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Posted by Frans Nel | 09 July 2021 | My Friday Story
As Good as It Gets | #MyFridayStory No. 196

Do you ever wonder about heaven? What’s it really like? Besides the streets of gold and pearly gates imagery of someplace ‘up there.’ How will we ‘feel?’ In his motivational...

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Posted by Frans Nel | 02 July 2021 | My Friday Story
La Familia! | #MyFridayStory No. 195

Families should stick together. I’ve always believed a family is a microcosm of a community. To function, they need a common set of rules, and they all abide by them....

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Posted by Frans Nel | 25 June 2021 | My Friday Story
Telling Stories | #MyFridayStory No. 194

I come from a family of storytellers. Most families have a storyteller or two. Folks all gather around to listen and to learn from them. It’s through the art of...

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Posted by Frans Nel | 18 June 2021 | My Friday Story
Logical Thinking | #MyFridayStory No. 193

I love simple yet clever solutions to problems. There’s a story about the early days of the New York rag-trade after World War II. The district in lower Manhattan, with...

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Posted by Frans Nel | 11 June 2021 | My Friday Story
The Man in the Mirror | #MyFridayStory No. 192

“Be the change you wish to see in the world.” This well-known quote is often incorrectly credited to Mahatma Gandhi. What Gandhi said was, "We but mirror the world. All...

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Posted by Frans Nel | 04 June 2021 | My Friday Story
Being Generous | #MyFridayStory No. 191

“We are not people until somebody makes us into people by being generous towards us.” In his book Sometimes There Is a Void: Memoirs of an Outsider, Zakes Mda remembers...

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Posted by Frans Nel | 28 May 2021 | My Friday Story
Free Mentor Inside! | #MyFridayStory No. 190

Who do you wish could be your lifelong mentor? Imagine growing up privileged to have Mozart as your music tutor; Albert Einstein helped with your science and maths homework; Leonardo...

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Posted by Frans Nel | 21 May 2021 | My Friday Story
Healthy Habits | #MyFridayStory No. 189

Our actions need constant renewal to prove our values. Our actions become habits after we’ve consciously reinforced the behaviour through repetition. The constant renewal rendering the behaviour reflexive. To do...

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Posted by Frans Nel | 14 May 2021 | My Friday Story
I Never Hugged My Father | #MyFridayStory No. 188

“I regret never hugging or consoling Dad when he cried.” My older Brother confessed this to me before he died. Upon hearing the admission, I cringed knowing I was guilty...

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Posted by Frans Nel | 07 May 2021 | My Friday Story
The Notebook and Pen | #MyFridayStory No. 187

Life is simpler as a child—before status, power or wealth has any bearing on you. I was six years old and halfway into Grade 1 and became gravely ill. My...

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