#106 Maps Maponyane – Inside the Mind of South African Top Model

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In this episode, Grey Jabesi interviewed Maps Maponyane. Maps is one of South Africa’s favourite personalities. He is considered as one of SA’s most stylish and sexiest men and is a greatly admired media personality. Multi-talented as a tv presenter, model, actor, style icon, designer, businessman and philanthropist, he makes waves both locally and internationally. Maps is loved and followed by his fans on social media platforms because of his down to earth, professional yet warm personality. He is known for his talent, fashion sense, charm, innovation, versatility and good looks.

Maponyane was named GQ’s “Best Dressed Man” in 2011 and Cosmopolitan Magazine’s “Sexiest South African Man” in 2013.




Notable Awards obtained:
Current ambassador for Samsung
Current ambassador for Investec
GQ’s Best Dressed Men List (2011) and the youngest nominee.
GQ’s Cool 35 Guys Under 35 (2013)
Vuzu 10over10 #1 Most Stylish Man (2013
Cosmo SA Sexiest Man (2013)
SA Style Award – Most Stylish Model/Media Personality (2013)
GQ Magazine Cover (March 2015)
Philanthropy:
Community and Organisational work with NGO Doctors Without
Borders/MSF (Medecins Sans Frontieres)
Volunteer at Ethembeni Children’s Home
Bursary network

Follow maps on instagram:https://www.instagram.com/mmaponyane/?hl=en
Twitter: https://twitter.com/mapsmaponyane?lang=en

#105 Ashley Wallace – Exploring Japan

In this episode, Grey jabesi interviewed Ashley Wallace from Chicago,USA. He is HR Professional currently living in Japan.In 2007 studied Japanese language and business management.He shares his experience living in Japan as black man for the past seven years.
“Black man in Japan trying to make my mark everyday JBBF Kanto Open 2013 1st Place, JBBF Kanagawa Open 2014 65kg 3rd place”




Links:
Ashley on Instagram : https://www.instagram.com/blacksunflowersamurai1914/

#104 Maja Vujinovic – shEOS co-Founder

Maja is an entrepreneur, investor and a CEO of OGroup. She started her career as Director of Strategy and Corporate development at Tanex Corporation. From 2010 to 2013, she served as a Senior investment officer at Zakhem International. In 2013, she joined Riverside Advisors on a position of Consultant. From 2015 to 2018, she worked as a Chief innovation officer at GE Digital, co- Founded shEOS and OGroup where she currently serves as CEO, focusing on blockchain for enterprise.

Maja moved to the US at the age of 14 due to war. She has a Bachelor’s degree in Political Science and Finance, Masters in Diplomacy/International studies and Law Degree. She has helped built government and enterprise infrastructure across industries such as mobile tech, global payments, energy and healthcare.

As a Chief Innovation Officer of Emerging Tech at General Electric Digital, she spearheaded the full framework for blockchain. She ran pilots across treasury, aviation, energy, provenance and additive manufacturing.


In this episode we discussed:
– Her war experience
– Career beginnings
– Challenges facing women in STEM
– How to approach investing in Blockchain/Crypto
– shEOS
– Possible future of Blockchain

Links:
https://www.crunchbase.com/person/maja-vujinovic#section-overview
https://www.conscious.enterprises/convos/2018/11/12/maja-vujinovic-founder-amp-ceo-of-ogroup
https://www.linkedin.com/in/majavujinovic/

#103 Bianca Bosch – 2018 in Review, The Kissing Booth

In this episode Grey jabesi chats with Bianca Bosch and Radhesen Naidoo. We casually discuss 2018, reflections, lessons learned and all. Special guest was Bianca Bosch. An actress from South Africa, known for The Kissing Booth (2018) and Killer Instinct with Chris Hansen (2017). Enjoy the banter and happy holidays to y’all




Links:
https://sbamtheatreblog.wordpress.com/2018/06/01/chatting-to-bianca-bosch-about-netflixs-the-kissing-booth/
https://www.instagram.com/biancabosch/?hl=en
https://za.pinterest.com/biancabosch96/
https://samanthabernhardi.com/site/artist/bianca-bosch/

#94 Stephen Young – Bulding a crypto market place

In this episode, Grey Jabesi interviews Stephen Young, Chief Product Officer at Coindirect. A global cryptocurrency marketplace which makes it easier for people to buy and sell Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies in emerging markets.

