The Leadership Platform

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The Leadership Platform show is a show on the fringe of change in leadership development, debating leadership issues and casting the spotlight on leaders. Adriaan Groenewald as an accomplished author and leadership advisor has been interviewing and working with top leaders for more than 15 years, and is therefore perfectly placed to present the show. The show includes the Youth Leadership Platform, presented by Bongani Tau.

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Global Leadership Master Class: Authentic Leadership with Mike Elliott

An Authentic Leadership conversation with Adriaan and Louis Groenewald, and Mike Elliott (Chief Executive Officer at Edgars). From formal accounting experience combined with entrepreneurship, to CEO at Edgars within the giant corporate world of Edcon. Together we explore and expand on his views and experiences in leadership.

Youth Leadership Platform: Learning from Leadership Failures

Bongani Tau is joined by Public Policy Specialist focusing on Local Economic Development and Government Institutional Planning and lecturer at North West University, Dr Kagiso TK Pooe, to discuss the science of Local Economic Development, why it has failed in the past, ethics, and the concept of servant leadership to solve our problems as a country intrinsically. Dr Pooe also shares his PhD journey and the value of character for leadership success, and compares thriving economies to ours and how people in leadership need to balance ethics with intellectual education.

Youth Leadership Platform: Decoding Ethical Leadership

Bongani Tau is joined by Dr Sooliman (Post-Doctorate Research Fellow, Faculty of Humanities: University of Pretoria) to decode the concept of Ethical Leadership, the effects of 'Neo-Apartheid', and why current leaders are ineffective in advocating for and driving social justice.

Youth Leadership Platform: Job Seekers & Keepers

Bongani speaks to Jake Willis, a recruitment expert, to get tips on how companies can make sure young people stay longer, building a 'millennial-friendly' working environment, and how job seekers can find and keep jobs. Jake also shares his entrepreneurial journey and ideas for business growth.

Global Leadership Master Class: Shared Leadership

Prof. Theo Veldsman joins the team to discuss architecting the team-based organisation of the future... the organisational design for the organisation and the operating model of an organisation to identify, create and deliver value to the target market of the organisation.

Youth Leadership Platform: Youth For Change

Bongani Tau is joined by One Young World ambassadors Lerato Selialia, Tshepiso Ramotsehoa and Sibusiso Malinga who unpack their experience of the 2018 One Young World summit in the Hague, Netherlands. The summit brought together over 2,000 youth leaders representing 196 countries to debate, formulate and share innovative solutions for the pressing issues the world faces - with a focus on education, environmental sustainability, health, human rights and poverty alleviation. The trio also share how the One Young World community has impacted their individual projects and how youth can tackle youth unemployment and poverty alleviation.

Global Leadership Master Class: Authentic Leadership with Gordana Biernat

A very enlightening conversation about authentic leadership between Adriaan and special guest Gordana Biernat: author, a selected Oprah's SuperSoul100 Teacher, speaker and thinker from Malmo, Sweden.

Gordana is a strong and growing influencer and leader, a peer to well-known global influencers such as Deepak Chopra, Eckhart Tolle and Tony Robbins.

There are good reasons why she was selected as an Oprah’s Super Soul100 Teacher. Find out by listening to the interview. She actively raises awareness and consciousness globally through social media - helping others connect to themselves by helping them realise and remember “how we can move towards becoming greater, by remembering who we truly are.”

Youth Leadership Platform - Business Intelligence

Bongani is joined by Wall Street stock trader, business advisor, and founder of Future Gen Leaders - Thembi Buthelezi, to discuss all things business intelligence/ entrepreneur IQ (EIQ), why entrepreneurs fail, and how they can overcome their barriers.

Global Leadership Master Class: Authentic Leadership with Malik Melamu

Adriaan Groenewald, CEO of The Leadership Platform, interviews and welcomes a new Global Contributor onto the Global Leadership Platform (GLP). We learn more about Malik Melamu, CEO of MTN Sudan, as a leader and about his views on leadership, and the state of leadership in Africa and the world. A fascinating conversation filled with universal truths that could change your life as a leader.

Youth Leadership Platform: Africa Fashion Now

Bongani is joined by two fresh faces of AFI Johannesburg Fashion Week - Neo and Sibusiso - to discuss Fashion Week preparation and the creative process, individual brand narrative, African consumerism, the meaning of Afrocotoure, and how they are planning to lead in changing the fashion narrative globally.

Global Leadership Master Class: Authentic Leaders & Leadership

Adriaan interviews special leader-guest Angelique Du Toit - author, inspirational speaker, brand ambassador, and a global contributor on our #GLP Global Leadership Platform. Angelique has released quite a few very inspiring ‘life’ leadership books and is currently releasing her new book, 'Turn It Around - Shifting Perceptions In A Changing World'. We chat about what inspired her to write these books and experience Angelique’s personal passion, and through this her power to truly inspire as an authentic leader.

Youth Leadership Platform: Preserving Black History & Culture

"Bongani Tau talks to Thabiso Mahlape, the founder of BlackBird Books - a publishing house dedicated to amplifying unheard black voices and give a platform for black authors to showcase their work - about the role that books play in preserving our history and culture this heritage month. They also look at how literature can reshape the narrative of what it means to be young and African in the 21st century. "

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