Frans Nel

Posted by | 26/01/2018
Recruit, Develop and Retain | #MyFridayStory No. 16

I have been fortunate to have had great mentors throughout my life. Mentors that come in all shapes and sizes. My parents, my brother, various teachers, lecturers and professors, a...

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Posted by | 19/01/2018
Hiring Right | #MyFridayStory No. 15

I have been hiring people for the past 30 years. I’ve hired shop-assistants, electricians, cashiers, chefs, consultants, managers and a host of others. I can’t accurately estimate how many candidates...

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Posted by | 12/01/2018
Happy Food | #MyFridayStory No. 14

My mom would insist she did most of the cooking in the house. Us siblings remember it differently. For peace sake, we agree that her and my dad shared some of the...

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Posted by | 05/01/2018
Dear Graduates | #MyFridayStory No. 13

The 2017 South African Matric results are out today. The annual National Senior Certificate pass rate is hovering around 75%. That’s almost 700 000 i-Gen graduates (born 1995 to present)...

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Posted by | 29/12/2017
The Best New Year’s Resolution | #MyFridayStory No. 12

My Dad was a chain-smoker. He was smoking cigarettes from the age of 13, and before he gave it up for good, he smoked 70 cigarettes a day! He was...

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Posted by | 22/12/2017
The Real Letter | #MyFridayStory No. 11

For the last few years, as the year draws to a close, I sit down to write a hand-written letter to my children. The letter is a personal and sincere...

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Posted by | 15/12/2017
Reconciliation | #MyFridayStory No. 10

December 16th is the Day of Reconciliation in South Africa. The date, chosen for its historical significance to both black and white South Africans, became a national holiday in 1995,...

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Posted by | 08/12/2017
The Other Son | #MyFridayStory No. 9

In most cultures you will find a version of the story of the prodigal son. The essence of the story involves a wealthy businessman with two sons. The eldest son...

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Posted by | 01/12/2017
“You Have Worked, My Child” | #MyFriday Story No. 8

In the Zulu culture, there is a wonderful phrase that is spoken when someone has achieved a major milestone or something of significance. “Siya kubongela mtanami usebenzile.” There are a...

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Posted by | 24/11/2017
Declare Yourself | #MyFridayStory No. 7

Most of us know someone or have a friend who, after enjoying a meal or drinks together, when the bill is presented, their money and credit cards are at home....

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