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32. Marjorie Ngwenya on believing we’re limitless, taking on challenging roles and finding purpose

career transition expert leadership interview mindset purpose Jun 06, 2024




My next guest, Marjorie Ngwenya, is a leadership coach, author and speaker and is a former executive at both Liberty Group South Africa and Old Mutual’s African operations. She was both the youngest and first black female President of the Institute and Faculty of Actuaries in the United Kingdom. She broke down her own internal barriers to embrace and subsequently thrive in her appointment and now she’s written a book to help us do the same.

Marjorie takes on challenges head on, bravely processes difficult emotions and is not afraid to let go of an identity or a long-held dream if it no longer supports who she’s becoming.

Her new book “Empowered Evolution: Shape Your Mindset, Discover Your Meaning and Thrive With Momentum” helps you overcome limiting mindsets so that you can go after a career that truly gives you meaning, in a way that’s practical and strategic, without running out of momentum on the way there.

Topics discussed:

  • Are we truly limitless?
  • How we can challenge our own limiting beliefs
  • What helps Marjorie to take big risks
  • How to create a life that is meaningful
  • Facing difficult emotions so that we can be resilient in life’s impossible moments, e.g., facing Marjorie’s father’s dementia diagnosis

Learn more about Marjorie, buy her book Empowered Evolution, and contact her for business opportunities or a coaching consultation.


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