Archive for Jan, 2017

Learning from Failure

“You must make a decision that you are going to move on. It will not happen automatically. You will have to rise up and say, ‘I don’t care how hard this is, I don’t care how disappointed I am, I’m not going to let this get the best of me.

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Arise and Shine

Ndidokunda Mudau – takes us through her journey in trying something new and the benefits that are attached to it. Let me start by quoting a paragraph from Marianna Williamson’s poem: “We are all meant to shine, as children do. We were born to make manifest the glory of God

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Let Africa Lead

In his recent edition of the book “Let Africa Lead”, Dr Reuel Khoza makes a compelling argument that Africa is already well equipped with the leadership principles for this century. Ubuntu, an ancient African word, “I am what I am because who we all are”.  I grew up in the village of

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Lessons from medical science : Symptoms

I have realised that my best lessons happen when I am in spaces away from my domain. It is in book launches, book fairs, hanging around with friends from social sciences. What is normal to them is cutting edge ideas for me. I bring it back and implement. This was

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Leadership: A new-fangled subject

Leadership is a buzz word. My view on leadership is highly influenced by Reuel Khoza’s speech titled “Education for empowerment”. I would be right to insinuate that the notion of empowerment lacks a definitive definition. According to Oxford dictionary, making someone stronger and more confident are some of the characteristics

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