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Max Moyo

Founder and CEO of Ignite My Potential

Max Moyo is the Founder and CEO of Ignite My Potential, an organization whose mission is to provide the spark that creates a world of ignited individuals who are conscious of their Identity, Talents and Purpose. Max was also the former Head of Emerging Markets Development at Allan Gray. Has a Bachelor of Business Administration degree from Andrews University (USA), EDP from Manchester Business School.

Previously Sales Director for Charter Life, Deputy GM at Discovery Health and Regional GM at… 

Max Moyo is the Founder and CEO of Ignite My Potential, an organization whose mission is to provide the spark that creates a world of ignited individuals who are conscious of their Identity, Talents and Purpose. Max was also the former Head of Emerging Markets Development at Allan Gray. Has a Bachelor of Business Administration degree from Andrews University (USA), EDP from Manchester Business School.

Previously Sales Director for Charter Life, Deputy GM at Discovery Health and Regional GM at Sanlam Life. Originally from Zimbabwe he came to SA as a young missionary for 7th day Adventist Church in 1988, then moved into the Business world. His career started with Old Mutual, he then became Marketing Manager at BP, followed by E-Plan at Std Bank and from there moved to Sanlam.

“I am a public speaker and coach focusing on personal Identity, igniting your potential and the relationship between identity and wealth.”

Max is a 'Wealth Catalyst' who focuses on helping individuals secure their futures by understanding their identity and its relationship with their finances. He is a thought leader at seeking African principles to drive investment models and economic frameworks.

Through the Allan Gray Circle of Friends he speaks to thousands of people across South Africa on Investments and investing.

His talks have reached thousands of individuals and business owners and He has spoken at various conferences, forums and workshops like; Standard Bank Senior Managers Conference, Ubuntu Business Networking Breakfast, SAubuntu Symposium, Black Management Forum Young Professionals, Women of Diversity Workshop, Gateway to economic development through empowerment and entrepreneurship workshop, Business Women Association, South African Black Entreprenuer's Forum SABEF, Zululand Chamber of Business, Junior Chamber International, South African Local Government Association, KZN Legislature, KZN Department of Economic Development and Tourism.

Topics / focus areas
Money and Identity-the Village wants you to be rich
Purpose and Identity- when you know who you are you know your calling
Leading and Living your life in full color-Igniting your (people’s/ leadership) Potential
The theory of share price vs Intrinsic value-life lessons from the stock market

Speakers Delivery Style
Max is an experienced speaker and orator, on stage he is passionate, witty and connects with audiences from different backgrounds with ease. He provides a fresh and thought-provoking look at how our sense of Identity influences our lives. He uses his diverse background from the village to the boardroom, from cattle pasture to sales pasture, from mealie filed to insurance/investment field and from the Missionary field to corporate field, to challenge people to spend time getting to know who they are. He explores the African villager’s obsession with identity and how the urbanized’s loss of identity is affecting their ability to generate wealth.

Why the audience should listen to these topics:
Identity affects everything we do, it affects what we do with our lives, what we do with our money, marriage, career etc.

African politics is shaped by identity. When you don’t know who you are, you will look for identity in possession or position. This explains African dictators. African dictators suffer from acute Identity crisis…

People with a strong sense of identity are wealthier than those who have a crisis of identity.

Knowing your identity leads to maximizing your potential.

The African wealth model

What participants will learn:
How identity influences our relationships. Whether its sales, or marriage or children at school or leading teams. Identity is defining factor for success.

How identity influences our financial choices.

How identity influences our performance at work and our choice of career.

What the audience will take home:
The audience will be challenge to revisit their identity and understand its impact on their lives.

Benefits for the individual:
When you know who you are, you know what your talents and gifts are. When you know what your talents and gifts are, you know your purpose and calling. When you engage your purpose and calling you ignite your potential and become unstoppable.

Benefits for the organisation:
Employees who know their identity are ignited and unleash their full potential. They are driven by their purpose and calling. They have a higher sense of pride in their work and are self driven. They become leaders within themselves. Organization with employees who are clear about their identity become consistent high performance organizations.

 

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