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There's more to a great cup of coffee than just coffee and water. Coffee expert and Head of Barista Training at the Guild of Coffee, Thomas Boroma demonstrates the art of the brew.

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The man behind the growth of major multinational companies like Shell and OTIS in South Africa, Bonang Mohale is a leader. The CEO of Business Leadership South Africa reveals how you too can lead your business to greater heights.

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Coffee is the fuel of entrepreneurs. Trained barista and owner of Siki's Koffee Kafe, Sikelela Dibela reveals what it takes to run a coffee business as well as the secret to making an exceptional cup.

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Entrepreneur Events

The Future Starts Now (JHB)

Apr 20. Workshop17 Sandton.
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 Dali Tembo. Craig Wing. Doug Vining. We're going to learn how to navigate an uncertain world. 

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Customer Experience 2021 (CPT)

May 27. Workshop17 Waterfront.
Event + Livestream.
 Brian Kalma. Luke Jedkeikin. It's time to understand how to do e-commerce and customer experience right. 

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SA's Top 5 Startups

Dec 2. Workshop17 Waterfront.
Event + Livestream.
 Siyabonga Mbaba. Zinhle Novazi. Fred Roed. We're going to uncover the best of the best startups in South Africa. 

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Technology Recipes

WeThinkCode_ CEO Nyari Samushonga unpacks the world of coding, building a development team, finding programmers and managing tech projects.

Jonathan Smit, CEO of Payfast, demystifies the most important component of e-commerce: taking payments online.

Annette Muller, CEO of Flexyforce, South Africa's largest cloud services remote working agency, shares the secrets to creating a world-class flexible work environment.

Professor Tshilidzi Marwala, widely regarded as Africa's most authoritative voice on the 4th Industrial Revolution, unpacks the dazzling world of Artificial Intelligence and how you can use it in your business.

The CEO and Co-founder of Yuppiechef provides ten learning bites on crafting South Africa's most celebrated online success story from his living room.

Sizwe Nzima is the founder of Iyeza Health. The inspiring Khayelitsha-based entrepreneur reveals the intricacies of creating a sustainable business in new markets - and taking on the competition in well-established categories.

The CEO of Bottles reveals how his e-commerce app has achieved such phenomenal growth since it launched in 2016.

A pioneer in the local collaborative workspace solutions landscape, Workshop17 co-founder Paul Keursten reveals the secret to building the workforce of the future.

In this recipe, acclaimed constitutional lawyer and author Lwando Xaso unpacks the prickly topic of ethics and how to apply them in the digital era.

Leadership Recipes

Entrepreneurship is stressful. Meditation alleviates stress. Mimi Cooper, trained meditation teacher and founder of The Quiet Inside reveals the techniques you can use to find calm in the midst of all the madness. 

Iconoclastic and whip-smart, Bronwyn Williams unpacks what you should be worried about - and where you can be excited.

Dion Chang shares some of the razor-sharp insights that have kept him at the forefront of trends in South Africa for nearly two decades. 

Chartered accountant and successful entrepreneur, Nkhesani Kapena focuses her passion into 10 healthy financial bites.

Presenting yourself with clarity and authority is even more important now that everything happens through a screen. Rich Mulholland, speaker extraordinaire, outlines the steps you need to take to hold your audience and become an effective presenter.

Roger Norton has built over 50 products in 5 years. In this recipe, Roger shares his recipe for kickstarting and scaling a lean, efficiently iterated, startup.

Sindile Mavundla outlines how he set up an enterprise that teaches disconnected communities the joy of riding bicycles.

The head of Founder Institute (FI) South Africa drops her recipe on getting capital in the early stages of your business.

The co-founder of Getsmarter and founder of Valenture unpacks how to create a culture of innovation from the outset.

The legendary CEO of Retail Capital reveals the ins and outs of raising cash for your business.

South Africa's greatest ever rugby wing, part of the 2007 Rugby World Cup-winning Springbok side, reveals his recipe to a winning mentality.

The enigmatic leader of Xero in South Africa shares his recipe on how accounting can change your business - and life.

Creativity Recipes

Zolani Mahola is a story-teller, singer and performer. The co-founder of Freshlyground shares her recipe on creative expression.

Sbusiso 'DJ Sbu' Leope is a serial entrepreneur with millions of people following him on his various social channels. His superpower? Hustling.

Celebrity entrepreneur and quintessential opportunist, Miles Kubheka unpacks what it takes to innovate within the food and beverage sector.

Marc Rogatschnig is a clinical psychologist and a globally respected consultant to blue-chip leaders. In this recipe, Marc explores how entrepreneurs why meaning is crucial to growing better businesses.

Janez Vermeiren is one of SA's most successful models, a celebrated media personality and an experienced entrepreneur. The founder of reveals what it takes to create impactful video content using intentional, relevant storytelling.

Jade Kirkel is the former brand manager of Sorbet, sold in 2017 in a landmark deal to Long4Life. Jade reveals what it takes to build a brand steeped in purpose and culture.

Gamification provides customers with a richer, more engaging experience.  South African esports superstar and entrepreneur Julia Robson reveals lessons from the gaming industry and her journey to running an esports business.

Mike Sharman is the undisputed champion of viral marketing in South Africa. With campaigns for iconic brands such as Nando's and RocoMamas under his belt, Mike lifts the lid on the secret sauce in marketing to scale.

The outspoken, obsessive and self-proclaimed Queen of Grammar shares her secrets of writing great copy for business.

After growing his agency Cerebra into a social media behemoth, Craig took his @southafrica Instagram account to 300k followers. In this recipe, he shares the ingredients to Insta success.

Email marketing whizz Jason Bagley manages direct marketing campaigns for some of the world's biggest brands. In this recipe, he reveals the secrets of the venerable inbox.

Award-winning raconteur and creative maven Pierre du Plessis share the ancient, archetypal secrets to effective storytelling.

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