After a first year of zero sales, Sam Molefe – co-founder and MD of Modi Mining – began to question his decision to go out on his own. Six years and a number of awards later, he and his business partner are very pleased they didn’t throw in the towel. Listen to this #FutureCEOs conversation
Siyanda Dlamini started at the very bottom, but he started knowing where he wanted to be. Today, he has achieved that and more as co-owner of Fortis Hotel Group. Listen to this super #FutureCEOs conversation where Gareth invites Siyanda to share his insights, lessons, and more.
Robin Haller, CEO of Deli Spices, managed to transform his family-owned business into an international contender. The #FutureCEOs team explores the challenges Robin faced and ask him to share some insights into creating opportunities for partnering on an international level.
Lehlogonolo Brinny Mphogo came from humble beginnings and is now tirelessly working to ensure he leaves a lasting impact on the legacy which was left to him by his father. Hlubi and Gareth speak to him about mentorship, ongoing learning, and how he constantly challenges himself as CEO of ABV Construction.
If you haven’t seen it, I’ll describe it for you. In a now viral video, writer Marina Shifrin turns the camera on herself at the office around 4:30 a.m. She then proceeds to dance herself out of a job. Throughout the video, words splash across the screen explaining her reasons, then at the end we
Hulu, iPhone, and Prius didn’t come to market because their creators asked status quo questions. They didn’t happen because somebody began a meeting with “Who has an idea for improving the industry?” or “How are we going to increase sales?” Those innovations exist because disruptive, transformative, even uncomfortable questions without easy answers were asked.
Some people believe that loyalty to one job or company — also known as “staying put” — is the key to professional success. But Joel Peterson, chairman of JetBlue Airways, says in a recent LinkedIn post that it’s nearly impossible to develop a great career without switching jobs along the way.