7 Positives to focus on during #JunkStatus

April 4, 2017

South Africa faces challenges. Each day seems to accelerate more gloom. Politics, Zuma, corruption, unemployment, the poor hurt the most, interest rate hike, rand-dollar weakening, pessimism about the economy, cabinet reshuffle, lack of service delivery by government. And now, Standard and Poor’s Global Rating downgrades South Africa’s credit rating to “Junk Status”. 7 Positives to focus […]

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Trump & Malema – parallels and individual’s choice

November 16, 2016

Politicians are shrewd. ‘Never trust wholly’ and ‘an attitude of suspicion’ about their intentions and motives are valuable positions to hold. Empowering the individual with an understanding of opposing or conflicting viewpoints, whilst examining blind spots and prejudices, remain the only safe option in a democracy. There are parallels presently with what has happened in the USA […]

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A historic day for South Africa

November 3, 2016

The 2nd of November 2016 will be remembered as historic for South Africa. A corrupt president who united all South Africans to say: “enough is enough”, “you are not above the law and constitution”, “together we can bring about changes through dialogue and creative movements for good”, “that we have more in common than our […]

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Supervisors in winning organisations

April 5, 2016

Supervisors are usually first-line managers in organisations. As such they share management functions and duties, albeit lower management or first-line to larger and direct staff. A supervisor’s to lead and manage effectively results in productive teams and organisations. Is there a magic formula for having great supervisors? It may not be magic, but there is are concerted efforts […]

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Treating others with empathy

January 11, 2016

All humans are not equal. We are different. We are not equal in strength, beauty, speed, talent, personality, learning abilities, interests, art, sport and much more. So, how could possibly be equal? The Universal Declaration of Human Rights says: “All human beings are born free and equal in dignity and rights. They are endowed with reason […]

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