This podcast has changed the personal and professional trajectory of my life. I dive deep into various domains with social innovators from around the world. I do this to widen the aperture of my lens. Socially. Intellectually. Culturally. And Spiritually.
Each and every conversational experience has changed me. The velocity of change has been rather unexpected. I’ve also made a bunch of new friends along the way.
One mission. Emotionally engaged long-form conversation. For which there are no boundaries to the domains.
16. Rejecting The Patriarchy With Vanessa Osage
Vanessa Osage is a journeywoman. On a voyage of remediation to mend a loophole in the schooling system. One that has concealed the historic sexual exploitation of children. And a governance model – that unfortunately – still fails to adequately protect and serve our most treasured assets. Our children. Vanessa is a sexuality educator, president […]
15. The Invalidation of Experience with Candice Mama
Candice Mama knows how to make an entrance. A humanitarian. An author. And an ambassador for post-conflict reconciliation. Featured in Vogue Magazine and recognised by the African Union as one of the top inspiring women of our present. And a former face of Mac Cosmetics South Africa. Candice’s personal story of forgiveness and transformation has […]
14. On Writing, Friendship and The Mangrove with Farrukh Dhondy
An iconic writer, author and political activist. A friend to literary figures that have influenced civil rights movements and world leaders. An integral spoke in a wheel of influence – Farrukh Dhondy. Farrukh’s career achievements are self-evident. A diverse body of work that spans decades to a rich set of acquaintances that he holds so […]
13. Sparking Connection Through Storytelling with Marsha Shandur
When we are attracted to those who are successful or inspire us. It’s their innate ability to tell a story. That’s the attribute that charms us and creates a spark. A spark is likely to catalyse a physical or emotional connection. And it’s from this connection that the storyteller can truly showcase their message, their […]
12. Bravery in the Face of Ethical Uncertainty with Olivia Gambelin
The human condition is a complex and unpredictable amalgamation of multiple intelligence characteristics. Our ability to make effective decisions requires us to make linguistic, spatial, emotional and ethical judgements. Artificial Intelligence doesn’t yet cover everything we perceive to be intelligence. Computer-based data models, assumptions, algorithms and even ethical frameworks are provided by humans. Containing the […]
11. Deconstructing a Difficult Conversation with Nicole Posner
Conflict is a regular occurrence in business, work and life. I often walk away from a difficult conversation and later kick myself when I realise what I should have said. I like to believe that I’m a fairly empathetic individual. Many of the characteristics around empathy are key to effectively engaging in a difficult conversation. […]