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In her passing, Mama Winnie continues to be the exposition of the cruelty of the apartheid system, she is the phenomenon of how apartheid lives iin us even as she leaves this life. An attestation and exposition of the mechanics of the system that has so cruelly ripped a nation apart even today. She continues … Continue reading

Inxeba: our culture doesn’t need protecting

Finally got to watch what the big deal is about with this here movie, John Trengrove’s “Inxeba” When people get over their hang ups and discomfort about their own anxiety in “protecting culture” that doesn’t need protecting, I hope they get to watch this well made South African piece of art. I will help the … Continue reading

Do Technology companies live to their promises?

So my experience with technology and technology providers in my country is so disjunctured. Starting with the promises I get when i buy a technology service, to the actual experience I have afterwards, yho! It has cost me more money to set up the latest connectivity solution than their initial promise, and their promise for … Continue reading

Government needs to be more decisive about language policy in schools

To be honest this issue of language policy in schools annoys me. It is yet another way government is being namby pamby about a critical transformation issue. I still don’t understand how today in South Africa a child cannot study in a language of his choice. Most importantly I don’t understand why Afrikaans is still … Continue reading

Protecting Confidentiality and privacy of clients in the days of social media

Dear Consultant/Contractor In the days of social networking it is easier to acquire information and distribute it. While we talk about professionalism in the relationship between a contractor and a client, one thing that symbolizes your professionalism is the management of confidentiality and privacy of your client’s information. As a consultant/coach you are allowed into … Continue reading

…Of Depression and mental health

Depression is a very serious ‘condition’ once you adopt it. Yes, i said ADOPT it, because you don’t CATCH IT, like the flu. And it’s not something you HAVE like leprosy or cancer. It is not a disease, even though it does lead to dis-ease. Depression is an emotional response to the world that starts … Continue reading

Of Ego & Resentment: How to deal with resentment in your relationships

So many times my job involves having to take a detached look at human behaviour and patterns thereof, but most of the time it is to support people as they go through their own challenges with relating. Sometimes it’s also about reflecting in a detached manner on my own life as an additional piece of … Continue reading

…of interested detachment and interdependence: Relationship 101?

Following my reflections yesterday about interested detachment, today my thoughts are preoccupied by the essense of a matrix manifestation of this concept in the matrix of dependence, independence and interdependence Many of us are stuck with the polarity of dependence – independence and in the process of relating we are then presented with a false … Continue reading

…about love and fear…

My people, when you love someone and they love you too, but you are afraid to commit to them for whatever reason and you keep putting a wall between your heart and theirs…even as they keep showing you and telling you that they are ready: Be careful. “Love” fades…not because they stop loving you but … Continue reading

Reflections on Freedom day 2017: A National Values Approach

Every time on this day, I am filled with both hope and frustration at the same time as I reflect on where we are as a country. Cynicism abounds on my social media timeline by the well-heeled and educated and of course a huge dose of skepticism by the man on the street whose main … Continue reading

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