The Sandton Times Podcast

The Sandton Times Podcast

By The Sandton Times
From Sandton's leading blog, The Sandton Times Podcast brings the pages of The Sandton Times to life, featuring stories making headlines in Sandton, interviews with names and faces shaping Africa's richest square mile, a healthy dose of entertainment and updates on all you need to know about Sandton and beyond!
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Episode 008: Still Breathing in Sandton
Back on track with the weekly #SandtonTimesPodcast!  This week [Episode 008 | Week 21] The Sandton Times looks at some of  the stories making headlines in Sandton; and speaks to the cast of  M-Net's 'Still Breathing' Tiffany Barbuzano, Kate Liquorish and Shannon  Esra. Music Credit: Rock Angel by Joakim Karud
37:01
May 21, 2020
Episode 007: Another Short One in Sandton
It's another short #SandtonTimesPodcast after a technical glitch! This week [Episode 007 | Week 20] The Sandton Times looks at some of the stories making headlines in Sandton; and speaks to Stephanie Weil, CEO of the Miss South Africa Organisation about Miss South Africa 2020. Music Credit: Rock Angel by Joakim Karud Links: Miss South Africa | www.misssa.co.za
26:20
May 14, 2020
Episode 006: Short & Saucy in Sandton
It's a short but saucy #SandtonTimesPodcast! This week [Episode 006 | Week 18] The Sandton Times looks at some of the stories making headlines in Sandton; speaks to Wendy Alberts, CEO of the Restaurant Association of South Africa (RASA); catches up with Head of Content at UCook, Nick Corbett; chats to The Bachelor South Africa contestants Mulesa Lumina and Qiniso van Damme about love after the reality show; and launches an exciting competition for Podcast listeners. Music Credit: Rock Angel by Joakim Karud
35:16
May 1, 2020
Epsiode 005: Billons and Billons and Billons and Billons
The #SandtonTimesPodcast is back with billions! This week [Episode 005 | Week 17] The Sandton Times looks at some of the stories making headlines in Sandton; speaks to Zanele Morrison, Director of Marketing and Corporate Affairs along with Udesh Moodley, Head of Bonds and Interest Rates Derivatives: Capital Markets at the JSE; catches up with Owner of Jacksons Real Food Market, Gary Jackson; chats to The Bachelor South Africa contestant Rikki Brest about love after the reality show; and takes some trash to be recycled at Sandton City with Justin Needham. Music Credit: Rock Angel by Joakim Karud
52:17
April 23, 2020
Episode 006: Business Recovery with Douglas Kruger
There are always silver linings. There is always hope. There are always smart ways forward, and we should never lose hope. Growth may be just around the corner. Now let’s explore the practical things you can do to keep your own profit-over-cost ratio as healthy as possible, for as long as possible.  What can small businesses do to survive the Covid-19 crisis? Business coach and author Douglas Kruger joins 'The Sandton Times Business Recovery Special Series' to provide actionable answers, from his list of 50 practical ways your business can survive – and even thrive – during this time of uncertainty, taken from his book, "Virus-Proof Your Small Business: 50 Ways to Survive the Covid-19 Crisis".   There are a remarkable number of creative things you can do to stay on the right side of this equation, provided you don’t lose your head. Do these things well and you’ll be able to keep your staff employed, continue to serve your customers, grow awareness of your brand, and even come out of this difficult period positioned for growth.    An absolutely essential listen for any small business owner in this challenging time.
29:45
April 21, 2020
Episode 005: Business Recovery with Jonathan Foster-Pedley
There is always a break in the clouds. There is always a way to move forward, and space to remain optimistic. Growth may be just over the hill.  Now let’s explore the practical things you can do to keep you and your business afloat through these tumultuous times! What can small businesses do to survive the Covid-19 crisis? Dean and Director of Henley Business School Africa Jonathan Foster-Pedley joins 'The Sandton Times Business Recovery Special Series' to provide actionable answers, from his perspective running one of Africa's most successful business schools, with practical ways you and your business can survive – and even thrive – during this time of uncertainty by embracing technology, collaboration and rational thinking.   There are an extraordinary number of inventive things you can do to remain on track, and keep your mindset in check. Do only a number of small activities well and you’ll be able to retain your employees, resume serving your clients, grow your brand, and even come out of this tough time geared for expansion.    This essential listen for any small business owner during these challenging times, should put you back on the path to recovery!
27:58
April 21, 2020
Episode 004: Business Recovery with Pavlo Phitidis
There is always a break in the clouds. There is always a way to move forward, and space to remain optimistic. Growth may be just over the hill.  Now let’s explore the practical things you can do to keep you and your business afloat through these tumultuous times! What can small businesses do to survive the Covid-19 crisis? Author and CEO of Aurik Investment Holdings Pavlo Phitidis joins 'The Sandton Times Business Recovery Special Series' to provide actionable answers, from his perspective consulting to a myriad of businesses around the world, with practical ways you and your business can survive – and even thrive – during this time of uncertainty with insights from his latest book, "Sweat, Scale, Sell: Build Your Business Into an Asset of Value".   There are an extraordinary number of inventive things you can do to remain on track, and keep your mindset in check. Do only a number of small activities well and you’ll be able to retain your employees, resume serving your clients, grow your brand, and even come out of this tough time geared for expansion.    This essential listen for any small business owner during these challenging times, should put you back on the path to recovery!
