Finweek Quiz #32


It’s time for another Finweek quiz! Try your luck for a chance to win a Finweek hamper consisting of a ‘Freakonomics’ DVD as well as a Finweek T-shirt and key ring. Remember to include your email address so we can contact you if you win.

STEP RIGHT UP: This week in Finweek

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In the 24 July edition on Finweek, we look at whether Johannesburg or Cape Town is better for business and are widely surprised by a wild card entry. We also look at a PwC report that shows how executive pay is looking and are taken aback by how young some CEOs are.

STEP RIGHT UP: This week in Finweek

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In the 17 July edition on Finweek, we celebrate National Savings Month by looking at the One Rand Man as well as the latest market insights, investment advice and entrepreneurship stories. Have a look.

Finweek Quiz #30


Welcome to another Finweek quiz! We’ve still got a few hampers consisting of a Finweek T-shirt and key ring as well as a ‘Freakonomics’ DVD to give away, so here’s your chance! Winners will be contacted via email, so make sure to include your address.

LIFE: Ranger Odyssey 2014 competition open to the public


The Ranger Odyssey 2014 competition has officially opened to the public. This competition aims to bring a group of ordinary people together with an adventurous spirit to experience the best Africa has to offer.

TED Tuesday: How you speak can change your life


Your voice is a powerful instrument, yet very few of us command our voices and language to ensure that we are heard when it matters. Today’s Tuesday inspiration offers very practical advice on using your language and your voice to ensure that others listen when you speak. This short, powerful talk addresses the content others don’t like to hear, offers advice on how to engage in conversation in a way that helps others hear what we have to say, and deals with different voice techniques that help us sound more authoritative and trustworthy. No hums, ahs, or buts! Watch this now!

Finweek Quiz #29


The new Finweek quiz is here! Test your knowledge for a chance to win a hamper consisting of a Finweek T-shirt and key ring as well as a Freakonomics DVD!

ENTREPRENEURSHIP: 8 reasons why you need an accountant


Many small businesses prefer not to employ a professional CA in order to save on costs. This articles outlines eight ways your business can benefit from the services of a professional accountant.

Finweek Quiz #28


The brand new Finweek quiz is here! This week we’ve got more general knowledge and current affairs questions than usual. See how you do!

TED Tuesday: Morgan Spurlock on selling TED

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“When you train your employees to be risk averse, you’re preparing your whole company to be reward challenged,” proffers Morgan Spurlock in today’s TED Talk. Documentary filmmaker of international hits like Supersize Me, Spurlock delves into the complicated world of branding and advertising in this talk. This is a must watch for entrepreneurs hoping to build a lasting and recognisable brand.