The Healthy Business Show

Are you a start-up or business pioneer? Our Healthy Business Show is a masterclass of hacks and insights for entrepreneurs who want to learn how to survive and thrive in business today.

Ep 15

Discovery SA CEO, Hylton Kallner shares that a secret of Discovery’s success has always been to liberate the best in people. By building a company culture that is focused on innovation, differentiates Discovery as a business not only in South Africa, but in the world. Now in 24 territories around the globe, Discovery has become synonymous with award-winning innovative ideas. Kallner says the key is to allow people to be creative and expressive so that they are able to think in an innovative way.

Ep 14

e-learning fundi and GetSmarter co-founder talks to us about why entrepreneurs need to invest in lifelong learning and how different ways of learning are beneficial to both start-ups but also young people who have different world views.

Ep 13

Lere Mgayiya started his national airport shoe-shine business after selling his fridge and television. His grit despite many setbacks is an inspiration to all entrepreneurs who need motivation to keep going.

Ep 12

Niket Desai, who at 23, sold his company to Google and now oversees a $120bn fund in Silicon Valley, explains the definition of an MVP (minimum viable product) and the tenets of a lean startup.

Ep 11

Nic Latouf, Nick Dreyer & Ross Sondagh, co-founders of Veldskoen, a brand that has gone from zero to viral hero in just two years. These iconic South African shoes are now being worn by Prince Harry and Ashton Kutcher, and has received funding from famed US billionaire investor Mark Cuban. In this episode, they reveals how to ensure your product positioning is investor-friendly.

Ep 10

Khayelitsha’s star entrepreneurs, Lethu Tshabangu of Beerworx and Sikilela Dibela of Siki's Coffee share how they navigate opportunities and challenges in the townships that gave them a spring-board. Exploring why they got involved with their respective brews, and how scale doesn’t always equal success.

Ep 9

Yuppiechef is one of South Africa’s iconic brands. Co-founders Shane Dryden and Andrew Smith share their success story and hacks about visual marketing, logos and creating love for a brand.

Terms and conditions of Yuppiechef gift voucher Facebook and Twitter competition.

Ep 8

Meet Alexandria Procter, founder and CEO of DigsConnect, a startup that began in university and which received the largest seed round of a student startup in South African history, just a year into their existence. From gimmicks to smart staff choices, she shares her key learnings on how to attract investors.

Ep 7

Expert lawyers, Lwando Xaso and Graeme Wilson share their passion for the law. How to be compliant in business, from tax and employment, to constitutional legalities and ethics.

Ep 6

Sizakele Marutlulle has over 23 years of experience in the business leadership, brand building and people development. She shares how how a team can weigh you down or help you to soar. Listen to her insights into how business owners should choose wisely to build the best teams.

Ep 5

Strategist extraordinaire, Alexandra Fraser is a microbiologist turned venture capitalist, turned business consultant. She shares how a business plan should be both the foundation block of a start-up, but also an organic element that grows with your business.

Ep 4

Anton Ossip, Discovery Insure CEO heads up one of the most technologically advanced insurers in SA and beyond. He shares his insights into how the right technology can give your business the competitive edge – and how it can be a force for social good.

Ep 3

Shared-value is not a buzz word, says Nando’s co-founder, Robbie Brozin, it is the way to run a business. In South Africa, having a business that gives back from the start-up phase is no longer a compromise. Robbie share how having a purpose can propel businesses, and sustain it. Also, why defining a central purpose to your business from the get-go is important, and why is it so important to have a ‘why’.

Ep 2

In our podcast, “What Makes A Good Idea?” agri-investor extraordinaire Nolo Masite shares insights into great business ideas, and what investors want to see from your business. He shares how hitting gold in business and attracting investors comes down whether a business is a simply a good idea or a great one with a sustainable market.

Ep 1

We go into the future with Dion Chang, a world-renowned Futurist who casts a lens on the technological revolution, AI, VR, AR, big data and robotics. Get all the hacks for new businesses from the expert on future-proofing businesses. And get a sneak preview into some of the insights that he and his team are most compelled (and frightened) by in the years ahead.

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All the information found on this website including content, graphics and images, is for education and information only. Discovery Business Insurance publishes this content to help empower business owners and entrepreneurs by promoting a better understanding of running a modern-day business. The views expressed by all of the contributing guests are their independent opinions. These views do not necessarily constitute the views of Discovery Business Insurance. For any financial advice, please contact a financial adviser. Discovery Insure Ltd is an authorised financial services provider. Registration number 2009/011882/06.

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