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October 19, 2021

Episode 198 | Phakamisa Ndzamela | Author, financial journalist, scholar, and a bit of a Historian

In this episode, I chat with Phakamisa about his latest book entitled Native Merchants The Building Of The Black Business Class In South Africa.  This is a fantastic book and has a look at history not many of us are aware of.   Dispossession of fertile, ...

October 19, 2021

Episode 197 | Allen Ambor | Business man, entrepreneur, author, yoga instructor wit A Taste For Life

In this episode, I chat with Allen about his younger days and his roller coaster journey through life as he starts the restaurant chain we all know and love. So join  Allen Ambor on a rock ’n’ roll ride through the restaurant business and pioneering days...

October 05, 2021

Episode 196 | Prof Wahbie Long | Author, Psychologist, Thinker

On this episode I chat with Wahbie about his latest book Nation On The Couch, this is a fascinating interview as we discuss the psychology of South Africa. About Wahbie: Wahbie Long, PhD, is a senior lecturer and clinical psychologist in the Department o...

October 05, 2021

Episode 195 | Marc-Gregory | Visual Artist, ,Photographer, Storyteller

On this episode I chat with Marc about an incredible project and book that he has release called In Good Company.   About Marc: I am a visual artist, storyteller and portrait photographer, working with brands and leaders  to create standout imagery. Our ...

September 28, 2021

Episode 194 | Johan Fourie | Our Long Walk To Economic Freedom

On this episode I chat with Johan about his latest book Our Long Walk To Economic Freedom.  It must be said that economics scare me and I have never really been able to grasp the various aspects of economics.  So when I came across Johan's I was a little...

September 28, 2021

Episode 193 | Ralph Mathekga | The ANC‘s Last Decade

On this episode I talk with Ralph about his latest book The ANC's Last Decade. Ralph is an incredibly humble man with a keen political eye in his book he talks about the decline of the ANC and how it could potentially transform South Africa Ralph Mathekg...

September 14, 2021

Episode 192 | Dr Ali Parker | Debunking Some Of The Myths Around Covid

On this episode I chat with Ali about some of the Myths around Covid and the various vaccines.

September 14, 2021

Episode 191 | Tracy Todd | Inspirational Speaker, Mom, Business Woman, Author, Quadriplegic

On this episode I chat with Tracy about her accident, her becoming a quadriplegic and her journey to date, we also discuss her book Brave Lotus Flower Rides The Dragon. From Tracy: It is difficult to imagine what I had to overcome in a tough and ...

September 07, 2021

Episode 190 | Luyando Mpahlwa | Architect, Author, Entrepreneur, Change Agent Family Man

On this episode I chat to Luyando about his childhood, growing up in the apartheid era and how he went on to become one of South Africa's first black architects. His journey to Berlin and subsequent return to South Africa. He is also the co author of a f...

August 31, 2021

Episode 189 | Jonathan Lund | Turning Rocks Into Rocket Fuel

On this episode I chat with Jonathan who is one of the founders of Hypernova Space Technologies. We chat about the innovative solution that they have come up with in regards to small satellite propulsion. Hypernova Space Technologies builds cutting edge ...

August 31, 2021

Episode 188 | Mic Mann | Storyteller, Futurist, Entrepreneur, Speaker, Singularity University

On this episode I chat with the visionary Mic Man, Mic is a storyteller, futurist, entrepreneur and speaker on how exponential technologies can help to #futureproofAfrica. I believe that the future will be abundant, as the convergence and potential of ex...

August 24, 2021

Episode 187 | Luthando Dyasop | Survivor, Activist, Author, Passionate South African

On this episode I chat with Luthando about his journey from being a young boy full of hope and aspirations to his ending up in the infamous detention camp known as Quatro.  This is a true account of his journey and how he was able to overcome the adversi...

August 24, 2021

Episode 186 | Daniel Strauss | The Billionaire Mindset

On this episode I chat with Daniel about his roots, growing up and his journey to become a successful venture capitalist. In The Billionaire Mindset, Daniel explains what this means and how to adopt this life-changing mindset yourself. He shares his secr...

August 17, 2021

Episode 185 | Lorinda McGhee | Inspireware, Entrepreneur, Passionate Educator

On this episode I chat with Lorinda about her journey and the building of her company Inspireware. We talk about her passion for education and her love of technology and how her various offerings can benefit learners and corporates.  We also talk about h...

August 17, 2021

Episode 184 | Dave Nemeth | Trend Forward, Looking To The Future and Virtual Malls

On this episode I chat with Dave about what his company Trend Forward has been up to in the last year. We also chat about an incredible concept which he and his team have brought to life in the form of a virtual mall.  Above all Dave is an inspiration an...

August 10, 2021

Episode 183 | Leigh Spaun | School Of Rock

On this episode I chat with Leigh about what The School Of Rock is, what they do and their plans for expansion.   https://locations.schoolofrock.com/claremont https://wattsinvolved.co.za/ https://davidwattsblog.com

August 10, 2021

Episode 182 | Ayabonga Cawe | Entrepreneur, Development Economist, Radio Presenter, Author

On this episode I chat with Ayabonga about his journey and the launch of his book The Economy On Your Doorstep. In my opinion this is a must read for every South African entrepreneur and manager.   https://traceymcdonaldpublishers.com/product/the-economy...

June 15, 2021

Episode 181 | Landi Jac | Entrepreneur, Founder, Visionary, Editor, Worldwide Business Intelligence

On this episode I chat with Landi about her journey, her passion and we have a look at who and what the mysterious Okkie is. "Over the years, in working with many great Coaches, I've noticed that even though they are BRILLIANT at coaching their clients, ...

June 15, 2021

Episode 180 | Mike Handcock | Founder, Coach, Entrepreneur, Conscious Leader, Author, Film Maker, Musician

On this episode I chat with Mike about his journey, his passion, his writing and businesses. Previously Chairman of Rock Your Life which has been part of the Clinton Global Initiative since 2008, building self-sustainable villages in IndiaPatron of the H...

June 10, 2021

Episode 179 | Blazing Moon | Online Training, Soft Skills, Office 365

On this episode I chat with the founder of Blazing Moon Brenda McLaren about her company, why she founded it and what they do. They are a great company and one I would highly recommend to assist with your training needs. Blazing Moon is committed to prov...

June 10, 2021

Episode 178 | Global And Local Investment Advisors | Investments, Potential Investing in Whisky

On this episode I chat with Mauro and Lindi about what Global and Local have been busy with. We also chat about the competition which we ran where one lucky listener won a cask of whisky as an investment. You can also invest in this and other shall we sa...

June 01, 2021

Episode 177 | Joy Moore | Ramkiki Venue and conferencing

On this episode I chat with joy about Ramkiki and the various offerings they have. We also talk about their conference venues and their current specials. RAMKIKI is located at 35 Peter Road in the valley of Ruimsig in Honeydew. It's the perfect setting f...

June 01, 2021

Episode 176 | Josh Ramsey | Family Digital wellness, Keeping Your Children Safe Online

On this episode I chat with Josh about digital wellness and keeping your family safe online. We love technology AND our children but sometimes we wish they didn’t go quite so well together. Like you, we are trying to figure out how to balance our childre...

May 28, 2021

Episode 175 | Stuttering | We find out what it is, how it can affect your life and what you can do to help your stuttering.

On this episode we find out more about stuttering, my guests are all stutterers so we find out first hand the challenges, obstacles and successes that they have experienced.    https://wattsinvolved.co.za/ https://davidwattsblog.com