27:18
April 21, 2020
Episode 003: Business Recovery with Selina Bieber
There is always a break in the clouds. There is always a way to move forward, and space to remain optimistic. Growth may be just over the hill.  Now let’s explore the practical things you can do to keep you and your business afloat through these tumultuous times! What can small businesses do to survive the Covid-19 crisis? GoDaddy Senior Regional Director for Turkey, MENA and South Africa Selina Bieber  joins 'The Sandton Times Business Recovery Special Series' to provide actionable answers, from her perspective running one of the world's leading Internet domain registrar and web hosting company, with practical ways you and your business can survive – and even thrive – during this time of uncertainty by embracing eCommerce and an online presence.   There are an extraordinary number of inventive things you can do to remain on track, and keep your mindset in check. Do only a number of small activities well and you’ll be able to retain your employees, resume serving your clients, grow your brand, and even come out of this tough time geared for expansion.    This essential listen for any small business owner during these challenging times, should put you back on the path to recovery!
21:48
April 21, 2020
Episode 002: Business Recovery with John Sanei
There is always a break in the clouds. There is always a way to move forward, and space to remain optimistic. Growth may be just over the hill.  Now let’s explore the practical things you can do to keep you and your business afloat through these tumultuous times! What can small businesses do to survive the Covid-19 crisis? Author and trend specialist John Sanei joins 'The Sandton Times Business Recovery Special Series' to provide actionable answers, from his book 'FUTURE NOW - Face The Covid Reset' with practical ways you and your business can survive – and even thrive – during this time of uncertainty by embracing the unknown.    There are an extraordinary number of inventive things you can do to remain on track, and keep your mindset in check. Do only a number of small activities well and you’ll be able to retain your employees, resume serving your clients, grow your brand, and even come out of this tough time geared for expansion.    This essential listen for any small business owner during these challenging times, should put you back on the path to recovery!
24:10
April 21, 2020
Episode 001: Business Recovery with Bernard Swanepoel
There is always a break in the clouds. There is always a way to move forward, and space to remain optimistic. Growth may be just over the hill.  Now let’s explore the practical things you can do to keep you and your business afloat through these tumultuous times! What can small businesses do to survive the Covid-19 crisis? Mining entrepreneur and champion of small business, Bernard Swanepoel joins 'The Sandton Times Business Recovery Special Series', to provide actionable answers, a pragmatic outlook and a temperature of what is to come post-pandemic.   There are an extraordinary number of inventive things you can do to remain on track, and keep your mindset in check. Do only a number of small activities well and you’ll be able to retain your employees, resume serving your clients, grow your brand, and even come out of this tough time geared for expansion.    This essential listen for any small business owner during these challenging times, should put you back on the path to recovery!
27:09
April 21, 2020
Episode 004: Mixed Week As Sandton Remains in Lockdown
Lockdown is extended for the #SandtonTimesPodcast!  This week [Episode 004 | Week 16] The Sandton Times looks at some of  the stories making headlines in Sandton; speaks to Shawn Herbst of  Netcare 911; chats to The Bachelor South Africa contestant Pasha dos  Santos about love after the reality show; and shares some hope with  Reach for a Dream. Music Credit: Rock Angel by Joakim Karud Opening: Do Re Mi [Covid-19 Version] by Shirley Șerban
38:46
April 16, 2020
Episode 003: Sandton's COVID-19 Hotel and UberEats Returns
Second week of lockdown with the #SandtonTimesPodcast!  This week [Episode 003 | Week 15] The Sandton Times looks at some of  the stories making headlines in Sandton; speaks to Capital Hotels  Founder Marc Wachsberger about converting The Empire in Sandton for  COVID-19; catches up with Ailyssa Pretorius, General Manager of UberEats  about the delivery service coming back online; chats to The Bachelor  South Africa contestant Jessica Calder about love after the reality  show; and gets all the details about comedian Schalk Bezuidenhout's BEST  OF online show this weekend. Music Credit: Rock Angel by Joakim Karud
50:11
April 9, 2020
Episode 002: 1st Week of Lockdown in Sandton Feels Like Big Brother
One week into the national lockdown and it's the second #SandtonTimesPodcast! This week [Episode 002 | Week 14] The Sandton Times looks at some of the stories making headlines in Sandton; ventures into the streets of Sandton during the South African 21-day lockdown; speaks to media personality Mark Pilgrim about living in self-isolation and running a radio show; highlights some of the latest scams doing the rounds; chats to Senior Pastor Andre Olivier of Rivers Church Sandton about community, technology and staying strong in times of trial.  Intro Music Credit: Rock Angel by Joakim Karud Outro Music Credit: Coronavirus by James Smith feat. Cardi B Links: Hot 91.9FM: https://www.hot919.co.za/ Rivers Church: https://rivers.church/
53:00
April 2, 2020
Episode 001: Sandton On 21-Day Lockdown During Coronavirus (COVID-19)
It's the first #SandtonTimesPodcast!  This week [Episode 001 | Week 13] The Sandton Times looks at some of  the stories making headlines in Sandton; unpacks the impact the  Coronavirus (COVID-19) has had on Sandton as South Africa goes into  lockdown for 21-days; speaks to Managing Director of Legacy Hotels,  Paddy Brearley about the hospitality industry during the pandemic;  highlights some must-watch series whilst isolated at home; chats to  Namibian beauty Andeline Wieland of The Bachelor SA about her exit from  the show and love in quarantine. Music Credit: Rock Angel by Joakim Karud
50:00
March 27, 2020