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We surprise some of the world's brightest minds with ideas they're not at all prepared to discuss. With host Jason Gots and special guests Neil Gaiman, Alan Alda, Salman Rushdie, Mary-Louise Parker, Richard Dawkins, Margaret Atwood, Sam Harris, Daniel Dennett, Saul Williams, Henry Rollins, Bill Nye, George Takei, Maria Popova, and many more . . . You've got 10 minutes with Einstein. What do you talk about? Black holes? Time travel? Why not gambling? The Art of War? Contemporary parenting? So ...
 
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Amir is an Egyptian citizen who currently lives in Cairo. He lived in South Africa for 6 years where he ended up imprisoned before completing his life long goal of studying geophysics. In 2007, Amir was admitted into an undergraduate degree in geophysics at Ain Shams University in Cairo. He graduated in 2011 and started searching for a job in the o…
 
Samantha brings diverse experience from her entrepreneurial career from Aircraft Interior Refurbishment to discovering Mumbo Island on Lake Malawi whilst on a kayaking expedition and starting Kayak Africa. Her story is legendary in the sense that she spent 5 month traversing the deserts of Namibia where her brand originated. Her desert salt adventu…
 
Nthabeleng Khabutlane, Accountant, CEO and Founder of Fezi Auditors and Consultants. Nthabeleng is a life long student of accountancy. She runs her firm, Fezi Auditors which has experienced good growth since inception. She juggles managing her family with running the firm and is busy with her masters degree at the University of the Free State, Sout…
 
Lizl Naude is a Social Entrepreneur from Cape Town, South Africa. She is the founder of Lilly Loompa, a company that creates beautiful homeware made by upcycling waste material. Lizl grew up in the valley-town of Paarl, in the Winelands of the Western Cape. She was influenced by the natural beauty that surrounded her; the smell of the wet vineyards…
 
In this episode I chat with Jenny Gurry, the director and founder of Diamond Women. Diamond women is a grass roots not for profit, that provides a compassionate and caring place where women are given the chance to explore their options and find the support that they need when they are faced with an unplanned pregnancy Please go check out their webs…
 
Chrissa is a textile design MA graduate from the world=renowned Chelsea College of Art and Design, University of the Arts London. She was born and raised in London, but her roots are very much Ghanaian. This is the country from which she draws her inspiration. Other countries that are of significance in her life include Togo and Benin. The episode …
 
Jackee Budesta Batanda is a creative entrepreneur educating through the power of writing. She is a short story writer, journalist, and Founder and Senior Managing Partner of SuccessSpark Brand Ltd. Jackee has taught 400 students and 20 students have gone on to publish books. She is completing the construction of, The Blue Marble, the first writers'…
 
Azziad Nasenya, Tiktok Queen, is a rising star in the entertainment industry and social media world. She is an actress, dancer, model and social media personality. She is 20 years old from Kenya. She went to St Cecilia Misikhu Girls Secondary School and is currently a second-year college student at the Kenya Institute of Mass Communication where sh…
 
Nametso Mathlaga, President at African Woman in Leadership and Director of Matthan Jewellery Collection Nametso Matlhaga is the founder of Matthan Jewellery Collection in Botswana. Her business is passionate about making memories come true, manufacturing jewellery using precious metals like gold and silver, and precious and semi precious stones. Th…
 
Every successful event needs a great Master of Ceremonies to keep things moving according to schedule and importantly to keep audiences engaged. In Malawi, one of the most popular MCs currently is Judith Msonthi, founder of Judie Emcee, bringing her unique style and personality to enliven any event. In just two years she has lent her voice and stag…
 
Christine Watkins is an inspirational Catholic speaker and author of many books all of which can be found in the link below. http://www.queenofpeacemedia.com/ Christine mentions and recommends looking at this website for more information on The Illumination of Conscience and reading the signs of the times in which we all live. https://www.countdown…
 
Tumi Morake is a South African comedian, actress, TV personality, and writer. In 2018, she became the first African woman to have her own set on Netflix. She is also known to be the first woman to host Comedy Central Presents in Africa.[5][6] Since beginning her career in smoky clubs in 2006, Tumi Morake has steadily grown into one of South Africa’…
 