In this interview, we discuss :
– His background
– Regulation for exchanges
– Security tokens
– His approach on Cryptocurrency investing
– Cryptocurrency trends in developed vs developing countries
– Blockchain and Scaling
– His favorite cryptocurrencies

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#90 Michael Jordaan (Part 1) – Banking, Career Development & Business

Dr. Michael Jordaan, MCom, Ph.D., is the Founder of MonteGray Capital. Dr. Jordaan serves as Partner at AngelHub Ventures. He has more than 20 years’ experience in the financial services sector. He served as the Chief Executive Officer at First National Bank, Plc until December 31, 2013.

He had a decade of experience working at the First National Bank, Plc. At FNB, he oversaw the move away from traditional banking toward rewarding ecosystem-centric solutions for customers. He has been an Independent Non-Executive Director of JSE Limited since January 1, 2014. Dr. Jordaan is the recipient of the CNBC Africa Business Leader of the Year for Southern Africa award.


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According to Ventures Africa.com, Micheal is Africa’s most innovative banker.

Follow Michael on twitter: @michaeljordaan
Website: http://www.montegray.com/

This is part one of two.

#82 Wannipha Jen Buakaew – How to find your place into Crypto

She is a leading personality, public speaker and voice of progress to the cryptocurrency community and emerging markets- Known as Crypto Jen, one of the most highly regarded female crypto/blockchain influencers in the world.

Jen’s passion is about leveraging Crypto and Blockchain driven solutions to make a global impact and empower individuals to live life to the fullest.

 

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Wannipha Jen Buakaew is an ICO and investment analyst. She is also on The New Money Systems Board- Lifeboat foundation alongside high profile individuals such as Vitalik Buterin and Charlie Lee.

Links:
– Book: Money and The Law of Attraction by Esther Hicks
– Lifeboat Foundation: click here
– Smartcash: https://smartcash.cc/

#77 ROXANNE KALIE – BE POSITIVELY FIERCE

“Talent is not enough. You gotta put in the work” – Roxanne Kalie

Professional Model, Actress, Mom and DJ Roxanne Kalie(@roxcizzle) comes on the podcast and discussed all sorts of topics. From how she got started at the age of 13 and stayed relevant to this day.

This is a wide ranged interview where we discuss her unusual career, challenges, motherhood, transitions and insights about the industry, male/female dynamics and more.

 

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#61 BRIAN HAZARD – EXPLORING COLOR THEORY, CREATIVITY, DEEP WORK, LONGEVITY

Color Theory is the musical alter ego of American singer-keyboardist-songwriter Brian Hazard. Hazard has released nine studio albums, nine EPs, three remix collections, and one set of demos to date. His latest album Adjustments was released on May 27, 2016.

I have been trying to get hold of Brian and it was worth the wait. This conversation was absolutely amazing to me, I hope you enjoy it too.

In this episode, we covered:
– The current state of music
– Longevity
– His early years
– The creative process
– Deep work
– Social media and much more.

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Check out his website: http://colortheory.com/

 

#58 SIDE HUSTLE TECHNIQUES

With a circus of things happening altogether in my life. I thought, I should share the inside story.

I just moved into a new house, sold my car to invest in cryptocurrencies(Bitcoin,ether etc), working on my StartUp idea and putting together a team for my business.

I hope you find something useful from my recent experience and you’re welcome to advise me wherever you see fit.

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