You get just one chance to make a good first impression, and we know there have been times when you haven’t. Hlubi Mboya and Gareth Armstrong invite Neville De Lucia, a Director and Facilitator from the world renowned Dale Carnegie Training organisation, and Sheetal Vallabh, a practising clinical psychologist, qualified (but not practising) attorney, and
Are you a Young African Leader? Have you heard of the Mandela Washington Fellowship or the Young African Leaders Initiative? Hlubi Mboya and Gareth Armstrong talk about this President Obama initiated international programme with Tsakani Nola Mashaba and Bonolo Cebe, both YALI and Mandela Washington Fellows, as well as the Assistant Cultural Attaché at the
He heads one of Southern Africa’s largest financial media groups, and is an avid and active investor, and entrepreneurial philanthropist – Marc Ashton, Managing Director of MoneyWeb, joins Hlubi Mboya and Gareth Armstrong in studio to talk through his experiences at the helm of this Johannesburg Stock Exchange listed organisation, as well as the many
A good salesperson knows that a customer will purchase a product if it will solve a problem or help simplify his or her life. No matter how many positive attributes your service has, keep this in mind on your next sales call. The one word that can help you close the deal is “why?” Getting
One of the best ways for entrepreneurs to socialize with colleagues, customers and potential clients is at networking events. Corporate gatherings, conferences, happy hours and cocktail parties provide an opportunity for you to meet new people and reconnect with old acquaintances.
“Can you buy your way to the top?” “Is influence for sale?” …these are the questions Hlubi and Gareth interrogate with co-author of the book, Influence for Sale, Craig Wynn; and CEO of Webfluential, Steven Murray. They push to determine whether or not online, social media influence is in fact a reality and here to
Giving referrals is one of the best ways to start “getting” referrals. We are all, each and every day, standing in the middle of referrals. They are all around us – we just aren’t paying enough attention to them. Part of our brain has something called a “Reticular Activating System,” or RAS. Your RAS is
Why do so few of us follow our passions in life? Most of us go to work, to jobs we don’t love, working tireless hours to try climb the corporate ladder, adding value to someone else’s vision and dream. If you’re one of the lucky ones, you’ll have a great boss who motivates and inspires