This week, Maanda and Nqobile unpack 'Deep Purpose: The Heart and Soul of High-Performance Companies' by Ranjay Gulati. They look at how purpose is a powerful driver of culture, providing a framework for consistent decision-making throughout an organisation, which ultimately helps sustain long-term financial returns for the company’s shareholders. Proudly sponsored by Hollard Life Solutions and SuperLead.

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08.07.22 Pt 1 - Feeling a bit down? Gareth shares some words that might leave you somewhat motivated. The comment section gives Ben some interesting names that he could use when running for president.

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Timothy shares research from a Harvard Happiness Researcher, about what happens to your brain after practising 21 days of gratitude. He then shares his own research, where he puts his friends and others in his professional network to a gratitude test.

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11.02.22 Pt 2 - Riaan Manser is a pioneering explorer with four World Firsts under his belt. He joins the team to share some of his adventurous experiences, why he decided to take matrics to Antarctica (and the crazy way he made it happen), and finding meaning in life. George Mienie then gives the team the latest motoring news.

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In this edition of #ThisIsUs, Prof Bonang Mohale joins Gareth, Lebang and Yatish to talk about how ordinary South Africans can strive to seek a life of purpose and meaning - even in the face of adversity.

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25.01.22 Pt 2 - Gareth and Mbulelo seem to agree that BA degrees should be scrapped. Relationship advice about ensuring that your own cup is full, and that you take people at face value is given out... by two single males.

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26.11.21 Pt 2 - Fitness model and personal trainer Marco Pietrowski was paralysed in a car crash in 2013, but his story of resilience will motivate and inspire you! Then George Mienie joins the team to share the latest news from the world of cars.

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Timothy shares a research conversation with Dr Amy Bucher, PhD about her book 'Engaged: Designing for Behaviour Change'. And they explore 5 key insights into behavioural psychology - Ability blockers, Designing for Growth, Connection, Change and Designing for your Future Self. Amy is VP of Behaviour Change Design at Mad Pow, a design agency in Boston, Massachusetts... which strives to improve health and wellness.

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05.11.21 Pt 2 - A man was eaten by piranhas after jumping into a lake to escape bees. How’s your day going? Then Gaven Sinclair, an extreme adventurer, joins the team to talk about his recent 1000km adventure run from Gqeberha to Cape Town.

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In this edition of #ThisIsUs, the team talk about the Facebook whistleblower Frances Haugen’s 60 Minutes interview, and debate whether talking about the issues enough leads to action.

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