Youth Employment

Youth unemployment: The good, the bad and the ugly

In this issue of Catalyst we get real about the youth in South Africa. It's not all sunshine and rainbows and the sooner we realise that the better. Get your low down right here.

Companies We Like

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Taking storytelling into the 21st century

Danny Mooka of Tsela Tsweu has the ability to take us all back to our childhoods where our tannies and oupas had us hanging onto every word of a story. This young entrepreneur has repurposed an age-old tradition and he is owning it!

Your Future


How restless millennials can win in the workplace

Millennials have been preached to since day one. How movies used to cost 50c and how they will never understand what hard work is. Hierdie groep mense het hulle eie probleme #HoldUp

Words of Wisdom

young leaders

Are entrepreneurs born or made?

Are you a born hustler or have you acquired these skills? There are a klomp studies that each have their own theory so if you want to find out which group you fall into - read on.

Lighten Up

social media

The price of being #Famous

Speaking in hashtags is a thing. Seriously. #LivingMyBestLife in #CapeTown. #Loving #CapeTownSummer with my #Besties. Before you embark down this dark and terrifying road, make sure you have all the facts.

Partner Content


How businesses can help our youth

Finding a job in South Africa is hard. You either have the right degree or you have no relevant experience. But businesses around the world are changing their tune and seeing the benefits of entrepreneurship and how it has the potential to change lives for the better.


The Hobbit

The Hobbit: J.R.R. Tolkien

For this issue of Catalyst, we're doing things a little differently. We looked to our M&E guru for a book review and we were all transported back to our childhoods. We all started somewhere. We all had an adventure to embark on. Embrace your inner child.
supplier development

2019 Absa Business Day Supplier Development Awards: Meet the winners

The leaders in supplier development in South Africa were lauded recently for creating a business culture revolution - by building the economy and gaining a competitive advantage. The future is looking bright!
shoe dog

Shoe Dog: A memoir by the creator of Nike

This refreshingly honest account of the building of one of the world's most iconic brands gets a 10 out of 10 from us. It's vital reading for anyone wanting to take the leap into entrepreneurship!
dream big

Local entrepreneurs who built their businesses from nothing

These businessmen and women achieved a level of success most only dream of. Their stories that will astound you with their audacity and leave you feeling like your dream is attainable. Get started today!
get your business noticed

How to get your business noticed

One entrepreneur got creative when he realised there were other businesses jostling for a piece of the same pie. Follow his tips to make your business stand out and watch the customers beat a path to your door!

What makes a winner?

Do you have what it takes to be a winner? Top athletes like Muhammad Ali and Michael Jordan practise these five steps every day. If it works for them, it will work for you. If you want to float like a butterfly and sting like a bee, read on!