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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 | 06/08/2021
On Being an Artist – Part 2 | #MyFridayStory No. 200

Can anyone be an artist? The fact is, we’re all artists. We only stop being an artist after being told we can’t do something. The art I speak of is...

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Posted by | 28/05/2021
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 | 23/04/2021
What’s the Minimum Requirement? | #MyFridayStory No. 185

Many students are guilty of asking: Will this be on the test? There’s a mindset prevailing the method behind the question. It’s less about learning and more about ticking a...

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Posted by | 08/01/2021
Night Owls and Early Birds | #MyFridayStory No. 170

For as long as I can remember, I’ve been a night owl. Even as a child I remember going to bed late. And by going to bed late, I have...

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Posted by | 20/11/2020
Finishing Strong | #MyFridayStory No. 163

My Brother died last Monday morning after a brief ugly fight with Cancer. He was born in 1952. My little sister was born 3 years later but fell ill and...

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Posted by | 06/11/2020
Is it Worth the Trouble? | #MyFridayStory No. 161

You will rarely catch me watching TV, reading fiction, or chewing bubble-gum. They don’t seem worth the trouble. Most things in life that need effort are worth the trouble. I enjoy...

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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 | 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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