Richard Griffin is probably not as well known as his creations – most famous being the exceptional Madam Zingara – but he should be. He was a millionaire by the age of 21, he has lost everything twice and rebuilt everything thrice and is noted as one of the worlds greatest Restauranteurs. What was interesting in this interview is that Richard spent no time talking about food (at the center of why people go to Restaurants), rather he spoke for almost two hours on building up his team, how he does it, why and the impact it has on his business. Richard is leading the world in a new form of Leadership and business purpose. There is an astounding amount of wisdom and advice shared in this interview – follow it and you will not only build your own highly profitable Kingdom, but you will also be able to change lives. Continue reading

This weeks, Midweek Inspiration looks at a documentary chronicling the ambitions of four different men in their pursuit to build a viable electric car. It is highly entertaining, very insightful and includes our very own Elon Musk. Watch it and Enjoy! Continue reading

Nik Rabinowitz has won most awards in South Africa for his stand up comedy, but more importantly, he is consistently one of the funniest guys in South Africa. He churns out fresh material all the time and one of my weekly highlights is hearing him talk about the ‘Week that wasn’t’ on Cape Talk/ 702. He is a true craftsman and in this interview he shares how the more he works, the better he gets. Nik also talks about how he overcame his fear of public speaking, his favourite joke, and what makes a great comedian. Check out the links below, as well, that show you where you can catch his next performance. Continue reading

Piers Fawkes is the founder and Editor-in-Chief of one of my favourite sites – Over 1 million people visit the site each month to be inspired by new idea’s and insights. Piers is with out doubt one of the very few global Thought Leaders on Trends, Creativity, Communication and Marketing. More than just a website, PSFK consults to major brands around the world and also hosts conferences to bring the greatest minds together. He has just launched a global report on the ‘Future of Retail 2012 – Volume 3′ which is a fascinating read with great practical solutions. The link is on the actual post. Enjoy this interview. Continue reading

Andile Khumalo is a partner in MSG Africa, an investment firm with interests in companies to many to mention. He is a self made man and addicted to success (which he seems to have an ample supply of!). In this great interview he shares wisdom on how he manages his life to be more effective, gives advice on how to find your passion, talks about the effect of failure and finishes with a powerful expression on how he feels about education and the youth of South Africa. Continue reading