R350 tip changes waiter’s life

Kabelo Ncholo rose from waitering to award-winning entrepreneur./Supplied

A R350 tip that Kabelo Ncholo received while working as a waiter at a restaurant in Johannesburg in 2002 turned his life around when he finally started his own marketing and events company.

This came after his colleague reminded him about a promise Ncholo had made to quit the job and become an entrepreneur.Now 17 years later, Ncholo, 37, is running a successful company, Yourself Management.Ncholo left Mahikeng, in the North West, for Johannesburg in 2001 to study medicine but after some time at Lenasia Hospital, he realised he could not stand the sight of blood.With no other option at hand, Ncholo worked as a waiter at a restaurant while trying to figure his next move in life.

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