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Lesley Waterkeyn

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Lesley Waterkeyn shares her recipe on working with entrepreneurs to develop their skills and provide mentorship that helps them grow sustainable businesses.

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Lesley Waterkeyn is the founder of Over The Rainbow, a social enterprise that 'helps entrepreneurs find their pot of gold'. Passionate about unlocking the potential of South Africa’s youth, she provides access to knowledge and mentorship to entrepreneurs to help them grow successful and sustainable businesses. A lifelong learner, she's also the founder and vice-chairman of CWDi and an active member of the world’s largest peer-to-peer entrepreneurial network, Entrepreneurs’ Organisation (EO).


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About This Recipe


If running a business were simple, we'd all be doing it. The truth is, from the moment you formally register your business to your first sale to the day you sell it or pass it on, business is a bunch of complicated processes that require constant learning to sustain. In 10 impassioned bites, Over The Rainbow founder Lesley Waterkeyn shares her knowledge of the intricacies of launching and growing a business.

What You'll Learn


In this recipe, you will learn how Lesley Waterkeyn founded Over the Rainbow. Lesley is passionate about unlocking the potential of South Africa’s youth. She’s also the founder and vice-chairman of CWDi. We learn about how she develops the skills of entrepreneurs and helps them grow their businesses.


Learn from someone who speaks from a position of real authority, perspective and experience.


Implement practical tips and techniques learned in the trenches - doing, rather than talking.


Join a cohort of like-minded entrepreneurs in our growing community and share your learnings as you go.

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This entrepreneurial micro-course will take you only a few minutes per day (or you can binge if you want to). Feel free to skip around and please let us know what you think. 

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