PEOPLE OF THE POINT: MARA MANENTSA
April’s People of The Point is none other than our very own Mara Manentsa. Half of our Centre Management duo, and passionate about making your day better, he started with us from the ground up and is not stopping till he gets all the way to the top!
We are so happy to have him as part of our The Point family and look forward to having you learn more about him too.
How long have you been working for the point?
I started four years ago when we demolished the old building. I worked on site and with the team to grow into my position.
What do you do at the point?
I am assistant Centre Manager at The Point, I work with Juan to make sure that everything in the centre runs smoothly while helping our customers where I can.
What do you love most about your job?
To help people, to make sure they are happy and to learn more about management.
Are you studying anything now?
Yes, I’m doing a Management Development Programme at the University of the Western Cape.
What are your hobbies?
Playing with my kids, listening to music and seeing my friends.
What does freedom mean for you?
Freedom is exploring the desire inside yourself. People can’t stop your desire, to learn or be who you want to be, it’s not about race and religion it’s about willpower and what’s inside you.
Would you rather be completely invisible for one day or be able to fly for one day?
Would you rather never use social media sites/apps again or never watch another movie or TV show?
I can’t live without social media.
Would you rather find your true love or a suitcase with five million dollars inside?
True love, hands down!