PechaKucha Night Vol. 54
Pierre du Plessis
“Ora et Labora, beer, monks and startups.”
Pierre is a master storyteller, insanely creative, a strategist, and a maximiser. He helps businesses do their best work and tells the world about it. He is currently the CEO of his passion project, HumanWrites, an organisation that gets storybooks to kids who need them. He travels the world preaching about innovation, marketing, and leadership in a volatile, uncertain, complex, and ambiguous world.
The little mouse theory, about the fantastic story of your life
With this "theory", she tells how to tap into our childhood energy to keep believing, and not to leave our dreams behind. Through the symbol of an imaginary little mouse she explains how she learned to vizualise her intuition and listen to it to welcome the real life she wanted.
A professional photographer specialised in working with women talks about making a book: 101 portraits & 101 stories about the controversies of breastfeeding.
Challenging your own story
Novel research takes award-winning author Lauren Beukes to strange places and she’s found the best experiences are the ones that make her change her mind.
Emergent creativity has an age limit, 35 seems to be the accepted upper limit. I want to challenge this notion perpetuated by many organisations. I am an example of delayed creative emergence and I want to encourage others to explore their inherent creativity.
CRPS warrior and founder of Jedi Tedi Foundation
I share my experience of the rare CRPS disease that I suffered from in 2016 when I was 10 yrs old and my journey of hope and healing. After I recovered my mom and I started Jedi Tedi, an NPO which aims to raise awareness on behalf of other CRPS warriors worldwide.
Brendan van Rhyn aka Cathy Specific
Daring to be different
Dealing with people's fears of living their truth and the prospect of going through life never really being the person they were meant to be.
The hat lady - changing the landscape of millinery in SA
A peach of a speech
A peach of a speech
Anyone is capable of using rhyme
whether you are in your prime
or do crime.
We like using it everyday
because it makes us play when we say:
“Hoelykit hoelykit, ek en djy naked?” That’s the taxi guardtjie from Mitchell’s Plain, “my name is Archie en ek kan ôk rym!”