In this episode I sit down with Leila Abdallah. On the first of February 2020 four of Leila's children and three cousins went off to buy ice cream. The children were hit by a speeding, drunk driver. Four of the children were killed, three were her's. Leila shares how this tragedy has affected her family, her faith and perfect strangers. Leila capti…
 
Yvonne Chaka Chaka – Singer-songwriter, humanitarian and United Nations Goodwill Ambassador. Yvonne Chaka Chaka is an internationally recognized and highly respected African singer, songwriter, entrepreneur, Global Health Advocate and Humanitarian. Dubbed the “Princess of Africa” Yvonne has been at the forefront of South African popular music for 3…
 
This episode features Ntombenhle Khathwane, a South African entrepreneur andfounder of Afrobotanics and Girl Boss SA. Ntombenhle Khathwane graduated from university in the late 1990s with amission to rewrite the African narrative. She started as a government employeebut her hopes and dreams were always bigger. She wanted to make a biggercontributio…
 
Edrisah Musuuza (Eddy Kenzo), is a Ugandan singer and music executive who is a member of Big Talent Entertainment. He has collaborated with #FrenchMontana, #Drake, #Micasa, #Niniola and #ChrisBrown to name but a few. Eddy's type of music is a relentlessly upbeat Ugandan dancehall like Afro-beat. In short, its high energy super infectious music that…
 
Brian Thomas has served in several senior leadership roles, including Chief Information Officer, Chief Technology Officer, and Healthcare Executive in the Fortune 500, Healthcare and public sector spaces. He is known for delivering innovative and user-friendly solutions to the business partners and customers he serves. Prior to his executive roles,…
 
This episode features Danny Tong (Ph.D Candidate, Serial Entreprenuer, Pan-African Activist and Founder at InvesTong Group) and Boma Harrison (Marketing Director) Boma has a strong marketing background of +14 years of proven results across FMCG categories - Laundry, Homecare, Feminine care, Beauty and Beverages. Over the years she has worked across…
 
This episode features Tom Peters, business coach, reader, student, people watcher, researcher, writer and international speaker. Tom is the recipient of the Thinkers50 Lifetime Achievement Award. He virtually invented the modern thought leadership industry. He co-authored In Search of Excellence, which helped create the business book industry – and…
 
In this episode, Tyson takes us on a journey to where it all began. From a call centre agent – to one of Africa’s comedic rising stars. Tyson’s brand of character-driven humour and sharp observations is a distinct addition to Africa’s well of talent. His is a thrilling blend of stand-up and vocal deftness and he represented his country in Showmax's…
 
We all have a personal story and we are all connected by the story of salvation. How does one engage the broken parts of their story with the salvation story to bring about restoration and healing and begin to live fully alive just as God intended.Here is the link to the painting that Heather talks about. https://akiane.com/product/prince-of-peace/…
 
Trend Analyst Dion Chang helps us connect unexpected dots, as he unpacks skills of the future and the importance of Generation Z - the most pronounced age demographic on the African continent. Dion was fashion editor at Elle Magazine before founding FluxTrends. He tags himself a global citizen who is proudly South African. The observer. Forever cur…
 
In todays episode I chat with Katrina Alvir a trained teacher and mentor and developer of the REAL program. This program looks at developing character and virtue in teenager girls between the ages of 12-16.Never before have girls been so pressured to be 'PERFECT'.We now more than ever need to teach our daughters to cherish, love and respect their b…
 
In this episode we speak to a multifaceted South African woman, Tidimalo Sehlako. In this era of innovation, she tells us how she balances entrepreneurship, yoga, and her acting career. Tidimalo is a journalism & marketing graduate. She made it as a top 5 finalist in the Miss South Africa pageant, 2014. Instagram: Tidimalo_S Facebook: Tidimalo Sehl…
 
This episode features Faith Makhubele, a change maker and Tobe Okele, a vibrant Data Scientist. Faith Makhubele, Medical student,Award Winning Activist and Entrepreneur who never shies away from anything. She shares what it takes to achieve all that she has at 22 years and her mindset when tackling life challenges. She is the founder and CEO of a n…
 
