Mike Eilertsen

“Taking risks and constantly creating opportunities are key”, says Mike Eilertsen, CEO of LIVEOUTLOUD Magazine and VAULTLife.com

Thirty two year old Mike Eilertsen is the founding member of the luxury lifestyle magazine  LIVEOUTLOUD and the revolutionary online marketing eCommerce platform VAULTLife.com.

A passionate and dynamic businessman, he is always pushing boundaries, redefining industries and changing the rules of engagement. Nicknamed South Africa’s “Richard Branson in the making” by Leadership Magazine, Mike Eilertsen was awarded the ‘Most Innovative Company in South Africa” and “Second Most Innovate Company on the African Continent in the Africa SMME Awards 2012. He is also showcased as one of the people likely to shape this century in the “Facing a Century” art collection. He is a member of EO (Entrepreneur Organization) and a brand ambassador for PeaceStarts.


Mike Eilertsen and Cyril Ramaposa

18 October 2014. Mike Eilertsen with Cyril Ramaphosa deputy president of South Africa. Mike and Steve van der Klis were invited by Cyril Ramaphosa to this “Back to School” function aimed at raising funds for better educational opportunities for South African youth.

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LIVEOUTLOUD, our luxury lifestyle magazine and VAULTLIFE, the lifestyle app that is going global are both well worth a visit.


The Golden Circle – Simon Sinek

The Golden Circle – Start with Why. Simon Sinek. VaultLife will launch worldwide before the end of 2014. We have re-developed the software three times – on each occasion taking the experience to the next level. At all times we have been governed by Simon... read more

Are you building an Apple or a Google?

Leadership in Business. Apple’s success was often pinned on the thought and leadership of the CEO, Steve Jobs. When Jobs got kicked out, the company went down and when he passed away the share price crashed. It took a long time for the company to build a brand... read more

Leadership in business – tiered management

Leadership in Business – The importance of second tier and third tier management. The idea is that the entrepreneur can be removed at any time and the company continues to grow independent of the entrepreneur as the correct structures and processes have been put... read more

Face to face meetings vs Online meetings

Face to face meetings vs online meetings is constantly top of mind here at Vaultlife. Face-to-face meetings take a huge amount of time, require a massive amount of effort and build a relationship that in theory can still be undone because whoever gives the best... read more

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