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Episode 23 kevin moshal

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Kevin Moshal is a Reginal Managing Partner at Grant Thorton. Kevin is a proud Canadian who immigrated from South Africa. In today’s episode, Kevin discusses the educational system that helped shape him growing up in South Africa, why South Africa produces so many accountants, why he decided to make the move to Toronto, and what he knows about leadership.

Topics Discussed in This Episode

  • What Kevin’s upbringing looked like
  • The educational system in S. Africa and why it works well
  • The mentality of education in S. Africa in the 80s
  • Kevin’s thoughts on parenting and educating his own kids
  • What kids learn from sports
  • Why so many accountants come from S. Africa
  • Why Kevin moved to Toronto
  • How Kevin moved up the ranks in his firm
  • Kevin’s take on nature vs. nurture
  • Lessons that Kevin has learned about leadership
  • The best way listeners can reach Kevin

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Quotes From the Show

“You’re always trying to prove something, and that adrenaline pushes you forward.”

“It’s not what happens to you that matters. It’s how you respond to it that matters more.”

“We as human beings have the most beautiful wonderful thing that was ever given to us. We actually can make choices. It’s called free will.”

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