We Are Dealers In Hope

Episodes

January 17, 2021

Episode 146 | Lwando Xaso | Lawyer, Human Rights Activist, Author

On this episode I chat with Lwando about her book Made in South Africa - A Black Woman’s Stories of Rage, Resistance and Progress This is probably the most important book published in 2020. Like so many of her generation, Lwando came of age alongside the...

January 17, 2021

Episode 145 | Alison Tucker | Author, Entrepreneur, Breast Cancer Survivor

On this episode I chat with Alison about her book My Best Worst Year - A Breast Cancer Story. We talk about life, work and the journey from being diagnosed with breast cancer to the subsequent treatment and the lessons learned along the way. Once the sho...

January 17, 2021

Episode 144 | Blake Dyason | Brownie Points

On this episode I chat with Blake about the amazing work he does volunteering, fundraising and helping out various communities.  We also chat about an incredible platform called Brownie Points that he has developed which puts donors into contact with NGO...

November 24, 2020

Episode 143 | Kathryn Main | Award Winning Entrepreneur, Mom, Fitness Fanatic

On this episode we chat with Kathryn about her journey and how she ended up creating the Money Savvy Group.   About Money Savvy Kids: Born out of the need to teach our kids that money is something to be understood and respected, Money Savvy Kids (MSK) is...

November 09, 2020

Episode 1 | The Chef Show | Demo

On this demo episode we chat with Chef Koo Pillay and Sarah Gray about the SA Chefs Association.  What does the association do and what some of the plans are going forward.

November 02, 2020

Episode 142 | Rob Berrington | Entrepreneur, Biochemist, Health Advocate, Nootropics

On this episode I chat with Rob about his life and journey and Nootropics. In 1995 a young boy was reading a book given to him by his father called Mega Brain Power, by Michael Hutchison.    This was the book which started his journey into the wonderful ...

November 02, 2020

Episode 141 | Brett Dawson | Entrepreneur, Investor, Businessman, Fountain Of Knowledge

On this episode I had the privilege of chatting to Brett about his career in the corporate world and about his Investment company Campan.  We also chatted about one of the businesses he's involved in called Brandhubb.   Brett Dawson is best...

November 02, 2020

Episode 140 | Grant Smee | Entrepreneur, Investor, Property Investor, Passionate Crusader For Creating More Entrepreneurs

On this episode Grant and I take a deeper dive into what is is to be an entrepreneur, we look at passion, purpose and drive. Grant has gained excellent financial insight, knowledge and experience working as a project and cost accountant at several large ...

November 02, 2020

Episode 139 | Tania Moonsammy | Mother, Entrepreneur, Innovator, Covid19 Success Story

On this episode I chat with Tania about her business and her philosophy of service first. We also chat about how a mom in her 50's managed to pivot her business and thrive during the Lockdown. WHO WE ARE WE are 100% black, woman owned and managed WE a...

October 26, 2020

Episode 138 | Sally Acton | Entrepreneur, Empowerment, And A better Human

On this episode I chat with Sally about her latest project Learn To Be A Better Human. Which I think is a simply brilliant idea and well worth checking out. Be A Better Human: To do better, we need to know better. We need to Learn. We need to Support tho...

October 26, 2020

Episode 137 | Mimi Nicklin | Speaker, Author, Podcaster, Passionate Advocate Of Regenerative Leadership

On this episode I chat with Mimi about her Podcast, her book and her appearance at the Singularity U South Africa event. Mimi Nicklin is an author and the host of the ‘Empathy for Breakfast’ breakfast show as well as the ‘Secrets of The Gap’  podcast. Sh...

October 26, 2020

Episode 136 | Mic Mann | Creative Thinker, Visionary, Experiential Brand Specialist and all round nice guy

On this episode I speak to Mic about the Singularity U event and what we have to look forward to going into the future. Mic Mann believes that the future will be abundant as the power and potential of exponential technologies increases and their price gr...

October 26, 2020

Episode 135 | Dylan Rothschild | Entrepreneur, Creator, Innovator

On this episode I chat with Dylan about the two businesses he is involved with and how they not only survived but thrived during the Covid pandemic. https://www.woodstocklaundry.co/ https://www.lontana.co.za/ https://wattsinvolved.co.za/

October 26, 2020

Episode 134 | Travis Gale | Entrepreneur, Cyclist, Author, Speaker

On this episode I chat with Travis about his journey, and his book The Middle how to keep going in pursuit of your goals. On 1 January 1999, Travis Gale (aged 17) and Stephen Bonaconsa (aged 27) left Johannesburg on a mission to cycle across four contine...

September 22, 2020

Episode 133 | Norma Young | Journalist, Author, Business Woman

On this episode I chat with Norma about her book We need More Tables - Navigating Privilege In the Face Of Poverty. This is an incredible book and in my opinion a must read. Digital media has opened up the options available for communication, and over th...

September 22, 2020

Episode 132 | Mike Saunders | Entrepreneur, Digital Crusader, Author

On this episode I chat with Mike about his latest book Human Centric. Mike Saunders is a digital consultant in the digital economy, a successful entrepreneur and a prolific author. His extensive experience spans more than ten years in the industry having...

September 16, 2020

Episode 131 | Paula Quinsee | Relationship Warrior, Workplace And Personal Rèlationship Coaching

On this episode I chat with relationship expert Paula about the need for focusing on our humanity and building relationships. Paula works with people all over the world unpacking the many different aspects of their relationships, whether it be a relation...

September 16, 2020

Episode 130 | Deborah Hartung | Human Resources, People, Culture, Change

On this episode I chat with Deborah about HR, Culture and Change. Are you a business or HR leader who wants to help create the new world of work and lead with authenticity and empathy? Are you ready to change beliefs, habits and behaviors and unleash hum...

September 14, 2020

Episode 129 | Bronwyn Williams | Futurist, trend analyst, economist and all round good guy

On this episode I chat with Bronwyn about trends both locally and internationally, Covid and the way she sees the future. Bronwyn has over a decade’s experience in strategic management, trend research and foresight; consulting to clients in the public an...

September 14, 2020

Episode 128 | Soft Pots | Sylvie Hurford turning an idea into a business during Covid

On this episode I chat with Sylvie about her journey from the corporate world and how she created Soft Pots, a very inspiring story.   http://softpots.co.za/ https://wattsinvolved.co.za/

September 01, 2020

Episode 127 | Lucy Rodrigues | Transformational Coach, Energy Healer

On this episode we take a slightly different angle as we chat to Lucy about her life, work and journey. Lucy says "my work involves working closely with others, as their transformation coach. Through my own journey, I have learnt valuable insight as well...

September 01, 2020

Episode 126 | Ross Drakes | Entrepreneur, Speaker, Podcast Host

On this episode I chat with Ross about purpose and his passion for people and his work. Why should anyone care about what your company does? With a wealth of choice and information available at the click of a button, what puts you ahead of anyone else? 9...

August 25, 2020

Episode 125 | Chef Zola Nene | Chef, Author, Business Owner, Gordon Ramsay Survivor

On this episode I chat with the fireball that is Zola Nene, she has had an incredible career to date and remains one of the most energetic and fun people to chat with.  Zola is on a fast rack to great things, take a listen and give her site a visit, you ...

August 25, 2020

Episode 124 | Graeme Codrington | Futurist, Speaker, Author, Purveyor of common sense and logic

Graeme’s breadth of knowledge and expertise makes him highly relevant -  essential - in today’s rapidly evolving business world. Along with his formal qualifications and research credentials, he also has a wide range of personal experience and a deep und...