People are important

It's crazy. At least I feel. That so many people. Dare I say, youth... Have fell head-deep into the trap of respecting other people when they "look the part". Speak the right way. And what-have-you. People often get valued by the type of car they pull up in at the popular shisanyama or car wash …

Your talent and hard work are not enough!

Oh, the places you'll go when you make meaningful connections with other people and start respecting the platforms which allow you to access people, places and opportunities you would not necessarily access if it were not for them. I believe the greatest value lies with the people with whom you connect and build relationships. And …

Cars that overtake yours are no better

This morning while in traffic commuting to the office, I realised something about cars; I immediately thought about the road and drew a parallel about life and its looong journey.  I also remembered my incredibly shrewd father - may his eccentric soul rest in peace. Love you Dad!  Anyway, my father used to tell me …

Case Study: when a few people spread ideas

Amazing things happen when people, especially communicators and marketers, realise that in some instances it is not necessary to use a loudspeaker to get their message across. At some points, whispering your point to a few people does the trick just as effectively. (You might be familiar with the concept being referred to as Influencer Marketing.) …

I don’t want regret at age 70!

"So interesting for you to talk about that! My biggest thing is that I don't want regret! A lot of 80 year olds often start their sentences with, I Wish".  This is how a conversation, between a friend and myself at 1:30AM in the morning, went over WhatsApp. She shared a blank image overlaid with …