Delegate Feedback

"In all honesty, this is the best training I ever attended. It was fun and more effective than the usual boring read through book trainings I attended."

Wisani Bvuma

Health & safety Clerk


“Thanks for a very insightful training session!”

Nicola Johannes

Production Engineer

Saab Grintek Defence

Thank you, what an exciting and pleasant course, I thoroughly enjoyed all the content
Roshni Saib
Financial Controller
PG BG Solution

The training met the course objectives and the content was well executed over 2 days
Jurie Jones
Business Process Specialist
PG Group

After attending this course I will be able to deal better with difficult situations in a more professional manner
Ria Hanekom
IT Manager – PG Glass Africa

Finally, I will be able to perform proper competency based interviews, thank you.
Zamokuhle Mawenya
Financial Controller
PG Group

Now I am equipped with a better understanding of certain HR practices and how they should be applied
Rudi Barbosa
Financial Manager
PG Group

“One if the best presenters we had in a long time. Friendly, knowledgeable and prepared”

Piet Ackerman

Infrasors Holdings Limited

“This insightful course will defenitely benefit my staff and give much needed growth to people.”

Quintin Meintjes

Sales Manager

Sunbake Benoni

"Thank you very much for your presentation to my Executive Team. It is always a pleasure listening to your presentations. You put issues into perspective and your energy and enthusiasm is very contagious."

Johan Nel

Chief Executive Officer

Iemas Financial Services

"Thank you for your passion, energy and enthusiasm and sharing sound business communication and listening skills with us. The workshop was presented in a professional manner, yet with humor and relevant practical examples throughout the workshop. 

I’m confident that every employee was truly challenged. We all realize that it is time to throw out the old rulebook and to embrace a new game plan. Your address has a very powerful message and certainly jolted our personnel into positive action with a greater awareness of attitudes, believe systems, the words we speak and our habits. I have personally experienced the inspiration, the creative action to which it leads and the results I expected."

Tinus Oelofse

Managing Director

Optilog (Pty) Ltd

“The facilitator was excellent. Gave me useful tips to handle my stress & time. Great advise on anxiety situations too.”

Nivash Rasool


“Absolutely Awesome”

Gloria Hlabahlaba


"I would like to thank you for this course. I have NEVER attended such a course in my entire life where I felt part of the training. The way this course was presented exceeded ALL other courses that I have ever attended!

Ms. Linette M. White

Personal Assistant to CEO of SAIP (Mr Brian Masara)

South African Institute of Physics

"It was very interactive instead of us listening to the facilitator and following in the manual. I think that was a much better way of training as I think because we shared ideas, experiences etc.. we learnt more. It really was a great 2 days”

Alexandra Spiliopoulos

Standard Bank

“ I loved the “life philospy” introduced in the course.

Kenneth Richardson

Sanofi Aventis

“ Theory into practice – well done!”

Lara Jagwanth

Sanofi Aventis

“It was excellent, really everything was great and coming from me, that’s is a huge compliment. The content was brilliant. ”

Dorothea Keller


"The content of this course is perfect and very informative."

Lineque Edwards



"The facilitator was great and friendly that made the training short and enjoyable. Two days was like 2 minutes with her, she is just great with what she is doing."

Natasha Mabena

Internal Sales Assistant

Vermont Sales

"I had fun and at the same time learnt a lot with regard to human behaviour."

Richard Mahlatjie

Credit Controller

Danone Southern Africa

“Words cannot describe how much I have enjoyed being part of this training. Simply excellent as we walk out of this training, not only with presentation skills, but also with valuable life skills.”

Stephanie Simon

Account Manager

Thomson Reuters

“Excellent course and excellent presenter. I have improved confidence and new tools to improve my presentations.”

Monique Schreiner

Head of Marketing


“Everything was exceptional and the trainer created a great leaning environment“

Lucy Phiri

Admin Administrator

WITS University 

“This was the most engaging and enjoyable training sessions I have attended. Well done The Mindspa”

Ameeta Merhoye


WITS University

“I thought the facilitator had the excellent ability to listen and understand, answer my questions and I and I specially enjoyed the practical exercises”

Sbongile Mondita


FAIS Ombud

“The course was perfect. There was a lot of vallue add to my business skills.”

Mbulelo Manale

Standard Bank

“Elmarie Pretorius is an excellent facilitator that lectures with passion. Management Development Programme students enjoy her in-depth industry knowledge that they can apply in the workplace, as well as everyday situations. The course content is also of very high standards. I can recommend any business to send employees on The Mindspa’s courses.”

Esti Olivier

Training Manager


“The MDP programme is facilitated with a lot of energy and I thought the facilitator has excellent knowledge of the subject. I specifically found the “people” examples and case studies meaningful.”

Estelle Benadie

Branch Manager

NTK Agrinet

“I had a fantastic time and enjoyed every moment. Thank you for the Inspiration, encouragement and knowledge, truly amazing. I will always treasure it”

Patricia Ellie


“I have learned so much and will now know how support those living with HIV and implement what I have learned into the workplace”

Sara Modisadtsile


"Overall I am impressed and grateful to have been a part of the course. It was so relevant for my daily events management at work and for the communication that I have with both internal & external stakeholders."

