Latest Episodes

#20 Jaco de Bruyn

18th June 2018 | Thoughts Podcast | Featured | 1:34:22

Jaco de Bruyn is an icon in the fitness industry both locally and internationally. Jaco is a fitness model, business owner and self-made brand extraordinaire. We sat down in the Tellytrack Studio and discussed his progression from a 3-year gap year abroad to coming home skinny fat, to getting married and his ultimate progression to one of the most influential fitness models in the world. We also delved into what it takes to run a successful brand on social media and the pressures related to this.

#19 Brynn Posthumus

7th June 2018 | Thoughts Podcast | Featured | 1:41:41

Brynn Posthumus is a Web developer, a budding EDM Music Producer under the alias Desypher, Nerd extraordinaire, Gamer and Ninja of the Thought Lab Website. We sat down as discussed, Developing, how the thought lab got started, aliens, the music industry, how tech is changing the world. We questioned if AI is going to kill us all, we discussed the internet of things, Elon Musk, why a wifi kettle is so important and the faking of the moon landing. In other words we properly got our nerd on.

#18 Mark Stent

25th May 2018 | Thoughts Podcast | Featured | 1:58:14

Mark Stent in an internationally renowned DJ and Producer and one of the pioneers in the South African music scene having played at the biggest venues and festivals alongside some of the greatest international artists and produced multiple top hits on radio. He is also a model, health fanatic and Buddhist. Among a host of topics, we discussed the state of the music industry in comparison to when he first broke into the scene. We discussed the phenomenon that is TiMO ODV, we delved into some religious debates and we discussed Mark’s new single “On our knees” and how Spotify is changing the way he is releasing his new album.

Behind The Mic

Huntley Smith

Huntley Smith

Huntley Smith is a director of BSG and Managing Direct of Accelerator Consulting Services which specialises in performance management and brand positioning.

Huntley is also a Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Brown belt and co-Founder of Arte Suave Brazilian Jiu Jitsu which has multiple clubs in South Africa and Mauritius.

In addition he is also the president of SABJJF (South African Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Federation) which is affiliated to the Sport Jiu Jitsu International Federation (SJJIF).

And now, Huntley is your host of the Thought Lab Podcast

His passions and interests include:

Reading | Podcasts | e-books | Cooking | Brazilian Jiu Jitsu | Mixed Martial Arts | Snow Boarding | Psychology | Sociology | Anthropology | Business | Start-ups | Technology | Social Sciences | Gaming | Neuro-science | Molecular Biology | Development | Incubators | New ideas | Being awesome | Tech | Music

About Us

"For many years I have questioned everything, my thirst for knowledge is as insatiable as my love for martial arts and developing those around me in business and life" – Huntly Smith

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We aim to connect with influencers, industry leaders, professionals and experts to cover a wide variaty of topics based on the guests specific areas of expertise or knowledge set.

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