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The Enrichment Project with Richard Wright

The Enrichment Project with Richard Wright

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Join me in a series of unfiltered conversations with some of the most remarkable purpose-driven humans who have all either achieved, accomplished, created, inspired, overcome or triumphed. It is a quest to understand what purpose really is and to uncover and articulate the steps along the way to help you get there.

I didn’t survive brain cancer three times just to survive brain cancer. My own purpose is to help others along the path to a fully engaged, fiercely connected and purpose-drenched life.

Every purpose was at one point simply an idea.
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Professor Adam Habib (Director of SOAS, University of London) However important your political struggle is around inequality, racial discrimination, cultural discrimination or religious fundamentalism, what is important is that you engage with the sense of human empathy. Never forget, that you are engaging in a struggle for a better humanity!" What I find absolutely fascinating, is political activists who say they are fighting and struggling for a better humanity, but they are terrible human beings! They treat other human beings really badly. Now, how can you struggle for a better humanity when you're a horrible human being and behave in the most horrible of ways to other human beings. The fact is, you cant say, 'I want to fight for a better humanity!', and then conduct that struggle in the most disgusting and destructive of ways!" Just one of the passionate and hard hitting truths shared by Professor Adam Habib is this powerful and frank conversation about education, inequality and activism. Insights into the Fees must fall riots, the role and cost of education, and the quality of education. A very interesting journey of purpose, from humble beginnings during South African Apartheid struggles, to a vice chancellor role and Adam's new appointment to the School of Oriental and African Studies at the University of London. Prof Adam Habib on Twitter
Deborah Good | Chief Enrichment Officer | The Enrichment Project Are you wrestling the demons from a painful childhood? Still making the same mistakes in choosing life partners? Perhaps you feel like your life is a mess and you see no solutions? Are you a victim of gender based violence, and somehow you felt like you brought it upon yourself? Or maybe you are just struggling to find any sort of purpose to your life, and feel like you are a cog in someone else's wheel. If you answered 'yes' to any of those questions, you will resonate with Deborah and you might even hear yourself in this very vulnerable and courageous chat. What I know, is that you will find great value and you will be glad that you listened. it might even give you the courage and strength to look at your life a little differently. Not all of us have it all figured out all of the time. Deborah Good on LinkedIn · Deborah Good on Instagram · The Enrichment Project
Just imagine that your sense of purpose in life is allowing each musician in a full orchestra to interpret the black notes on a white page to their individual potential whilst pulling it all together to the intentions of the composer who put the notes in that order on the page. That is both a gift and a rare skill, and Richard Cock has lived music since the age of six and has a unique take on purpose and music. Be inspired. Richard Cock's website
Pieter Du Preez was paralyzed from the chest down when he was hit by a car in 2003, The competitive triathlete and actuarial student had choices to make. He decided not to live as a victim. Despite the extraordinary challenges he was faced with (even getting dressed unaided - you will love that story) he started from the beginning and refused to accept defeat and the many obstacles that just kept piling up in front of him. In 2016, Pieter was nominated for the Laureus World Sports Award for Sportsperson of the Year with a Disability. Fitting tribute to a man who held the 10000m world record in his category, has won the Berlin marathon 8 times, and became the first quadriplegic ever to finish an Ironman triathlon. He has won numerous world champs’ events, been to the Paralympics, and continues to push boundaries and test limits. More than that, Pieter (a doting husband and a very involved dad) is an incredible example of resilience, resolve, the power of purpose, and the indomitable human spirit. As you find out, he is also an incredibly humble and super fabulous human who has much to teach us about victimhood, optimism and getting back up again. Pieter du Preez on Twitter
Homeless and suicidal at 19, Dawnna had no reason to live. In this powerful and enlightening conversation, you will discover how Dawnna managed to get herself from that place to building a $250 million tech consultancy. After only 30 days into her retirement at age 39, this rebel genius launched a second career sharing her lessons and wisdom and is now a peak performance business coach. It's a compelling story, and one that reveals many insights about purpose. Dive straight in, you won't be disappointed. Connect with Dawnna on LinkedIn
'The result' is the most lethal term in the world! I hate the word result. Gary Kirsten, former International Cricketer, International Cricket Coach, Leadership Consultant, Philanthropist and Entrepreneur. Gary shares details of his international cricketing career (101 test matches and 185 One day Internationals for South Africa) including the failures, low points and struggles. He chats about the Hanse Cronje scandal that rocked the team, and the lessons he learned during his career about success, life, balance and purpose. Gary speaks freely about his marriage and the costs that often accompany fame and celebrity status. The time Gary spent in India coaching the Indian team to World Cup victory, and the lessons learned during that time are equally powerful. It is a frank, honest, and insightful conversation with a humble and authentic purpose-driven human who hates the term 'results'. Listen in and learn why. The Gary Kirsten Cricket Academy
