Friends, business partners and occasional housemates, Carla Erasmus and Christa Botha met each other through mutual friends at a braai one Friday night in 2014. Less than a week later they had established Bofred – the name a quirky combination of Christa’s surname and Carla’s second name, Frederika – a boutique art, furniture and design business based in Cape Town.
Meet Karike Norval. Foodie, business owner and koeksister lady with a secret affinity for the graphs in her business spreadsheets! Continue reading
Strategy is a great word. It’s one of those mid-weight ones that can effortlessly be thrown into discussions to take it up just that notch or two.
But dig a little deeper and it soon becomes apparent that there is a lot of uncertainty around what strategy, and content strategy in particular, really means.
“What’s in a name?” Shakespeare famously asked. But that was hundreds of years ago. Perhaps the more prevalent question today is “what’s in a logo?”
The University of Stellenbosch Business School’s We Read For You event is a forum where a highly rated book of topical interest is read by an industry thought leader and presented freely to interested parties.
On Friday, 7 August 2015 Di Charton reviewed the book Disrupting Digital Business: Create an Authentic Experience in the Peer-to-Peer Economy by R Wang. Wang is the CEO of Constellation Research, a consultancy that brings “Silicon Valley insights to global leaders”.