The Running Commentary

Spanish F1 who wants it the most…

Mixed bag this week with a number of drivers reaching the top of the time sheets during free practice. History shows that Ferrari have enjoyed 10 wins, Mclaren 8 and Williams 6, so we would expect that Ferrari will have a good performance. Predictions are for a dry race, and I would guess that the all…

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The money or the power?

I heard a rumour the other day about how much the president of the United States of America is paid versus the kind of money that is raised on the campaign trail in terms of the presidential elections. The amount I was told he earned was around R 3 000 000.00 a year. Impossible!! Why…

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Customer Expectation vs. Organisational Delivery

The single biggest failing in business today is the inability for organizations to deliver on client expectations. Many organizations run customer satisfaction indices which measure how “satisfied” the client has been with the organization. Ringing throughout is the desire for good news, with very little if any questions asked about how we can improve our…

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It’s here….

Well all I can say is that it has definitely been worth the wait.  I finally got my Nokia e90 yesterday and this morning sat down to get to grips with it.  Hat’s off to Nokia for creating this wonderful piece of technology, together with the tools to quickly take all my information from my…

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What does Bob have on Thabo ???

What does Bob know about Thabo?….I have come to the conclusion that (conspiracy theorist that I am) Bob Mugabe must have some really juicy career limiting information on Thabo. What this information (dirt?!?) is, is obviously up for debate, but whenever the two of them are together, then it is all smiles and hand holding….

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Translate.org

As mentioned when I set out on this blogging journey, I seek to highlight great ideas that I come across. One of these ideas is and organization called Translate http://translate.org.za. The business is run by a good friend of mine Dwayne Bailey. Their mission is simple “a non-profit organization focused on the localization, or translation,…

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Fueled to starvation…..

This part of my Corporately Green category.  You may think that the corn field in this post of for food, it is not, this land has been deforested to make way for corn for ethanol purposes. Reading the Business Day today 16 April, an article regarding the soaring costs of food appeared, authored by Tony C…

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Consumer Entitlement….why?

Consumer entitlement… In one of my previous posts regarding our culture of entitlement see (our entitlement culture) I alluded to the fact that I believe that we need to move aware from feeling entitled and take on the mantle of making things happen. I, on my flight back to Cape Town this afternoon, read a…

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Yellow Ball Campaign – great idea

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Customer contact (privacy vs. relevance)

This post pertains to the issue of privacy vs. the issue of relevance and the explosion of unsolicited mail that seems to pervade society today. Increasingly one is spammed electronically or bombarded with “direct mail” through snail mail. I know that I am not alone in my condemnation of all of the unsolicited advertising and…

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