…some female entrepreneurs undersell themselves… It’s the confidence of asking for what you deserve… A lot of decisions are made by men…— Jayshree Naidoo, Yiedi
Do you have adequate medical cover? Do you have proper insurance? Or even dreaded disease cover? All of those questions need to be answered before you fall ill… When you’re an entrepreneur you need the best cover…— Jayshree Naidoo, Yiedi
Women entrepreneurs face special challenges.
Earlier in the year Yiedi CEO Jayshree Naidoo was diagnosed with breast cancer.
It got her thinking about how women cope with juggling their business lives with their personal lives.
Naidoo recently met with 18 female business owners, and took some lessons from them.
Listen to the interview in the audio below (and/or scroll down for more quotes from it).
It’s the same in sports… we should be paying women more… the studies tell us that female CEOs outperform…— Jayshree Naidoo, Yiedi
I had to have a double mastectomy, which meant I needed to be off for at least six weeks, and many months of chemotherapy and healing… It’s been start and stop… You’ve got to plan for these challenges that you don’t have control over…— Jayshree Naidoo, Yiedi
You have to surround yourself [with a support structure]… We’ve surrounded ourselves with individuals who can deliver the same content we can…— Jayshree Naidoo, Yiedi
As women… we have a control issue; I can admit it.— Jayshree Naidoo, Yiedi
You are the most important person you know… you have to have your regular check-ups… life is just so precious…— Jayshree Naidoo, Yiedi
Get the 10 most-read articles of the week from Bruce Whitfield’s The Money Show, emailed to you every Friday morning:
Recommendedby NEWSROOM AI
The Money Show’s Bruce Whitfield interviews Aurik Business Accelerator founder Pavlo Phitidis.
Got R50? No? Got R5? Personal finance expert Warren Ingram on how to buy shares with tiny amounts of money.
A simple savings plan for people who don’t like to budget. Bruce Whitfield interviews personal finance guru Warren Ingram.
The South African billionaire has responded to reports placing him at the centre of an alleged tax evasion scheme.
He's been implicated in an elaborate tax-dodging scheme, says amaBhungane’s Craig McKune.
Ray White talks to personal finance guru Warren Ingram, who reckons women should take financial planning more seriously than men.
‘It took approximately 4 – 5 months because I had to make some stops on the way for repairs.' - Julia Albu, the African Conquest
Bruce Whitfield interviews La Grange about her and Madiba's attitude to money (hopes and fears, successes and failures, etc.)
Journalists Sikhonathi Mantshantsha and Kyle Cowan discuss just how the Guptas and their associates helped capture Eskom.
Bruce Whitfield interviews Francois Janse van Rensburg, author of “Making Money through Buy-To-Let in South Africa".
Join Joburgers from all walks of life come together peacefully, united in their diversity for a fun family day out.
Marli van Breda's ex took the stand in the trial of triple murder accused Henri van Breda.
WIN R2000! But only if you can prove you're a whiz of the MTN Biz Quiz by answering the following three questions...
Is social trend Blesserfinder, where girls are allegedly matching up with rich 'benefactors' in exchange for sex, a real thing?