Bonsai Shongwe began his work as a music producer, producing Kwaito Music in SA in 1999. For a period of over five years Bonsai’s work was in the top 5% of all SA music producers yearly, producing hits for artists such as Mzambiya, Msawawa and Mshoza. He soon went further by starting his own human brand management company - Bonsai Entertainment. The company was soon managing and producing stars such as Kelly Khumalo, Dineo Ranaka and Khanyi Mbau. Bonsai learned countless experiential lessons in this twelve year journey and has been sharing these principles with companies nationwide. He has recently released two DVD’s where he shares this story in his talk - “The ABC’s of Success” and “From Moth to Butterfly” (as seen on ETV). He has also been interviewed on SAFM, SABC 2, SABC 1 and is regularly featured on various radio, TV and print media. Bonsai is passionate about the areas of Personal Motivation and Entrepreneurial Brand Architecture & Communication. Bonsai Shongwe often conducts his presentation with a piano and CD player, interlinking music with his presentation. His Topics include: · ABC’s of Success · From Moth to Butterfly · Tell Your Story (Brand Architecture & Communication) · Superstar Leadership (Entrepreneurial Leadership) Bonsai Shongwe is currently Chairman of FLCC Ventures and is a communications and business affairs consultant for various companies and organisations. He is also a shareholder at Bakweneng Chrome, with interests in Chrome mining and beneficiation.
Topics. ABC’s of Success · From Moth to Butterfly · Tell Your Story (Brand Architecture & Communication) · Superstar Leadership (Entrepreneurial Leadership)
"Exceptional! Bonsai had an incredible impact on our staff and we have received numerous requests for him to return as soon as possible!" Stuart Watson, Communications co-ordinator, Standard Bank "Absolutely moved our delegates to their feet ... perfect ending and a pleasure to work with". Merle Whale, Managing Director, Mbizo Events "Bonsai kept us entertained with music and lessons he had learned". Peter Lynch, Business Manager, Mondi Paper "His presentation was excellent, educative, motivational and inspirational". Ernest Leeuw, Human Resource Manager, Arnot Colliery