Mzwethemba Dlutu, better known as 'Shakes', is a facilitator of group effectiveness programmes, motivational speaker, Mc of conferences and also facilitates youth development programmes. His personal mission statement is to 'Constantly add value to people's lives, by empowering them to believe in themselves'. He first became interested in the field of Personal Development in 1995 when he was a student in the R.A.L.I. Project, a rich and diverse multicultural youth leadership programme. He went on to make history in the organization, by not only becoming the first student to be a R.A.L.I. trainer, but was also the first black person to do so. Shakes have an extensive experience in his field, and also the ability to connect with audiences of different backgrounds. Shakes is a natural and gifted speaker who is able use humor and entertainment to drive home some solid serious content. He has also has some formal training on how to facilitate group processes through the South African College of Applied Psychology. In addition to this Shakes has been extremely privileged to be mentored by John Kehoe, founder and author of Mind Power into the 21st Century. He is also coached and working very close with Robin Banks who runs the Mind Power course in South Africa His favorite programme is the 'Victim to Victor' workshop, a powerful catalyzing process designed to 'Create an Awareness of the power of mindsets and their implications'. Since 1994 'Victim to Victor' has enjoyed tremendous success throughout the country and has made an impact on the lives of more than 500 000 South Africans. This presentation is based on the 'Victim to Victor' workshop and will give you a taste of some of the key principles from the programme. During the captivating hour 'Success is a Choice' presentation, Shakes demonstrates the impact that the following concepts can have on people's lives: ' The power of mindsets ' Dealing and coping with change ' Internal vs. external locus of control ' Maintaining positive attitudes ' Creating empowering beliefs ' Generating a vibrant energy field You will leave his talk feeling highly motivated, having challenged your own mindset and will be inspired to implement these concepts in your personal and professional life.