IA 009: South Africa & Building A Business with Francois du Toit, CFP®

IA 009: South Africa & Building A Business with Francois du Toit, CFP®

Francois du Toit, CFP®, Founder of Francois du Toit Consulting and Technology is on the show discussing the successes and challenges of the financial services environment in South Africa, how business and career decisions — much like a financial or life plan — rarely go in a straight line, turning learning into doing and client engagement strategies.

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Francois du Toit, CFP®, Founder of Francois du Toit Consulting and Technology is on the show discussing the successes and challenges of the financial services environment in South Africa, how business and career decisions — much like a financial or life plan — rarely go in a straight line, turning learning into doing and client engagement strategies.

You'll Learn

About the South African financial services market

How South Africa is handling the need for increased financial literacy 

What the Retail Distribution Review (RDR) is and how it’s impacting the industry

Why we should be vulnerable and real with our colleagues in the industry 

The importance of trying new things in your business and knowing that not all new initiatives will be successful 

The challenges of adopting technology in a developing country when all power is turned off for hours at a time

Guest Bio

Francois du Toit, CFP is a financial planning and tax consultant, with more than 20 years’ experience. He offers various solutions to help financial professionals unlock growth, including career counseling and bespoke tech products. He’s also the host of the PROpulsion podcast, which seeks to inspire professionals in the industry.

Resources and Terminology

Francois’ LinkedIn

Francois’ Twitter

Francois du Toit Consulting and Technology website

PROpulsion Podcast

Financial Planning Institute of Southern Africa website

RDR: Retail Distribution Review

FSCA: Financial Services Conduct Authority

#RiseAboveTheRest

Francois’ favorite drink: 

Coffee!

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