Boniswa Corporate Solutions (BSC) is a turnkey telecommunications services company that supports the integral network provision of major telecommunications organisations, to enable interaction and connection via seamless digital communication. BSC was founded in 2004 to provide services for key businesses in the Telecommunications Industry. BSC’s vision is to become the leading corporation that sets the standard in the industry thereby empowering our workforce of today, to become the leaders of tomorrow. Our Mission it to deliver work of the highest standard and the best quality, whilst building lasting relationships with our customers to ensure positive growth for all parties in a market that is ever-changing.
BUSINESSWOMAN OF THE YEAR AWARD WINNER
Lynette Magasa, CEO of Boniswa Corporate Solutions
CONGRATULATIONS ON WINNING THE 2013 NATIONAL BUSINESS AWARDS TOP WOMAN IN BUSINESS CATEGORY. HOW DID IT FEEL WHEN YOU HEARD YOUR NAME BEING CALLED OUT?
It felt like a dream come true, an excitment that is filled with overwhelming joy. For the first time in my life I heard my named called as a winner since I was born.It made strongly believe that nothing is impossible in life as long as you have faith and hope.
WHAT DO YOU THINK SET YOU APART FROM YOUR PEERS FOR THIS AWARD?
My peers are all from well recognised industry and very competitive. I guess my faith and commitment in the telecommunication industry and innovation with our strategic partners has put us on the map.
WHAT IS YOUR SECRET TO SUCCESS?
It is to have passion in what you do, always that will see you through and accepting failures but learn from them.
WHAT IMPACT DO YOU FEEL THE NBAS HAVE ON SOUTH AFRICAN BUSINESS?
The National Business Awards is an excellent tool that helps South African business to stay competitive and also the recognition that it gives to business, not only as a marketing tool but it also work as a guideline that every business strive towards achieving it by working harder, smarter and more professionally.
WHAT ARE YOUR THOUGHTS ON THE JUDGING PROCESS?
The fact that the judging happens behind the scene and the participants has no access towards the judges it makes the process fair.
WHAT DID YOU THINK OF THE AWARDS EVENING?
It was stunning and it was very professionally organised.
HAS WINNING THE AWARD CHANGED THE WAY PEOPLE TREAT YOU IN THE OFFICE?
The award is a team effort. My name is there because I am leading the organisation but it belongs to all of the Boniswa team. It has brought us very close as team and they also feel like part of this award. It makes them proud of being a very important part of Boniswa. We share this together, they all held the trophies and I always emphasize that all we achieve, we achieve it together. I can assure that it really motivates my management to work toward self and organisation development and transformation.
HAS WINNING THE AWARD INFLUENCED THE WAY CLIENTS PERCEIVE YOU AS A LEADER AND POTENTIAL BUSINESS PARTNER?
Winning this award has definitely boosted confidence inour clients regarding the way they perceive me and our organisation as a whole. It has also help us up our gameand boosted confidence.
WHY, DO YOU BELIEVE, IT IS IMPORTANT TO RECOGNISE ITS LEADERS THROUGH EVENTS LIKE THE NATIONAL BUSINESS AWARDS?
Since the drive of business is to boost our economy as a country it is then important that such leaders are recognised at a national level through the National Business Awards, since the overall contribution boost the whole country.
DO YOU HAVE ANY ADVICE TO HELP POTENTIAL FUTURE BUSINESS MEN AND WOMEN OF THE YEAR AWARD WINNERS ACHIEVE THEIR GOALS?
The only advice I have is to encourage them to think out of the box and have passion, discipline, and respect on what they do all the time.