Mongezi Mtati | @Mongezi
Speaker | Writer | Digital Media Strategist

Tag Archives: entrepreneur

Five startup lessons

The August 2015 issue of Entrepreneur magazine has a piece with some of the most timeless startup advice that I received from seasoned entrepreneurs.

Turn Critics Into Brand Evangelists

In recent news, a certain deep-fried chicken franchise went viral for the wrong reasons and if you followed the story, as I did for a while, you would have realised that the brand tried to engage. The unfortunate part was that as viral news stories go, the brand that’s a villain gets it the hardest.

YOU are Your First Client

In the never ending chase for new business, proposals that fall by the wayside and delivering our best work – I tend to neglect the business. This is not in the ‘I spend more time in bed’ neglect, ain’t nobody got time fo dat. It’s in doing less of the things that we are likely to deliver for clients.

How To Harness Innovation In Business: Q&A With Innovation Leader Ravi Chhatpar

[This was originally posted on Ideate] When building a business ‘innovation’ is spoken about as something you need apply – and in many instances – it refers to the use of technology. Ravi Chhatpar, one of the speakers at the TEDx event in Johannesburg , speaks to Mongezi Mtati about inspiration and focus, and how to […]

Letting go of passion projects that turn into monsters

Letting go of the monstrous expectations we have of ourselves and the “projects” we dream up is akin to losing a great friendship that no longer serves its purpose. In the long term, you later realize that it was the best decision you ever made.

Ask Richard Branson: I need your help

The Branson Centre is hosting a Google Hangout with Richard Branson on Friday 16 November. Part of it is that you get to ask Richard Branson any question, the five with the most votes, will be answered by Richard Branson himself. Here’s where I need your help, I asked a question this morning and would […]

Run a startup, travel the world, defy convention: Q&A with Chris Guillebeau

I caught up with US entrepreneur and author, Chris Guillebeau, about his travels and talked about his insights on building a startup, how he uses technology and where he thinks the next “big thing” in tech will come from.

How to Overcome Resistance: Do The Work

Do The Work – by Steven Pressfield – is short enough to finish in 2 sittings, so relevant that it gets you off your butt immediately. It is practical in a way that it changes the view of how you hold yourself back from starting. And finishing.

Scroll More Posts:

Pin It on Pinterest

Visit Us On TwitterVisit Us On FacebookVisit Us On Google PlusVisit Us On PinterestVisit Us On YoutubeVisit Us On LinkedinCheck Our Feed