Ally Angula’s Advice for Staying Motivated through Winter

As we’ve reach the middle point of yet another busy year, motivation can become an endless battle especially in the winter months. One Namibian business woman is the inspiration for many, for her exceptional motivation to achieve her goals and her ability to juggle many things at once to ensure her success in business. Ally Angula is a Namibian business …

A Helping Hand and a Comfortable Shoe

“Hard work pays off, so never give up on your dreams” One Namibian entrepreneur is forging forward with handmade footwear after receiving support and assistance for his business idea from the Intensive Product Development (IPD) Programme. The IPD Programme is an intensive product development course for local entrepreneurs supported by local Government and run through FABlab Namibia. FABlab, being the …

How One Namibian Business is Being Part of the Water Solution

  Offering a service that can give car owners a cleaner car along with a clearer conscience is what Eco Car Wash Namibia is doing. A service that was born out the current drought facing Windhoek, “A friend of mine introduced me to the concept and it was around the same time as people were starting to talk about the …

The Sweet Business

  Walvis Bay resident, Adelaine Bruwer is proving that vision and passion are what you need to make a business great. Adelaine’s business in Walvis Bay, the Belgian Chocolatique, is fast becoming a force to be reckoned with in the sweet arena and a regular favourite for both Namibians and visitors to Namibia. 99FM’s MYD Smart, spoke to this business …

How our Linked Currency Gives us Freedom

“We activated an active citizenry here in Namibia, something that was missing for a long time, but we should not stop here. We should question why we are doing things. If it’s good we should support it and if it’s bad then we need to stand up and say something. Make our voices heard”   What is freedom in the …

A Business Born Out Of Challenging Stereotypes

“Freedom is seen as an illusion not many can obtain, but freedom comes in little pieces of self-acceptance, higher self-esteem, being truly yourself and living out your true potential and talent.” Dynamic Namibian woman, Zodidi Gaseb, has been racking up the accolades internationally for her challenging of the status quo when it comes to natural hair. Last year she wowed …

The Fabric of Namibian Beauty

Driven to be the preferred home textile, homeware and interior design brand in Namibia, Unleashed Design are about to unleash their brand new, Namibian inspired, textile range. Elegant, understated yet bold and vibrant, this range of textiles is a first in the interior design arena and 99FM’s MYD Smart sat down with the man behind the brand, Leon Engelbrecht, to …

Advice from the Coach on Decision Making

Decisions are part of both our private and professional life. However how do you know you are making the best decisions and if your decisions are delivering to you the best outcomes? Ultimately whether you make a decision or not, you are making a decision as no decision is also ultimately a decision. Sometimes we need to review the best processes for …

A Passion Written in the Stars

“First and foremost you must have the desire and the drive” Rob Johnstone has been featured on CNN talking about the magic of Namibia’s night skies, he has his name on the planet Mars after he did work for NASA, he founded Space Observation Learning Namibia in 2009 and he also sat down with 99FM’s MYD Smart to talk about …

Why Meditation is a Business Must

Imagine that the place where you worked was a space where your personal balance and well-being was the most important element of the company’s ethos. Sounds radical doesn’t it? To some companies, this philosophy has become a cornerstone of their success. Maybe we’re not surprised because we have heard of companies that prioritise their staff’s happiness, for example Google or …