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Bryan Habana

Winning Mindset

Bryan Habana shares his recipe on how to master transitioning to entrepreneurship.

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Bryan Habana is one of the greatest rugby players of all time. Coming off the bench in an ill-fated match which the Springboks lost against England in 2004, Habana scored a try with his very first touch of the ball. Habana went on to record heights, winning the Super Rugby tournament with the Bulls and the World Cup with the Springboks. Habana broke the world record for trys scored in the Rugby World Cup, and is second on the list of all time test try scorers. Habana has transitioned to becoming a dynamic entrepreneur off-the-field with ventures in sport marketing, social media and fintech. Habana is an ambassador for some of the world's most recognised brands, including HSBC, Mastercard and Land Rover.


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In this recipe, Bryan Habana shares his views on transitioning from the world-stage of sport to the cut-throat world of entrepreneurship. Bryan takes the lessons he learned playing some of the most formidable players in rugby and alongside some of the greatest leaders in South African sport history and reveals how these lessons are shaping his business career. 

What You'll Learn


Bryan Habana spotted a gap in the market for a digital agency that focused on aligning clients and brands with sports. The transition from sport to running successful businesses couldn't have been an easy one. Here's how finding a niche, the right team and being a little obsessed are the ingredients you need for a successful start-up.


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