Mzwethemba Dlutu, better known as “Shakes”, is a Motivational Speaker, Facilitator of group effectiveness processes, energetic Emcee for all your activation events and conferences and he also designs and runs innovative youth development solutions for both schools and the South African youth market. Shakes also facilitates weekend teacher development workshops to assist teachers to reignite their passion for their profession.
His personal mission statement is to “Constantly add value to people’s lives, by empowering them to believe in themselves”.
He first became interested in the field of Personal Development & Self Mastery in 1995 when he was a student in the R.A.L.I. Project; a rich and diverse multi-cultural Youth Leadership Programme. He went on to make history in the organization, by not only becoming the first student to be a R.A.L.I. trainer/facilitator, but was also the first black person to do so. Shakes has extensive experience in his field, and also has the unique ability to connect with people from different walks of life. He is a natural and gifted speaker who uses humour and entertainment to drive home a powerful solid message.