Face to Face with Success
Godfrey Madanhire, serial entrepreneur
Find out how this African immigrant landed in Johannesburg with just R500 in his pocket, and grew 3 thriving businesses in the 16 years that followed. Charlotte Kilbane hears how according to Godfrey, impossible is nothing, and dreams are the fuel that drive him on. Since arriving in Johannesburg with virtually nothing, he has carved a niche for himself as a life coach and motivational speaking. As Charlotte Kilbane reveals, he also owns a guest lodge, and a car hire company!
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Meet Ravi Naidoo06 June 2017 | 9 Minute Listen
Find out how rejecting the generic, abandoning templates, and trusting your team can have long lasting effects. Charlotte Kilbane chats to Design Indaba Founder, Ravi Naidoo, gets his advice on how to kick creativity into high gear, and harness the powerhouse of your brain.
Meet Desmond Mabuza06 June 2017 | 7 Minute Listen
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Meet Captain Knowledge Bengu05 June 2017 | 12 Minute Listen
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Meet Brian Chesky20 March 2017 | 13 Minute Listen
Listen to the amazing story of how three broke guys started a global revolution. The co-founder and CEO of Air BnB, Brian Chesky talks sleepless nights, rejection, and belief in a radical idea. He chats to Charlotte Kilbane about growing a business from a shared lounge, to a global leviathan, and his vision for the future of travel.