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28 Jan 2022

South African Adventurer Peter van Kets – rowing the Atlantic (twice); racing to the South Pole. Why?

Here’s the extraordinary story of a 54-year-old from East London who, decades back, gave up teaching to become a full-time adventurer. This conversation with BizNews founder Alec Hogg is very special. Not least because alongside insights into what makes this unique man tick, comes the best advice to achieve a well-lived life: follow your passion. […]

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15 Feb 2021

Training for Uncertainty

I am extremely blessed to have Kim van Kets as my wife and best friend to bounce ideas and concepts off. We have had in-depth conversations about resilience and resilience intelligence. Kim has incredible insight into training for uncertainty and how TRUST is key to unlocking resilience. I had 5 minutes with Kim this morning […]

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26 Mar 2020

Preparing for the storm!

Everyone has a word of advice on how to manage the Covid-19 storm, lock-down and all of its many consequences. I have given this video considerable thought so that the advice I give will be relevant and not flippant. This is a massive storm. It will end. But our behavior and actions will determine how […]

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20 Mar 2020

Weathering the storm!

It’s been a while since we connected but I wanted to share this with you. The past two weeks have pretty much created chaos in most peoples lives and will continue to do so in the coming months. There has been a phenomenal amount of news spread through social media. Some of it real and […]

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08 Feb 2019

Promotional Video 2019

A short Promotional Video of Peter Van Kets and what he has accomplished.    

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08 Feb 2019

Slide Show 2019

A Short Introduction video into who is Peter Van Kets and what is he all about.    

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22 Nov 2018

Peter delivers leadership talks in Beijing, China

The basic theme for the recent leadership talks with the executive team at Beijing Benz Automobile Company, China. #leadership #inspiration #automotive #mastery #executiveteam #theeighthsummit #selfmastery

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10 Jun 2018

Expedition Africa (Namakwaland West Coast) 2018

My wife Kim, who was a part of team GRIT Nyamezela for EA 2018 wrote this report. There is no ways I could do it as much justice as she has done. It’s brilliantly written!!. Struggle is evident in every angle of the Namaqua landscape. This is equally true of the plants and people who […]

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04 Jun 2018

Extreme Lights

One of the great ‘finds’ just before the start of Expedition Africa 2018 was the light system we would use for the trekking, kloofing and mountain biking legs of the race. A Merrel and Extreme Lights sponsored athlete, Donovan Sims, recommended them to me during a night training session. That recommendation and another introduction from […]

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