Working with Human Rights Rant

We are not so free. We are steered to cubicles, chained by policies and The Powerful’s desire to see us when they need us. We easily forget that we trade our time, skill and energy for a contracted sum, often 30 pieces of silver – give or take the exchange rate. We feel safe In […]

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Four Lessons from Kenya

  My recent business trip to Nairobi was my first time in Kenya, and my reflections on the time are contained below. 1. Gratitude: I live in South Africa, and we do not shy away from complaining when our sports teams lose or our municipalities get things wrong – perhaps rightly so. It is good, […]

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Perceptions
of Work Stability

I am constantly confronted with old mindsets about the world of work. No experience of this is more apparent, nor more intrinsically flawed, than banking in South Africa. I am grateful to fellow entrepreneur and IT guru, Darryl Baumann, for his thoughts on this over a fine breakfast this morning (thank-you, Lemon Rose Farm). It […]

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Graeme Smith versus The Gambia

Graeme Smith reaches a milestone 100 Tests as a captain, having shown sheer determination and hard work at his game, unlike those who will be given an extra day off per week.

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