Ted Msipa

How to begin small

  • April 19, 2016, 10:53 a.m.
  • StartUp

The reason why great business leaders such as Richard Branson, Bill Gates, Jack Welch, Robert Kiyosaki, Aliko Dangote, Warren Buffet, Strive Masiyiwa, Mark Zuckerburg and many others are now renowned corporate gurus is because they chose to begin small. This is why I need to encourage you to follow suit and begin small as they did. Greatness is an action birthed out of directed focus and unrelenting persistence. Inside you are seeds of greatness waiting to be nurtured.

It is of paramount importance that you have enough belief that you have sufficient capacity to do something or to s...

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Phoka Matete

I can, I will

  • Sept. 24, 2015, 9:07 p.m.
  • GoGreen

“I can, I will”. This is a simple two syllable phrase. The simplicity of the structure of this phrase does no justice to the powerful weight of the message carried in this short phrase. “I can, I will”, is a code I have faithfully lived by all my life. Society often sets various stereotypes that limit one from realising their true potential. It dictates what it is that can be done and what it is that cannot be done. However, I have always been a firm believer that despite these societal dictates, the success of every individual depends on their own personal convictio...

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Myra Ntlatlapa

December Hotspot – You ain’t right, if you ain’t white

  • Dec. 11, 2015, 9:04 p.m.
  • December

The All-White party is a testament to branding. Party goers adorn a uniform that is representative in its exclusivity, all united in one place of festive celebration to enjoy a good time but to also use the opportunity to network.

More than just a dress code, the organiser Tseko Harris, knows how to throw a good party by ensuring extensive planning and prep, spreading the word well before hand and establishing a proper budget. An additional distinguishing aspect of The All White Party is the quality music. It is the perfect place to bring young entrepreneurs together.

With festive sea...

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Teboho Makoetlane

I have a dream

  • Dec. 6, 2015, 5:26 p.m.
  • Lesotho

I am surely not Martin Luther King. But the burden that I carry every time I walk down Kingsway, Constitution, Main North, Sir Seretse Khama, Main South, Lioli, Mabile, Moshoeshoe, Orpen and Bowker is so great and inspiring, it has to be shared. Despite the flaws of our leadership, the vile of our politics, the inefficiencies of our economy, the insensitivities of our judiciary, the ignorance of our intellectuals and the crippling indolence of our people; I still have a dream.

I have a dream that one day this nation will rise up and begin to produce food that will sustain its generations...

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