This episode features Sola Amusan, an AI Leader and Philanthropist and Douglas Ogeto, Co-Founder and CEO of LudiqueWorks. Sola Amusan, an Artificial Intelligence Evangelist, is an UNLEASH Alumnus, HIVE Global Leader, the Author of Are You Branded or Stranded (2010, 2020), a global shaper of the World Economic Forum, a member of the Country Support …
 
This episode features Angad Singh and Rupesh Mittal from India. Angad is the founder and CEO of Officialhacker.com, a firm that provides the latest information on hacking news, cyber attacks and tips and tricks to make for a safer cyber experience. He is a successful digital entrepreneur who started his blog, officialhacker.com in 2016. It has sinc…
 
This episode features Celeste Ntuli and Brendon Peterson, Celeste is a Comedian and Actress on one of South Africa’s most watched soapies. Brendon is a Tech Journalist considered an expert in the Industry. In this episode, one of the funniest women in South African comedy speaks about her transformation over the years and how it changed the manner …
 
It is never too late to ask The Lord to bring people into your life who will accompany you towards heaven. Look Out for Beth and Jenna and all the wonderful things they are doing to bring women together right here. https://blessedisshe.net/ The thing that brought me joy this week was The Middle, a cover by Audrey Assad https://www.youtube.com/watch…
 
This episode features the one and only Vusi Thembekwayo, Business Mogul, Author, Speaker and Venture Capitalist. Vusi is the founder of MyGrowthFund & IC Knowledge Bureau. He is a business tycoon and a renowned global business speaker. Vusi is amongst the most accomplished authors having sold over 50,000 copies of his various books. He has successf…
 
This episode features Elisabeth Moreno, Vice President and Managing Director of HP Inc. Africa. In her role, Elisabeth provides country leadership for South Africa and is tasked with driving profitable growth across the company's printing, personal systems and services business across the Africa region. Having grown up in the island nation of Cape …
 
Chris is an Emmy award-winning motion designer, director, CEO and Chief Strategist of Blind and the founder of The Futur. Dr. Anjali Malik is a board-certified, fellowship-trained breast imaging radiologist and women’s health advocate. Chris is the founder of The Futur—an online education platform with the mission of teaching 1 billion people how t…
 
Sr Mary Grace was looking for something more- She found it in the Bronx. As a Sister of Life Sr. Mary Grace is in love with Love. She left her family and the beautiful beaches of Sydney for the hustle of New York. She was not running away from anything but was running towards the biggest love of her life- Jesus. I can't wait for you to listen to he…
 
This episode features Ayanda Borotho, Actress, Author, MC, Speaker, MC, Entrepreneur, Mother and Wife. In the episode Ayanda talks about her 400+ page book, Unbecoming to become and the process of writing a book. We cover wide ranging topics from parenting, the death of George Floyd and the meaning thereof. She explains why she has never attended a…
 
This episode features Linda Raimondo and Giulia Bassani from Italy. Linda is an aspiring European Space Agency (ESA) Astronaut, physics student, television presenter, author and science traveler. She is passionate about space and has always wanted to be an Astronaut. Instagram – http://www.instagram.com/Astro_linda/?hl=en Twitter - @AstroLinda99 Fa…
 
This episode features Ismail El Azizi from Casablanca, Morocco and Lissa Njenga from Kenya. Ismail is a UX/UI designer who enjoys helping people turn ideas into great products. He is also a Figma ambasador. Twitter - https://twitter.com/smailelazizi; Instagram - https://www.instagram.com/ismail_elazizi/; https://ismailelazizi.com/ Lisa is an Africa…
 
Professor André Roux has been the Director of the Institute for Futures Research (IFR) at the University of Stellenbosch since 1996. He also lectures on economics and futures thinking on numerous programmes at MBA and executive education programmes. In this episode he talks about what futurists do and his views on alternative future scenarios. As a…
 
