“Against All Odds” by R. A. Lang
Sep03

“Against All Odds” by R. A. Lang

By: R. A. Lang   My story starts in May of 1989, when I read in a London newspaper that there was going to be a seminar held in a London hotel regarding emigration to South Africa. I didn’t need to waste time thinking about it. I decided to attend, compiled my first curriculum vitae, and headed to the seminar. At the seminar, there were representatives from South African banks, immigration officials, and representatives from the...

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Why It’s Better To Pursue Your Business Idea While In Your 20s
Jul23

Why It’s Better To Pursue Your Business Idea While In Your 20s

By: Ayanda Sikhosana One thing that most youngsters fail to comprehend about business is that no idea is assured to succeed. Take it from an experienced entrepreneur like myself. Business requires a chunk of everything: time, determination, heart and ambition but most of all it requires perseverance. The words “I quit” should never be uttered from your own mouth. Another thought that lingers among young bright minds is...

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Keep Calm And Shake it off!!

By: Kgabo Chuene This week I attended an interview for a job I would really love to have. I prepared as best as I could for what I thought the intention of the interview was. On the day, on my way to the venue I realised I’d be about five minutes late so I called ahead to let them know (not a very good start) nonetheless they acknowledged that I called ahead and it didn’t seem to be a problem when I finally arrived. The interview...

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Square Pegs Are Allowed To Be Square
Mar10

Square Pegs Are Allowed To Be Square

By: Kgabo Chuene When I was thirteen years old or so, my brother was diagnosed with autism. What is autism? Is the question we all had, which is something you are probably also wondering. The closest reference we had as a family about what it is was the little glimpses we’d gotten from movies. Naturally we went on and did some hectic research. The awesome thing is that this research bit of the whole thing got the whole family really...

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Be The Corporate Cinderella

By: Silindile Mbali Ndlovu The fairytale about Cinderella was all about finding the glass slipper and once it fit, her fairytale ending was that she lived happily ever after. As it were with our careers. We all want to be the career driven, trend setting, advise giving, extraordinaire like the people we’ve always looked up to. The new age Cinderella story doesn’t mean you have to be the bell of the ball, it means you have to be the...

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We Don’t Have To Slit our Wrists – Creativity
Feb09

We Don’t Have To Slit our Wrists – Creativity

By: Kgabo Chuene Haven’t had trouble writing in a while but the past two weeks have been an uphill climb. This might be because I met a crazy boy who messed with my emotions, but I think the real reason is because I got such awesome feedback from my last two posts and now I’m feeling the pressure to not slow down and to not drop the standard. It’s crazy, like you’d think I should be at peace and celebrating. Elizabeth Gilbert in her...

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