Talent , Technique , Training , Technology and Teamwork can only take you so far in life.



Wanting to reach that next level of Performance , Growth and Contribution in 2018 ?

Here’s a scary bit of insight from one of the brightest on our planet.

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   Less than 5% of people get anything like their potential horsepower translated into actual horse power : Warren Buffett      

He’s right.

Potential exceeds realisation for most of us.

Let’s make this elusive 5 % CLUB bigger and better together…….

Rob Opie, founder of THE GAME PLAN, is a man on a mission to empower, to inspire and to help both teams and individuals to achieve their own greatest potential in life ……..especially in our great country : South Africa .

For more than two decades Rob Opie has explored HUMAN GREATNESS in search of :

Insight. Innovation and Inspiration.

Rob’s talk takes you inside the high level Game Plans of the great champions of business , sport and life – presenting the 11  GAME CHANGERS of the great champions –  seldom spoken about, seldom written about, seldom coached –  but such compelling and decisive elements of consistent winning in life today

If you want to be the best – you must learn from the best

By mastering these 11 game- changers you will be well on your way to ‘Unlocking and Unleashing’  your very own greatest potential.

BOOK ROB DIRECT TODAY :  robopie@thegameplan.co.za

Rob’s talks are designed and delivered to inspire and empower South Africans to once again reach for their dreams and realise their greatest potential : John Robbie

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THE GAME CHANGERS : How to achieve your own greatest potential in life

The talk takes you inside the game plans of the Great Champions of Business,Sport and Life  –  taking you on an inspired journey from Good to Great to Greater .

Through inspiring business, sporting and life stories, Rob shares what :

the great champions know, yet coaches seldom teach !

It’s the stuff of Champions , the stuff that you cannot Google, the stuff you will not find on the Internet, and the stuff they do not teach you at Harvard!

Rob’s talks are unique in that he coaches LIVE – answering questions – and providing real life solutions for his audience.


Every game has a winner. Every winner has a game plan.

Here’s more on his book and his talk  :



THE GAME CHANGERS: foreword by John Robbie

Achieve your own greatest potential in life

The book is kindly sponsored by Cell C in the interests of  “Growing South Africans Great”.Thank you Cell C.



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The Game Changers presents that everyone can find the key to real achievement in life. Finding real purpose need not be random. It is an awesome proposal and one that must be investigated by anyone who fears being ordinary – John Robbie : Radio and Television personality and host  


Rob shares the 11 most potent game- changers of the great champions of business, sport and life:

Talent , Technique , Training , Technology and Teamwork can only take you so far in life , then it  all comes down to THE GAME CHANGERS.

Here they are :  ( they will give you a sneak preview of the talk )

Game Changer No.1: Mindset matters most

Game Changer No.2:  Step inside Great

Game Changer No.3:  Branding is Everything

Game Changer No.4:  The One Thing

Game Changer No.5:  Conquer. Never Fight

Game Changer No.6:  The Power in the Peloton

Game Changer No.7:  Turn Adversity into Advantage

Game Changer No.8:  An Attitude of Gratitude

Game Changer No.9:  Culture eats strategy for Breakfast

 Game Changer No.10: No Health. No Wealth

 Game Changer No.11 : Don’t chase the game. Live the Journey



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Here’s more about Rob Opie :



Rob Opie  (B.Business Science : University of Cape Town) is the founder of a specialist brand consultancy:THE GAME PLAN , a Brand Strategist, Entrepreneur, Speaker, Author and Life Performance Coach to both teams and individuals.

He helps teams and individuals to achieve their greatest potential in life – and in health.

A Corporate Entrepreneur at heart, Rob has worked extensively in the dynamic South African FMCG business environment – for both leading South African companies, and global companies – in both Brand Development and Sales Directorship roles.

Running in his blood as a Professional and Personal Performance Coach is branding and people – and helping both teams and individuals to reach the next level of Performance, Growth and Contribution.

One of the parts of his life that he is most proud of , is the non-profit work he does through his cancer resource site at cancerchampions.co.

His game –changing , life changing THE GAME PLAN METHODOLOGY is helping people all around the globe – to do life better.



Email  ROB on  robopie@thegameplan.co.za for a NO commitment discussion on your EXACT needs, and to see how his  ‘THE GAME CHANGERS’ performance talk will help you and your team to reach the next level of great. 


 What others are saying :


 Life- Changing. Thank you for your great presentation and especially the perspective of what you present – I found it incredibly informative, thought provoking and refreshing – it’s a Game Changer not only for business but for life..!

Al Karacki. Bizmix Network. 93.8 FM


Well done Rob !  An inspirational experience.  Please keep doing what you’re doing for Brand South Africa –  your ‘Growing South Africans Great’ initiative is what we need more of as a nation .

Gary Player


Just a short note to thank you for sharing your vision in leadership with our group at our annual conference. It is not often that I see 100 of our execs sitting on the edge of their chair and ‘soaking it in’ as they did in your presentation. You stepped up our conference title from ‘Good to Great’ and made it ‘Great to Incredible.’ Game Plan, Set & Match! Much appreciated Rob and my sincere thanks once again,

Gavin Varejes: Executive Chairman. Richmark Holdings


Thanks for sharing game changing insights, innovation and inspiration .You have a unique talent when it comes to deconstructing complexity, and opening up the road to individual and team greatness . 

Clinton Irwin. Bata SA : Group Operations Manager

Thank you for sharing such powerful insights in our professional and personal lives. 110 ladies went home with new thinking on how to reach that next level up in their lives .  #UPYOURGAME.

Tina Cartwright. KZN Woman in Business: Chairperson


I have worked with many coaches and leaders at international level ,and Rob has by far championed our destiny to a higher level .

Luisette Mullin. Executive  Head D.A.V


Well done Rob . You have an unique ability to deconstruct complexity, and unravel daily constraints in people’s professional and personal lives  . Inspired to live ! 

Gavin Baudinet.  Managing Director. AEI Group

Thanks for much for taking time out to chat to the lads.Your insights were relevant, informative, inspiring  and perfectly pitched to our young athletes.We would welcome you back any time.Kind regards

Graham Bennetts.Deputy Head. Maritzburg College