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Posted by Frans Nel | 05 November 2021 | My Friday Story
A Soft Heart | #MyFridayStory No. 213

It’s not easy being a leader. Taking the lead in any venture or initiative asks that you make yourself vulnerable to criticism. Seth Godin explains why it’s so difficult to...

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Posted by Frans Nel | 29 October 2021 | My Friday Story
The Enemy Within | #MyFridayStory No. 212

The cold fear you feel when discovering the real threat is coming from inside. “Being a lawyer isn’t a great job!” he shouted. This is according to Gary Vaynerchuk. He...

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Posted by Frans Nel | 22 October 2021 | My Friday Story
A Life of Sacrifice | #MyFridayStory No. 211

A comfortable life attracts no sacrifices. Most of us yearn for a comfortable life. A life that’s not excessive or flamboyant, but where we don’t have to struggle. There’s no...

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Posted by Frans Nel | 15 October 2021 | My Friday Story
Setting the Record Straight | #MyFridayStory No. 210

The need to be right is often a stumbling block to learning and progress. We all wish we were right all the time. Most of the time we believe we...

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Posted by Frans Nel | 08 October 2021 | My Friday Story
An Unpopular Choice | #MyFridayStory No. 209

Most of us are average people doing average things in an average life. Oddly, most of us enjoy being average. We're programmed to “fit in”. Finding acceptance and approval makes...

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Posted by Frans Nel | 01 October 2021 | My Friday Story
Beyond Privilege | # MyFridayStory No. 208

What would you do with a second chance? Having another shot at getting something right is a privilege. Second chances are proof that God loves us. Few things go right...

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Posted by Frans Nel | 24 September 2021 | My Friday Story
Choices. Choices. Choices. | #MyFridayStory No. 207

Choose, then be. Scientists say we make up to 35 000 decisions each day. Each decision, of course, carries certain consequences with it that are both good and bad. Most,...

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Posted by Frans Nel | 17 September 2021 | My Friday Story
Standing Time | #MyFridayStory No. 206

Following a proven recipe step-by-step is a guarantee for success. It may sound like a no-brainer, but I believe in copying what already works well. Replicating something with a successful...

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Posted by Frans Nel | 10 September 2021 | My Friday Story
Hardship | #MyFridayStory No. 205

If hardship doesn’t give you character, it’ll ruin you. We all go through challenging times throughout our lives. Trying to escape from things going wrong is a futile exercise. It's...

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Posted by Frans Nel | 03 September 2021 | My Friday Story
#Dialogue – A Call to All South Africans| #MyFridayStory No. 204

I received this fake Peanuts comic strip on a family WhatsApp group. With only white members in the group, it was “safe.” My eyes flicked over the three frames as...

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