Align Your Passion With Your Paycheck
Nov10

Align Your Passion With Your Paycheck

By: Vuyolwethu Dubese Hip Hop (or as I like to dub it – street poetry) is easily gaining favour with me recently and this is due to not only the comical rhymes but also the stripped  truth that the rappers unfold about the business of the industry. Rappers who have been in the game for some time like Tumi, Kanye, Reason and Jay Z subtly talking about the business of branding via the classic line “I’m not a businessman, I’m a business...

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Understanding Your Craft
Sep15

Understanding Your Craft

By: Amanda Mathe People have different ideas of what makes up a craft or a skill. It can often take years before a person is able to fully understand what their craft is, and in other cases it takes a couple of months. Whatever the time, your craft still remains your token, your gift to society that needs to grow and shape with your ambitions and dreams. The Cambridge dictionary suggests that a craft is a skill and experience, mostly...

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“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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