Win: The Exclusive The Glenlivet Legacy Series

by | Sep 29, 2015 | Competitions | 11 comments

Example. This is what so many of us need. No human being is perfect yet there is still much to be gained from insights into another person’s journey – their choices, their actions, etc. We are each on our own path, responsible for the trajectory of our life but in the words of Otto van Bismarck, “the wise man learns from the mistakes of others.” Sometimes, you just want to hear someone else’s story to confirm that you are on the right track, or simply as inspiration to help you to continue to drive forward in those moments when your motivation is flagging.

It’s also important to understand what your purpose is? And to engage with the idea of ‘legacy’, which is, to a certain extent, how you are thought of and how you will be remembered. Will it be driven by your action and what you created? I was brought up in a household where the idea of legacy is strong. The intention to make and leave a lasting impact on the world, whether it is a little patch or a huge slice, should always be there.

On October 8th, The Glenlivet starts the second edition of their Legacy Talks Series, a platform where they bring together “living legends and legends-in-the-making to share their stories.” The living legend will be Herman Mashaba, who I’ve had the honour of interacting with repeatedly and he is often insightful, inspiring yet down-to-earth, open and willing to share his wisdom. There is much to be gained from getting a peek into the journey he has taken in South African business over the last 30 years.

Sharing the stage will be Sibusiso Ngwenya, founder and owner of Skinny Sbu Socks. He’s still on his way but the drive he has demonstrated over the last couple of years should hold him in good stead moving forward. The event will be hosted by the legendary Tim Modise.

Sibusiso Ngwenya 1

The Glenlivet Legacy Talks is by invitation only attended by 70 of the country’s top business and media influencers but…


Enter to win two seats at The Glenlivet Legacy Talks. Be inspired to live your legacy and enjoy the fine craftsmanship that is The Glenlivet. Tastings of The Glenlivet 12 and 15 Year Old expressions are included.

The Glenlivet 12YO Bottle Shot & Canister


Answer the following question in the comments section below or in the comments section to this post on my Facebook Page:

What is the name of the hair company Herman Mashaba started in the 1980s?

The draw will be done on Friday, October 2nd, 2015.


  1. The prize is not transferable and cannot be converted to cash.
  2. Transport to and from the venue is not included.
  3. This prize is valid only for the Glenlivet Legacy Talk of Thursday 8 October.

Enjoy responsibly. Not for sale to persons under the age of 18.


  1. Dumo Ndlovu

    Black like me.

  2. Mlungisi

    Answer: Black like me

  3. Thabang Philly

    The name of the hair company Herman Mashaba founded is “Black Like Me” and it was launched on Valentine’s Day in 1985.

  4. Ntombi Chisonta

    Black like me

  5. Adam Martin

    What is the name of the hair company Herman Mashaba started in the 1980s?

    Black Like Me

  6. Bongani

    Black Like Me.

  7. Tsepo Mofana

    Black Like Me

  8. Shahil Juggernath

    Black Like Me

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