Archive for the “Think” category

Reflections on South Africa, 7 years on

by oneafrikan on May 21, 2009

I’ve just had the privilege of spending some time in South Africa, my longest trip there in 7 years, and I must say it’s been a totally different experience than I had anticipated. I’ve come away much, much, much more (…)

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Are you an entrepreneur?

by oneafrikan on May 8, 2009

Great article from Harvard Business: _ MBAs vs. Entrepreneurs: Who Has the Right Stuff for Tough Times? – Bill Taylor – HarvardBusiness.org Ultimately, she says, entrepreneurs begin with three simple sets of resources: “Who they are” — their values, skills, (…)

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Why I won’t use GoDaddy again

by oneafrikan on May 8, 2009

On Wednesday I was renewing domains that are registered with GoDaddy, so I go to the cart page where I can review the cost, and see that there is a line item for “private” (domains are registered with DomainsByProxy so (…)

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Are you gonna do Earth Hour?

by oneafrikan on March 27, 2009

It’s amazing what we as a species, are capable of doing through concerted, unified, synergised, actions… Imagine if the world could work in unison to make sure that the Earth was around for future generations? Well, this is something that (…)

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Spread the word: South Africans abroad can vote overseas

by oneafrikan on March 12, 2009

Just in case you didn’t know: The Constitutional Court ruled this morning that expatriate South Africans have the right to vote! Only those already registered will be eligible to vote, and must notify the chief electoral officer of their intention (…)

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Persistence. Decision. Direction. Design. Patience. Results. Fitness. Salvation. Future.

by oneafrikan on March 12, 2009

Today was another eureka moment for me. I was in the gym, and to check I pulled myself up on the pullup bars. I did 3 pullups. I could also hang from the bars for 30 seconds without a problem. (…)

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FYI: How not to do customer support….

by oneafrikan on February 26, 2009

I’m no expert, I’m a zoologist earning a crust on the web, but when this came into my Inbox today via a MyHeritage group mail, it made me happy as Larry as a competitor, but also made me wonder how (…)

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