Category: Inspire

Burgers from Smokin' Joes restaurant.

Passion fuels the fire that lights up Smokin’ Joe’s

Every champion was once a contender that refused to give up. We caught up with Mo – a partner at Smokin’ Joe’s – to find out how the boxing-themed joint has gained fame and fortune in Durban’s burger scene.


For the Conscious: Unwrapped entrepreneur story

Successful people never stop learning. It’s key to staying ahead of the game in any walk of life. Being curious is great; it’s a pathway to good ideas. But to be able to educate others is even better. And to do it in a way that people enjoy? That’s truly


Durban City Series: The Happiness Factory’s 5 Secrets to Sweet Success

Durban is a beautiful city. It’s also rich with small business success stories, which we’ve been exploring in our Durban City Series. In Part Two, we caught up with Muhammad and Naseera Haffajee, who founded The Happiness Factory in 2010. Their first piece of advice, in business and in life,


Durban City Series: 5 pieces of advice from Colombo Coffee

Durban has often been in the shadow of its big sisters. As vivid and vibrant as Johannesburg and Cape Town are, The Warmest Place To Be holds its own in every department. Perceptions change, and people now realise that there’s much more to Durban than beaches, bars and a bohemian


For the Fierce: Project Inflamed entrepreneur story

Bravery can take you far. But a different kind of conviction is required to get to the very top. It takes courage that obstacles can’t stop. A sense of self belief so strong that criticism can’t stick. A way of living built on a foundation of confidence that only the


For the Purposeful: Nourish’d Cafe and Juicery entrepreneur story

There are those that know their path in life from an early age. Others find out later, when struck by the lightbulb moment we call an epiphany. A few years ago, Natasha Napoli wasn’t sure where life would take her. Today, her path couldn’t be clearer. “I think my earliest