Posted by | 23/07/2021
Blind Spots | #MyFridayStory No.198

It should be a good thing to acknowledge our shortcomings. For as long as I can remember, I’ve had a ‘blind spot’ I can’t fix. Every time it happens, I’m...

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Posted by | 30/04/2021
The Maid’s Cup | #MyFridayStory No. 186

As white Afrikaners born in the 1920s, my Parents grew up during the birth of apartheid. My Dutch and French ancestors came to South Africa, fleeing from discrimination, victimization, and...

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Posted by | 18/09/2020
Unlearning | #MyFridayStory No. 154

As a marketer, I’m interested in why people make decisions. Neuroscience is rapidly advancing our understanding of how our brain functions. Combining the fields of neuroscience with technology, medicine, and...

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Posted by | 27/03/2020
You Don’t Know What They Know | #MyFridayStory No. 129

How many times have you thought someone doesn’t, ‘get it’ as you do? I’m sad to admit that I do it more often than I know. And of course, I’m completely wrong...

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Posted by | 21/02/2020
Lose the ‘isms’ | #MyFridayStory No. 124

“Ism’s, in my opinion, are not good. A person should not believe in an ‘ism,’ he should believe in himself.” ~ Ferris Bueller https://youtu.be/4Ep6YVqc6Ks In this scene from one of my...

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Posted by | 06/04/2018
Our Idiot Brain | #MyFridayStory No. 26

I am fascinated by how fickle our brain is. Through a passion for all things marketing, I have been down a few rabbit-holes in the search for new and interesting...

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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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Posted by | 24/11/2017
Declare Yourself | #MyFridayStory No. 7

Most of us know someone or have a friend who, after enjoying a meal or drinks together, when the bill is presented, their money and credit cards are at home....

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