Is racism the highest level of “otherness”?

On 7 – 8 March 2021, depending on which part of the world you live in, Prince Harry and Meghan Markle were interviewed by Oprah on a tell-it-all episode televised on CBS. Meghan revealed how there were concerns of how dark the skin of her child would be and what that might look like forContinue reading “Is racism the highest level of “otherness”?”

Episode 16: Igniting your entrepreneurial drive

 It’s the start of a new year and it’s time to ignite your entrepreneurial drive and get ready to accomplish all that you have set for yourself. If you are like me, you had to convince your brain to switch on. I looked for inspiration from an entrepreneur who founded what is now a $30Continue reading “Episode 16: Igniting your entrepreneurial drive”

Episode 14: The history and future of entrepreneurship in Africa, with Dr Charles Sinkala

Very little is known about the first form of trade and entrepreneurship in Africa.  Today the African continent is one of the poorest continents in the world. But history shows that trade and entrepreneurship happened in Africa in the early 500s. In this episode, we explore the mindset of entrepreneurship that existed in Africa inContinue reading “Episode 14: The history and future of entrepreneurship in Africa, with Dr Charles Sinkala”

In conversation with Sipamandla Manqele on wellness – uncut video

In Episode 07, I spoke to the founder and CEO of Local Village Foods on wellness and entrepreneurship. We had so much to talk about that I decided to share with you our full conversation in an uncut video. What remains clear to me is that inspiration is everywhere. It mainly requires an alert entrepreneurContinue reading “In conversation with Sipamandla Manqele on wellness – uncut video”

Episode 06: Emotions in entrepreneurship – managing your emotions for better outcomes

Today, we launched our first Thursday of the month feature on emotions, fear, and entrepreneurship. In this episode, we gain an understanding of all the different ways in which our emotions impact our thoughts and ultimately business success. There are enough tools to help entrepreneurs think through technical aspects of their businesses, but few toolsContinue reading “Episode 06: Emotions in entrepreneurship – managing your emotions for better outcomes”

Episode 4: Maintaining entrepreneurial thinking and wellness in a time of crisis

The past few months of 2020 have been described by The Economist, The IMF, and others as unprecedented. Covid-19 has not only been declared as a pandemic, but it has left many economies ailing with large serious contractions in GDP, job losses, and putting many people into poverty. In this episode, we explore how entrepreneursContinue reading “Episode 4: Maintaining entrepreneurial thinking and wellness in a time of crisis”

World Entrepreneurship Day

On Friday, 21 August, we celebrated World Entrepreneurship Day and I had the pleasure of presenting at the SEDA and EDSE Webinar based in South Africa. In summary, the webinar was about opportunities for incubators in South Africa to create value in corporate supply chains. This is quite a timely topic in South Africa andContinue reading “World Entrepreneurship Day”

Introduction to Wellness for Entrepreneurs

I spent most of my professional life investing in entrepreneurs and working with founding teams during new venture creation. I noticed that there were many technical tools to help entrepreneurs navigate new venture creation, but very few that focused on empowering the minds of founders and their teams. Wellness for Entrepreneurs provides a space forContinue reading “Introduction to Wellness for Entrepreneurs”