Mpume is an internationally qualified corporate level coach based in Johannesburg, South Africa. She founded About Change Conversations following a corporate career in companies like Unilever, MTN, Ericsson and Multichoice. She is passionate about personal development and has gained a deep understanding of what is required to identify each individual’s unique talents and passion to ultimately benefit organisations while facilitating personal growth. She is the host of the Change Conversations podcast, and also a facilitator, speaker, and non-executive director.
We talk with Mpume about how her career unfolded and what she has learned along the way during a period of deep change in South Africa, her shift from corporate executive to coach-entrepreneur and the challenges and joys of building her business, her advice for young professionals starting out with their career today, her views about work-life balance and how to optimize it, what she would like to change about the world of work, and her most exciting projects for the future.
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