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75 Episodes
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Unlocking the Secrets of South Africa’s Top Earners: This is BrandMapp!!!

This week, on the Good Things Guy Podcast, Brent Lindeque interviews Brandon de Kock from BrandMapp. For over a decade, Brandon's been diving deep into the hearts and minds of the middle class and Top End South African adults, and he’s back with some incredible insights from the latest treasury…
21 May 22 min

Community Clean-Up Initiative Removes 4.5 Million Kilograms of Trash From River!

Tarryn Johnston founded Hennops Revival in November 2019, inspired by a devastating flood that severely affected the Hennops River area. Despite initial challenges and scepticism, Tarryn’s deep passion for the environment fuelled her commitment to cleaning up the river and its surroundings. In the last 4 years, Tarryn and her…
23 Apr 17 min

No one is coming to save us! This is how we make our communities BETTER!

Join us on the Good Things Guy podcast as we delve into the inspiring story of Better Fourways, a community-driven initiative founded by Susan Harwood and Raffi Carnicelli. Discover how this apolitical, non-profit organisation is taking active citizenry to the next level in Fourways, Johannesburg, by cleaning up, restoring, and…
16 Apr 12 min

High Five Fund

The High Five Fund, a charitable initiative born from a simple vision, aims to harness the power of small monthly donations from millions of South Africans to significantly impact five pillars of need, demonstrating that even the smallest contributions can create enormous positive change.
9 Apr 20 min

All About Namola - South Africa's most trusted "Don't Panic" Panic App!

In an ideal world, the need for a “panic button” app wouldn’t exist. But the reality is, in a country facing numerous challenges, quick access to emergency services is necessary. Namola is South Africa’s most trusted “Don’t Panic” safety App, keeping you safe anytime, anywhere! Their impactful stories have been…
26 Mar 21 min

Riaan Manser - My First African Adventure

In My First African Adventure, Riaan Manser allows the reader to relive the toil, excitement and occasional terror of his journey - negotiating the Sahara and Libyan deserts, learning French, Portuguese and Arabic, eating monkey, rat and bat, standing in front of the pyramids, being awarded the freedom of the…
12 Mar 23 min

Samantha Cowen on Burn Out and How To Deal With It.

On this week’s episode of the Good Things Guy podcast, we get to speak to Samantha Cowen about the pressing issue of burnout and effective coping mechanisms. In this insightful conversation, Sam shares her valuable insights and experiences, offering practical advice on navigating the complexities of burnout. Sam has extensive…
5 Mar 28 min

That JEFF Guy And What He's Getting Up To Now!!!

That JEFF guy created a life-changing community during lockdown. One that hundreds and thousands of South Africans joined to get help to look after their minds and bodies… but his name isn’t actually JEFF. That’s just what I used to call him. You see, JEFF is actually an acronym for…
27 Feb 23 min

Cupcakes of Hope - The Sweetest Way to Save a Life!

Cupcakes of Hope is a Non-Profit Company and a Public Benefit Organisation. Their main aim is to raise awareness and funds for families in need of medical assistance and they do this through our love of baking cupcakes. It is the sweetest way to save a life and to chat…
20 Feb 14 min

Aptihire: Innovation in the South African Job Market!

What started as a casual conversation about how unbelievable it is that lockdown has put universities and the world on pause ended up being the first step in creating UNLOCK - the “Uber” of tutoring - as I called it in my interview with one of the founders, Luke Tollman…
13 Feb 11 min

Courage to Care. Courage to Live. Courage to say NO!

MOT was started by Norwegian top athletes after the Winter Olympics in 1994 with the objective to prevent social problems in society. The MOT Concept is based on the purpose of creating a safer society by strengthening youth's robustness, awareness and courage - courage to live, courage to care and…
6 Feb 15 min

#DriveHope 2.0 is All About Small Acts With Big Impact!

Welcome to the new chapter of #DriveHope (2.0), where the smallest acts become the biggest catalysts for change - a reminder of compassion, community, and how the remarkable power of small gestures tend to have the biggest impact. The 2024 season of the Good Things Guy Podcast has just kicked…
30 Jan 17 min

Give a Little Thanks this Festive Season!

Although South Africa is a nation seeped in the spirit of Ubuntu, according to the Charities Aid Foundation (CAF) 2022 World Giving Index* the nation’s global generosity ranking has dropped since 2021. According to the study while global generosity grew, the country’s index score decreased by 6%, from a global…
12 Dec 2023 10 min

Joy From Africa to The World!

Every year, the V&A Waterfront puts on a Christmas display that wows shoppers from around the world; they collaborate with local designers and artisans to give Christmas a proudly South African twist. And we have a representative from the V&A to chat about the campaign.
5 Dec 2023 12 min

Listen: Turning a Simple Voucher into a Lifeline for South Africa

When Mr D and Pick n Pay came together to introduce a novel grocery delivery service, I never imagined that a simple R500 voucher could turn into a heartwarming story of generosity and support for South Africa. This is my story about how a small gesture grew into something much…
7 Nov 2023 15 min

Brownie Points, The Good Economy And REAL Jobs for South Africans!

Pascale Du-Toit-Henke was a first-year university student when she decided she wanted to use her skills to give back. She realised how hard it was to find places within her area to go and volunteer. This was when she decided to found the Brownie Points platform that would help link…
26 Sep 2023 14 min

Where There Is A Will, There Is A Way!

It’s Wills Month and Capital Legacy and Good Things Guy are urging South Africans to recognise the significance of well-drafted Wills for legacy preservation and family care.
5 Sep 2023 14 min

Poignant Story of How A South African Risked His Life To Save His 4 Dogs!

Amidst danger and chaos, a South African's unwavering courage shone through as he risked everything - including his life - to save his cherished four-legged companions. Kobus Olivier, a former South African Cricketer and a devoted father to four cherished dogs found himself plunged into a nightmarish reality as the…
15 Aug 2023 28 min
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