Archive for the “Think” category

Walking in the shadow every day

by oneafrikan on May 23, 2012

Long time since my last blog post. The last few weeks have been fucking hectic, so thought I’d write up something as it’s gnawing at me. I’m going to commit to more regular blogging once one or two more operational (…)

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In praise of routine

by oneafrikan on February 8, 2012

For the first time since October 2008, I’ve been in one place for more than 6 months. Long enough to get into a routine and start to feel like I’m living a normal’ish life. Long enough to feel like I (…)

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Overextending leads to self discovery

by oneafrikan on May 30, 2011

Seth wrote a really good blog post about Underextending, which got me thinking. Last year I took some very big financial, personal, emotional and reputational risks, in two countries. I completely overextended myself. It hurt like hell. There were times (…)

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Shameless plug – please vote for my panels at SxSW Interactive 2010 ;-)

by oneafrikan on August 26, 2009

If you’ve got a few mins, would appreciate your vote for my panel submission for SxSW next year ;-) Starting and Selling Startups – Lessons From the Coalface This session looks at finding that ‘right idea’ and following it through (…)

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Building a Startup You Love series: Starting up is a state of mind

by oneafrikan on June 30, 2009

I’ve been waiting for an excuse to get started on the Building a Startup You Love series, and writing a guest post on the IS Labs blog was a great opportunity to do so: _ Starting up is a state (…)

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Thoughts on #geekretreat ZA

by oneafrikan on June 22, 2009

I had no idea what to expect from the GeekRetreat (content will be updated there ov er the next few days so bookmark it) this year, but I did know that there were some smart people going, and I liked (…)

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A quote from Desmond Tutu

by oneafrikan on June 2, 2009

Desmond Tutu spoke at my school once, and he was awesome. Always enjoyed his sense of humour and pragmatism towards the issues we face. Came across this, this morning, and wanted to share: “A person with ubuntu is open and (…)

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