Sadecca Kgaka

Provincial Coordinator

Khula Enterprise Finance: Sawen

"The course was presented in utmost professional manner, and the interaction was good. I did enjoy everything equally, because sometimes we think we know everything."

Tsholofelo Moelas

Marketing, Communications and Events Officer

Khula Enterprise Finance: Sawen

“I have enjoyed the course, it was such and eye-opener. I had to rework my budget and correct the mistakes that I made in the past. Thank you for your guidance, I have benefited a lot from the programme.”

Nomsa Sethosa


Law Society of South Africa

“The presenter had excellent communication skills and could therefore explain any required additional information.”

Alta Rossouw

BMW Financial Services

"Loved the course, I learned a lot and feel very empowered to go and make a difference as a woman in business."

Nkhensane Nthate

HR Manager

Law Society of SA

"I would love to have this course being longer. It was a wonderful experience."

Karien du Plooy

General Manager

Saveway Furnace Monitoring

"The course was an eye-opener and filled in the gaps where there were potential pitfalls with adhering to correct procedure when undertaking disciplinary processes. Very informative and the interactive nature of the course makes the assimilation of the knowledge that much easier."

Melusi Chamane

Team Leader

Danone SA

"The training really helped me in terms of clarifying the processes and procedures of the disciplinary hearings in more detail."

Koketso Chauke

HR Co-ordinater

Danone SA

"I enjoyed the course immensely. It exceeded my expectation and I believe all employees at a managerial level would benefit. It both inspired and energised me.

Jeanine Williams

Group Brand Manager

Baking Division


"The course with real life examples made it really excellent. Issues, without knowing, was addressed."

Audrey Cloete

Business Unit Admin Manager – AGSA

"I have never been to a course that was presented like this. The presenter had the whole group involved for the two days. There was so much interaction and not just the ususal reading from a manual or looking at a presentation. Even shy people participated. The examples and “games” was well chosen. I will recommend The Mindspa to everyone and so many people that I am going to tell about this course. Well done to the person who chose The Mindspa to train for Sasol."

Lorna van Schalkwyk

Work Management

Practitioner Sasol SA

"A word of thanks for a most inspiring course. Every course I have been has said the same things over and over; I never walked away and put it into practice. Everyday, since the Communication and listening course, something comes to mind and amazingly I put it into practice."

Jessica Papenfus


"I found the training different and relevant. Surrounding was welcoming, calm and accommodative. Spirit of learning."

Lerato Matabane

Registry Clerk

Department of Home Affairs

“The course was perfect, just too short! My manager will see a definite change in my reports“

Peter Mmamokabi

Site Manager

Rotek Roshcon – Eskom

“This excellent course has changed my attitude towards my job, colleagues and clients.”

Sheila Molapo

Programme Admin Officer

Wits University

“The course was presented excellently, the facilitator made it easy for group and individual interaction “

Loraine Mlimi

Technical Administrator

Akzonobel - Dulux

“Very motivational and it helped me to identify key areas where I need to work on, I can apply these skills to my work and personal environment”

Elwin Abrahams

Customer Service Consultant


“ An excellent facilitator and excellent course that made me a more assertive and confident employee. I will set an example for those around me to learn from.”

Nomzamo Noyakaza

Senior Document Officer

Parliament SA

“Please pass on my thanks and compliments to The Mindspa, the training blew us all away. The response from everyone was amazing and they couldn’t stop talking about it. I think it is a very valuable course for all our managers and partners.”

Nicola Bryce



“Thank you for a great course on Leadership Development. It was an eye-opening 2 days for me and I thoroughly enjoyed it. I learnt plenty whilst there, but most importantly, the course has given me a new way of looking at things in our business which will keep me learning for years to come. Your philosophies on leadership and management are extremely balanced. Thanks again for a fantastic course”

Simon Stobbs

Business Manager

Wilderness Safaris

"Thank you for the opportunity to have something like that. It was very informative and fun. And we understand age differences and cultures better.”

Salome Filmater

Procurement Manager

Powertech IST

“The presenter has got great experience in the working life and give great examples that are applicable in our everyday life and hassles. That’s more rewarding than notes can give. I will remember this 5 years from now.”

Yolandi Willemse

Production Engineer

Saab EDS

“I thought the facilitator was excellent, the training was informative and insightful. The breakdown of topics was very impressive”

Sefenefene Mangena

Forensic Specialist


“This course improved my confidence and morale. Keep up the good work!”

Modi Vinger

Skills Development Manager

Law Society of South Africa

"Enjoyed the brain profiling and all the interesting attributes I learnt about myself and my team members."

Kirusha Pillay

Customer Relationship Manager

Danone Southern Africa

"The training was very informative and interesting. Thank you very much for your time and the effort."

Pamela Mabija

Order Management Consultant

Danone Southern Africa

"What aspects of the course did I enjoy the most? The way we should act and not react. Participation was fun and useful. Being able to follow the info in book provided"

Rosa-Lee Fourie

Pinnacle Africa (Pty) Ltd

"All was very helpful"

Gavin Rossouw

Brand/Product Manager

Pinnacle Africa (Pty) Ltd