Gauteng Activator and the founder of Solutionaire Phase Company, Sthembile Ahadi Zondo hosted long awaited and highly publicised inaugural Movers and shakers seminar at Johannesburg’s Constitutional Hill.
The event themed identifying entrepreneurial purpose and self-discovery Program Director was YFM’s current affairs anchor and Sowetan columnist, Busisiwe Gumede.
Zondo said the seminar’s main aim is to bring together exceptional young entrepreneurs to share their inspirational stories and business journey with a hope to motivate emerging or aspiring entrepreneurs.
The seminar had a long list of dynamic speakers like serial entrepreneur, business coach and media practitioner Murendwa Mmabasotho Mukwevho, property investor, brand ambassador and SME growth champion Teboho Mafodi, Agape Youth Movement president, author, Biz M8 Managing Director, and Activator Thabang Abuti Rams , Author, finance coach, speaker, entrepreneur and motivational speaker, Victor Vikizitha Mpusula (who was representing National Youth Development Agency (NYDA), Precious Mvulane, Innovator and is the co-founder of Millbug, Sabelo Sibanda, social activist and vibrant multitalented media personality, Zoliswa Woo Ntaka, Digital media specialist Matthew Sanego Motsweni, Author and Speaker, Ackson King Mwami, prominent House Music DJ and business person Tebogo Siyaphi A.K.A Ms Jones.
Some of the topics they addressed include financial management, how to seize business opportunities, creating a sustainable brands how to use business connections wisely, customer relations skills, how to building business mental prowess and many other important elements that entrepreneurs need to know and do in order to make their businesses successful and sustainable.
The information shared and network formations of the inaugural Movers and shakers seminar left tongues wagging and asking for more.
One of those pleased entrepreneurs was the 2014 Activator Xolane Voro – Da Viruz Ngobozana. He applauded his fellow Activator, Sthembile Ahadi Zondo for organising “One of the best youth business seminars” with South Africa’s young successful entrepreneurs, life coaches and authors. Ngobozana said “The seminars came at a perfect time for me as an entrepreneur. All speakers imparted useful information that will help me as an entrepreneur to grow. I will to use the information and networks I acquired here as wisely as I can. “
Another social change driver, David Nongxa, applauded the organiser for putting together the “best” youth motivational speakers. Nongxa also commended speaker’s relevant content continuity. “It was my first time being on a seminar full of young entrepreneurs. I was really inspired by all the speakers’ stories. Somehow their stories helped me to discover myself as aspiring entrepreneur. My highlight or biggest learning on the day was the presentation by Precious Mvulane. I really like the part where she was explaining why “One needs to understand the business he or she wants to venture. One needs to know the regulations. I think this is where most emerging entrepreneurs need to really learn to focus on because a failure to follow such regulations might lead to one’s business destruction.” he said.