Money matters

How do you find the initial capital for a business or keep money flowing in? Do you know what investors and funders mainly look at? Find out what Keet van Zyl and Dov Girnun say about the things that make a business more investable.


Sales, the lifeblood of a business

What makes for a great salesperson? Do you need to be outgoing and assertive to be strong in sales? In this podcast, we chat to professionals in both B2B and B2C sales for tips on best practice when it comes to sales strategies, and tactics on how to close successfully.


Marketing: building your brand

If you have a small business and don’t have much to spend on marketing, how do you build a brand in an impactful way? Market research maestro and experienced entrepreneur, Musa Kalenga, shares valuable insights on the basics of marketing and research.


Your brand in the social media age

Social media law expert, Emma Sadleir, talks about the power of digital content and the legal and reputational risks. She shares current trends and prominent social media cases for perspective into the pitfalls, and advice on responsible use.


Robocops and cybercrime

There are five new viruses launched every second of the day. Your business is more vulnerable to cybercrime than you realise. We talk with Charl Ueckermann, CEO of AVeS Cyber Security, about breaches and the tech you can use to counter cybercrime.


InsureTech and your business

Businesses are prone to all kinds of liabilities, from theft and fire to load shedding and road accidents – but InsureTech can protect your assets, clients, staff and revenue in a worst-case scenario. Here’s how sophisticated, granular tech info is being used to reduce business risks.


Employees, your best asset

Employing the right people is crucial for business success. How do small businesses match corporate employee benefits? What are ways for small business owners to create a healthy culture and keep a talented workforce invested as the company grows? Find out here.


Follow your passion

Comedian Riaad Moosa left a career in medicine to pursue one in stand-up, and now he’s set on combining his fields of expertise in a powerful and memorable way.

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