Chamu Chiwanza takes The Shift to England
BUSINESSMAN, Chamu Chiwanza will next month be the guest speaker at the launch of the popular corporate executive think tank – The Shift – UK in London.
The Shift is a business enterprise scheme that brings together young business people to discuss and find lasting solution on financial, entrepreneurship, academic and social issues affecting them so that they become financial literate and be master of their destiny.
Hosted by entrepreneur and managing director of Feenix Group, Farai Muvuti, the event is set for 2 March in London.
Muvuti, who has joined forces with The Shift to launch the business initiative said he welcomed the partnership and the opportunities the collaboration will bring in harnessing strong relations between Zimbabwe and the UK.
The inaugural event will take place at the Waltham Abbey Marriott Hotel. Nestled in the heart of Essex, London, the venue is a distinctive setting for business and leisure travel and minutes away from Loughton Underground Station, providing direct access to Central London; Stansted Airport and the M25.
Sponsored by Zympay, recruitment agency Timeflex and corporate PR company Loma Media, entry to the event is free and will see a host of established speakers, including award-winning entrepreneur, business coach and tourism expert, Zoe Bennet who will moderate the event.
The Shift’ provides for candid and intelligent talk without minding about the politics of the day.
Chiwanza is one of the most influential and established young businessman in Zimbabwe. He is a former Affirmative Action Group president, Construction Industry Federation of Zimbabwe former president. He is actively involved in Simba Savannah a reality show which helps emerging African entrepreneurs to realise their dreams. Simba Savannah is supported by the United States Embassy in Zimbabwe. He is also a ZIFA board member, – the youngest in the country’s footballing history.
Since its formation five years ago, Chiwanza has empowered many young people with during his lecturers. He has travelled in many cities and countries empowering young business people on how best they can navigate their terrains and bring out the best in themselves and business they venture into.
Some of his popular statement over the year have been: “It is not always easy to move forward especially when an economy is not stable. But the pain of letting go is less than the pain of holding on and missing your destiny.”
“There should always be a defined time in your life be its daily, weekly or monthly when you review what has been happening in your life. Don’t worry about failures, worry about the chances you miss when you don’t even try.”
“Once you replace negative thoughts with positive ones, you will start having positive results. The greatest crime in the world is not developing your potential. When everything seems to be going against you, remember that the airplane takes off against the wind, not with it.”
“When you do what you do best, you are helping not only yourself but the world. Don’t judge each day by the harvest you reap but by the seeds that you plant. There are two educations. One should teach us how to make a living and the other how to live.”
Chiwanza said everyone should be given a chance and as far as he can remember there is nothing wrong with people’s minds but their mindsets need to be changed.