Worldview: The township and taverns

I am sitting in the veranda, stars glistening ever so beautifully, crickets in various spots shouting in unison, it's become an orchestra, quite frankly. All the while, from afar, I hear music blaring violently. It's a Sunday. The streets are dead quiet! But, I can mental-picture clusters of people, smothered, crushed together and sweating up …

Entrepreneurship on the rail tracks

Imagine, for a moment, that your office is built into a train. As such, it will often be unbearably hot, noisy and full of people walking in and out. Would you get anything done? Or survive the first two weeks of it all? Perhaps. The whole point is to illuminate you on this: life and …

The Impressionists: advance without care of opinion

Some time in nineteenth-century France, it is nothing short of brilliant how a bunch of talented painters changed the entire exhibition and art space! In those times, there was a big art fair, a grand institution really, and it was called the Salon. Well, you can liken it to Harvard University with its strict criteria …

What a kitchen sink my father made taught me about being mindful of the things we build

Vusi Thembekwayo's father was an avid reader, he also wrote a lot and when Vusi asked him why he wrote so much, he said to him: "A man leaves only two things behind him. One, is what he writes and the other, is what he builds." Known as The Rockstar of Public Speaking, he was chatting with …

Marketing isn’t lying!

Selling, at least I think, needn't be about you convincing other people about things that aren't true in order to make a sale! It ought not to be about faking it until you make it, either. It should not consist of you barraging people with sales talk all the time because you gotta make the …