was founded in 2004 employing just one person at the time namely Julius Nthoba who is one of the founding members of the company.
To date Bathon House Multi Media is on it’s 12th year thanks to a conversation the Nthoba brothers had with their father who was adamant to instil independence in his boys to never rely on anyone to put food on their tables.
Although the boys listened tentatively they did not respond to their father instead they worked in the background to ensure that they realise their father’s dream more so their own. Julius went to the library everyday to write his business plan while Taoana was speaking to a few people in Joburg to line opportunities to make the big move.
The move finally happened in 2000 and after a few years of working in the advertising industry and gained the experience he needed to venture on his own. Finally Julius decided to register his brainchild.
Sometimes every business faces the worst financial times. Reasons for this crisis (if I may call it that way) differs from one business to another and this may be due to product errors, loss of profitable clients, to huge lawsuits against the business. Often the reasons may be beyond the normal business operation, e.g. economic downturn, industrial action etc. For those that may be facing the overwhelming fate here, is an extract from the book “Successfully Navigating the Downturn by Donald Todrin” to help navigate the downturn...