ORT Jet hosted Jeanette Marais, Deputy CEO Momentum Metropolitan, Momentum Investments CEO for their iconic series of ‘In the Boardroom’ talks. She shared the inspirational story of her career progression from humble beginnings to such a remarkable position. Jeanette emphasised the importance of awareness of one’s financial journey, especially for women. One of her mantras in leadership it to show vulnerability which indicates authenticity as a leader. “My team is my force multipliers; it’s all about the connectedness as a leader.”
She further emphasised that Self-knowledge and self-reflection as a leader makes us the strongest; we should always question how we should do things differently.
Jeanette expressed the importance of awareness of one’s financial journey throughout their lives.
We were moved by her humility and took away one of her many mantras “your comfort zone is never good enough”