New year, new business Kick off 2019 with a clean slate

The start of a new year is a chance to reflect on the successes and failures of the preceding twelve months and an opportunity to think about what could be done better. Regardless of how your company performed in 2018, it’s essential to kick off the new year with a clear business plan. Now is […]

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Top three opportunities to grow small South African businesses in 2019

    2019 is well underway, bringing with it a range of risks and opportunities for startups and growing businesses. Some of the challenges your business will face – a volatile rand, Eskom load shedding, tax and labour laws – are beyond your control. To thrive this year, focus on what you can control by […]

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On the Basis of Sex

I am consulting on the film release of ON THE BASIS OF SEX, which tells the historic and inspiring  true story that follows young lawyer Ruth Bader Ginsburg as she teams with her husband Marty to bring a ground-breaking case before the U.S. Court of Appeals and overturn a century of gender discrimination. The feature […]

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Medical Aid or Medical Insurance – which is best for me? By Graham Anderson, Profmed CEO

It’s the end of the year, and you’re probably reviewing your insurance products and cover. With most South Africans feeling a bit cash-strapped, you may feel yourself looking at cheaper options to save some money. But will cheaper cover your needs? Let’s look at Medical Aid versus Medical Insurance First off, it’s worth noting that […]

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Things Children Teach Us – Kate Eke

26th May 2016 | No Comments

•Asking for help is a sign of strength; not weakness. It is better to ask for help rather than pretend you know what you are doing and then later it is discovered that in fact you dont know what you are doing. •If you ignore someone, you will be ignored, too Sometimes it is not […]

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Show UP!!!!!!!!

26th May 2016 | No Comments

Sarah Bauling writes the following: The first customer service course I ever went on was years and years ago. We had the most amazing, energized and crazy trainer and although it was years and years ago there was ONE thing that I never forgot and it was the first words he uttered that morning…. “first […]

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Ways to Look After Your Skin For Winter

6th April 2016 | No Comments

1. Seek a Specialist If you go to your local drugstore, you’ll be hard put to find a salesperson who can give you good advice. That’s why going to an esthetician or dermatologist even once is a good investment. Such a specialist can analyze your skin type, troubleshoot your current skin care regimen, and give […]

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All About Acupressure – Melissa Muirfield

24th March 2016 | No Comments

We all know Acupressure has been around for some 5,000 years now and those of us involved in Holistic and wellness remain convinced that the procedures encompassed within this sphere are more efficacious than physical therapy. Every living being has a life force, or energy, called qi or chi (pronounced “chee”). When this energy, which […]

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Making Candles from Old Crayons Kate Eke

24th March 2016 | No Comments

If you have children in your home, chances are you have an abundance of worn down crayons that don’t get used much anymore. Before throwing them out and buying new ones, consider using them to make candles. This can be a great way to turn them into something new and bright again. Most children will […]

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