There’s no better time for entrepreneurs to show their true colours than during an economic crisis like the one SA is facing now, says Morris Mthombeni, interim dean of the University of Pretoria’s Gordon Institute of Business Science (Gibs).

Covid-19, and the government’s response to it, could force hundreds, possibly thousands, of enterprises to shut their doors permanently. And savvy people might think this is not the time to leave the security of a steady corporate job and risk everything in an uncertain environment...

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