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Often the Most Underestimated Skill

Being able to endure like a wildebeest should be one of the most admired and desired skills. The person who wins is often not the fastest or the one who comes in first, but the one who is willing to endure and finish the race. We al…

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Thank you to our loyal readers

We have well over 200 reviews on for Surviving Your Serengeti (
Thank you. Thank YOU! THANK YOU!!!

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Why is the Cheetah on the cover of a business book?

Well, now that I think about it, there are probable about four reasons. Remember I am a strategic lion myself, so the cover wasn’t just a random, quick choice – it was planned, considered, researched, considered again, reviewed and considered again.
So reason one. I love the “big cats” and of the big three felines in Africa – the lion, leopard and cheetah – the cheetah is my favorite.  The slender, sleek, graceful, swift predator has beautiful golden, short, spotted fur with a bushy white tuft […]

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New Offices For Serengeti Team

Effective the beginning of 2012 the Serengeti Team has a few miles south to one of south Orange County premier office buildings, Westcore Executive Center, at 29122 Rancho Viejo Road, in San Juan Capistrano.
The offices are conveniently located at the intersection of Interstate 5 and the 73 Toll Road as close to Mission Viejo Mall and 20 minutes from John Wayne Airport.
The two large courtyards are adorned with huge metal sculptures of Columbian Mammoth, an extinct species of elephant. (How appropriate is that!).
The Columbian […]

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Serengeti Breaks Into China

1,35 Billion People get access to Serengeti Business Book by New York Times Best Selling Author Swanepoel
“This delightful business and life fable has been an unexpected block buster,” says Richard Narramore, editor at John Wiley and Sons, the publisher of Surviving Your Serengeti: 7 Skills to Master Business & Life.

Since publication on March 1st in the US, another country has snatched up the rights to this book every month. Countries with signed distribution agreement include:

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Happy Anniversary Serengeti

Today is the six-month anniversary of the official publication date of Surviving Your Serengeti by John Wiley and Sons, on March 1st, 2011. What a memorable and thrilling experience it has been. To each and everyone, a huge thanks your generous support and praise!
The Serengeti Team

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Wonderful Little Tale Says Swim Coach

Blogger Sally from Hot Dogs and Marmalade read and reviewed Surviving Your Serengeti: 7 Skills to Master Business & Life last week. Here is a quick snippet on what she had to say:
“There’s a reason why Surviving Your Serengeti is a New York Times bestseller.  Author Stefan Swanepoel has written a wonderful little tale.  While the application was intended for the business world, as a swim coach I can see potential, as a teacher I can see potential, and as a […]

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GUEST POST by Jason Sokol

Yesterday I read a blog post by Jason Sokol. I really enjoyed it so much that I and decided to include a short extract on our blog. Thank you for the great post Jason! Here is a short extract…
“In many ways, I was reminded of Hemingway’s writing and short, journalistic style as I read the book. “Serengeti” is truly about the brutal facts of life.
In the wild, every animal has a strength that allows it to survive or kill better than any […]

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Anaheim Launch!

Anaheim Launch!
We are at the Anaheim Convention center in California. First Surviving Your Serengeti books officially sold. Stefan at the booth signing. We are swamped. Hundreds and hundreds of people! Crazy busy!!! First photos can be seen here! Stefan is the keynote at Keller Williams Family Reunion this week. 9,000 people. Lots more details to come when we get time to post.
DJ Swanepoel

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“One of the Best Business Books I Have Read”

“One of the Best Business Books I Have Read”
So says Kelley Skar, Realtor in Alberta Canada with a company called Sutton Group. Kelley specializes in all areas of Calgary in particular the NW area of Panorama where he lives.  Kelly can be found on Facebook at and can be followed on Twitter at @KelleySkar
Kelley says he could not put Surviving Your Serengeti down and ended up picking it up again and again. He found many “Take Aways.” That’s great news Kelley. Thanks for being so […]

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