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Requests & Promises: The Forgotten Art Of Mobilising Teams In Digital Transformation (Part 1 of 2)

Requests & Promises: The Forgotten Art Of Mobilising Teams In Digital Transformation (Part 1 of 2)

Mike Perk has learned many lessons during his company’s pivot from being a digital agency to being a digital transformation firm. In this article, Mike shares two particularly important lessons with you. Two very simple things that are critical to enabling your team and getting buy-in during your digital transformation journey. These two things are the art of making requests, and the power of keeping your promises. Read more here.

Vlogging (Part 3 of 3): Syndicating Your Vlog - How To Get Your Vlog To A Mass Audience 

Vlogging (Part 3 of 3): Syndicating Your Vlog - How To Get Your Vlog To A Mass Audience 

Heavy Chef's very own Video Anchor, Caley van der Kolk, continues with her very meta series of articles documenting her lessons as she creates Heavy Chef's online video channel, entitled Raw. This follows her first article, last month, where Caley outlines the preparation required in starting a vlog - and the second article focusing on the equipment you'll need to vlog. Now, Caley turns her lens (geddit?) on syndicating your vlog and how to gain followers. 

Why Cape Town Is Becoming The Internship Capital Of The World

Why Cape Town Is Becoming The Internship Capital Of The World

Meet Zsofia from Heavy Chef who is behind the the professional placement services business unit at our company. Hear her tell us about her experiences, past and present, and the challenges she's facing in a start-up in South Africa. We're obviously biased but we're super stoked to present this incredibly hardworking lady to you. Read on to learn more about her.

Award Winning Business Leader And Author Shares How Performing On Stage Helped To Be A Better Entrepreneur

Award Winning Business Leader And Author Shares How Performing On Stage Helped To Be A Better Entrepreneur

Mike Sharman, founder of marketing communications agency Retroviral, is a seasoned serial entrepreneur. Sharman recently added the moniker 'best selling author' to his resume, after his debut book "The Best Dick" flew to the Top 10 at book outlets across the country. Prior to Sharman's MC gig at Heavy Chef's end of year celebration event, Heavy Chef CEO Fred Roed interrogated him on his comedic career and how it helped him to become an award-winning entrepreneur and writer. 

German Virtuoso DJ Explains The Critical Link Between Being A Creative And Being An Entrepreneur

German Virtuoso DJ Explains The Critical Link Between Being A Creative And Being An Entrepreneur

At Heavy Chef’s end of year celebration lineup, one name that stands out from the entrepreneurs and technicians is JanuaryOne, the DJ who has taken Cape Town by storm, with residencies at some of the top clubs in South Africa. Before Heavy Chef's year end event in Cape Town, we cornered the deep thinking virtuoso to find out his thoughts on business and being an artist in South Africa.