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Are you down for your heritage?

They knelt 8 mins. & 46 secs. For George Floyd. Image from The New Yorker A heritage can tell th... Read more

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A love letter to accountants everywhere

Sonke we love money, plus we all understand how important making money is to our sense of value and ... Read more

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Running Things

from starting with a purpose to startup success As much as successful businesses focus on how they s... Read more

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Talk that Tint talk!

A Hive Creative Business Spotlight While we’re no stranger to throwing parties, you’re more like... Read more

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A Hive Network Opinion Piece: w/ Sibongile Khumalo from Black Thighs

Context: With South Africa’s national month of celebrating women upon us, we asked some of our mem... Read more

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Short Cuts w/ Grace Letsoalo

A Hive Creative Entrepreneur Spotlight “2020 was looking so good… but, it is what it is…” &#... Read more

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Breached Terms (2/2)

The first part of this 2-piece series, we covered 3 principles that can help any business begin navi... Read more

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Breached Terms (1/2)

While more startups are adopting an independent attitude (as far as business and their processes go)... Read more

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Disruptive Innovation

Most of us have probably heard how many “small businesses” fail in South Africa. What we don’t... Read more

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Kombonation: An Ode To Us

A Hive Creative Entrepreneur Spotlight A few weeks ago, we spoke to Mpumelelo Zulu about lockdown bu... Read more

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How Much Are Your Customers Willing To Pay?

When it comes to putting a price on your offering, some of the challenges you’ll face may involve ... Read more

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Marketing & Sales For Startups

While traditional media has amplified the communications of businesses since the 15th century, today... Read more

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Business Modeling

A 6-Minute Read: In any industry, the goal of every business is to make a profit. To reach these goa... Read more

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“Man Loves Coffee”

A Hive Creative Entrepreneur Spotlight Although we’re serious about putting on and showcasing our ... Read more

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Operating Systems: The Method Behind Your Business

An operating system is a business’ game plan for achieving strategic goals. While a strategy outli... Read more

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With Great Power: The importance of responsible business

A 4-minute Read: With the wealth of business knowledge available on the internet and the libraries o... Read more

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In Good Times & Bad Times

A 6-minute read ☕☕… Back from a journey of learning and growth, our director’s first ord... Read more

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COFFEE

// Joe, Java, Brew We take a look at some of the functional and aesthetic benefits that have helped ... Read more

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Monogamy vs. Polyamory in the 21st Century

Reading Time: 2 Minutes \ Some History In 1978, Legendary Afrobeat King Fela Anikulapo Kuti married ... Read more

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I(m)bali Live: Helen Herimbi sits with Kiernan Forbes

Reading Time: 3 Minutes South Africa’s self-proclaimed Prince of Hip Hop visited the #imbaliLIVE c... Read more

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What The Podcast

Podcasting: The Future of Content? And what you should know to make it work for your business. 3 min... Read more

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Unemployment vs. Entrepreneurship:

How Young South Africans are Creating Their Own Means of Survival 3 Minute Read With all its freedom... Read more

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Just Business: 4 Ways Your Business Grows at The J&B Hive

The J&B Hive, 81 De Korte Street, Braamfontein Since the September launch of our dazzling new ho... Read more

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Drinks and Things

‘Drinks and Things’ marked the fourth day of Global Entrepreneurship Week. It was a night of mix... Read more

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J&B Panel Discussion: Global Entrepreneurship Week

We were out in Newtown Johannesburg at Soweto’s Finest Fitness Dance Studio – where J&B host... Read more

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Digify Africa: How To Run a Successful Online Business

Facilitator Themba Jay Business as we know it has always existed in a state of change. From barterin... Read more

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Meets by YOCO

Big business is about competition, whereas small business is about collaboration. A room full of Ent... Read more

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Friends of King Zimela

We went behind the camera with rising creative superstar Lonwabo Zimela as he unveiled his first sol... Read more

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Your Human Element

With the rise of influencers, Walk Fresh invited Social Media Superstar/ Illustrator/ Agency Co-foun... Read more

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How Does A Label Do It?

From 16BarsReloaded’s second #MusicUnscripted workshop, we got a glimpse of how major labels creat... Read more

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The Plateau Sessions: Film Industry

If you google plateau, the definition you find sounds like: An area of flat or level higher ground. ... Read more

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#MusicUnscripted: How To Become A Superstar Performer

The modern music business is no walk in the park. While the icons of past generations navigated a (r... Read more

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How To Network

How To Do ‘The Mingling’ Not the one we were talking about, but this works too. The J&B Hive... Read more

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The 4 Essentials of Personal Branding

Although we’ve probably heard otherwise – for many of us, the word ‘brand’ refers to big... Read more

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Putting You On Some Elevating Vibes.

At this point, anyone who still doubts the credibility of local music has probably been listening to... Read more

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The #RareHustle Grows

These are our new members. A fresh cohort born from the #RareHustle. Time is of the essence, that’... Read more

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#RareHustle

The Rare Hustle Showcase was a two-day event to celebrate the achievements of the J&B Hive’s c... Read more

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