Podcasts

There are many causes of business failure, but these 7 are what you are probably doing unaware.

 

Nothing is as frustrating as trying to figure out what your talent or purpose is. You might think you don’t have it or it’s too late but you are wrong. It is the one way you will make a living for yourself.

 

 

This week I speak to Sibusiso Ngwenya on how he built his brand, his meteoric rise and then orchestrated a catastrophic fall and now doing it better and bigger. The SSS brand is now way more than socks. It is a multifaceted brand built around the founder, a massive billboard. We talk about recently landing a role on a TV show, the Skinny Sbu Store closure two weeks ago after being open for months, and it all has to do with alcohol.

Lehlohonolo Mofokeng is the founder of Mutla Holdings, a company with interests across Hospitality, Property Development, Management & Consulting, and Service Trades. The group is a beacon in the current and next generation of businesses that are growing the township economy. If you are interested in property, how to start an alcohol business or learn how to get and make connections this is the episode for you.

This week on the Bhoza Podcast we catch up with Lethabo Mokoena of Walk Fresh a pioneer who established a sneaker cleaning business that is aiming at franchising and establishing a new industry. His journey inspires young people in the townships and his business is being replicated across the country by young people seeing opportunities to create jobs for themselves by washing sneakers.

 

 

Tlhompo Mokeona can hardly cook, neither is he an expert on the art of waitering. He has no culinary qualification. 7 years ago he started a business he had no prior knowledge of. Today The Wing republic gross above a millions, although he will not admit it in person. There are two restaurants in Braamfontein and Pretoria CBD, a cocktail bar, and mobile truck. In this episode of Nomayini Bhoza Podcast with Banele Rewo, Tlhompo will teach us how we he established a restaurant with delicious dishes, learned customer service, and what makes The Wing Republic successful. We met at Wing republic Plus, the cocktail bar and Braam. He started at Locrate in Soweto, and thisTlhompo Mokeona can hardly cook, neither is he an expert on the art of waitering. He has no culinary qualification. 7 years ago he started a business he had no prior knowledge of. Today The Wing republic gross above millions, although he will not admit it in person. There are two restaurants in Braamfontein and Pretoria CBD, a cocktail bar, and mobile truck. In this episode of Nomayini Bhoza Podcast with Banele Rewo, Tlhompo will teach us how he established a restaurant with delicious dishes, learned customer service, and what makes The Wing Republic successful. We met at Wing republic Plus, the cocktail bar in Braam.

He showcased at Mercedes Benz Berlin 2019, Nasty C is wearing his designs but that was not his biggest moment in his career. He has dressed , Anatii, Scoop Makhathini and he is curated on Beyonce’s list of African businesses in 2020. He tells us how a customer, a politician, with bodyguards came to his mother’s house for an order and that was the first and only time he was star struck.He refused to be a designer that focuses on money and short cuts. He has no respect for money even though he spent a lot of time broke but chose to focus on the craft. He won GQ Scouting Menswear in 2016 just before giving up.

 

 

The authority in youth culture and lifestyle Bonga Mpungose takes us through running a business with friends, turning down investors and understanding the difference between a brand and a business.