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Friday, 14 July 2017 12:35

Employee Spotlight: Nhlakanipho Ngobese, Endeavor SA Office Assistant

Nhlakanipho Ngobese has been with Endeavor South Africa for two years and has serviced entrepreneurs with dedication and passion. Nhlakanipho is an essential part of the Endeavor SA team, and graduated from the Milpark Business School with a Bachelor in Business Administration in 2013.

1. What do you enjoy the most at Endeavor South Africa?

Two things. First: The atmosphere created by the colleagues, the overall mood: The working environment I am surrounded with. Second: The passion others have for their work and the perspective they provide for me.

2. Tell us a bit about your role at Endeavor and how it affects the daily servicing of our entrepreneurs.

My role at Endeavor is to administrative support to our Endeavor SA office.

3. What are you learning about the entrepreneurial industry and how is it affecting you in your personal life?

Entrepreneurs are not constrained by the realities of the present. They see the reality of possibilities that are not evident to others and never let negative thoughts distract them from their main goals. If you can really focus on your goal, it helps you put things in perspective and realise that some of those concerns or issues aren’t as devastating as you previously thought.

4. What have you learnt about yourself and your own journey since joining Endeavor SA?

Don’t be afraid to start small - So many people are afraid to get started because they think they need a lot to go somewhere in this world. Everyone has to start somewhere, and you don’t need a lot to do it.

5. What is your main motivation for coming to work daily?

Working with an amazing team of doers to make a real impact on the world.

6. Share one of your fondest memories at Endeavor with us.

Attending the Cape Town Local Selection Panel and experiencing the entrepreneurial landscape there.

Nhlakanipho has been an instrumental part of the Endeavor team for two years and as he recently celebrated his anniversary, we want to thank him for his dedication to Endeavor South Africa.

Nhlakanipho and Lauren Du Toit who joined the team in April at the FNB BIA Gala.

Nhlakanipho and Lauren Du Toit who joined the team in April at the FNB BIA Gala.

Nhlakanipho is the only thorn among all the roses at the Endeavor SA Johannesburg office.

Nhlakanipho is the only thorn among all the roses at the Endeavor SA Johannesburg office.