Running a successful business and being your own boss requires a lot of hard work, and while you have to deal with your fair share of obstacles, the upside for most entrepreneurs is that they get to do what they are passionate about.
We checked in with local entrepreneurs from Nelson Mandela Bay and ask them how they got started, what challenges they face, what advice they have for aspiring entrepreneurs and also where they go in the Bay to unwind and relax after a long week of being their own boss.
Have a read what these three Bay boss ladies had to say and tell us which local entrepreneurs inspire you!
Photo by Niki M
Who and what is The Stable Studio?
I am Zinzi May and am the founder and Graphic Designer Art Director of The Stable Studio, a boutique creative agency based at the Donkin Village Creative Quarters in the Nelson Mandela Bay.
I was born in Port Elizabeth and grew up in East London, I was raised by a family of entrepreneurs, my grandad owned a butchery and we grew up hearing stories of his work ethics and social entrepreneurship practice, where every year around Christmas he would gather all the elderly people and give them Christmas parcels. My mother then took in his footstep and opened her own butchery and as time went grew to explore other business ventures. It is in this whole spirit of entrepreneurship that
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