Craig Featherby (Carrick Group of Companies | Founder and CEO) Craig puts people first, both his clients and his team. In this conversation Craig outlines his clarity of vision and purpose for his organization and reveals some remarkable insights into the industry and the competition, as well as his intentions as a leader. He has a very strong philanthropic lien and is currently developing exciting offerings to blend philanthropy and investment. It is his belief that clients deserve better, Individuals, families and organisations entrust Carrick with their wealth, and in order for them to make good decisions, they need access to the best information available, a team of investors they can trust, and a clear road map to achieve lasting growth and financial security. This is why Carrick are one of the fastest growing brokerages in the world. But that isn't all, Craig is an extraordinary leader and aims to build Carrick into not just a good organisation, but a great one. That can only be achieved through an engaged and purpose driven team, which he is determined to foster. Find Craig on LinkedIn · Carrick Website · Watch on YouTube
Justice Edwin Cameron (Inspecting Judge Of Prisons | Chancellor of Stellenbosch University) Turning stigmas of homophobia and HIV-AIDS into defending human rights. An intensely vulnerable, honest and real conversation with a man who was described by Nelson Mandela as "One of South Africa's new heroes" and who has been called "The greatest legal mind of his generation." Edwin had a traumatic childhood growing up in a fractured home, with an alcoholic father who was imprisoned for stealing a car, and he later spent 5 years in a children's home after the tragic loss of a sister and his mother's inability to be able to support him and his other sister. Living in fear of being discovered for his true identity because he was gay and different, Edwin found his voice and his purpose as a defender of those who are marginalized, those who are oppressed, and those who are victims. As a result he has changed and positively impacted literally thousands of lives. This is a story and a conversation that will have a powerful impact on you and how you view your own life and purpose. Edwin is an extraordinary human who understands that in sharing our often painful experiences we allow others to resonate, relate and embark on their own journey of heling and purpose.
Justice Edwin Cameron (Inspecting Judge Of Prisons | Chancellor of Stellenbosch University) Turning stigmas of homophobia and HIV-AIDS into defending human rights. An intensely vulnerable, honest and real conversation with a man who was described by Nelson Mandela as "One of South Africa's new heroes" and who has been called "The greatest legal mind of his generation." Edwin had a traumatic childhood growing up in a fractured home, with an alcoholic father who was imprisoned for stealing a car, and he later spent 5 years in a children's home after the tragic loss of a sister and his mother's inability to be able to support him and his other sister. Living in fear of being discovered for his true identity because he was gay and different, Edwin found his voice and his purpose as a defender of those who are marginalized, those who are oppressed, and those who are victims. As a result he has changed and positively impacted literally thousands of lives. This is a story and a conversation that will have a powerful impact on you and how you view your own life and purpose. Edwin is an extraordinary human who understands that in sharing our often painful experiences we allow others to resonate, relate and embark on their own journey of heling and purpose.
Greatjoy Ndlovu (Greatjoy Ndlovu Art) Refusing to give up on a dream From humble beginnings in Zimbabwe to the brink of homelessness and poverty in Johannesburg, Greatjoy tells how he refused to give up on his dreams. You will hear about his powerful thoughts on masculinity and the role of men in communities, captured on his canvasses so brilliantly. This is a rare glimpse into the heart and mind behind the evocative expressions that have captured the attention of celebrities and art collectors world wide. But most importantly, you will understand the power of purpose. Greatjoy on Instagram
Purpose trumps a cheetah mauling, near death, a broken back, and no money Shannon shares her story of remarkable tenacity from the humble beginnings of an obsession with reptiles whilst growing up in Australia, to an unexpected move to Africa and her journey to becoming one of the most widely respected wildlife photographers on the planet, and a phenomenal wildlife filmmaker. The journey is peppered with stories that will make you laugh and cringe while making you look on with admiration and respect. Tips on finding purpose and on figuring out how to create a career out of an obsession. Shannon Wild on Instagram · Wild in Africa Jewelry on Instagram · Watch the YouTube version
Purpose trumps a cheetah mauling, near death, a broken back, and no money Shannon shares her story of remarkable tenacity from the humble beginnings of an obsession with reptiles whilst growing up in Australia, to an unexpected move to Africa and her journey to becoming one of the most widely respected wildlife photographers on the planet, and a phenomenal wildlife filmmaker. The journey is peppered with stories that will make you laugh and cringe while making you look on with admiration and respect. Tips on finding purpose and on figuring out how to create a career out of an obsession. YouTube version · Connect with Shannon on LinkedIn
Join me in a series of unfiltered conversations with some of the most remarkable purpose-driven humans who have all either achieved, accomplished, created, inspired, overcome or triumphed. It is a quest to understand what purpose really is and to uncover and articulate the steps along the way to help you get there. I didn’t survive brain cancer three times just to survive brain cancer. My own purpose is to help others along the path to a fully engaged, fiercely connected and purpose-drenched life. Every purpose was at one point simply an idea.
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