The Healthy Business Show: Starting your business
CliffCentral.com — Today we see Discovery as one of South Africa’s biggest businesses with thousands of employees and hundreds of thousands of clients, but in 1992 it was just a small team trying to pitch their idea and break into the market. Barry Swartzberg (Vitality Group CEO) chats to Fred Roed about when and how to scale your business. How important is honing your product and market validation? In this first exciting episode, we hear why, when it comes to entrepreneurship, you need to 'fall in love with the process’. Barry gives valuable insights into how they succeeded and overcame major hurdles to grow Discovery into a global organisation, ranked as the second-strongest insurance brand in the world in the 2019 Brand Finance Insurance 100 report. Join the conversation: #DSYHealthyBusiness
Season 1 / Episode 1
20 May 2019
Discovery SA CEO, Hylton Kallner shares that a secret of Discovery’s success has always been to liberate the best in people. By building a company culture that is focused on innovation, differentiates Discovery as a business not only in South Africa, but in the world. Now in 24 territories around…
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Nic Latouf, Nick Dreyer & Ross Sondagh, co-founders of Veldskoen, a brand that has gone from zero to viral hero in just two years. These iconic South African shoes are now being worn by Prince Harry and Ashton Kutcher, and has received funding from famed US billionaire investor Mark Cuban…