Author of 'Movers, Shakers, Moaners & Groaners'

Ken Annandale

Speaker Leadership Coach FireWalk Instructor Motivator Team Builder


Drug Squad Cop


It's a wonderful journey!

"One of  of South Africa’s foremost success coaches and motivational speakers". Sunday Times 
Each year Ken shares his ideas and experiences with thousands at seminars, conventions and meetings. He has assisted people to work, manage and sell better. His advice has helped individuals prosper, become leaders, find greater happiness and build better relationships. Ken practices what he teaches. The owner of a various enterprises including one with almost a thousand associates, he interacts with people on a personal and leadership level every day, while maintaining the essential balance of life.

He draws from his experiences as a high-school drop-out, ex drug-squad cop, SA Naval officer, audiometrist, radio announcer and university group communication skills lecturer. Ken is the producer or presenter of various training videos and was the Chairman of Ceremonies for Africa - producers of the ICC Cricket World Cup 2003 Opening Ceremony. He founded INTRA-TRAIN a national Occupational Health & Safety training company, is an amateur military historian, licenced FireWalk instructor, team building leader and scuba dive-master. 
Based in Cape Town he is married to Penny Jones, South Africa's premier stadium theatre producer. They are co-recipients of Toastmasters International Communication and Leadership Award. Previous recipients include: Clem Sunter, FW de Klerk, Dr Ali Bacher, Hansie Cronje, Archbishop Desmond Tutu, Pieter-Dirk Uys and Taddy Blecher. His mission is to give HOPE "Help Others Prosper & Excel".


"Igniting the Fire Within"


After 2 decades in the motivational speaking world, I know of no other 4 hour team building event as powerful as the FireWalk. 
Our team have an extensive track record of successfully coaching participants through "The gateway of Fear", with delegate numbers ranging from 6 to 340 participants, in venues ranging from beaches to the bush. Fired-up clients include Old Mutual Properties, Sotheby's International, Standard Bank Retail Banking, Young Presidents Organisation, DHL, Stanlib Namibia, African Bank, O. R. Tambo Municipality, UTI Mounties, Discovery Health, ABSA Bank, SA Mint, Shape Magazine, PFG, Durr Estates, HT Group, Sun Couriers, etc. CLICK for more information.


"Movers, Shakers, Moaners & Groaners"

Ken provides priceless motivational insights and inspiration in his book "Movers, Shakers, Moaners & Groaners".
With honesty and understanding, Ken has made a significant difference in so many lives, with his challenge to become a "Mover and Shaker" and kick the habit of "Moaning & Groaning".
In this book, Ken reveals the "secrets" of finding your purpose; using your survival kit; discarding paralyzing prohibitive perceptions and living your dreams. With a refreshing comprehension of the personalities types, he challenges you to having "big balls"; create a personal mission statement; grow a winning attitude; celebrate diversity and live a significant life!

Book Ken for your next conference or Team Build session