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You have to do the hard things…

by oneafrikan on January 23, 2014

I recently came across this: You have to do the hard things: * You have to make the call you’re afraid to make. * You have to get up earlier than you want to get up. * You have to (…)

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Speaking at Homecoming Revolution Woza Ekhaya London event on 20th March 2010

by oneafrikan on March 15, 2010

Will be on a panel discussion focussing on Entrepreneurship, where the emphasis is on economic growth and unemployment in South Africa through entrepreneurs creating real jobs. Check it out at: ;-) Hope to see you there!

Where to from here?

by oneafrikan on January 21, 2010

I haven’t blogged here for a while. That’s been for two reasons: 1) I’ve just been pre-occupied with getting the next chapter started; and 2) I was deciding what I was going to be writing about. For a long time (…)

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Onwards and upwards

by oneafrikan on December 3, 2009

The last two years have been “interesting”, to say the least. Full of lessons, incredible journeys, and all kinds of growth. I’ve been quiet here for a while now, as I’ve been super busy laying foundations for next steps, so (…)

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Ten Startup-Related Panels from the SxSW Panel Picker on ReadWriteStart

by oneafrikan on September 9, 2009

w00t! Pretty excited to see that my panel submission has been highlighted by the folks at ReadWriteStart /ReadWriteWeb… ;-) If you’re going to SxSW and you’re into bootstrapping / building a startup, then this is a great place to start (…)

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Building a startup you love: Set real goals you can achieve

by oneafrikan on September 2, 2009

This is an in-depth post, which is part of a series on Building a Startup You Love. The original (short) version is at: Building a Startup You Love is Hard. The first post was written for ISLabs, and is at: (…)

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Going to bat for South Africa

by oneafrikan on January 7, 2009

This came in via the email pipes today, seems to state the South African mentality pretty well…. cricket players would understand this best ;-) What a day of contrasts. The early hours saw one previously unpopular South African; walking down (…)

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