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The Power of Mentorship Podcast
50 minutes | Aug 2, 2019
Episode 7 - Moegsien Harris - "All Humans Are Good"
Moegsien Harris has a passion for Strategic Human Capital Business Partnering, and has done extensive research on the subject matter. He strongly advocates that economics require a 360 degree turnaround, away from profits, towards a much more People-Centered focus in getting people to job security, and improving the social security of society on track. He is also the Principal and Chief Executive Officer of People Learning Challenges, a reputable College that offer Programmes and Qualifications in Leadership, Business and Entrepreneurship, including Strategic Human Capital Business Partnering. His qualifications and expertise among others include all the areas of Business, Leadership and Entrepreneurship (on NQF levels 5 – 8), and Programmes in International Public Relations and Governance, Public Finance and Municipal Finance and Budgeting, and Industrial Psychology. Moegsien Harris is an expert in the National Qualification Framework, South African Qualifications Authority (SAQA), National Skills Development Strategy (NSDS), the National Human Resources Development Strategy (NHRDS), and a keen academic of Economics and the National Development Plan (NDP). Moegsien serve many social development and action groups in both urban and rural areas, and is a keen researcher in national, Africa and international Social, Political and Economic Transformation and Change development. Mr Harris develop his own learning programmes, and has written several academic papers, and is renowned and respected by his peers and academia worldwide. Enjoy!
36 minutes | Jul 11, 2019
Episode 6 - Noha Essop - "Expand"
Noha Essop is a Global Consciousness Coach. She is an Internationally Certified NLP Master Practitioner and Trainer, Business Consultant and Coach, Clinical Hypnotherapist, a Demartini Method Facilitator, a Crystal and Energy Healer and Speaker. Her love for learning has afforded her the privilege to have studied at and attended 4 of the top tertiary Institutions in Southern Africa. Her quest to teach her craft has lead her to lecture in MBA classes for Nelson Mandela Metro University and she also lectured Sales for Entrepreneurs at the world renowned University of Cape Town’s Graduate School of Business. Noha has an established global coaching, training & retreat practice, serving people in over 20 countries. She has a 100% success & satisfaction rate in her training courses, retreats, coaching and business courses. Her business clients have at least tripled their income in the first year of working with her and she would be honoured to be part of your emergence journey.
28 minutes | Jul 8, 2019
Episode 5 - Hani Du Toit - "Life Long Learning"
Hani Du Toit. A professional speaker, trainer, inclusion specialist, Conversational Intelligence coach and published author, Hani du Toit holds qualifications from UCT, UWC, Cambridge University as well as World’s Business Executive Coaches. She graduated as a Conversational Intelligence® coach in New York City under Dr Judith E. Glaser, founder of CreatingWE Institute. She also works closely with highly acclaimed international Business gurus, Mike Handcock from New Zealand and South Africa’s home- grown, Landi Jac. Hani is President of the of the Professional Speaker’s Association Southern Africa, Western Cape, a COMENSA registered Coach and a volunteer lecturer in Leadership and Self Development at TSiBA Education – South Africa’s only crowd-funded university. Her children’s book, Just Like Me has been identified by Wits University as a model for writing about inclusion for children, and has been translated into Urdu by a literacy organisation in Pakistan. The book echoes her belief that if we look through a lens of compassion, we discover our shared Humanity. With 24 years’ experience in training and development, Hani works locally and abroad, with people of diverse nationalities and cultures, within corporates, universities and government. As The Inclusion Specialist, she travels widely through Africa, Asia, Europe and the Middle East, learning about different cultures, customs and organisational practices and identifying strategies for addressing the common struggles of Human beings. Through this broad experience and rich expertise, she helps organisational leaders listen for the answers around them and co-create a culture of connection, shifting the language and practices that breed under-performance, low morale and negativity.
74 minutes | Jun 27, 2019
Episode 4 - Imraan Choonara - "Start Again & Learn"
Imraan Choonara is a qualified Dental Technician, astute businessman and property developer who also serves as a philanthropist and humanitarian aid worker globally. Recently, he achieved recognition as a John Maxwell certified life coach based on his passion for developing people, global businesses and entrepreneurs. Imraan’s life epitomizes how ordinary people can become extraordinarily afflicted with the joy of serving humanity by accepting to move out of a comfort zone. Imraan had the courage, tenacity and strength of character to sacrifice his profession as a Dental Technician to lead a more fulfilling life that allowed him to follow his passion of making a significant difference in the lives of youth and enriching vulnerable people in societies globally so that they can gain back lost dignity. Over the years, he has pioneered several innovative humanitarian, business and leadership projects that continue to free people not only from poverty of food and drink but also from the poverty of negative thinking. His work allows people the opportunity to overcome challenges they may face. His practicality, great dynamism and good character have also led him to intuitively develop teams of independent business owners in the network marketing space. He has traveled the world over to gain a global perspective on life that has positioned him to lead people towards a growth-mindset, lifelong learning and to extend a heart that serves people in healing the many wounds of humanity.
