brand building

Sizakele Marutlulle On Making Good Corporate Citizenry Sexy

Sizakele Marutlulle On Making Good Corporate Citizenry Sexy

Creative problem solver, CEO and founder of Marutlulle & Co Sizakele Marutlulle speaks to Heavy Chef CEO Fred Roed about her own entrepreneurial journey, and why she is doing the work that she is doing now, as well as about how her upbringing taught her the value of self-reliance, resilience, grit, and charity.

Building Your Startup Business? Here Are Some Tip Tips From Successful Founders

Building Your Startup Business? Here Are Some Tip Tips From Successful Founders

Building a business is one of the best ways to achieve financial freedom, fulfillment, and positive impact in the world simultaneously. While the early stages of trying to build your business can be overwhelming, there are some strategies to keep you motivated, determined, and on track. We glean wisdom from entrepreneurs such as Carol Boyes and Yuppiechef CEO Andrew Smith around building your business plan.

The Big Bad ABSA Brand Shambles

The Big Bad ABSA Brand Shambles

ABSA or Absa has had a long, long-awaited rebrand. The first one was an unloved baby in the first place, but they had the constraints of lumping together a ragtag group of irrelevant Apartheid era banks so they were given a pass. The original rebrand was lead by the pioneering brand master Anthony Swart. So what have they done now? According to Wunderbrand founder, Nick Kuhne, a really badly rolled out rebrand where they spent all their money on a bunch of dubiously licensed drones leaving nothing left over to spend on the brand rollout.

Event May 2017 Cape Town: Nic Haralambous "The End Of Retail As We Know It"

Event May 2017 Cape Town: Nic Haralambous "The End Of Retail As We Know It"

Serial entrepreneur, investor, writer, style icon and speaker Nic Haralambous is speaking at May's Heavy Chef event, with a talk entitled: "The End Of Retail As We Know It". The event is hosted by Heavy Chef at Primedia's stunning venue in Green Point, Cape Town. Book your seat fast, you don't want to miss this. 

Xolisa Dyeshana: What's It Gonna Take For Brands To Win

Xolisa Dyeshana: What's It Gonna Take For Brands To Win

Xolisa Dyeshana – the executive director at Joe Public, the largest independent ad agency in South Africa. In his presentation, Dyeshana highlighted some of the harsh realities that the industry is facing and provided actionable insights on how we can work together in overcoming those hurdles. 

Walter Pike: The New Tools For Interacting

Walter Pike: The New Tools For Interacting

Digital marketing maven, Walter Pike talks about how interaction is changing. Walter highlights how traditional brand building theory is changing and how new technology and the dawn of the attention economy means we need to interact in new ways.