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Sep. 14, 2018 / Youtube
Women’s Month in South Africa is a celebration of how far we have come in closing the gap. Strong women have led the way. Their daughters use this script and edit it to change their narrative. Here’s the link to my latest youtube video
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Sep. 1, 2018 / Youtube
No matter the change – be it Brexit or the dismantling of apartheid – Nelson Mandela will continue to depict this leadership lesson to every visitor to South Africa. Watch my video to see how you can leverage your leadership no…
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Jul. 4, 2018 / Youtube
You’ve landed the job and are with the partner of your dreams. You feel fulfilled, at peace and are filled with joy, right? If you aren’t, watch this video to see why…
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Jun. 27, 2018 / Youtube
How you can change the world one act of kindness at a time. Watch my new video here
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Jun. 14, 2018 / Youtube
Do you trust yourself? Have you been doubting yourself lately? Check out my very first video on self-belief… here
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Jun. 11, 2018 / Blog
My smile, which helped me make friends from the very first day he left me at the school gates. Showing me how to serve others as a teacher, mentor and coach, and not wait for a reward. Teaching me the joy of play, which I now share with my own…
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Jun. 9, 2018 / Blog
Hey Friends! We know that the only certainty is change. Sadly, sometimes this change means loss. Loss of a job, loss of confidence, or loss of a relationship. What defines us is how we deal with this loss. It sets us on our path to self-belief,…
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Feb. 26, 2016 / Blog
When was the last time you got out of bed and anticipated working on something that really excited you, as opposed to something that needed to get done? You thought about it as you showered and had breakfast and commuted to work. You had an…
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Feb. 26, 2016 / Blog
‘Pledge for Parity’ is the theme for International Women’s Day on 8 March.  It is celebrated in the context of the stark prediction of the World Economic Forum that the gender gap will close in 2133 – yes a waiting period of 117 years!…
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Feb. 26, 2016 / Blog
Have you ever done your perfect elevator pitch and heard the response ‘Tell me more’.  Or asked someone for help and they replied with these three words? Remember how it made you feel? ‘Tell me more’ opens the door to new…
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Feb. 26, 2016 / Blog
Theirs is the quintessential love story that has withstood the test of time. In fact, it is eternal. Such is their love that we cannot use one of their names without the other.  Their names intertwine to make one word. Their love story serves…
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Feb. 26, 2016 / Blog
Does the thought of lofty promises to yourself leave you feeling overwhelmed? Are you wondering how you are going to achieve your new year’s resolutions and for how long you will be able to sustain your resolve? If so, there is a simpler…
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Feb. 26, 2016 / Blog
Have you missed Black Friday and Cyber Monday?  Are you counting the shopping days and wondering when you will have time to brave the elements and worse still the queues? Still searching online and wondering if the latest gadget really is the…
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Feb. 26, 2016 / Blog
Are you running around looking for an angel’s costume for your child’s  school Nativity, shopping for the perfect Christmas gifts, meeting deadlines at work, planning your diary for next year and still have the important decision to make…
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Feb. 26, 2016 / Blog
It can be as distressing as you and your boss disagreeing over an aspect of your project management or as mundane as a couple arguing about whose turn it is to take out the wheelie bin on a wet and blustery December night.   Disagreements…
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Feb. 26, 2016 / Blog
In 1965, a frail 69-year-old man boarded a cargo ship from Calcutta and set sail for New York. He carried $8.00, an umbrella, a supply of cereal,  books he had published – and an unflinching faith and clear vision for spreading Krishna…
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Feb. 26, 2016 / Blog / The First 100 days
Is the strategy of the First 100 Days an urban legend laced with a heady cocktail of myth and magic or is it the precursor that defines your blueprint, vision and following? For  leaders it can be daunting, very much like scaling a mountain,…
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Feb. 26, 2016 / Blog / The First 100 days
You’ve walked through fire… you researched the company, networked with just the right people, wowed them during the interview, negotiated the package that still makes you shake your head in wonder, met your colleagues and got the job!  And…
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Feb. 26, 2016 / Blog / The First 100 days
Imagine a light of megawatt proportion being shone directly into your eyes. You are blinded for an instant and your first instinct is to put up your hands to protect yourself from its harsh glare. You know that this will look defensive so you…
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Sep. 27, 2015 / Blog
Its warmth envelops you like the benign winter sunshine the moment you set foot on South African soil. You feel it’s embrace in the radiant smiles, hear it in the greetings called out in multiple indigenous languages and in the question:…
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Sep. 27, 2015 / Blog
The rights, freedom and empowerment of African women are commemorated every August during Women’s Month in South Africa.  This celebration of the courage and achievements of women marks the watershed moment  when over 20 000 women marched…
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Sep. 27, 2015 / Blog
“I used to be afraid to look at this house when I walked past it. I was only the garden boy at a neighbouring house earning my school fees,” 57 year old multimillionaire James Mbongwe tells me as we sit in his office – the very house he…
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Sep. 27, 2015 / Blog
 ‘I’m an expert at these things, move aside I will fix it’ my 3 year old said confidently as she jumped out of her toy convertible and went to help her 2 year old sister with her stalled car. Where did that self-belief and confidence…
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