One quarter down, three to go

One quarter down, three to go

As March ends and we enter the second quarter of 2021 we look at a few of the major factors which will shape the economic backdrop for the remainder of the year. We specifically look at the global growth outlook, inflation expectations and currencies. The expectation...
diesel rebates affect the cost of your dinner

diesel rebates affect the cost of your dinner

While driving on the R304 from Malmesbury to Stellenbosch I witness one of the most beautiful sites one could imagine. Thousands of hectares of open wheat fields, vineyards and of course Table Mountain in all its glory, showing off its beauty over the Cape. But behind...
Advice For Non-Financial Advisors

Advice For Non-Financial Advisors

March is promoted as Consumer Rights Month with World Consumer Rights Day celebrated on the 15th of March this year. Over and above the basic human rights we all have in terms of the Constitution, consumers in South Africa also enjoy various rights in terms of a...
Build and grow to succeed

Build and grow to succeed

I have been asked the following questions on many occasions: What does it take to build your own business? Is it true that is takes as many as 10,000 hours? If I have the reputation, skills, and connections, will I be able to grow faster?  I am going to ignore these...
ringing the bell isn’t the finish line

ringing the bell isn’t the finish line

Ring the bell! Your company just landed a new client. With every new client comes excitement – excitement paired with a yearning to impress, to add value and to create a client experience so extraordinary, they turn into raving fans that won’t second guess...