Shoni Khangala uses some of his most fascinating, unique and dynamic skills to deliver powerful messages to his audiences.
With competency in the use of a martial art weapon which he learnt at the age of 10, in juggling, and in Sign Language.
Shoni offers out-of-the box skills in delivery high-impact messages, which takes the audience out of their comfort zone – whilst leaving a long-lasting impact and impression on them!
Shoni is a Professional Speaker and Member of the Professional Speakers Association of Southern Africa.
Shoni Khangala is the Founder and CEO of Potential Exponents, a company that was founded in 2005, whilst still in full time employment.
Shoni has the most unique experience of having worked for two World Heritage Sites, which are visible from each other (i.e.Robben Island Museum and Table Mountain National Park).
During his tenure at Robben Island, he had the pleasure of meeting Mr Nelson Mandela on three occasions.
Shoni has extensive experience in management at a senior level (including at board level). He served on the very first Board of tourism in the Western Cape (the Western Cape Tourism Board), back in 1997.
His corporate experience include the clothing industry, financial services, educational services, recruitment and HR consulting services, as well as tourism and conservation within the public sector.
Apart from experience gained within fulltime employment, Shoni has a wide range of experience; including Assessment of Competency under the Services and the Tourism SETAs, training of Assessors, grading of accommodation establishments, as well as tutoring in Business schools – where he has lectured MBA students in Marketing, International Business, Business and Professional Ethics as well as Organizational Behaviour and Management.
Shoni Khangala-Motivational Conference Speaker has two Master’s Degrees: one in Marketing from Heriot-Watt University’s Edinburgh Business School in Scotland; and the other one in Tourism Development and Management from New Buckinghamshire University (formerly Buckinghamshire Chilterns University College) (Top Student); a Post Graduate Diploma in Marketing from the Institute of Marketing Management (IMM) (Top Student); Diploma in Business Management and Diploma in Personnel Management (Executive Education); as well as a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Cape Town. He has also completed courses in Human Resource Development; Organizational Behaviour; Learning Facilitation; Career Management at Post Graduate Level (Rand Afrikaans University).
Shoni Khangala-Motivational Conference Speaker is a Certified Life and Business Master Coach, an Enneagram Coach and a Licensed Coach Trainer.
Shoni is conversant in 11 South African languages, plus Sign Language.
There is a Locust Leg under my Pap….
The talk ‘There is a Locust Leg under my Pap’ draws from the experience of growing under poverty, which has been translated into an inspiring, positive and empowering outlook on life.
The talk encourages people to take stock of their life experiences, to accept and embrace even some of the most difficult or traumatic challenges they might have faced; and to use some of those experiences to craft a powerful and inspiring narrative – as part of creating a new empowering reality for themselves.
The talk inspires people to be future-oriented and solutions-focused, and not be trapped in past stories or past mistakes.
Intertwined with Disability – Conspiring to Conquer the World
The Inspirational Talk “Intertwined with Disability – Conspiring to Conquer the World” is about 5 very special people (each of whom has one form of disability or another), who have impacted the life of Shoni Khangala in the most profound ways.
The talk inspires people to craft powerful, inspiring narratives for themselves, irrespective of any adversity that might have shaped the foundation of their life story. This talk will change your perceptions of our ‘ideal’ role models.
Apart from being a Motional Speaker, Shoni Khangala-Motivational Conference Speaker is a ccertifiedfe and Business Master Coach; an Enneagram Coach and a Licensed Coach Trainer. He is the Founder and CEO of Potential Exponents.