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Does respect for elders apply equally to all older persons?

Originally posted on Mmatshilo Motsei:
In indigenous African communities, human growth, development and governance is marked by five major stages i.e. childhood, adulthood, marriage, eldership and ancestorship. Transcending from one stage to the other is not determined by chronological age. Rather, ascension from one stage to another is determined by one’s understanding of the customary…

Coaching thoughts:…of privilige and disadvantage

Now Consider this situation: In a room with two 23 year old males- one from attridgeville still completing his degree, in his first job.Another from eastern suburbs of pretoria, part time lecturer and full time property entrepreneur.We are discussing accounting when the subject of entrepreneuralism comes up. The 23yr old from the  eastern suburbs of … Continue reading