Kgadi is a Strategist and Keynote Speaker with incomparable entrepreneurial competence and market intelligence. She applies Design Thinking, Competitive Strategy and Business Model Innovation principles to counsel business leaders on how to keep their businesses competitive and teams on how to raise their human capital value in replaceable times of disruption. She has over 5 years of focused market observation, strategy consulting & entrepreneurship development, and 10 years in transformational speaking.
Kgadi has experience working with both startups and established businesses as a strategy consultant providing intel and objective advice and facilitating the formulation of game plans (strategies) be it to launch a new product/venture, market positioning, brand activation, sales acquisition, and retention, grow a business or respond to changes in the market (e.g., competition, industrial revolution, consumer behavior etc.). And has assisted entrepreneurs and businesses acquire startup, working and growth capital through comprehensive and bankable funding proposals; Individuals transition from corporate to self-employment/entrepreneurship; inventors build business case and model for their inventions; businesses re-engineer their operations to enable growth and profitability, entrepreneurs test viability and launch new business ventures.
Through her work as a strategy consultant and advisor, she has geo-footprint across all South African provinces, other African Countries, and the Philippines, and with the existence of her podcast for startup business owners (Kgadi on Strategy) which is available on Spotify, Google Podcasts, and SoundCloud the footprint and demographics expands to USA, UK, Germany and India and the podcast’s listeners range from teenagers to listeners in the 45-59 age group. And her sector/industry footprint includes Digital Media and Production, Professional Services and Consulting, Engineering, Logistics and Transport, Industrial and Manufacturing, Education and Training, NPO and Social Entrepreneurship, Hospitality and Tourism, Agriculture and Farming, Fashion and Beauty, Facility Management and Construction, Property and Real Estate., amongst others.
She is an author writing both research and commentary articles, seminal guides, business management blueprints and books on Entrepreneurship, Strategy, and Paradigm Shift and Self – Mastery. Some of her books include Decoding Entrepreneurship: How to move from a state of having a business Idea to a state of making Money from that idea; The Art and Science of Entrepreneurship: To Identify a business opportunity is an Art, to Stay in business is a Science; Decoding X Industrial Revolution: Jogging the memory to create clarity and ease on the 4th Industrial Revolution; Adapt or Get thrown out of Business by Covid19: How to prepare your business for The Next Normal (Post Quarantine Market Environment); The 4th Industrial Revolution and Career Choices: What it really takes to succeed today. (Thought provoking pointers for School Pupils, Unemployed Graduates, Job Seekers and The Misfits.); Get Funding Ready : what it takes to acquire funding for your business; Get Procurement Ready: what it takes to acquire contracts or tenders; A DIY Business Plan Guide; Marketing Plan Guide: A How – to guide to help formulate a practical and results driven marketing plan, amongst others.
Kgadi’s career as a speaker dates back to 2011. She started as a school motivational speaker > community empowerment speaker > self – mastery speaker, dynamic business speaker and then a subject matter business speaker. In that decade journey she has delivered empowering, inspiring, insightful and useful messages/speeches in schools, at corporate events, themed seminars, private retreat workshops, and virtual sessions, to people from varied walks of life – from out-of-school youth to those at the peak of the academic ladder, from aspiring entrepreneurs to business owners with well-established businesses, from school pupils to a room full of engineers across Africa.
She has been featured on Business Day TV to speak on the importance of Emotional Intelligence in business, Soweto TV for an inspiration feature, and on numerous radio stations including Thobela FM, Capricorn FM, Waterberg FM, VUT FM, and newspapers including The Star, Review Online, Capricorn Voice, and the book HEROES where she was featured as an everyday hero “who at the core of their heart and soul are leaders that will stop at nothing to see positive impact” , a woman who leads Africa by She Leads Africa, Everyday Hero by Capricorn FM breakfast Show. And has been named ambassador for possibility by Brand South Africa joining a select group of people recognized for making South Africa a better place for all, given a distinction of Associate Fellow for working to promote values of commonwealth citizens, recognized as one of 60 emerging Women Leaders 2015 (and was the youngest of the chosen) to partake in the Mentoring Walk SA, and she is a 2013 top matric achiever at her school obtaining 4 distinctions inclusive of her favourite subject Physical Sciences.
