Every so often, you meet someone who really makes an impact on everyone around them, and causes you take a step back and consider what you’re doing to help others and make the world a better place. This episode of the “Leading From Purpose” podcast may cause you to do just that.
In this episode, Nick Craig sits down with Tswelo Kodisang, the Group Chief People Officer at Discovery Limited. Tswelo, whose Purpose is “To liberate the potential in people”, has dedicated his life to his Purpose, even before it was defined in a statement.
Born and raised in Soweto, a township of the city of Johannesburg, South Africa, Tswelo describes how his potential was liberated at an early age. During our conversation, he describes the impact of the life-changing opportunities he was given as a young child, and how they have motivated him to provide such opportunities for others throughout his life.
Even during the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, Tswelo has never strayed from his Purpose. With his team, they ensured no one was laid off due to the pandemic, and that everything possible was done to keep their employees safe. Truly, his interest is always focused on the welfare of others.
If you’re in need of an inspiring moment, you won’t want to miss this conversation.
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On the Leading from Purpose Podcast this week, Nick Craig is joined by former CEO of Ben & Jerry’s, Jostein Solheim, who is now at the heart of the COVID-19 crisis. How does he run Unilever’s $4 billion U.S. food business to keep up with demand from U.S. grocery stores while also keeping his 8,000 employees safe?Jostein Solheim finds himself leaning on his Purpose to make the shiftfrom “doing” to “being” to get his team through. Jostein, the eternal optimist, reminds us that “we’ll come out of this stronger and better as a humanity, as business leaders, and as a business.”
On this episode, Nick Craig is joined by Stacey Tank, who had recently been appointed as the next Chief Corporate Affairs and Transformation Officer at Heineken. Stacey is truly one of the most inspiring leaders. She shares her incredible journey of ups and downs and what it really takes to rise to the top as a powerful women in business today. From home improvement to beer, listen to hear how she’ll take Purpose with her to Amsterdam.