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WELCOME: YOUR MC SHAELEEN TOBIN
FUTURE WORK SKILLS FOR PA’S – A 2025 VISION
Presented By: Peter du Toit – Founder, FutureWork IQ
The world of work is rapidly changing and with these changes comes the need to keep up to remain relevant. This presentation is designed to give you a clear vision of what your industry can expect in the next 5 years and how to prepare for it.
Go to: www.futureworkiq.com
THE ART OF PLANNING
Presented By: Precious Tumisho Thamaga – CEO, Precious Celebrations
Precious is one of SA’s top luxury Wedding & Event Planners and is regularly featured on Top Billing for her fabulous celebrity weddings. She brings an incredible amount of knowledge, experience and total commitment to everything she is involved in. Precious will share insights, tips and tricks from the event planning industry that are designed to inspire and guide you, when you plan your next event.
THE 7 HABITS OF HIGHLY EFFECTIVE PEOPLE – FOR PA’S
Presented by: Marlinie Ramsamy – CEO, FranklinCovey South Africa
The book “The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People” has sold more than 25 million copies and the 7 habits are as relevant today, as when Stephen R. Covey first wrote them. Habits are powerful forces in our lives. They determine our level of effectiveness or ineffectiveness. Marlinie will share with you the 7 principles of effectiveness that endure and that she hopes, will help you to lead your life in a truly effective way.
Go to: www.franklincoveysa.co.za
WORLDS APART OR PARTNERS
Presented by: Danny K and Kabelo Mabalane
Danny K and Kabelo will take you on a journey of their lives, sharing their radically different upbringings, cultures and experiences. An entertaining, enlightened and sober look at the state of where we are as a country, people and business – the talk uses song, storytelling and theory to address some of the most hard hitting and critical conversations we need to be having as South Africans. This keynote will leave you inspired and challenged to access your humanity.
PA POWER PANEL
Panellists: Atrayah Janhe: Personal Assistant to Archbishop Desmond Tutu; and Maritha Appelgryn: Executive Personal Assistant to Bongani Nqwababa (President & CEO of Sasol Limited) and former PA to Maria Ramos.
You will have the opportunity to hear from these 2 Personal/ Executive Assistants who are at the top of their profession. Learn from the best and receive invaluable insight into the world of these 2 brilliant assistants.
PA POWER PANEL – AUDIENCE Q&A
WHAT IF, WHAT IF HAPPENS
Presented By: Nikki Bush
How prepared are you, practically and emotionally, to cope should a ‘what if’ moment happen to you? Media personality, award-winning speaker and best-selling author, Nikki Bush, shares her story of six short minutes that changed her life forever. She will show you how to see collateral beauty in collateral damage. You will be inspired to shift your perspective of loss and trauma as a potential pathway to growth. You will be motivated to create peace of mind by getting your practical affairs in order using Nikki’s blueprint for being mission-ready for when a ‘what if’ moment strikes, as it will.
Go to: www.nikkibush.com
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LIFT AS YOU RISE – AN ASSISTANTS GUIDE TO EMERGING AS A LEADER
Presented By: Bonang Mohale – CEO, Business Leadership South Africa
Bonang’s talk is based on his book, Lift As You Rise, where Bonang reveals the issues he is passionate about and how they came to define his career and his life. Bonang believes that great leaders don’t create followers, they groom other leaders. He will share with you, his insights into:
BOOST YOUR EFFICIENCY WITH THESE MICROSOFT WINDOWS & OFFICE HACKS
Presented By: Tracy van der Schyff – Microsoft Office 365 Technologies Specialist
Everyone with a computer should be a power user, and to help you become one, Tracy will cover the following in her session:
Go to: www.tracyvanderschyff.co.za
MENTAL FITNESS FOR PA’S – UNDERSTANDING LIFE, NUTRITION & FITNESS
Presented by: Steve Mululu – Founder, Dream Body Fitness
Steve is a body transformation specialist who has designed the “100-Day Challenge” to help others live powerfully and achieve their goals. His talk will:
Go to: www.dreambodyfitness.co.za
COLOUR ACCOUNTING – FINANCIAL LITERACY FOR THE MODERN PA
Presented by: Marc Johnson – Founder, Its a Breeze
Colour Accounting is a way of teaching accounting, finance and business graphically and in plain language. In every
organisation, finance is the oil and glue that enables the organisation to function. As an assistant,you can certainly make yourself more valuable to your team if you understand how finances work and how your organisation creates value. Marc will share the colour accounting methodology with you, which is powerful because it is visual, jargon-free and uses discovery learning.
Go to www.itsabreeze.co.za
SUSTAINABILITY – A NEW WAY OF THINKING FOR TODAY’S ASSISTANT
Presented by: Michael Lutzeyer – Owner, Grootbos Private Nature Reserve
Grootbos is part of the National Geographic Unique Lodges of the World collection, and is a world leader in progressive luxury tourism. Last year, over 7000 community members benefitted from initiatives put in place by the Grootbos Foundation which was established by the Lutzeyer family in 2003. Michael is dedicated to conservation and community. He will share his knowledge on how tourism is aligning itself to modern sustainable practices in the world and how we too, can incorporate this thinking into our own visions, for a better life for ourselves and future generations.
Go to: www.grootbos.com
SUCCESS IS A CHOICE
Presented By: Robin Banks – International Speaker and Mind Power Expert
Robin Banks is one of the world’s leading authorities on the subject of Mind Power and Personal Mastery. During this captivating session, Robin demonstrates the impact that the following concepts have on people’s lives:
Robin will ensure that you leave the conference inspired to succeed!
Go to: www.robinbanks.co.za
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