After a combined 10 years of experience in Strategy Consulting, Entrepreneurship Development, Civil Society and Nonprofit Sector, Self – Mastery and Public Speaking, Kgadi has now packaged her knowledge, wisdom and lived experience, seasoned by her market intelligence, pure intent to inspire, equip, and transform, and her natural delivery and engaging style ,and is ready to share Beyond Curricula Insights with your organization. She dishes out intriguing yet easily applied principles and results-driven techniques that will help your business gain competitive advantage and take its performance to the next level.
To Move Individuals, Businesses and Economies out of an area of lower into an area of higher productivity and greater yield, that is, gain competitive advantage.
Her Theories on Gaining Competitive Advantage
On Personal Competitiveness
On Company Competitiveness
On Economic Competitiveness
Her work is to counsel and facilitate on how to
Strategist: Through Beyond Curricula Insights she works with business leaders to help them (1) navigate market disruption and industrial revolutions, (2) restructure their organizations to adapt and build resilience, (3) formulate strategic vision and game plans, and (4) build engaged teams.
Through KM – Consulting and Development Services, she works with entrepreneurs and startup business owners to help them (1) assess the viability of their business idea and pivot if necessary, (2) build business models and go-to-market strategies for their ideas, (3) build business operating plans for their ventures, (4) get funding ready, (4) get growth ready.
Through Kgadi the Possibilitarian she facilitates paradigm shift and self – mastery in individuals to ascend into their most-highest and truest expression of themselves to help them (1) break out of poverty, (2) heal from past life experiences holding them back, (3) develop self – awareness (4) build a healthy relationship with themselves, (5) resurrect and manifest the true dream and visions of their lives.
Speaker: Kgadi is a beyond curricula insights speaker that offers keynote address to corporates on Disruption and Strategy, Entrepreneurship and Innovation, Leadership and Transformation, Self – Mastery and Performance, to help businesses stay relevant, in business, and have an engaged and optimally performing team.
She is also an empowerment, motivational, and inspirational speaker that speaks at seminars, corporate events, schools, conferences, and speaks based on given theme or customizes the topic to meet the desired outcome of the event organizer.
She is also host of 2 shows, Kgadi on Strategy (a podcast for startup business owners where she creates an on-demand content key to launching a business, building foundations for scalability, growth, sustainability.) and The Pursuit with Kgadi the Possibilitarian ( a podcast that creates a blueprint to guide individuals on the pursuit of emotional healing, self – awareness and relationship, and life purpose and vision.
Author: Her work as a strategist and speaker is based on her books and/or her books are based on her insights as a strategist and speaker. She is an author of seminal works and books on the subjects of Entrepreneurship and Strategy, Paradigm Shift and Self – Mastery, some of her current ebooks include Adapt or Get thrown out of Business by Covid19: How to prepare your business for the Next Normal (Post Quarantine Market Environment), The Art and Science of Entrepreneurship: To Identify a Business Idea is an Art, to Stay in Business is a Science, Decoding Entrepreneurship: How to Move from a state of Having a Business Idea to a state of Making Money for that idea, Decoding X Industrial Revolution: Jogging the memory to create clarity and ease towards the 4th Industrial Revolution, The 4th Industrial Revolution and Career Choices: What it really takes to succeed today (For School pupils, unemployed Graduates, Job Seekers, and The Misfits), A DIY Business Plan Guide, Market Plan Guide, How to get Funding Ready, How to get procurement ready and get contracts and tenders, PAUSE! For the universe is communicating with you, Self – Care: the one thing they didn’t tell us about it.
Her work seeks to develop Competitive Individuals, Competitive Businesses, and Competitive Economies through contributions in Self – Mastery and Paradigm Shift, Entrepreneurship & Strategy, Public Education and Local Economic Development, respectively, as a Speaker, Teacher, Advisor, Author, Facilitator and Consultant.
Her Areas of Expertise
Her knowledge and experience
Her Innate natural abilities
To educate and facilitate
What she thinks is wrong in the world
The Legacy she wants to leave
Practical hope, belief and rational positivity through contextual insights, framework, and tools.