Adrian Gore is terrible! He always gives me grass for lunch!— Tito Mboweni
I enjoy cars. They’re always a waste of money!— Adrian Gore, Discovery
Giving money away to the right causes is the most profound thing you can do with it.— Adrian Gore, Discovery
Every week The Money Show’s Bruce Whitfield interviews a famous person about her or his attitude to money (hopes and fears, successes and failures, etc.) as part of his weekly “Make Money Mondays” feature.
This week he interviewed Discovery Limited founder and CEO Adrian Gore.
Gore – a Wits graduate - launched Discovery in South Africa in 1992.
Under his leadership the company has grown and diversified, listing on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange in 1997.
Today Discovery employs more than 8000 people.
It serves over seven million customers.
What is it about money that keeps Gore up at night?
Listen to the interview in the audio below (and/or scroll down for more quotes from it).
I grew up with privilege.— Adrian Gore, Discovery
My father was a cigarette wholesaler.— Adrian Gore, Discovery
My parents believed in academics rather than business.— Adrian Gore, Discovery
My mother didn’t trust Business.— Adrian Gore, Discovery
I had a real drive to create something.— Adrian Gore, Discovery
I’ve never been motivated by money. I like impact.— Adrian Gore, Discovery
I’m not a trader. It’s not in my nature.— Adrian Gore, Discovery
Mathematics is a gift. I’m worried about how many people are told they’re not good at it.— Adrian Gore, Discovery
We made endless amounts of money - on paper - until it all came tumbling down.— Adrian Gore, Discovery
I’m a contrarian.— Adrian Gore, Discovery
I’m not a great risk taker with money.— Adrian Gore, Discovery
Don’t ever bet the house.— Adrian Gore, Discovery
I enjoy speed. I’m physically reckless!— Adrian Gore, Discovery
Enter your email address in the form below to receive a newsletter containing the most-read articles of the week from Bruce Whitfield’s The Money Show every Friday morning in your inbox.
Recommendedby NEWSROOM AI
Laat die dansvloer brand! The Money Show’s Bruce Whitfield interviews Afrikaans musician Kurt Darren.
Ray White interviews Braai Master Justin Bonello about his history and his passion for cooking, filmmaking and farming.
The Money Show’s Bruce Whitfield interviews Kau about his attitude toward money (hopes and fears, successes and failures, etc.).
Olympic gold medallist Cameron van der Burgh on his attitude toward money (hopes and fears, successes and failures, etc.).
Arabile Gumede interviews Zibi about his attitude to money (beliefs, hopes and fears, successes and failures, etc.).
The Money Show's Bruce Whitfield interviews Dloti about his attitude to money (hopes and fears, successes and failures, etc.).
Lecturer at TUT's Dept of Tourism, Unathi Henama says that the tourism sector is at the center of the economic policies in SA.
In this segment of the Current Affairs with Coconut Kelz, satirical comedian Lesego Thlabi channels Kelz to chat about Heritage Day.
Is biology putting the brakes on your sexuality? Callers share their experiences of sex and growing older.
Returns of 500% are not unheard of. Is this another crypto-like bubble? Not in the least, says Financial Advisor Warren Ingram.
Khabazela shares some of the most popular tweets, posts, and videos on 'What's gone viral'.
DStv has lost about 140 000 Premium subscribers to Netflix over the past two years, tech expert Arthur Goldstuck.
What does Citadel’s famed disciple of contrarian, deep-value investing Dr Adrian Saville hope for (and fear) about money?
The EFF lawyer stole the show during the state capture report court battle.