Gogo Skhotheni, a renowned traditional healer and social media personality, recently shared her perspective on money and her relationship with it, and why she doesn’t often go to groove.
Raised in a financially privileged household, Gogo Skhotheni grew up accustomed to the benefits of wealth, which shaped her mindset and approach toward money. In this article, we delve into her experiences and insights, highlighting the influence of her upbringing on her entrepreneurial journey.
Gogo Skhotheni’s Early Exposure to Wealth
During her time in Grade 9, Gogo Skhotheni’s father would give her an astonishing R15,000 for reasons undisclosed. Her father, a prosperous businessman with ventures ranging from a funeral business to taxis, buses, and a bottle store in Vanderbijlpark, exposed her to various aspects of entrepreneurship from a young age. Through his teachings and encouragement, Gogo Skhotheni gained valuable insights into the world of business, instilling in her a passion for entrepreneurship.
Inspired by her father’s guidance, Gogo Skhotheni developed a keen interest in entrepreneurship. She accepted an invitation from her father to become an entrepreneur, focusing her efforts on building her ventures. Although she continued her studies in Grade 11 she started working, Gogo Skhotheni realized that her true calling lay in the pursuit of financial independence and success.
Determined to make her mark, Gogo Skhotheni ventured into the world of fashion by selling clothes at the tertiary level. Her entrepreneurial spirit propelled her to make the difficult decision of dropping out of tertiary education to fully dedicate herself to her business endeavors. With her eyes firmly set on financial success, she embarked on a journey filled with challenges and triumphs, driven by her deep-rooted understanding of wealth and business principles.
Money as a Familiar Companion
Having grown up in a wealthy environment, Gogo Skhotheni is no stranger to money. Unlike many who find sudden wealth overwhelming, she developed a natural ease and comfort with financial matters. This familiarity with money has allowed her to navigate the complexities of entrepreneurship and make informed decisions to grow her businesses. She is also into property business lately.