Posts Tagged “people”

On the variance between effort and reward when people are involved

by oneafrikan on November 10, 2014

I set aside 30 mins of writing time on Sunday after doing some Borough hunting in London. After looking through my list of writing ideas list I’m not really in the mood to write about anything other than how f&%king (…)

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You get 5 types of people

by oneafrikan on September 17, 2013

I was listening to a talk recently where the speaker talked about the 5 types of people. I’ve understood this intuitively, but for the first time I’d heard it explained in a bite sized, easy to understand way. Basically, the (…)

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Execution is everything

by oneafrikan on April 21, 2011

Some quick thoughts on execution, and speed: Sometimes the temptation to be perfect is overwhelming. We work towards perfection because we’re told that it’s worth aspiring and achieving. The problem for you and me is that perfection for some is (…)

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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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