On Change With Petro Du Pisani

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Synopsis

The podcast that explores 'change that works' and the people who make it happen.

Episodes

  • Sean Lewis (UCT GSB | Lecturer) | In search of knowledge

    Sean Lewis (UCT GSB | Lecturer) | In search of knowledge

    27/07/2020 Duration: 01h13min

    In search of knowledge — A learning journey conversation Sean Lewis (UCT GSB | Lecturer) This episode is part of a series of learning journey conversations Petro du Pisani is having, as a result of meeting inspiring people as part of doing her EMBA through UCT's Graduate School of Business. In this episode Petro speaks to Sean Lewis who is a part-time lecturer for the UCT EMBA. He is also a past student of the programme. Sean teaches evidence-based management and systems thinking, and he is also interested in integrative thinking. Sean balances his lecturing with a full-time corporate IT role, and still finds space to spend quality time with his students. Sean has pursued knowledge his entire life. He is a strong, independent thinker, who naturally thrives in an environment where he is empowered to achieve organisational and personal development goals. In this conversation we hear about Sean’s story and how he continuously strove to find ways to study and grow. Connect with Sean on LinkedIn https:

  • Chris Breen (UCT GSB) | Finding what matters most

    Chris Breen (UCT GSB) | Finding what matters most

    19/07/2020 Duration: 47min

    Finding what matters most — A learning journey conversation Chris Breen (UCT GSB) In this episode host, Petro du Pisani, speaks to Emeritus Professor Chris Breen (UCT GSB) about his life, the transformations he has seen in others and himself, and some of the concepts he teaches in his course on Personal Leadership in Complex times. Chris has a carefully crafted teaching style which he describes as follows: 'In my sessions I try to disrupt our taken-for-granted assumptions and unconscious behavior by setting the class up as a real-life, real-time micro-laboratory where each participant gets a glimpse into themselves in action. I am looking to enhance the awareness of each participant as they develop their own personal leadership qualities necessary for carrying out their daily lives with wisdom and appropriate actions that are aligned with a commitment to adding to the strength of the human spirit both in their homes and in the work place.' In this episode Chris brings wisdom and lessons from his own

  • Kosheek Sewchurran (UCT GSB | Associate Professor) | Creating worlds through conversation

    Kosheek Sewchurran (UCT GSB | Associate Professor) | Creating worlds through conversation

    13/07/2020 Duration: 43min

    Creating worlds through conversation — A learning journey conversation Kosheek Sewchurran (UCT GSB | Associate Professor) In this episode host Petro du Pisani speaks to Associate Professor Kosheek Sewchurran, who is the programme director for the University of Cape Town (UCT) Graduate School of Business (GSB) executive MBA. As Petro embarks on her EMBA, she will speak to some of the amazing human beings she will encounter along the way. Associate Professor Sewchurran has designed this programme in such a way as to nurture and create executives who are able, in their actions and their being, to lead authentically. In this episode we talk about Kosheek’s journey, some of the major transformations he has seen in people and what the burning questions are that keep him excited every day. We talk about 'everydayness', living in the moment and how we can create worlds through conversation. Find Associate Professor Sewchurran on LinkedIn here: https://www.linkedin.com/in/kosheek-sewchurran-1aa14211/ Find

  • Tracey Swanepoel (Thinkspiration | CEO), Lisa Shippey (Thinkspiration | Director), Bernard Swanepoel | The power of storytelling to inspire change

    Tracey Swanepoel (Thinkspiration | CEO), Lisa Shippey (Thinkspiration | Director), Bernard Swanepoel | The power of storytelling to inspire change

    07/01/2020 Duration: 01h39s

    In this episode Petro du Pisani speaks to Tracey Swanepoel, Bernard Swanepoel and Lisa Shippey from Thinkspiration. They explore how storytelling can be used to explain business strategy and how to connect with people at various levels in an organisation. Storytelling is a skill that everyone can learn - it helps people to understand each other and the organisations they work in better. Thinkspiration is a company that helps leaders to tell stories, so that their strategy is easy to understand. This results in improved employee engagement, motivation and produces improved results. This episode is full of personal life-changing stories and helpful tips and tricks on how to incorporate storytelling in your work-life. Visit Thinkspiration's website http://www.thinkspiration.co.za/ The storytelling workshop we talk about is called "Storytelling for Leaders" and is based on material developed by Anecdote. https://www.anecdote.com/ Music Used : Umlungu | https://johnbartmann.com/about/ Connect with Petro o

  • Riaan Wolmarans (BFF) | Travel books: Memories and aspirations

    Riaan Wolmarans (BFF) | Travel books: Memories and aspirations

    03/12/2019 Duration: 30min

    This is another special edition end-of-year book-review On Change podcast. In this episode Riaan Wolmarans and I talk about books about travel. Books that made us want to travel somewhere (or not). Books that we read, or were recommended to us while traveling. Books about places, real or invented. Join us on a journey around the world and through genres. We also reveal what we will be reading over the holiday season. Connect with Petro on LinkedIn /petrodupisani If you're ready to produce your own podcast, contact the podcast experts at

