The harmful aspects of loadshedding are more than just unproductivity and no electricity - what about power failures, power surges, sags, under and over voltage? To determine what size Uninterruptible Power Supply (UPS) your home or business needs, you need to first establish what power is drawn and the runtime duration of support required. As with any technology, UPS capacity is available in different tiers of products. Good news for small businesses and home offices, Eaton now has a cost-effective mini UPS that runs off Lithium batteries, and could run your Wi-Fi router for up to 4 hours. Jaco Voigt chats to Jaco du Plooy from Eaton South Africa. Brought to you by Catalytic.

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19.08.22 Pt 1 - Do you still support a small business when it becomes a big business? Ben decided to kill the beard. Gareth complains about Madonna, but gives Dolly Parton some love. And will the mullet ever really go away?

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28.07.22 Pt 2 - This week the team is joined by SABC business news anchor Nastassia Arendse, and analyst Mighti Jamie, to chat about how the markets are moving, the increasing interest rates, and the impact that has on small businesses and the average person on the street.

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Are your business and employees ready to engage with purpose to spot the opportunities of the future? It’s all about the hard job of soft skills, design thinking and learning agility. A conversation for employers and employees about the new behaviours and 15 critical skills to develop to ensure relevance and adding value in the new world of work. Jaco Voigt and Dr Eric Albertini of FutureFit discuss decisive leadership and the opportunities of 4IR, rather than the threats. In a BANI (brittle, anxious, non linear and incomprehensible) world filled with volatility and complexities, we need to ensure continuous life-long learning with a growth mindset that ensures becoming dealers in hope, by being adaptable and resilient to change. Brought to you by Catalytic.

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Wondering what joy and practical prettiness bread bags and old Beta/VHS tape can bring to the average shopper? Jaco Voigt and his guest chat about rekindling the old craft of crochet, and how snipping up plastic is helping to feed families in Hout Bay. It is heartwarming to hear how something so easily trashed, has upskilled women in a struggling community. Bag. Rebag. Reuse. Recycle! Brought to you by Catalytic.

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This week, Jaco from Catalytic continues to simplify and unbundle the digital workplace. A Cisco networking specialist joins the discussion to demystify the core IT infrastructure of a business, as well as Cloud networking specifications. How familiar are you with routers, switches, firewalls, overlays... and how are you protecting your business? This discussion again highlights the fact that small businesses are the gateway to bigger enterprise crimes – are you protected? Brought to you by Catalytic.

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With the recent 2021 fiscal spending plans of the National Budget being unveiled by Finance Minister Tito Mboweni... Gareth, Phumi, and Jamie (lawyer, award-winning debater and political analyst) have a candid conversation about the tax increases, debt to GDP, and our government’s simple-minded approach to solving our current financial issues. Brought to you by Nando’s.

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25.02.21 Pt 2 - Is our government too simple-minded when it comes to the increasing of taxes? Are we underestimating the support that Jacob Zuma may have? Facebook vs the Australian government - digital media seems to be changing right before our eyes.

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Nick Davies started out in the furniture business, and now he makes sparkling wines. He talks about his journey with Reg Lascaris on this episode of Marketshare, and shares some tips on how to make your small business succeed in an unpredictable world. Plus a few interesting stories from the wonderful world of MCC.

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Is your business facing the possibility of going bust during these unfortunate times? How can you save your company from being shut down? Is Business Rescue the way to go, or will creditors lose patience? What about personal guarantees signed? In studio with Garry is Colin Strime of Fluxmans Attorneys.

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