A thought wanders into your head and you think to yourself, hmm, why is that? That is what this podcast is about. With each episode, we follow that thought to an answer through conversation with experts, people who have experienced related events and some of my very own FAF (friends and family).
Understanding the Value Of Art
In today's we explore the value of art. Why is that some art pieces are priced more highly than others? Is it because of the material used, the time it took to create it, the emotional sentiment attached to it or the acclaimed reputation of the artist? We chat to two incredible women in the arts to get a better understanding:
Thenjiwe Niki Nkosi - South African-American painter and multi-media artist. Tollmand Award winning visual artist. She holds a bachelor's degree from Harvard University and an MFA from the School of Visual Arts in New York. Her work has exhibited in several countries including South Africa, United States, United Kingdom, France, Germany, Vernice and Portugal.
Sara Hallatt - Founding Director of the Meta Foundation and Managing Director of August House artist studios. In 2011 she took up Directorship of one of SA’s foremost visual arts NGO's, the Fordsburg Artists’ Studios, more fondly known as the Bag Factory. She sits on a number of Boards within the visual arts and the creative sector more generally. Sara has a Bachelor in Dramatic Arts and a post graduate diploma in Business. In 2015 she was awarded the Mandela Washington Fellowship to Northwestern University in Chicago to study business and entrepreneurship
Luxury Brands - The psychology behind why we buy pricey designer goods
This week's podcast episode explores luxury brands and the psychology behind why we buy pricey designer goods. Have you ever found yourself buying an item that you didn't quite afford, but you did it because it simply made you feel good about yourself? Well it turns out there's a reason behind that, and our two guests will help us get a better understanding of what goes into the luxury brand buying decision process.
Vanessa Shilongo - Marketing Manager for the Richmond Group https://www.richemont.com/
Zetu Damane - Brand Strategist who explains the underlying WHY we purchase pricey luxury brands
We Made a $5,000 Hermes Wallet for $70!" :https://youtu.be/TQF8IkvirbQ
Baby crying: https://youtu.be/j3glwtXrj0c
Maslow's Hierarchy of Needs: https://www.simplypsychology.org/maslow.html#:~:text=From%20the%20bottom%20of%20the,attend%20to%20needs%20higher%20up
Trailer - Why Is That?
A quick introduction to Why Is That featuring some of our crowdsourced listener's questions from Instagram.
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Which one is a better investment?
I just read that Hermès Birkin is a better investment than stock in Hermès.
Over a 35 year period:
Hedge funds make just 6% on average. The US stock market makes 11% a year
What about returns from a Birkin?
Birkin value has increased 500% across the last 35 years (roughly 14% per year). In fact– Birkins outperform the stock market nearly every year
Insights on insights
What an insightful series. I’ve learnt so much here.
The Shows We Need
Crazy how good our podcasts are becoming here at home. This show is amazing and am super excited to go on this journey. God’s blessing for you and your team.