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Posted by | 11/10/2019
Depression Sucks | #MyFridayStory No. 105

Today I attended the memorial service of a young man of 22 who took his own life. Although I didn’t personally know him, by the stories that were told about...

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Posted by | 04/10/2019
Being in the Moment | #MyFridayStory No. 104

It wasn’t long ago that doing nothing was something everyone did. At least once in a while. Being busy non-stop is the new normal. The boundaries between our careers and...

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Posted by | 27/09/2019
The Gathering | #MyFridayStory No. 103

We have come to live more insulated lives, with less intimate contact. It is evident in how we interact with each other at work, between friends and in our families....

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Posted by | 20/09/2019
Batten Down the Hatches or Market Like Hell? | #MyFridayStory No. 102

A marketer’s job is to create a conducive environment for a transaction to take place. Marketers worth their salt are constantly on the look-out for opportunities to create the ideal...

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Posted by | 13/09/2019
Bridging the Education Gap | #MyFridayStory No. 101

I’ve always wanted to be a teacher. I’ve had some wonderful teachers and educators. I have admired their significance throughout my years at school. That admiration has followed me as...

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Posted by | 06/09/2019
Authenticity is a Superpower | #MyFridayStory No. 100

It’s becoming difficult to discern between what is true or real and what is false or fake. Today, there is everything from fake news and fake brands, to fake political parties with fake...

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Posted by | 30/08/2019
A Case for Regret | #MyFridayStory No. 99

What do we regret the most? In their book, Mastering the Art of Quitting: Why it matters in Life, Love and Work by Peg Streep and Alan B. Bernstein they uncover the top ten regrets and categorised them....

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Posted by | 23/08/2019
A Tribute to Women | #MyFridayStory No. 98

South Africans celebrate Women’s Month every year in August. We all have women in our lives that are our role models, mentors, or confidants. Women we look up to for guidance and...

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Posted by | 16/08/2019
Community Living | #MyFridayStory No. 97

Living together as a community is something us humans have been doing since the dawn of time. One of the reasons anthropologists and other scientists believe humans lived in groups,...

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Posted by | 09/08/2019
Will You Be Missed? | #MyFridayStory No. 96

Seth Godin poses an intriguing question in his book, This Is Marketing - You Can’t Be Seen Until You Learn to See (2018): If you or your brand, didn’t show up tomorrow,...

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