Losing a legend is never easy

The first of December has become a significant day for me. This is the day my father passed on last year. And as you can imagine, the entire month was just a drag. The year 2016 started on a sad note. It was incredibly difficult. When you lose a hero, a pillar, you feel like …

Would you take advice on success from a homeless man?

Part of the reason I pose this question is because of our culture of respecting and at other times, pandering unnecessarily to what looks good on the surface. We are told to shy away from people who attempt to tell us about success or building something of value whereas they're failures and have never succeeded …

Who’s up for an adventure?

Passion over caution. Those three words have since become my mantra after watching a movie called, Journey to The Mysterious Island. It stars big man, Dwayne Johnson. Anyway, it's a journey of a young man, Joey, who gets sent to an island that's centuries old by his grandfather through coded messages. The interesting part of …

What an individual named Phakiso Tsotetsi teaches us about self-confidence and worldly experiences

He is a suave, well-mannered gentleman, with the confidence to match. Tall, bold-headed, easy going, kind and spots a smile that renders him likable, and happens to be as every bit of eloquent as he is confident. Oh, pedantic and a master at manning business operations, too. An amazing storyteller, he often talks about access …

Never offer content. Take the audience on a journey instead

I recently came across a question posed by a character in a movie I was watching and it made me think. "Why tell your story and tell only the good parts?" Now, I love and admire human beings who share the most intimate and truest details of their stories. I always appreciate someone who invites …