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Motivation lectures by Carl Joshua Ncube

by Staff reporter
24 Feb 2020 at 07:08hrs | Views
Carl Joshua Ncube starts 2020 running by announcing a new book called MOTIVATIONAL LECTURES by Carl Joshua Ncube. The comedian stated that this book which is his 4th self published offering will be available for free download on the 1st of February. It is a compilation of 10 years of lectures and articles that solve some problems people go through as they are trying to reach for the sky or achieve that big dream. It also speaks to the person struggling through life who needs a refreshing perspective on how to do better. The articles and lectures are curated to fit a narrative to primarily help Zimbabweans navigate a challenging set of circumstances and to not let our externals determine our destiny.

"I feel God has inspired me to help others with ideas, I have always been a person who looks at a situation and be able to find a way around over or through it" said Carl. This is very true as Carl has seemed to be able to coninuously innovate, break down barriers and excel in his career where others seem to struggle. In 2019 alone Carl has managed to do the following

1. Built a home from a bus (Alternative Home Sweet Home)
2. Recorded a comedy performance on Showmax
3. Did a second TED Talk at TED Summit in Edinburgh
4. Went around the country recording a documentary (
5. Performed via SKYPE to a BBC live audience
6. Performed my first ever one man show in South Africa
7. Performed comedy club gigs in Cape Town, Johannesburg, 8. Port Elizabeth Gaborone
9. Stayed in Cape Town on tour for 30 days (my longest run yet)
10. Spoke at the La Cuidas de las Ideas in Puebla, Mexico
11. Did my first international cooking demo at the One Africa Food Festival in Port Elizabeth
12. Contributed articles, photography and some designs to TRAVEL Magazines (Yedu Lani Travel, Home and Style, Nzira Magazine - Travel Zimbabwe)

The book will cover how to manage time, creating multiple revenue streams, living off the grid, knowing your purpose, how to set up a business plan amongst a range of other topics Ncube says Zimbabweans may find useful. Carl uses the first part of his year to do a lot of business consultancy, strategic planning, design and motivational lectures to help people get started in the new year. He has been doing this for over 6 years and below are some testimonials

TESTIMONIAL BY Tariro Chaniwa (Tariro NeGitare) Singer Songwriter Musician TEDx Speaker

I attended Carls Artist 101 and was absolutely blown away with the simplicity and practicality of the content. He speaks from personal experience and uses seemingly difficult methods and applies them to everyday living. I highly recommend any of his courses as they are just practical. I have also had the pleasure of working with Carl in other projects and have seen first hand what he has managed to accomplish in a short space of time. Take advantage of this wealth of experience!!

TESTIMONIAL by One of the Top Zim AWARD WINNING Photographers Henry O Hakulandaba

If you thought attending a comedian's business seminar is funny, you will see the well structured and thought provoking ideas you get by the step by step workflows Carl gives you to be a success in any business.

TESTIMONIAL - Larry Kwirirayi 3-mob | Kwiricast | ZiFm

With Carl, you get an innovator, a thinker, someone who is always looking at what's next, not afraid to go where none have been. In that ambition, he shares a lot from his well of knowledge and experience with anyone willing to have a progressive conversation.

TESTIMONIAL - Nelsy Ncube WIFE | MANAGER |Founder  Girls Killing It Foundation

I feel like I'm Carl's apprentice. I find Carls workshops teach one to grow in problem solving and how to look at challenges as opportunities instead of problems that one needs to wallow in. I like that they are practical and easy to understand and apply. I have learnt that in business its never the one thing!

Other books that Carl has self published include


40 days that changed me (An unedited diary entries written while Carl was homeless in Botswana)


Social Media Manual (Tools for the modern marketer)


I'm Dreaming of a Braai Christmas (Compilation of Recipes for your next Braai)

Source - wires