Nola Dlamini is an electrical engineer with 24 years’ experience in the ICT sector. As a corporate professional and a single mom, she believes there is great comfort in surrendering to God sovereignty. Though some moments seem insignificant at the time, when we look back we can see God has been working out his plan and purpose for our careers all along.
Balancing our professional and private lives is tough in today's busy world. Irrespective of what industry we're in, most of us struggle to strike a healthy balance between working long hours and running a household and managing a family. This is especially true of Christian business leaders in Africa. Listen to Almero Strauss, Abella Bateyunga, Jacob Zikusooka and Phillipa Geard at the Ziwani "At the Lake" webinar as they discuss how to tackle this challenge.
Derich Priga, the Managing Director of Klipfontein Farms also runs a fruit packing company with his wife, called D&M Fresh Products. Derich shares the familiar testimony of an entrepreneur who had to leave the security of a well-paying job to follow God’s call to start his own business. He stresses the importance of relationships in business, warning against trying to do everything on your own.
Lerato Thekiso, the Executive Director at Thekvest Legal Advisory Services shares how leading a business well starts with leading yourself well and discusses the importance of developing good ‘rhythms’ such as time with God, accountability, cultivating joy, eating, and sleeping well, and regular retreats. She also highlights the importance of obedience – especially when it comes to taking time out of our busy schedules to rest and reflect.
In this story of phenomenal courage from a crippling accident to a gold medal at the 2012 Paralympic Games, Arnu inspires us to face our own challenges through a robust faith in God. This talk was part of the 2018 City Changers Conference.
After being left by their father after their mother passed away, Heinrich Gabler and his brothers went to live in an orphanage. Rising above the challenges to become Mr SA 2019, he now distributes sport equipment to schools in disadvantaged communities.