Trusting Yourself as a Tool of Business Success

“In business, to trust yourself is one of the most empowering decisions that you can make because when you trust yourself, other people will trust you.” To make a difference in the business world you need to trust yourself first and foremost as many of the great business leaders of our time have attested to. It’s a story we’ve heard …

Sam’s Advice for 2016

“For 2016, being healthy both physical and mental must be a key goal. Before we think of other goals that we would like to set for ourselves, we must deliberately ensure that we take good care of our health.” As we usher in of another year filled with hope and optimism for what lies ahead, 99FM’s MYD Smart spoke to …

A Year of Learning for Entrepreneurs

“The one thing I learned this year, something that imprinted very strongly within me, and that is that I have no limits to my dreams.” This year was a big year for business in many unexpected ways. 2015 saw a slowdown of China’s economy and a collapse of commodity prices, it also saw an increase in the global entrepreneurial spirit …

Why I Should Take a Break

“As human beings, the importance of restoration is rooted in our physiology. We are not designed to spend energy continuously. Rather we are meant to pause between the expending of energy and recovery is what improves our performance.” One of our keys learnings on MYD this year was that in order to be successful we need to have balance in …

Being Money Smart this Festive Season

“Money is a very emotional topic, and in December, we want to switch off, recharge, be really silly and have a fabulous time.” Money is the last thing you want to stress about over the festive season. Yet, with the right tools it doesn’t have to be something that creates stress in our lives. To find out what the do’s …

The Business of Health and Fitness

“The spirit comes alive when the body feels alive and strong” Being in the business of improved quality of life, Outfit Namibia is making its mark on the health, wellness and fitness arena in Namibia for their holistic view on how to live life to the fullest. 99FM’s MYD Smart sat down with entrepreneur and business owner of Outfit Namibia, …

Expanding Horizons for Namibian Businesses

Can a bustling economy like that of Indonesia and a growing economy like that of Namibia become trade partners? The answer is that they already are. 99FM’s MYD Smart sat down with the counsellor at the Embassy of the Republic of Indonesia in Namibia, Pramudya Sulaksono, to find out what business opportunities are available to Namibians wanting to do business …

Business Sense and Life Lessons In Indonesia

  For the lucky ones, our jobs are something that engages us, defines and communicated to the rest of the world who we are and sustains us to live. For the majority of people however, the work they do both defines and burdens them at the same time. It might be fair to say that fate has a hand in …

What You Do is Not Who You Are

“For most a career is tied into self-actualization, a dream that is realized. Thus, when you are asked who you are more often than not you would introduce yourself as your career.” Self-worth is defined as the sense of one’s own value or worth as a person. Many people today do not have a strong sense of value, yet this …

The Power of Forgiveness in Building a Successful Business

“John Sam, who is now fully rehabilitated, has always topped the list of the most dedicated employees at Jay-Jay’s Body Repairs, and I am so proud of him.”   A Namibian man with a dream, Moses “Jay-Jay” Leonard, stands testament to the value of dedication in the realisation of your dreams. Previously Jay-Jay worked at the Ministry of Prisons and …