Its all about asking the right questions

So ask yourself, what does your business and a Lego® set have in common?

Allon Raiz is hosting this one-of-a-kind workshop designed to teach entrepreneurs how to think differently about their business.

Utilising new techniques in business development, the Shift Questions workshop will take you through 100 questions that have been carefully crafted to SHIFT the paradigms of your thinking – setting you on a path to entrepreneurial success.

Using Shift Questions to move towards success

Watch this short video to learn more about how using Shift Questions can benefit your business. This video was filmed as part of a video series in association with Telkom Business.

The Shift Questions workshops are built around the principles and techniques discussed in this video.

Who should go

Shift Questions is a one-day workshop designed for entrepreneurs who are proactively seeking the answers to their biggest business uncertainties.

No matter what business you are running or your current situation, whether successful or failing, this workshop will benefit you. Every entrepreneur who attends the workshop will be taught the skill of asking the right questions, as well as knowing when to ask them, and will receive valuable guidance that will help them think differently and grow their business.

Feedback from past delegates

“It is hands on, practical, informative and original. It provides business owners with the opportunity to express their problems in their business and learn how to solve them.” – Grace Oladokun

“The questions are thought provoking. I learned a lot about how to rethink what I have been doing. It’s helped me to identify how I stand in the way of my business’s growth.” – Deshun Deysel

“Listening to the other delegates answers and reasoning had the most impact on me. Some of their responses I had never thought of before.” – Vanessa Cox

It really forces you to look at yourself differently and start asking critical questions to get you to a higher level as an entrepreneur. It just can’t be business as usual. – Florence Mokgobu

What do you get

• A Shift Questions workbook with 100 questions
• Great opportunity to network with other entrepreneurs and potential clients
• The chance to engage with Allon Raiz
• Entrepreneurial products from Raizcorp’s Inspire store included
• A goodie bag from our sponsors
• Flavoursome food as well as refreshments

Shift Questions is designed by Allon Raiz, founder and CEO of Africa’s top business incubator, Raizcorp.


About Allon Raiz

Allon Raiz is the founder and CEO of Raizcorp, the only privately held, unfunded, profitable business incubator on the African continent, supporting in excess of 500 businesses. He is the author of two bestselling entrepreneurial books, Lose the Business Plan and What to Do When You Want to Give Up. He has hosted a radio show, written and hosted a prime-time reality TV show – both in the field of entrepreneurship. He has also created and published an ongoing entrepreneurial cartoon strip called Carlson Dudtz: Avoiding the 96%.

He is the co-founder of the Entrepreneurs’ Organisation South Africa and Rural Roots, and sits on the advisory and judging boards of numerous local and international NGOs and entrepreneurial awards. His passion and focus on the development of entrepreneurs attracted the attention of the World Economic Forum (WEF) which, on 11 March 2008, awarded him as a Young Global Leader.

As an accomplished international speaker, Allon was invited to speak at the 2011 WEF Annual Meeting, held in Davos, Switzerland. In 2011, he was invited to become a member of the WEF’s Global Agenda Council on Fostering Entrepreneurship, making him one of 15 recognised global experts in this field.

In 2013, he received the Entrepreneur of 2013 Award at the 12th Annual Oliver Transformation and Empowerment Awards, which is recognised as South Africa’s most influential empowerment award. In 2014, he was invited as a guest lecturer at Oxford University, where he was subsequently recognised as the Oxford University Saïd Business School’s Entrepreneur-in-Residence.