Marek Zmysłowski is a Polish-born Entrepreneur, Investor, Advisor, Speaker, Bestselling Author. He co-founded Jumia Travel – Africa’s Biggest Hotel Booking Portal listed on NYSE as part of Jumia Group and HotelOnline.co – a Travel Technology Company. In 2014, he was chosen as one of the Ten Most Important People in Tech by IT News Africa Magazine. …
 
This episode features two guests from two continents and working in two different fields. Maria Yolanda Nlang is a data scientist from Belgium. Dean McCoubrey helps learners acquire digital life skills. Dean is the Founder of MySocialife (https://www.mysocialife.com), Owner of Mediweb South Africa and Editor in Chief of LuxuryTravelEditor https://w…
 
Mushambi Mutuma, CEO, Author, Speaker and Tech Entrepreneur Mushambi has over 12 years of experience building brands and businesses across Africa and the US. His company focuses on African engagement in tech and digital industries. In this episode he talks about COVID-19, Tech, Entrepreneurship and Innovation. You can connect with him on the follow…
 
NOTE: This is a special guest episode of Jason's new podcast Clever Creature. Please subscribe on iTunes, Spotify, Stitcher, or wherever you get your podcasts! The Moleskine is open, the page is staring back accusingly/ Like 'come on, Punk, what makes you think you possibly could fill the likes of me? Reflections on a big creative leap of faith: th…
 
John Lombela, Blockchain and Crypto Advocate In this episode John gives a masterclass on blockchain and cryprocurrencies. He is a graduate of Tshwane University of Technology, the University of Liverpool and the Anglia Ruskin University. If you ever wanted to know about blockchain in detail then this is the episode for you. Twitter - @JohnLombela h…
 
Josh is a Computer Programmer, Serial Entrepreneur, Futurist and IoT Evangelist. He is the President of Internet of Things Network Hub (IoT Network Hub Africa) Africa, the fastest and largest growing Tech community in West Africa, with chapters in Ghana, Nigeria, Kenya, Rwanda and Gambia.Josh is also the Founder of Entrepreneurs Network Hub, a comm…
 
David Kamunyu is an independent, self-taught video game developer and the owner of the Kenya based Broken Helmet Entertainment studio. If you have ever wonder about the process of building a video game from scratch then this is the episode for you. Press Play and enjoy the conversation. Twitter@davidkamunyu@BrokenHelmetblog.brokenhelmet.co.ke #4IR …
 
Tunde Badmus is the Black Panther of Digital Marketing. He is among the top intellects and martial artists of the world, a veteran marketer, and a member of the Google Digital Garage. Tunde started from humble beginnings having invested in a small Internet Cafe, then running a blogging site to now being well on his way to building a full technology…
 
In this episode I chat with my big sister Anna. We talk about trust. How do we trust when we are faced with situations that are out of our control? The Litany of Trust by the Sisters of Life https://sistersoflife.org/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/Mobile-Litany-of-Trust.pdf FOREVER AMEN- Stephanie Gretzinger https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xV2Ng16KImw…
 
Enrique Serrano Aparicio (Spain), is an IT Engineer, Speaker and Entrepreneur. He is on https://enriqueite.com/ and on Twitter - @EnriqueITE Our second guest couldn't be more different. Her name is Fadila Ahmad Abdulrazaq (Nigeria and Ghana). She is the founder of www.africanslivingfully.com. She focuses on the future of work, lifestyle design and …
 
Professor Ian Louwrens holds two doctoral degrees: one in applied mathematics and one in theoretical physics. His alma materae are Johns Hopkins University and Lomonosov Moscow State University. His business focuses on business analytics and economic development. In the episode we explore the meaning of Artificial Intelligence, mathematics and the …
 
Anthony is the Co-founder and VP of Ecosystems at Decoded_Africa. He is the Head of DevRel at Africa’s Talking. He is passionate about developer communities, design and building great software. He describes himself as a life-long learner, working to achieve the mastery of his craft. Anthony has the privilege of working in one of the more advanced c…
 
In this episode I talk with Kristine Mauss. She shares her story of bad health and lifestyle decisions left her feeling restlessness with her life. She knew in her heart God was calling her to simplify her life. shortly after is downsizing, her family are struck with another blow- brain cancer. Kristine lives her faith, trusting that God is good al…
 
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