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Purpose Beyond Profit 12 July 2018

Most businesses have a deep and abiding love affair with profit. They measure it, report on it, build strategies to maximise it. But business purpose is beyond your product and the profit you make, true purpose is always human.

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I am a leading learner and I am a learning leader 02 May 2018

We’re all guilty of exclaiming “I’m so busy, there’s no time.” But sometimes you need to stop. Pause. Reflect. Dream. Excite your soul.

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Reflecting on 2017 20 November 2017

2017 has been an interesting year: Trump came into power, terrorism increased globally, natural disasters created havoc, and locally, gangs and crime have made the headline on way too many front pages.

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The positive side of accountability 24 October 2017

The word ‘accountability' strikes fear into many and is perceived as a way to ‘get' someone. The truth is, if looked at holistically, it creates a level playing field, encourages an honest culture and allows people to learn from their mistakes and grow.

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Finding Flow 10 August 2017

Ten days in Bali focusing on tools to build high performing teams that will accelerate Magnetic Storm on its business development pathway? You’d better believe it.

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Behind the scenes at festivals 05 June 2017

It’s been a whirlwind of a year with exciting projects, and one of the biggest we’ve had so far was the People’s Port Festival that we concepted and managed on behalf of Transnet National Ports Authority.

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What I learnt in a year 06 February 2017

Another year down in the event game for me, and another year of learning and development in an industry I have grown to love.

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Set design: all the world’s a stage 10 November 2016

Sitting in the audience at an event makes me realise that the difference between an ordinary and an extraordinary event, is in the detail.

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MagDay: an educational experience 09 September 2016

With the most valued commodity in life today being time, we had an idea about offering time to educate a niche market.

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A feast for the senses 21 July 2016

A feast for the senses

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Magnetic Storm pulls off a second successful People’s Port Festival

This weekend Magnetic Storm brought the second People’s Port Festival to life for Transnet National Ports Authority (TNPA)

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The Role Of Events On Tourism

The event industry is a dynamic and fast-growing sector with obvious synergies with tourism. When appropriately hosted, events have the potential to expand the visitor economy, provide media exposure, promote development, and stimulate infrastructure upgrades which include the emergence of new partnerships.

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Learning Curve

He was always more of the introvert while his brother was happiest in front of a crowd, and it was that trait – working hard in the background – that helped Glenn van Eck build Magnetic Storm into a successful business.

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Magnetic Storm wins Transnet National Ports Authority tender to bring the People’s Port Festival to

Following a formal tender process, for the second consecutive year, Magnetic Storm has been appointed to bring the People’s Port Festival to life for Transnet National Ports Authority (TNPA).

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