Frans Nel

Posted by | 06/04/2018
Our Idiot Brain | #MyFridayStory No. 26

I am fascinated by how fickle our brain is. Through a passion for all things marketing, I have been down a few rabbit-holes in the search for new and interesting...

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Posted by | 30/03/2018
A Dusty Bible | #MyFridayStory No. 25

I grew up in a home where a Bible was never far away. My Calvinist upbringing, although pious in some ways, thanks to liberal parents it provided a principled foundation...

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Posted by | 23/03/2018
The Future of Reading | #MyFridayStory No. 24

The best way to fast track progress, is through reading. Reading is a right that should be fiercely encouraged, especially with our children. It is accepted as a means of...

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Posted by | 16/03/2018
The Night Shift | #MyFridayStory No. 23

My Mom was as a nursing sister. Straight out of high school from a small farming town called Pofadder, in the Northern Cape, mom signed up to become a nurse. The Second...

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Posted by | 09/03/2018
The Greatest Hits | #MyFridayStory No. 22

As my kids would call it, ‘back in the ol’ days’, before the internet and before ‘instant gratification’ was a term, people would go to a physical store to buy...

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Posted by | 02/03/2018
I Never Want to Retire | #MyFridayStory No. 21

I recently reached the milestone age of 55. 55 is considered ‘early retirement’ age in South Africa. Retiring at 60 is ‘normal retirement’, and at 65 is ‘compulsory retirement’ age. I can remember selling retirement...

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Posted by | 23/02/2018
Buckle Up! | #MyFridayStory No. 20

There is overwhelming proof that buckling up while driving can save your life in the event of an accident. Most people would agree that wearing a seat-belt is a sensible...

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Posted by | 16/02/2018
The Guinness Book of World Records | #MyFridayStory No. 19

I can remember awaiting the release of The Guinness Book of World Records. For those fascinated with things like how tall the tallest man in the world is, or who’s the fastest...

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Posted by | 09/02/2018
How to Make Someone Fall for You | #MyFridayStory No. 18

It’s a compelling thought that you could get someone to fall in love with you, don’t you think? Although I haven’t dated in a while, I’m sure the rules of...

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Posted by | 02/02/2018
DO Sweat the Small Stuff | #MyFridayStory No. 17

You may have heard of or even have a copy of the great self-help book written by Dr Richard Carlson, “Don’t Sweat the Small Stuff.” Many people came to realise...

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