Shawn Theunissen, Founder of Property Point, shares his belief that if you’re going to create next-level leadership in your organisation, you need to take empathy seriously. This is especially true in the diverse African context.
Jacques de Vos, the CEO of Mezzanine, explores how to anchor a course of action in the local context. His belief in the potential of the continent and the people of Africa drives Mezzanine’s vision to translate the benefits of digital technology to economic benefits for the citizens of the continent. Jacques believes that having failed to participate in any of the three industrial revolutions, Africa is uniquely poised to innovate and co-create solutions in the next one – mobile technologies.
Gideon Galloway, CEO of King Price insurance, discusses how to orchestrate creativity. He points out that when companies are new, small, and unburdened by corporate bureaucracy they are free-thinking and nurture creativity. His challenge to business leaders is to adopt a management style that gives employees the freedom to flourish, even as the business grows in size and complexity.
Afrika Mhlophe's passion is helping Christians grasp what it truly means to follow Jesus against the background of African traditional religion and culture. Afrika points out that with about 3,000 different tribes on the African continent, it is important to master cultural complexity within the business context – otherwise it will be a divisive force.
Culture has a way of shaping and defining the world as we see it. But what happens when cultures collide? How can the gospel help us navigate these differences? Join the discussion with Rorisang Tshabalala (Chapter One), Adelaide Cupido (Yada Network), Rodger Schmidt (World Venture, SA) and Dr Dennis Tongoi (Root-to-Fruit).
An inspiring look at how one couple is engaging with the challenges in and beyond the COVID-era through connecting resources to needs and formulating transformative solutions alongside urban culture-setters.
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