By 2025 - based on the 9 Pillars of the Global Prosperity Index, that currently ranks South Africa 68 out of 149 Countries surveyed
two and half years ago, I had no idea that the insights generated from the 100+ Future Leaders featured to date are holding the key to solving some of South Africa's biggest challenges - such as job creation, food security, nation-building and inclusive growth.
from the Future Leaders throughout the four seasons, the time has now come to call for
The Inaugural Future Leader Summit
that will see the 100+ Future Leaders compete for
in other words, the ONE Idea that has the potential to propel the country to the Next Level
and take South Africa into the 'TOP 10 Best Countries to Live In' by 2025 (currently 68th out of 149 Nations measured
(ranked by the Legatum Prosperity Index)
by calling on 20 Future Leaders to each present their BIG Idea in a
AGT (America Got Talent) meet TED Talk style presentation
(themed after Emperor Shaka's Ideas Management Secrets)
one of the greatest innovators the world has ever seen -
as he not only reinvented the technology of his time to grow his empire 10,000 Times in 10 Years
but also reinvented a new society that was built on the triangle of true equality, total meritocracy and full participation from every member of the community ...
Your Next BIG Idea for South Africa and further details shall be revealed shortly
The Education pillar ranks countries on access to education, quality of education and human capital.
The Health pillar measures a country’s performance in three areas: health outcomes (in physical and mental health), health systems, and illness and risk factors.
The Safety & Security pillar ranks countries based on national security, personal safety and the security of living conditions in that country
The Social Capital pillar measures the strength of personal and social relationships, social norms and civic participation in a country.
The Personal Freedom pillar measures national progress towards basic legal rights, individual liberties and social tolerance.
The Natural Environment pillar measures a country’s performance in three areas: the quality of the natural environment, environmental pressures and preservation efforts.
The Governance pillar measures a country’s performance in four areas: the rule of law, integrity of government, government performance and political participation.
This pillar ranks countries on the standard of living afforded by an economy, economic inclusiveness, anti-monopoly policy, labour force participation, trade competitiveness and openness to trade
The Business Environment pillar measures a country’s entrepreneurial environment, its business infrastructure, access to credit, investor protections and labour market flexibility
In the Prosperity Pillar rankings, South Africa performs best on Personal Freedom and Social Capital and scores lowest on the Economic Quality pillar.
The biggest positive change, compared to last year, came in Social Capital increasing by 3 places, whereas they dropped 15 places on Business Environment.
Visit the Rankings table to see how South Africa compares to other countries.
Find out how South Africa's rankings compare to other countries here
South Africa is 68th in the overall Prosperity Index rankings. Since the Prosperity Index began in 2007, South Africa has moved down the rankings table by 7 places.
The 2018 Prosperity Index ranked South Africa 17th in the Personal Freedom Pillar
A few years before the release of Nelson Mandela, spiritual leaders from around the world assembled in a meeting to deliberate the future of planet earth. Unnoticed by the media, the guardians of wisdom came to one singular conclusion about the future of planet earth – that the next quantum leap in human consciousness would arise out of the country that was going to inspire a new meaning of freedom in the world ...
From America Got Talent to the World - what the Judges had to say:
"We want to show the whole World that anything is possible ... Just because you are born into poverty doesn’t mean that you are poverty"