Discovery Desk

Puseletso Modimogale: From An Entrepreneur to Mentoring Other Entrepreneurs

Puseletso Modimogale and Sammy G on Discovery Desk With Sammy G.

The story of Ms. Puseletso Modimogale starts in the Free State province where she was born and continues in the mountain Kingdom of Lesotho where she spent her formative years. Raised as an entrepreneur from an early age by her grandmother, Modimogadi went on to become a business coach and a mentor to other entrepreneurs. She is indeed a leader of leaders, an entrepreneur par excellence.

Puseletso Modimogale at Mzansi Urban Radio Studios. Trained as a Somatologist, she is a firm believer that beauty starts from within, and that what others see as beauty is just a reflection of our true and inner beauty. Her caring passion goes back to her pre-teen years in Lesotho where she had to care for her aging grandmother.

Puseletso Modimogale’s journey to the top was not always rosy. Like all success stories, hers as well was a roller coaster, with severals ups and some downs. This episode of the Discovery Desk With Sammy G is dedicated to her triumph over all the adversities she faced as a budding entrepreneur to be where she is today, assisting other entrepreneurs to fulfill their own destinies.

This episode will not only motivate you but will propel you to give to others as well.

 

Women In Leadership

Baitseng Rangata and Sammy G

Women in corporate leadership face a number of challenges. Those challenges range from gender discrimination, gender stereotyping to different pay grades for women doing the same work as their male counterparts.

In this edition of Discovery Desk With Sammy G, Sammy tackles this issue with one of the leading women in corporate South Africa, the Chief Executive of Maponya Attorneys – Ms. Baitseng Rangata, a practicing attorney who leads one of South Africa’s leading law firms.

About Baitseng Rangata (LLM, LLB, B. Proc)

Baitseng Rangata at Mzansi Urban Studios

Baitseng admitted Attorney of the High Court of South Africa. She has been in practice for over 15 years. She has extensive knowledge on third party litigation, Commercial Law, Intellectual Property Law, Family law and General Civil Litigation

 

About Maponya Attorneys At Law

With a client portfolio of parastatals, municipalities, airports, financial institutions, mining giants and heads of state, Maponya Incorporated plays a key role in shaping South Africa’s economic and social development. It is one of the foremost black-owned law firms in South Africa and the company has been an essential part of the nation’s legal tapestry since 1995.

Maponya combines straightforward efficiency with the highest legal standards to help its clients navigate the often-intricate and complex details of our legal system. The firm’s advanced service delivery mechanism, innovative approach to technology, expert staff, and excellent track record has seen it win international recognition.

The company focuses on national, commercial, delictual, conveyancing law. Specialties include commercial litigation, administrative law, national legislation, mineral and mining law, public procurement, property law, industrial and employment relations, and competition law. Maponya engages in continued skills training and relationship-building with specialised legal counsel, local and international law firms.

More on Maponya Attorneys

 

Mduduzi Nhlapo A Revolutionary Artist

Sammy G and Mduduzi Nhlapo

Listen to the story of a young art revolutionary, detailing his journey from Winterveld, north of Pretoria to academic excellence and theatrical mastery. In this week’s episode [Episode 9] of the discovery desk with Sammy G, we speak to Mduduzi Nhlapo, a Theater practitioner, based in Tshwane and working from the State Theater in the capital city.

Sammy G and Mduduzi Nhlapo

Nhlapo who doubles as a part-time lecturer at both the University of Pretoria and Tshwane University of Technology is a masters student at the latter. He is passionate about the arts and is determined to bust the myth that says one can not “live off” the arts. So determine is he that,  although he excelled in Maths and Science in high school. He elected not to pursue an engineering qualification which many perceived as a way towards prosperity and success, and follow his heart’s desire.

 

This is an extensive conversation which spans politics, feminism and the arts and how this young yet radical artist fuses all of them in his life.

As always Sammy G helps us discover by providing a comfort zone for his guest and allow him to express his inner thoughts and matters close to his heart.

Enjoy Discovery Desk with Sammy G, Episode 9.

Botswana sensational artist Brenda Taukobong

Discovery desk, that’s exactly what we do. We discover new things unknown. On today’s show, we discover Brenda Taukobong from Botswana. She produced her one and only album called Ka jalo (meaning it’s time), the name of the album is used as an explanation of her journey. She has been an artist for 28 years and only now she has an album under her name.

In a nutshell, she shares her journey with us, the challenges and hurdles she’s had to jump over and continues to do so to get to where she is today. She lets us in, on her life. The life of being a wife, being in the entertainment industry, and having her husband as her manager. We find out how they draw the line and where they draw it, to say now we are at home and not at work.

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