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#8 : John Sanei : How to future proof yourself in an age of disruption

John Sanei - (@JohnSanei) is a leading innovation specialist, best selling author, global keynote speaker, facilitator, coach and entrepreneur. In addition to that long list of acknowledgments he now has the honor of being the first South African to be accepted into the Singularity University faculty, a huge achievement in and of itself.


#7 : Magda Wierzycka, CEO Sygnia Group : Corporate responsibility and the fight against corruption

Magda Wierzycka, CEO of Sygnia - (@Magda_Wierzycka) is the founder of Sygnia group. She is among South Africa’s richest women having built her wealth from scratch after moving to South Africa - an amazing story in and of itself. She has most recently been in the spotlight for shining a light on corrupt corporates who have aided and abetted the Gupta and Zuma families in their state capture strategy. This is an amazingly insightful story that covers many aspects of running a large corporate...


#6 : Jonathan Shapiro, Zapiro: Creativity in the face of adversity

Jonathan Shapiro aka Zapiro (@Zapiro) is a world renowned South African cartoonist whose works have resulted in awards, exhibits, lawsuits and debate internationally. In this episode, we discuss the Jonathan’s time as a young South African growing up during the oppressive time of apartheid, how he fought against the oppression, while maintaining a love of cartooning. Jonathan discusses his creative process in a hugely insightful way for creatives and non-creatives needing to operate at a...


#2 : Styli Charalambous, Daily Maverick: Can ethics, integrity and quality conquer #FakeNews?

Styli Charalambous (@DailyMaverick) is the CEO and publisher of Having co-founded the digital news publisher in 2009, he has overseen the commercial growth of Daily Maverick ever since. Styli is responsible for all things non-editorial and in his own words he believes he must have been a terrible person in a previous life to be given the challenge. In this episode we cover quite a bit of ground from the early days of Daily Maverick and its perilous journey to becoming a...


#1 : Nic Haralambous, Tackling retail in the age of the retail apocalypse

Nic Haralambous (@NicHarry) is the founder and CEO of style company Nic has had a colorful history and his career includes learnings garnered from at least ten failed startups over the past 12 years. He also has plenty of successes under his belt: he was the CEO and co-founder of Motribe, the mobile community platform, before the company was successfully acquired by Mxit in 2012. Show notes and links for this episode can be found at - If you...