What are RETHINK Learning Sessions?

Themba Jay in full swing, facilitating the first RETHINK session; Orange Farm Library \ 26 February '19. About​ A series of pragmatic and conversational learning sessions, powered by Themba Jay Consulting.​ Tagline \ Philosophy​ Go ahead. Remake yourself. ​Ambition​ The intention with RETHINK Learning Sessions is help restart myself, overhaul my entire life style and …

Try Doubting Yourself A little less This Year

I’ll write it once more, with a little emphasis: Try Doubting Yourself A little less This Year! I write this with so much authority because in 2018, I did some stuff I thought difficult some three years back! Identifying myself as a Content Strategist / Director was one of them. I eventually figured: because I …

World-class writing from everyday moments and the word business

So, I am having my writing be inspired by everything around me. Case in point: the image above could inspire a short story. And the story needn’t get published — it might as well be a practice short story; written up, read up and promptly shredded. World class athletes train and get sharp with each …

Conversation and emotions

It is fascinating, I find it, for a human being to talk about their issues and some time after that, feel better. Lighter. Upbeat. It is astounding. I mean, you haven't solved the problem(s) yet. Just merely spoke about them. Talking has that much impact. I am always impressed, for instance, by how much clarity …

#ThembaJayWriting decoded

Writing copy is the art, the science of being able to discern what word should go where and how just three words can carry a company’s slogan in the form of a tagline; think Nike—Just Do It!; Apple—ThinkDifferent; FNB—How Can We Help You?; Redefined Properties—We’re Not Landlords. We’re People. The ability comes from constant writing …