Category Archive: Thought for the day

Lessons From a Maverick Entrepreneur

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Ronnie Apteker is one of the names that stands out in the SA entrepreneurial landscape. One of the co-founders of Internet Solutions, Apteker followed his passion and has dived into the crazy world… Continue reading

Think!

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Too often everyday life becomes rote, and we settle into a practiced way of doing things, rather than a considered way. But great leaders are also known as thinkers. Great achievers are great… Continue reading

You Are More Powerful Than You Know

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Here’s something to meditate on today: a blog post by the irrepressible Seth Godin, who is always good for a philosophical discussion about the world of business. MORE POWERFUL THAN YOU KNOW I… Continue reading

Get Your Team De-Stressed

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Work is getting more demanding and complex, and because many of us now work in 24/7 environments, anxiety and burnout are not uncommon. Investing in your team’s personal growth and development is the… Continue reading

Get Smart – Learn How to Think

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Thinking is less about IQ, and more about temperament, continuously learning and maximising the resources at your disposal. That’s according to Farnam Street, in an information-packed blog post that is well worth working… Continue reading

Speak to Me

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Speaking to your clients and customers requires a certain touch — a ‘tone of voice’ that communicates your brand personality. How is this done? Let’s look to those who do it well. Here… Continue reading

Get Fired to Progress

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Getting fired from your job may not be a desired outcome, but think of this: Steve Jobs, Carly Fiorina, Mark Cuban, and Anna Wintour were all fired during their careers. They all learned… Continue reading

The Thief of Time

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For most business people, be they bosses or employees, life is busy. Time management, we have been led to believe, is the solution to our busyness: if we could organize our time better,… Continue reading

Breaking Through That Mental Block

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The human mind is a fascinating thing. We are capable of so much original thought, and yet we are also capable of self-destruction. Getting “stuck” — be it creatively, emotionally or just in… Continue reading

How Reading Can Give Your Brain a Break

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In an era and workplace that is typified by information overload, to the extent that ‘information overload’ has become an eye-rollable cliché, it’s encouraging to find out that there is a way to… Continue reading