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Anthony's belief in the power of education and his zeal for the upliftment of others inspires him in his CEO responsibilities to drive the mandate of the Allan Gray Orbis Foundation and deliver on its objectives. Anthony, a co-founder of the Starfish Greathearts Foundation, has a Bachelor of Business Science (Finance) and has completed the Chartered Financial Analyst qualification.
For decades, entrepreneurship has been viewed as something risky and mysterious that only a few lucky mavericks could master. This perception has been fuelled by a public reverence for successful individuals, who seem to have had no formal training to which their entrepreneurial success could be attributed. Some educational institutions have also shunned or quashed entrepreneurship as a non-discipline, something unteachable and incongruous with traditional discipline-based courses.
Whilst the significance of entrepreneurship for a country’s economy is rarely disputed, the much-debated ...
Economically, America is almost three times larger than its nearest rival, and despite its size, it is one of the most productive economies in the world. This begs the question: What makes America the most successful economy the world has ever witnessed?
The obvious reasons don’t provide us with a ready explanation though.
What about education?
Education is the ultimate driver of development, so surely America must have the best education system in the world. The reality is that, especially at the ...
Does working for a company preclude an individual from being an entrepreneur? Most certainly not; indeed, some of the best innovations and developments are achieved by people who are working for large corporations. The difference is that within these organisations, entrepreneurship – and critical thinking - is actively encouraged, not only in the research and development departments, but in the managerial suites too.
With the global economy slowly coming out of a siege, it is to entrepreneurs that we must ...