The Running Commentary

BNI – Why I joined

Collaboration in business has always been critical, but in this era of “big data”, loyalty/rewards programs and recessionary times, it is going to become even more critical. Businesses, particularly in the B2B space, need to find ways to access new relationships and networks. It was with this in mind that I accepted an invitation to…

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365 days done!

I am confident the next year will be busier and I hope filled with as much stuff, actually maybe a little less on the compliance side!

What’s in a job……….

In a few days’ time I will have completed two months as a partner in Brandesign. It is hard to believe how quickly the time has passed. What’s more amazing to me is how at home I feel and how much I have already grown…..

Racism and me……..

At the time I was conscripted in the defence force. I was sitting in my bungalow with a bunch of other troops as we watched……..

The juvenile mud slinging has got to stop……

We need to see an end to the juvenile mud slinging that pervades the landscape and keep the real issues at the forefront……

TIME agrees Africa is the place to invest

Many of myregular readers will know my passion for South Africa and indeed the African continent.  I am of the firm belief that Africa has the potential to grow into a really meaningful player in terms of the Global stage. One of my pet comments though has been the fact that the world seems to…

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In the presence of “Giants”

This is somewhat of a late New Years Resolution I guess but I think that if you have not gone about setting out to do something this year. Then maybe use this post as some sort of a guide. I decided sometime last year to begin to make some changes in my life and have…

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