Freedom to Fail!

Freedom to Fail!

“Test fast, fail fast, adjust fast.” – Tom Peters   Ben is a charismatic leader in his organisation and he and his team are working on a proposal for one of the company’s biggest clients who are looking for a rejuvenated leading edge, marketing plan. After the...

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Weaving Within the Digital Skills Gap

Weaving Within the Digital Skills Gap

“You are fantastic. Reach for your stars, because now you can be anything and everything you want to be.”   – Archbishop Desmond Tutu   The digital landscape has grown exponentially and rapidly redefined business operational models. Covid-19 has cemented the...

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The Novice Stage Is Temporary

The Novice Stage Is Temporary

“The problem is not slipping up; the problem is thinking that if you can’t do something perfectly, then you shouldn’t do it at all” – James Clear Forbes, reports that in 2020 virtual events went up by 1000%! The launch of our Re-Energize with Purpose and Passion...

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The Difference In The Room Is You.

The Difference In The Room Is You.

“Kindness is a language which the deaf hear and the blind can see” – Mark Twain We have been “walking” into a lot of virtual meeting rooms as of late and one thing that shifts a Zoom or Microsoft Teams meeting is a welcoming smile that serves a s a natural icebreaker...

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Are You The First of Many?

Are You The First of Many?

“The secret to happiness is freedom…and the secret to freedom is courage” – Thucydides, Historian We often imagine there is a significant gap between where we are and where we would like to be and as we work towards closing this gap we encounter many firsts. The list...

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Experimentation Breeds Resilience

Experimentation Breeds Resilience

“Test ideas by experiment and observation. Build on those ideas that pass the test. Reject the ones that fail. Follow the evidence wherever it leads.” – Ann Druyan Over the past few weeks, we have been talking a lot about radical transformation and one way we have...

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Simplify Your Life.

Simplify Your Life.

“Simplicity is the ultimate sophistication.” – Leonardo da Vinci When we aim to move upwards, we spiral right into elaborate processes that involve endless research and thinking on the topic and after some time we begin to realize that we are nowhere close to our...

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Developing by Imperceptible Degrees

Developing by Imperceptible Degrees

"How did you accomplish that?.” “Same as everything else. Gradually, then all at once" - James Clear We often take for granted how we acquired our skillsets. The skills and accomplishments we confidently spread out in our LinkedIn profiles and gently introduce into...

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It’s In the “Little Big” Things

It’s In the “Little Big” Things

"Criticizing a musician is easy, but it is more difficult when you have a guitar in your hand" - A Chilean saying Criticism will often meet us at the door of our big audacious goals, but the appreciation of our efforts welcomes discovery and growth. Our Founder, Mr....

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Do It on Purpose

Do It on Purpose

"Find out who you are and do it on purpose." - Dolly Parton Country singer-songwriter, Dolly Parton sets off the reminder that we all have a purpose to fulfill in our lifetime, however long or short our stay is. There is a goal we will achieve. The exploration of who...

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WAYS TO DONATE

Any donation today will support our vision:

  • To create permanent employment for 100 000 youth by 2030
  • To raise the average household income in our target communities to a minimum of R17 000 per month by:
    -   Growing local economies through SME sustainability, growth and resilience
    -   Sponsoring programmes that foster interdependent business communities that co-create strategies for success.

Become a participating company

As an SME you have the opportunity to help a profiled candidate intern gain work experience within your business over a period of 6 months. To see if you are eligible for having one our interns placed in your growing company see the criteria in the application form.

Sponsor an Intern

With just a small donation  you can contribute towards the costs of the 6-month internship programme for one unemployed youth in eligible SMEs.

Become a candidate for Internship

The Gryphon Foundation aims to create permanent employment for 100 000 youth by 2030.  If your application is successful, your name will be added to a database of eligible candidates for a sponsored 6-month internship within a local enterprise.  The information you provide is private and confidential.   If you are still interested, start your journey today by filling in the online application form.

Form part of the Gryphon Foundation

Volunteer and join a cohort of coaches, mentors, counsellors, and consultants to offer support to our targeted beneficiaries. If you are passionate about making a difference towards building a thriving economy fill in an online application form.