24 minutes | Jun 24, 2019
Episode 3 - Fatima Jakoet - "Make Your Dreams Come True"
Fatima Jakoet is currently a Senior First Officer at South African Airways. She joined SAA in June 2005 where she started her career at SAA on the Boeing 747-400 and a year later the Airbus 340 series operating the international routes. She currently operates the Airbus 320 and is based in Cape Town. Fatima's flying career started as a cadet pilot at the BAE Flight training college in Adelaide, Australia where she graduated with her frozen Airline Transport Pilot License. She joined the South African regional carrier Airlink in November 2002 where she operated the Jetstream 41. She graduated with her MBA the University of Stellenbosch Business School in 2009 and achieved a distinction for her thesis entitled: A safely culture survey amongst Aircraft Maintenance Engineers. In 2010, Fatima established a foundation to create aviation awareness and develop skills amongst learners from grade 1-12. To date the Sakhikamva (xhosa: building a future) Foundation has interacted with more than 70 000 learners and has run more than 12 programs and projects on a rotational basis. She developed and launched the world's first Science Technology Robotics Engineering Aerospace and Mathematics (STREAM) laboratory in June 2015 and a second one at Lanseria International Airport. The STREAM laboratory is an interactive space for the development of essential skills for youth in the aerospace sector. Fatima has received the Harvard African Scholarship in 2016 and is a graduate of Harvard Business School where she completed the Program for Leadership Developement. Fatima serves on as non executive director at the Polyoak Packaging Group and Cape Aerospace Technologies. She is also a director at the Teachers Plus Foundation and trustee on the Polyoak Family Trust as well as the Get Ahead Foundation.
36 minutes | Jun 20, 2019
Episode 2 - Dave Romero - "The Ups & Downs of Entrepreneurship"
We caught up with one of my mentors... Dave Romero Dave qualified as a Professional Accountant (SA) in 1987. He Joined a Corporate Finance Company after qualifying where he got the first taste of Venture Capital. Dave became the Financial Director and later, the Managing Director of Equivest, a Venture Capital Group. During 1991, Dave established his own Venture Capital Company which was listed on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange on the 25th of November 1997. REF Finance and Investment Corporation Ltd focussed on the ICT industry. Highlights of this company include being ranked 21st in a Business Times Top 100 Companies survey during 1998, ranked the 40th fastest growing company in South Africa, with investors receiving a 1,800% return over a five year period. During 2005, Dave bought into Isibane Holdings (Pty) Ltd, formed a Private Equity company called Isibane Capital Ltd and was elected as the Joint CEO. 2009 saw the merger of the company with Pulse Private Equity. In 2012 Dave founded the Caban Group of Companies to help entrepreneurs succeed by providing a comprehensive service offering to small businesses as risk in return for equity. The success of this model lead to the founding of Caban Capital, the Group Holding company, in the UK through which the business model is being applied internationally. On the 14th of September 2018, Dave, in partnership with Seedslife, listed an Impact African Venture Capital Fund on the Gibraltar Stock Exchange called Seedslife Caban Impact Fund. This fund will assist entrepreneurs across Africa. Dave’s passion for developing entrepreneurs often takes him out of the boardroom and into the local communities where he can be found offering advice as well as creating innovative solutions to the funding requirements of public benefit organisations. He has over the course of his career helped hundreds of companies to get started. Dave also serves on various boards including Ruben Richards Foundation, The Atlantis Dream Team.
21 minutes | Jun 17, 2019
Episode 1 - Sufyaan Altalib - Why "The Power of Mentorship"?
Sufyaan was fortunate to matriculate from the prestigious South African College High School (SACS), receiving distinctions in all examinable subjects and achieved 90% for Maths. Sufyaan furthered his studies at the University of Cape Town (UCT) where he completed a Bcom in Accounting with a distinction in Financial Reporting. He has also made the Dean’s Merit List (Average of 70%) and is a member of Golden Key Honours Society (Membership is by invitation only and extended to the top 15% students, as identified by their universities across all degree programmes). He was also awarded the Allan Gray Orbis Foundation Fellowship and is An Allan Gray Orbis Foundation Fellow (The Foundation seeks out young people who have the potential to change the world with their energy, curiosity and new ways of seeing and understanding the problems we face, and how to solve them. They then nurture this potential using their ecosystem of partners, programmes and resources.) In addition, over the last few years he has attended various personal development courses ranging from NLP and Holistic Health to Mind Power. He is passionate about education, mentorship and entrepreneurship. In addition to being the Host of The Power of Mentorship Podcast he is the founder of the tuition centre Haytham Academy, a professional speaker and an author currently writing two books. A topic I am extremely passionate about is mentorship. Hence with the support of two mentors Khalil Aleker and Dave Romero I will be hosting The Power of Mentorship Podcast which is powered by Caban Investments Limited. The Power of Mentorship Podcast’s vision is to provide every person on the planet with mentorship, from the worlds most accomplished people, across all fields, through the podcast medium. I truly believe that mentorship is a transformative power in creating a successful and meaningful life. We trust you enjoy our podcasts and please provide us with feedback and suggestions for episodes.
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