Survive
and thrive

10-part business webinar series

With many small to medium-sized businesses under severe threat of closure as a result of the lockdown restrictions, what measures can you adopt to make sure your business survives and thrives during COVID-19 and beyond?

As investment managers witnessing the financial impact of the pandemic on so many businesses, we are focused on providing you with access to informative business content to help guide you through the challenging landscape.

The 10-part interactive Survive and thrive webinar series, brought to you by the Allan Gray Umbrella Retirement Fund, aimed to provide a blueprint of strategies to boost your business’s longevity and agility during this period of uncertainty.

Although the series has come to an end, you can reignite your business potential with video recordings from our series and other business-related webinars and insights.

Catch up on the entire series content here.

Positioning your business for success

by Saleem Sonday on 20 November 2020

In the final instalment of our 10-part Survive and thrive webinar series, brought to you by the Allan Gray Umbrella Retirement Fund, we unpack strategies for rebuilding the foundations of your business and setting it up for prosperity beyond the COVID-19 pandemi...

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COVID-19: The macroeconomic risks impacting your business

by Saleem Sonday on 05 November 2020

In the ninth of 10 webinars in the Survive and thrive series, brought to you by the Allan Gray Umbrella Retirement Fund, economic strategist Thabi Leoka and Allan Gray portfolio manager Sandy McGregor discussed the macroeconomics risks impacting business owners ...

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Finding the right equity partner for your business

by Saleem Sonday on 22 October 2020

In the eighth of 10 webinars in the Survive and thrive series, brought to you by the Allan Gray Umbrella Retirement Fund, we examine the matters business owners should consider in order to secure the right fit in an equity partner.

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COVID winners: Lessons from thriving businesses

by Saleem Sonday on 08 October 2020

In the seventh of 10 webinars in the Survive and thrive series, brought to you by the Allan Gray Umbrella Retirement Fund, we chat to the leaders of businesses that have thrived during the pandemic about the key factors that helped foster their growth and succes...

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Safeguarding your business brand during uncertainty

by Saleem Sonday on 17 September 2020

In the sixth of 10 webinars in the Survive and thrive series, brought to you by the Allan Gray Umbrella Retirement Fund, we explore what a brand is and how businesses can protect and grow their brands during times of uncertainty and beyond.

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Keeping future fit through uncertain times

by Saleem Sonday on 04 September 2020

In the fifth of 10 webinars in the Survive and thrive series, brought to you by the Allan Gray Umbrella Retirement Fund, we explore the leadership qualities required to sustain and grow your business through extreme uncertainty. 

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A business playbook for remaining people positive through COVID-19

by Saleem Sonday on 19 August 2020

In the fourth of 10 webinars in the Survive and thrive series, brought to you by the Allan Gray Umbrella Retirement Fund, we delve into strategies leaders can adopt to keep their people engaged, and feeling connected as the world of work evolves. 

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Leveraging innovation and technology for a strong recovery

by Saleem Sonday on 06 August 2020

In the third of 10 webinars in the Survive and thrive series, brought to you by the Allan Gray Umbrella Retirement Fund, we explore how to leverage technology and innovation to enhance your business value proposition during COVID-19 and beyond.

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Financing your business beyond relief funding

by Saleem Sonday on 23 July 2020

In the second of 10 webinars in the Survive and thrive series, brought to you by the Allan Gray Umbrella Retirement Fund, we delve into financing your business beyond relief funding and explore alternative ways to generate funding for your enterprise.

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Fight or flight – deciding on the next steps for your business

by Saleem Sonday on 26 June 2020

In the first of 10 webinars in the Survive and thrive series, brought to you by the Allan Gray Umbrella Retirement Fund, you discover what steps to consider taking to help your business prosper in a post COVID-19 world.

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Resilience and reinvention: The business currency for COVID-19

by Saleem Sonday on 06 April 2020

The impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on small and big businesses will undoubtedly linger for months to come. And while the uncertainty is daunting, an opportunity emerges for businesses to rethink the way they operate.

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Access additional information and guides on our resources page to help your business survive and thrive in a post-COVID world.

Resources

NAVIGATING THE CRISIS 
A survival checklist
for your enterprise

Santa Clara University

FutureNOW
The Guidebook

John Sanei

Beyond COVID-19
What will define
the "new normal"

EY.com

Design thinking for sales
10 key principles

Selling as your customers are changing

Rapelang Rabana

COVID-19:
3 ways businesses can find growth opportunities during the crisis

Knowledge @Wharton

Innovation in a crisis:
Why it is more critical than ever

McKinsey & Company

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