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By Herman Mashaba

Herman Mashaba rose from humble beginnings to turn into one in all South Africa’s wealthiest and best-known marketers, and the administrative Mayor of Johannesburg - Africa's biggest and most crucial urban. this can be his story.

His striking tale starts off in a small village in Gauteng, South Africa, the place we meet the cocky kid who refused to accept a destiny that provided not anything. compelled to drop out of collage, the made up our minds younger guy fought to set up the 1st black-owned haircare corporation in South Africa. Mashaba struggled on a daily basis of his existence – opposed to the procedure of Apartheid, with its demeaning legislation, and opposed to his opponents to snatch marketplace proportion for his company. within the approach, Mashaba learnt classes that few company faculties educate today.
This is a narrative of survival, and of choice in adversity. it's also a love tale among Herman and Connie, his spouse of 35 years, who launched into this trip jointly. Mashaba indicates the significance of getting a imaginative and prescient, bold to dream it, after which making it ensue. This inspiring booklet will depart you with the query: “If he did it, why can’t I?”

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