With client feedback such as “YOU ROCK!, Femi’s career as a dynamic, insightful and fresh business motivational speaker has been featured in interviews with international leading publications such as Wealth Magazine, the Business Day, Entrepreneur Magazine and on many mainstream radio stations. His high-energy business talks and TV interviews on the “Good Morning Africa’s” Business Leadership series on Dstv, have been flighted in over 20 countries on the continent. His ability to intelligently deliver solid business content on creating high- performance business culture, leadership and motivation, has earned him the privilege of working with blue-chip clients such as the Office of the Presidency, Barclays Africa, Tiger Brands, Unilever, TSOGO Sun, Duke Corporate Education, Of Cape Town, Standard Bank, Old Mutual, Nedbank, the Endangered Wild-Life Trust, UNISA, First National Bank and many more. He is the Research Director at the Mind-Advance, a think-tank consultancy dedicated to researching and formulating cutting edge strategies for unlocking human potential as well as releasing the often untapped performance potential within businesses and organizations. Based on years of research into some of the most effective techniques and successful methodologies being applied by companies all over the globe, the proprietary Mind-Advance Maxima SystemTM for unlocking organizational performance was created. A methodology that forms the basis of all his talks. Femi has also been invited to feature as a panelist at the African Leadership Academy’s Enke Project with past panelists being the likes of Alan Knott Craig Jr, McIntosh Polela and Nathan Roberts. Formerly, as divisional head of investment strategy within the Momentum Group, Femi and his team grew client assets under advice from R1 billion to just over R5 billion within 2 years; while quadrupling their client base in the process. During this period, he consulted on strategy issues to premier clients such as BHP Billiton, Rand Merchant Bank and Discovery. With over 15 years’ experience in building successful businesses (both within the corporate space and as an entrepreneur), leading diverse teams and working with businesses to unlock their performance potential, Femi now shares his insights with corporates and organizations all over South Africa and abroad, on how to design and develop high-performance business cultures, create an inspirational leadership culture, motivate their employees and ultimately unleash business greatness! Femi holds a Post-Graduate degree in Economics and a Masters Degree in Financial Economics.
TopicsFemi’s business and motivational talks include: GAME CHANGER – Building A High-Performance Organisation Culture LEADING THE CHARGE – Achieving Inspired Leadership in Organisations ADAPT AND THRIVE – Successfully Managing the Impact of Change in Organisations BE DISTINCT OR BE EXTINCT – How to create a high-impact customer service culture
“Please thank Femi on behalf of the Corporate Affairs, he was amazing in both cities, as an MC and a facilitator. On behalf of the Corporate Affairs department, I would like to express my thanks and appreciation to Femi for both his professionalism and dedication as an MC and a facilitator, he really was awesome and professional. We received an overwhelming positive feedback on the panel discussion and on him as an MC.” TIGER BRANDS Brought energy and passion to the whole room. WBHO Dear Femi, just wanted to say thanks for a great morning on Tues. I have had the wonderful privilege in life of seeing some of the top leaders like John Maxwell, and Robert Kiyosaki, and I certainly thought the way you handled that entire subject in 2 hrs was fantastic and well packaged, and I had a wonderful learning experience. Thanks again! Dr Tony Garwood (TRG International). “The audience at the Talent Café loved our guest, Femi Adebanji. Thank you for the service you provide in enabling us to secure great speakers at our events. Femi was a hit – he was engaging and dynamic. Please pass our sentiments on to Femi. Our Deputy Director of HR at our School for Business Leadership would like to engage Femi’s services, but she will be in touch with you when she is ready. Once again, many many thanks." UNISA “Good morning Femi I have just gotten off the phone with UCT and they are raving about you – they thought that you were ‘stunning’ and they appreciate the fact that you managed to work with a group of ‘difficult people’ … I will send them an evaluation form; They will also contact me with regards to a second session University of Cape Town" Thank you so much for your lively and fun presentation and interaction at our Women in Leadership breakfast in Cape Town on 26th November. Our clients thoroughly enjoyed it, as did we. Warm Regards, Kym Jackson. Symphonia Leadership Development Hi Femi , I just thought to share a message we just received from a client, re: the event you spoke at yesterday. His name is Robert Jewell from Accounting for Entrepreneurs: "Hey Carl, you gave me a big gift today. Already my team management has improved and the energy is up in my office. Thanks very much, regards Robert." Thank you very much and kind regards, SIRDAR South Africa Femi, .. feedback about the two talks you did in Polokwane and Nelspruit. All I can say is that it was awesome man. The guys loved you at both the sessions and they were really motivated and energized by your talk. From the business point of view, we were satisfied and I believe that we will continue to work together going forward. Well done! Old Mutual