We were joined by the Deputy-Chair of the Presidential Commission on the Fourth Industrial Revolution and Vice-Chancellor of UJ, Prof. Tshilidzi Marwala, for an insightful conversation about the role of technology, learning and innovation on South Africa’s society.
Co-Founder and Managing Director of Perpetu8, S’onqoba Vuba, joined us for an insightful evening as we delved into how technology and innovation can improve our society and day-to-day living experiences in a time of rapid technological change!
Named one of the “Inspiring Fifty Women in STEM”, Lebo Mokgabudi’s passion for building an inclusive digital economy in emerging markets through digital financial services has led her to acquire extensive experience in building technology solutions for multinationals across worldwide emerging markets.
I’ve met a lot of business owners and entrepreneurs who knew absolutely nothing about business when they started. These are often my favourite kinds of entrepreneurs to meet. They have a hunger for knowledge and an itch in the world that they absolutely had to scratch.
Big career decisions do not announce themselves well in advance, as part of that neat and tidy career plan you had in mind 5 years ago. They simply confront you. An opportunity pops up that isn’t exactly what you planned for. Life happens.
To recap, a career strategy is a way of thinking about your career moves so that each move gets you closer to your ultimate goals, even if things don’t pan out as you expect. Identifying the career strategy patterns that resonate with you is extremely useful because it better enables you to envision your career roadmap.
Earning the freedom to work where and how you choose is not as straightforward as ticking a few boxes on a checklist, nor is it about replicating the strategies of others who have gone before you. In an ever-changing world, there is no guarantee that what worked yesterday will work today.
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