There is a reason they say that a picture is worth a thousand words! Get a refreshing look at drones – UAV – Unmanned Aerial Vehicles... a business brought about by two offshore oil rig inspection engineers that wanted to be more home based. These licenced devices are a quick, efficient and cost effective means to add value to a spectrum of business as extended eyes for the likes of maintenance of buildings, project managing sites, security, and safety and risk assessments. Jaco Voigt chats to John Woodman to find out more.

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Jaco is joined by a data specialist discussing how storage of data has evolved. Although efficiencies are evident and there is a smaller footprint of products and solutions available, so many businesses still err to enterprise class solutions and external hard drive saving. What businesses believe is cost-effective could be the pennywise scenario as power, cooling, holistic managing, back-ups and malfunction are not considered. Once again the new PoPI Act compliance is something to be considered. There is a price vs performance for storage solutions that should always be investigated. When last did you do a deep dive into what data you are storing? This is a journey that every business needs to walk with an expert, as your data is no different to the money in a bank account - store it wisely as you will miss it when it disappears! Brought to you by Catalytic.

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Their story started way back in 1983 when two young guys, short on cash but big on dreams, decided to start an advertising business. Reg Lascaris and John Hunt take a nostalgic trip back in time, as they discuss some of the campaigns that put their company on the global map.

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Anelene Van Wyk runs a 4 star guesthouse in Springbok in the Northern Cape. But the road to starting this venture was not an easy one, as someone who was forced to leave school and join the workforce with only a Grade 9 qualification. After many years of various jobs and starting her own business as a florist, the hospitality industry called to Anelene - and with the help of Business Partners Limited, she was able to buy the guesthouse and build her dream career. In this episode, we find out how the Business Partners Limited's Covid Relief Initiative helped Anelene's business survive the pandemic.

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For years, Ncamisile Maphumulo saw patients struggling to travel in order to access dialysis treatment. That's when she decided to put a plan in place. Raised by a single mother in Clermont township in Durban, Ncamisile completed her Diploma in 2006 - specialising in Nephrology. She completed a degree in Clinical Technology, and this was the key to her realising her goal of opening her own dialysis clinic in rural KwaZulu-Natal. In this episode, we find out how the Business Partners Limited's Covid Relief Initiative helped Ncamisile along this journey.

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So what’s happening in podcasting? The short answer is a lot. Podcasting went up by 50% in 2018 (according to Nielsen) and then doubled from 2019 to 2020. For CliffCentral.com, our audience doubled again since the start of the pandemic and lockdowns, and this is probably true for other South African podcasters. When we launched CliffCentral in 2014 and began pioneering podcasting, everyone thought we were mad...

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If someone told you that you could create a better tomorrow by understanding the future, you’d probably agree. But how do we do that? This week, Reg Lascaris speaks to futurist Anton Musgrave.

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Jaco Voigt, CEO of Catalytic and the host of Unbundled, joins The Gareth Cliff Show to make a special announcement about a wonderful opportunity for small businesses.

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Most small businesses have not received any support or relief funding during the extended lockdown, and the recent looting activities haven’t helped. Economist Mike Schussler and Township Entrepreneur Developer Bulelani Balabala join the team to talk about the state of SA’s economy, and how to potentially save it. Brought to you by Nando’s.

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22.07.21 Pt 2 - Economist Mike Schussler and Township Entrepreneur Developer Bulelani Balabala join the team to talk about being a small business in South Africa, and how the lockdown and looting have had an effect on them.

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