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Dr. Renate Volpe is an award-winning self-made success. In this thrilling video interview, she relays how she learnt from her own ‘hard knocks’ and gives key wisdom on how to to brand yourself, rise above politics and to give your gift authentically to the world.To view the interview click this links:





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Resilient Leaders Legacy

New Course Avaliable!

Dates: 10-19 May 2016 (5 days), 1-20 Oct 2016
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Leaders live in an extremely complex, diverse, exciting, innovative, ever changing, intimidating and fast moving world.

Due to the never ceasing expectations stimulation, multiple roles and at times excessive stress or trauma Leaders emotional, intellectual, physical and spiritual resources may become depleted.

The Salutogenic approach to life entails, an approach where:

Leaders stop to breathe

Resolve to open their hearts and minds to meaning, direction and purpose

Become exemplary Leaders in the context of all that there is.

Life then becomes a joyous expression of each Leaders uniqueness, and this  in turn becomes their competitive advantage.

Reasons to Attend

Having reviewed the past, and contemplated the present

Reenergised and engage with your future legacy

Equipped with a resilient leadership repertoire

Hopeful, revitalised and effective

An exemplary leader, ready for the 20th century’s people management challenges.


Course Outline

Enhance your networth

Strategic Management challenges in emerging markets

Personal Mastery and evolved leadership – vital, inspired and more astute leadership

Personal Effectiveness: Removing barriers of performance in self and others

Nutrition and the brain – Specific foods boost brain chemistry

Resilient living – The new sabbatical! Warts and black dogs

Employee Engagement – The shift from “good” to responsible

Leaders response: Creating the future

Authority to self - The key to self-esteem, resilience and independence

Deep Democracy – Holding difficult conversations

Seeking wholeness when burnout is the present result

Unleashing the collective spirit…With champagne and structured networking


Key Facilitators

Mark Peters was born and educated in Ireland – after school he became a commercial banker with Allied Irish Bank plc, Dublin in 1979.

Glynis Mackenzie is a Speaker, Consultant and Author who offers talks, workshops and individual sessions which awaken, inspire and support you in making the most of yourself, inside and out.

Natalie Cunningham is a business owner and entrepreneur (Having run her own consultancy – Origo Consultants for the last 25 years ).

Christine Stent Pinha is a Registered Dietician, Speaker and Corporate Nutrition Expert.

Mike Lacey-Smith is a Psychologist, Coach, Facilitator, Writer and Motivational Speaker.

Rene Steyn completed her first degree in Social work and Clinical Psychology, and later a second degree in Labour Law and Industrial Psychology at the University of Pretoria.

Louise Brits is an acknowledged keynote speaker, an experienced consultant, an activist for improving South Africa and quality education for all its children, mother of 3, wife and co-owner of Mandevco Consultants.

George Woods began his career in 1992 in the retail industry before moving into the financial services domain.

Debbie Donaldson is a professional business women.  She is qualified pharmacist, Deep Democracy facilitator, leadership trainer and coach with over 20 years of experience at senior executive levels  working with multi sector and cross functional teams.

Megan Hooper is a registered clinical psychologist who enjoys the intricacy and complexity of both clinical and organisational work.

Course Details

Registration: 8.00am for 8.30am - 17.00pm

Dates: 7,8,9,10,11 September 2015

FEE R20 075 (excluding vat per person) (i.e R4015 p/d)
Includes tuition, instruction materials, lunches and refreshments.

Venue: Metropolitan Office Park, 8 Hillside Road, Parktown, Block B Ground Floor - Johannesburg.


BOOK: The Entrepreneurial Mindshift by Dr Renate Volpe


  1. Personal Mastery
  2. Leadership Insights
  3. Resilient Living
  4. Self-Esteem Nuggets
  5. Assertive Living







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