About the Creator and Facilitator

Ngila Michael Muendane

Michael Muendane is a sought after speaker and Lifestyle coach. A former features editor of the Sowetan and now the spokesman for the South African Revenue Service (SARS), Sandile Memela said about Muendane “…he is a prolific writer, philosopher, and thinker, cultural activist and motivational speaker.

Muendane has been studying the subject of human behaviour since his incarceration on Robben Island 50 years ago. where he served time for his contribution to the liberation struggle. He continued delving in the subject even during his years in exile in London where he also practiced and taught self-mastery and Hypnotherapy. He is the author of three books, ‘Discover Your Purpose, Destroy Failure’, ‘I am an African’ and ‘The Leader South Africa Never Had’.

He studied Industrial Psychology, Public Administration, Political Science and Economics through UNISA.

He created a radio programme on Metro FM which, for twelve years from 1993 to 2005, he used to advise listeners. In 1997 he produced and presented a TV programme called’ SWITCHED ON’ on SABC1, designed mainly for the youth. He is a regular contributor on radio and occasionally writes to papers such as the Business Day, City Press and Sowetan.

Muendane is a former MP in the South African parliament. He is now a business owner in his own right. He conducts training on programmes, including Team Building, Shared Values, Dispute resolution, Change Management, leadership and related topics. In addition to his business activities, he also does a great deal of community work with nurses, churches, schools, youth organisations, rehabilitating prisoners and working with warders, running programmes on self-mastery. He ran one of the youth programmes created by Constitution Hill at the Constitutional Court in Braamfontein, Johannesburg.

He is passionate about what he does for people as he recognises it as his life’s mission and feels it affords him the opportunity to learn and perfect himself.

He is presently writing more books that have a bearing on personal improvement. So popular are his books that the first edition of ‘Discover Your Purpose, Destroy Failure’ was sold out within six months after publication and is now on its second edition.

Because of his international experience, he is conversant with many cultures and can bring different cultural groups to work together in harmony in any organisation.