What was your first job? I worked as a store assistant at a local Spar in Benoni when I was a student. What’s your one top tip for doing a deal? Always look for a win-win solution. If you or the other party feel like there is only one winner, then it was not a good deal. A win-win solution guarantees longevity. If a deal does not offer a win-win situation, it is one-sided and bound to fail. What are you reading at the moment? The Power of Now by Eckhart Tolle. I find books on psychology and self-discovery very interesting. They broaden my world view and help me to be open-minded and appreciative in how I approach a variety of issues or situations. Which person do you most admire? My late father. He went all out to ensure that his family, and particularly us as his children, had a better life. At some point he held three jobs at a time. He raised eight children with all the dignity and with no complaints, and we all felt loved and well taken care of. Which phrase or word do you overu...

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