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Posted by | 27/08/2021
No Chilli. No Garlic. No Point. | #MyFridayStory No. 203

I’ve grown up around people that taught me how to cook. Two of my great loves are reading and learning. Great instructors throughout my life that taught me to challenge...

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Posted by | 09/10/2020
What I Lost in Pursuit of Happiness – Part 1 | #MyFridayStory No. 157

“Striving to find meaning in one’s life is the primary motivational force in man” (Viktor Frankl 1992) The title could have been, “What I gained in pursuit of happiness” but for me, the essence lies...

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Posted by | 24/07/2020
Meritocracy is Flawed | #MyFridayStory No. 146

“It encourages selfishness and discrimination, yet it continues to be instilled in the minds of many.” For many years, meritocracy has been the pursuit of most governments and institutions. People...

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Posted by | 18/05/2018
Our Education System is Broken | #MyFridayStory No. 32

Our education system – from grade zero right up to college and university level – is broken. I can say this because I’ve had first-hand experience throughout my own life...

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Posted by | 11/05/2018
A Book Rack of Lessons | #MyFridayStory No. 31

I believe life is about learning. If we can teach our children, ‘To learn, to love, to learn,’ we will achieve greatness. Growing up from a young age, I loved reading -...

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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 | 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 | 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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