  • Jo Rust | How motorcycling around Africa changes you

    Jo Rust | How motorcycling around Africa changes you

    24/05/2019 Duration: 42min

    "In this episode Petro speaks to Jo Rust, Personal Life Coach, Motorcycle adventurer and author of the book ""Woman Alone Around Africa."" Jo holds the record as the first woman to have circumnavigated the entire African continent on a motorcycle, solo. Jo is now studying psychology and is a practical life coach. This episode explores why Jo felt the need to ride around countries and continents on two wheels, and what she learnt about herself in the process." Find out more about Jo Rust, or even book her as YOUR personal coach click here Are you thinking of booking your own motorcycle tour? click here Read Jo's blog of her adventure around Africa click here Music Used : Sunny looks good on you, by Midnight North found at Youtube's Audio Library Connect with Petro on LinkedIn /petrodupisani If you're ready to produce your own podcast, contact the podcast experts at

  • Denis Beckett | On being an ordinary South African

    Denis Beckett | On being an ordinary South African

    17/03/2019 Duration: 49min

    In this episode Denis Beckett (journalist, adventurer, TV presenter, radio host and author) talks to host Petro du Pisani about his story and how life has changed for ordinary South African citizens over the years. We talk about his life as a journalist, writing, politics and reading newspapers, and in true Denis Beckett style we go off on a couple of tangents. Extensive show notes, with links to content from this episode, are available at onchangeblog.tumblr.com Find out more about making your own podcast at SolidGoldStudios.co.za

  • Riaan Wolmarans | Dusting off the bookshelf

    Riaan Wolmarans | Dusting off the bookshelf

    14/12/2018 Duration: 51min

    In this episode we take inspiration from a cartoon by Grant Snider and discuss books in twelve categories; those we couldn't pick up or put down. Books we lent each other. Books we thought were about one thing, then turned out to be about something different. Books that changed us and shaped us through the years. Extensive show notes, with links to content from this episode, are available at SolidGoldStudios.co.za/onchange

  • Steven Heyman | Yoga and enabling change through mindfulness

    Steven Heyman | Yoga and enabling change through mindfulness

    20/11/2018 Duration: 36min

    My guest is Steven Heyman (owner of Yogaworks), whose Vinyasa Flow class is a firm favourite of mine at The Yoga Republic. In this episode we explore how he went from being the managing director of a logistics company to becoming a yoga teacher. We also talk about the practice of mindfulness.Extensive show notes, with links to content from this episode, are available at SolidGoldStudios.co.za/onchange

  • Gail Cameron | Coaching and African Leadership

    Gail Cameron | Coaching and African Leadership

    25/10/2018 Duration: 31min

    Petro du Pisani talks to Gail Cameron (MD of the Image Excellence Group) on how executive and life coaching has evolved over the past 30 years. They discuss excerpts from Gail's book "Authentic African Leadership," and touch on topics such as Emotional Intelligence, Social Intelligence, Resonant Leadership and the Quantum Physics of Leadership.Extensive show notes, with links to content from this episode, are available at SolidGoldStudios.co.za/onchange

  • Corrie Pitzer | Resilience Engineering in Safety

    Corrie Pitzer | Resilience Engineering in Safety

    24/09/2018 Duration: 50min

    Petro du Pisani talks to Corrie Pitzer, from Safemap International, about resilience engineering in safety.Show notes are available at SolidGoldStudios.co.za/onchange

  • Dr. Clifford Saunders | Reprogramming your brain

    Dr. Clifford Saunders | Reprogramming your brain

    21/09/2018 Duration: 36min

    Petro du Pisani talks to Dr. Clifford Saunders (The Brain Reprogramming Doctor) about reprogramming your brain.Show notes are available at SolidGoldStudios.co.za/onchange

  • Harry Sinko and Gary Lane | Disruption in the mining industry

    Harry Sinko and Gary Lane | Disruption in the mining industry

    16/07/2018 Duration: 29min

    Petro du Pisani talks to Harry Sinko and Gary Lane, from Vuuma Collaborations, about mining simulations, digital twins and the people change required for Mining 4.0.Show notes are available at SolidGoldStudios.co.za/onchange

  • WiMSA | Gender diversity in the mining industry

    WiMSA | Gender diversity in the mining industry

    14/06/2018 Duration: 39min

    Petro du Pisani talks to Noleen Pauls and Lindi Nakedi from 'Women in Mining South Africa (WiMSA)' about gender diversity in the mining industry.Show notes are available at SolidGoldStudios.co.za/onchange

  • George Lee Sye | Intersection between change management and business improvement

    George Lee Sye | Intersection between change management and business improvement

    30/03/2018 Duration: 39min

    Petro du Pisani talks to George Lee Sye about the intersection between change management and business improvement.Show notes are available at SolidGoldStudios.co.za/onchange

  • Dr. Barbra Trautline | Change Intelligence (CQ)

    Dr. Barbra Trautline | Change Intelligence (CQ)

    25/03/2018 Duration: 41min

    Petro du Pisani talks to Dr. Barbra Trautline from 'Change Catalysts' about Change Intelligence (CQ).Show notes are available at SolidGoldStudios.co.za/onchange

  • Dr. Ryk Croukamp | Logotherapy and self-awareness in change

    Dr. Ryk Croukamp | Logotherapy and self-awareness in change

    25/01/2018 Duration: 48min

    Petro du Pisani talks to Dr. Ryk Croukamp from 'Indigo Skye' about logotherapy and self-awareness in change.Show notes are available at SolidGoldStudios.co.za/onchange

  • Tom Marsicano | Change in a production environment

    Tom Marsicano | Change in a production environment

    18/11/2017 Duration: 26min

    Petro du Pisani talks to 'And Change' owner, Tom Marsicano about change in a production environment.Show notes are available at SolidGoldStudios.co.za/onchange