Big Small Business Show

BUSINESS DAY TV  |  Podcast , ±38 min episodes every 1 week  | 
The Big Small Business Show aims to give viewers practical and down-to-earth business advice and is tailor-made for entrepreneurs. This programme gives great insight and tips to those who want to grow their ventures, as well as those who wanting to take the step towards entrepreneurship.

The show is hosted by Allon Raiz, CEO of Raizcorp, an internationally well-known business guru.

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14
AUG

The entrepreneurial value of attending a pitch

Hudson Raath, founder of Enterprise Ethanol, has an unusual leadership style whereby he lets his staff determine their own leave and encourages them to work from home first to avoid peak hour traffic. Can he be called the ideal boss?

Bonang Mohale, CEO of Business Leadership South Africa, joins us to share his take on why leaders should have integrity and what this word means in the world of business.

Bronwyn Echardt and Lerato Ramasodi joins us to unpack the entrepreneurial value of attending a Pitch & Polish workshop. Book your seat!
23
JUL

Unpacking the somewhat complex process of mezzanine funding.

Junior Mmotla, founder of Mamagasehome, adapted his clothing range successfully to make provision for a different market, but selling his range online proves to have some challenges. Niki Seberini, a mind freedom fighter, unpacks the need to be right and how people can become addicted to winning an argument, irrespective of it being in the office or at home. Kumaran Padayachee, CEO of Spartan SME Finance, unpacks the somewhat complex process of mezzanine funding.
16
JUL

A straight-forward breakdown of the expectations of different parties when it comes to funding

Lois Bright, founder of Initiate International, joins Allon Raiz to discuss time management, cash flow challenges and the difficulties of being a good manager. Belinda Mapongwana, founder of Mapongwana Attorneys, left a job at a high-profile law firm simply because she believed in herself and didn’t doubt for one moment that she can make it on her own. Kumaran Padayachee, CEO of Spartan SME Finance, gives a straight-forward breakdown of the expectations of different parties when it comes to funding.
09
JUL

Unpacking psyche of steel to get off drugs and alcohol

Mic Mann, co-founder of Mann Made, unpacks cryptocurrencies; where it started and what the future may hold. Xolani Luvuno unpacks his psyche of steel to get off drugs & alcohol and set his sights on finishing the Comrades Marathon on crutches. Part 2/2 - “Addicted to running”. Pieter Faber from SAICA unpacks the new deadline of 31 October for tax e-filing submissions & also gives tips on submitting supporting documents separately to speed up processing.
02
JUL

The outcome of successful pilots MTN SA

Mic Mann, co-founder of Mann Made, unpacks blockchain, a complex technology that’s currently shaping the future. Xolani Luvuno won the hearts of millions of South Africans when he completed the Comrades Marathon on crutches. Join us for part 1/2 titled “Life on the streets”. Dr Ryan Van Den Bergh from MTN joins us to share the outcome of successful pilots MTN SA conducted to test the imminent 5G technology.
18
JUN

How to adapt a 30-year old business to be more in line with recent views

Geoff Saner, founder of Creative Incentives, joins the panel for insight on how to adapt his 30-year old business to be more in line with recent views on incentives and the value they bring. Adam Craker, CEO of IQbusiness, shares that it’s not a waste of time or resources to do good to smaller businesses because it eventually drives growth. Bongeka Nodada from SAICA, unpacks how the changes to IFRS9 and IFRS15 are going to impact on your business. Do you have debtors? Then you shouldn’t miss this interview.
11
JUN

Unpacking the challenges in the world of the IT & Tech recruitment space

Debbie Waller Nafte, MD of Swift Momentum - Jozi, joins Allon Raiz to unpack the challenges in the world of the IT & Tech recruitment space. Adam Craker, CEO of IQbusiness, unpacks how to use a company as a force for good and how businesses of all sizes can do this. Lindile Xoko from MTN Business and Andile Khumalo from MSG Africa, share exciting news about the change in format for “I’m an Entrepreneur” workshops on offer for the rest of the year.
04
JUN

Unpacking making loads of money, losing it all, the emotional impact of the situation

Yashmita Bhana, CEO of Nihka Technology Group, joins Allon Raiz to unpack her journey during growth phases. It’s not always easy to let go when employees felt like family but more formal structures are now a necessity. Mathe Moshoeshoe, founder of Moshoeshoe Properties, unpacks how she made loads of money, lost it all, the emotional impact of this situation and how she pulled herself back into being successful. Dr Nik Eberl, CEO of Reciprocation Marketing Academy, gives insight into why you should log on to LinkedIn on a daily basis and put out posts, publish articles and connect with like-minded people.
28
MAY

Unpacking the journey into the retail space

Taryn Gill, founder of The Perfect Hair, joins Allon Raiz to unpack her journey into the retail space. Mathe Moshoeshoe, founder of Moshoeshoe Properties, unpacks how she saw the gap in the market and took it, leading to great success in business. Stay tuned for part 2 where it all went pear-shaped and Mathe had to bounce back. Dr Nik Eberl, CEO of Reciprocation Marketing Academy, gives insight into what your LinkedIn profile should look like, especially your profile photo.
21
MAY

Grant money can be a good thing or a bad thing

Grant money can be a good thing or a bad thing. It can become a crutch or a bridge, an asset or a liability. Join Allon Raiz and Kumaran Padayachee for a look at grant money from all angles. Zibu Masotobe, business leader based in KZN, unpacks the speed with which money comes and goes, especially if it feeds an emotional need. Dr Nik Eberl, CEO of Reciprocation Marketing Academy, gives insight into the advantages of being on the LinkedIn platform, the biggest B2B marketing tool available.
14
MAY

Big Small Business Show: Getting addicted to the limelight

Michael Baretta, founder of [dot]GOOD, offers sustainable marketing campaigns to companies who do good. He joins Allon Raiz for a discussion around his business and his short terms goals.

Zibu Masotobe, a dynamic business woman based in KZN, gives insight into how to get to know yourself and the entrepreneurial importance of doing so.

Monalisa Sam, MD of Tungwa Retail Holdings, gives insight into the dilemma of business owners getting addicted to the limelight once they’ve been exposed to the media.
07
MAY

Insightful take on the value of education

Rhulani Shibambor, owner of Kota King, joins the panel in studio where they guide him on his expansion plans in terms of opening more outlets as well as the mobile kitchens he has in mind. Zibu Masotobe is a dynamic young businesswoman based in KZN, and in a leadership series, she gives her insightful take on the value of education. Join us for a quick masterclass in Sales 101 when Darryl Price, a sales expert, unpacks how to find potential clients and the planning process that goes with it.

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