On this podcast, Maanda Tshifularo interviewed Bohani Hlungwane, who is a Group Head of Sales for Trade and Working Capital at ABSA. He is a guru and a respected thought leader in finance and trade. Prior to this role Bohani was a Director and Product Lead at HSBC based in Hong Kong. He holds a Senior Executive Leadership Program qualification from Stanford University and an MBA from GIBS. He unpacked his journey, reflecting on his key career development and leadership drivers and principles that have served him well over the years. We also deep dived into how large and medium-sized organisations can be financially resilient as we navigate these challenging times. Additionally he shared practical ways in which banks can help to business avoid collapsing because of this crisis.
Challenge: Learn a new skill
1) Long Walk to Freedom – an autobiography written by South African President Nelson Mandela
2) Influence: The Psychology of Persuasion by Robert B. Cialdini