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01
SEP

EP4:S2:The Hard Things: How to find your calling in business

We’ve all heard it before: Africa’s the next big thing when it comes to business growth. However romanticised starting and growing a business in Africa is, it’s hard. In our brand new series, The Hard Things, we explore how young African entrepreneurs and business leaders overcome these challenges and manage to confront the hard thing about hard things.
This episode is focused on how to find your calling in business.
I have a conversation with a dear friend Liz Letsoalo, an entrepreneur and Speaker who is on a journey to public service. As the founder of a beauty brand, she considers herself to be primarily in the business of transforming beauty and its standards to achieve more equitable, realistic and thoughtful standards that empower and uplift beauty in all its forms. Liz has delivered a TEDx talk on the politics of power, and aims to use both her speaking and entrepreneurial initiatives to serve South Africa and the world.
In this episode Liz shares some insights on why it’s important to act with courage in order to be an agent of change in whatever form of work you find yourself doing.
12
AUG

EP3:S2:The Hard Things: How to start high growth digital startups in Africa

We’ve all heard it before: Africa’s the next big thing when it comes to business growth. However romanticised starting and growing a business in Africa is, it’s hard. In our brand new series, The Hard Things, we explore how young African entrepreneurs and business leaders overcome these challenges and manage to confront the hard thing about hard things.

This episode is focused on how to start multiple high growth digital startups in Africa. I have a conversation with Rapelang Rabana, who is an internationally lauded technology entrepreneur, and was featured on the cover of ForbesAfrica magazine before the age of 30. In this episode Rapelang shares some insights on how to succeed as a tech founder in Africa.
26
JUL

EP2:S2:You're not unhappy, you're unled: How to lead your leaders

Our new series “You’re not unhappy you’re unled” is based on the premise that self leadership is instrumental in changing our lived experiences.
This episode focuses on how it influences the people we live and work with and how they lead us.
I have a conversation with Carice Anderson the author of the renowned book: Why Intelligence is not enough. Carice holds an MBA from Harvard University and has worked with and for top companies such as Deloitte, Google, Allan Gray Orbis Foundation, and McKinsey & Company.

In this episode Carice shares with us how we can lead our leaders and why she believes intelligence is not enough.
08
JUL

EP1:S2:You're not unhappy, you're unled: How to lead the system

Our series “You’re not unhappy you’re unled” is based on the premise that self leadership is instrumental in changing our lived experiences.
This episode focuses on how it influences the systems within which we work and live.
Our host, Cikida Gcali-Mabusela is in conversation with S'onqoba Vuba, who has a deep passion for systemic change in areas of social development. She has served as the COO of the Sifiso Learning Group; as a member of the South African President's Commission on the Fourth Industrial Revolution, and as a Global Shaper for the World Economic Forum.
In this episode S’onqoba shares her views on how she believes young people can Lead the system
16
JUN

Ep0:S2: You're not unhappy, You're unled: Leading yourself

How can you lead yourself optimally?
A recent study shows that 58% of managers said they didn’t receive any management training. This statistic unveils a harsh reality. We have many leaders who aren’t trained on how to lead.
We kick off season 2 with a new series titled, "You're not unhappy, you're unled" which takes the premise that optimal self-leadership influences the people and systems that lead us.
In this episode, Part 1, we unpack what 'Self-leadership' is and practical ways of leading ourselves, daily.
17
DEC
2020

EP12:S1: Pause, Reflect, Lead (Season Finale)

In the season finale episode of As You Lead, our hosts Cikida Gcali-Mabusela and Katleho Mohono go down memory lane and reflect on the past few months of the podcast. They share lessons learned and how the podcast has impacted their leadership journey. They also express gratitude to each other and everyone who has been part of the As you Lead community.
03
DEC
2020

EP11:S1: Why we should all be political activists with Nonceba Mhlauli

In this weeks episode of As You Lead our host: Cikida Gcali-Mabusela and Katleho Mohono, are in conversation with Nonceba Mhlauli, a political activist and a civil servant. Nonceba is an active citizen and believes in the power of social change.

In this week's episode, we are in conversation with Nonceba about political activism and why it is important for this generation of young leaders.
10
NOV
2020

EP10:S1: How to lead change from within the system with Mandla Isaacs

In this weeks episode of As You Lead, our hosts: Cikida Gcali-Mabusela and Katleho Mohono, are in conversation with Mandla Isaacs, a political economist and Managing Director of Zehuti Advisory, a strategy and communications consultancy.

In this episode, we are in conversation with Mandla on how to lead change from within systems.
23
OCT
2020

EP9:S1: Why every leader needs to learn the art of convincing with Mukovhe Masutha

In this weeks episode of As You Lead, our hosts: Cikida Gcali-Mabusela and Katleho Mohono, are in conversation with Mukovhe Masutha the founder and CEO of the Thusanani Foundation, a program that he founded to  assist youth from marginalized communities across South Africa to access and succeed in post-schooling opportunities
He is also currently Executive Director and Senior Researcher at the Centre for Emerging Researchers and recently completed a PhD in Higher Education Management at the University of Bath. In this episode we are in conversation with Mukovhe about the role of young people in shaping the narrative of a country and how to build traction on ideas that challenge the leadership of the day.
08
OCT
2020

EP8:S1: How to build a solid team while scaling a business with Ailyssa Pretorius

In this weeks episode of As You Lead, our hosts: Cikida Gcali-Mabusela and Katleho Mohono, are in conversation with Ailyssa Pretorius, the former Regional General Manager of Uber Eats Sub-Saharan Africa, who led the business into being the #1 food delivery company that it is today.

In this episode we are in conversation with Ailyssa about her experience of building a solid team while scaling a business.   
24
SEP
2020

EP7:S1: How to lead upwards and have difficult conversations without ruining relationships

In this weeks episode of As You Lead, our hosts: Cikida Gcali and Katleho Mohono, are in conversation with Phiona Martin, a registered Organisational Psychologist, career coach and thought leader who has immense experience working with individuals at various career stages - from seasoned professionals to university graduates and high school learners.

In this episode we are in conversation with Phiona about how to lead upwards and have difficult conversations without ruining relationships.
03
SEP
2020

EP6:S1: Leading teams starts with you, with Simone Naidoo

In this weeks episode of As You Lead, our hosts: Cikida Gcali and Katleho Mohono, are in conversation with Simone Naidoo, the founder and CEO of On Purpose Personal Development; whose work is driven by the conviction that when we know who we are, we become acutely clear as to what our purpose is in life.

In this episode, we are in conversation with Simone about building teams by first doing the work to understand ourselves and setting healthy boundaries.

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