A clean slate for 2017

Starting with a clean slate is sometimes a good idea. Especially if things start to get out of hand and you have so much on your plate that you have to press the reset button. If you are artistic in nature, the empty canvas is your starting point. Continue reading to find out how this…

Doelwitte

Dit was omtrent 2 maande gelede wat ek ‘n artikel geskryf het. Die rede is dat ek onlangs ‘n tydelike kontrak vir ‘n projek in die Kongo gekry het. As mens in die donker opstaan om die spitsverkeer vir werk aan die verkeerde kant van die stad moet aandurf en boonop saans weer in die…

Solving a problem – the key to your business

It has been more than a month since I last wrote a post. I guess there has been so much happening that I did not get much time to do this. Since the 6th of April I have been contemplating the pro’s and cons of buying a franchise. The amount of research that has to…

What is holding you back?

I love hot cross buns. Thanks to this treat every year we are all reminded of the crucifixion of Jesus that took place some 2000 years ago. It is quite interesting to read in Matthew 26 and Mark 14 that Jesus was so anxious and fearful of what was about to happen to him that…

What do you value most?

When I did the Indivineur workshop a week ago, led by Willem Gous, he probed us by making us think what our own values were. You may ask why? Because if your own values do not resonate with your business ideas and goals in life, you are not on the right track. So I took…

Hobby-x

What is your hobby? This question is often asked by a prospective employer, trying to identify your passion in life. This year I decided to attend the Hobby exhibition at the dome in Northgate. My reason for going was two-fold. I have never attended such an exhibition before, and I wanted to see if there…

Starting a business

Being an entrepreneur is not for sissies. But many of you have done it before. I am reading several books on the subject at the moment. The biggest challenge for me is getting started, and yes, Guy Kawasaki’s book “The Art of the Start” is among these good pieces of literature I could lay my…