There are Many Ways to Give (and Get) the Big Lift

Booker T. Washington believed strongly in the power of education and spent his life dedicated to teaching and creating educational opportunities for Black Americans. His story is particularly inspiring given that he was born in 1815 as an enslaved person and was too poor as a child to attend school […]

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Starting Off on the Right Foot

  President Ramaphosa and President-Elect Joe Biden are both finger pointers – but they’re good at other ways of communicating too. In their first discussion yesterday, the covered a lot of ground. On the agenda were: strengthening the US-Africa relations, overcoming the Covid-19 pandemic, stamping out corruption, leading recovery of […]

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Strengthen Your Pandemic Endurance Like a Pro

  If you can’t fly, then run, if you can’t run, then walk, if you can’t walk, then crawl, but whatever you do, you have to keep moving forward.     ~ Martin Luther King Jr. Perseverance is often said to be the thing that separates “achievers” from “aspirers.” Right now, we are all […]

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Warthog Wisdom: Never Judge a Book by Its Cover

Warthogs aren’t an image of beauty with their disproportionately large heads and the warts-thick protective-pads that appear on both sides of their head. People often have the perception that warthogs are very dangerous and ferocious because of their unsightly outer appearance. The truth is that warthogs are very caring and […]

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Getting a Job is Easier with Skills that ALL Companies Need

Dear Net Buddies and Blazers, There’s no doubt about it, Information Technology skills are going to be in peak demand in South Africa for the foreseeable future – especially as SA companies continue to replace other jobs with technology solutions, including AI (artificial intelligence.) That’s right, more and more jobs […]

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Take it from a South African Billionaire

Dear Net Buddies and Blazers, Many South Africans know the name Patrice Motsepe very well. But do we know how he came to be the billionaire every South African child looks up to? Patrice Motsepe is the founder and chairman of the African Rainbow Minerals, a mining company, but many […]

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