Branding and Design

3 Steps To Combatting Idea Inertia

3 Steps To Combatting Idea Inertia

Ideas are worthless. Execution is everything. Many would argue the inherent value of ideas. Personally, I believe ideas in and…

Do Your Customers Actually Want a “Smart” Version of Your Product?

Do Your Customers Actually Want a “Smart” Version of Your Product?

There’s been a gold rush happening in technology these last few years, focused on the Internet of Things, or IoT….

Finding the Platform in Your Product

Finding the Platform in Your Product

Five of the 10 most valuable companies in the world today—Apple, Alphabet, Amazon, Facebook, and Microsoft—derive much of their worth…

The Best Salespeople Do What The Best Brands Do

The Best Salespeople Do What The Best Brands Do

It’s not news that the role of salespeople and selling is changing.  In the past, salespeople were often the first…

Why New Consumer Brands Must Scale Faster

Why New Consumer Brands Must Scale Faster

The cycle time from the small seed of an idea to successful scale has shortened dramatically. Barriers to entry have…

How To Cultivate Your Signature Leadership Presence

How To Cultivate Your Signature Leadership Presence

When business powerhouse and humanitarian, Wendy Appelbaum speaks in her deep gravelly voice, people listen. When Thuli Madonsela walks into…

South Africa’s Top Inventions That Went Global

South Africa’s Top Inventions That Went Global

South Africa is never top of the list when people think of inventions, but perhaps that is because they don’t…

Sometimes The Best Ideas Come From Outside Your Industry

Sometimes The Best Ideas Come From Outside Your Industry

It’s a strange thought, but the solution to your business’s innovation problem may be walking around in the head of…

24 Things to Consider When Designing And Developing A Website

24 Things to Consider When Designing And Developing A Website

From functionality and appearance to navigation and coding integrity, a lot goes into creating an eye-catching, user-friendly website. It doesn’t…

10 Strategies for Overcoming Creativity Block

10 Strategies for Overcoming Creativity Block

As an entrepreneur, I can tell you that starting, running and building a business goes well beyond skill, dedication and…