Non-Fiction

Book Review – The Memo: What Women of Colour Need to Know to Secure a Seat at the Table by Minda Harts

This book was clearly written out of frustration with the career advice offered to women in books such as Lean In by Sheryl Sandberg and Nice Girls Don’t Get the Corner Office by Lois Frankel. It’s great advice but the majority of the standard-issue career tips they offer don’t always address the experience of a …

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Book Review: The Art of Possibility by Ben Zander and Roz Stone Zander

  They say dynamite comes in small packages. It’s a cliché, but I couldn’t help thinking how true it is in this case. This unassuming little book with a matt yellow cover is a mere 200 pages yet it contains unparalleled wisdom that applies to large corporate entities or any relationship between two people. I …

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BLACK ENTREPRENEURS are denied a point of entry. Hence we resort to AGGRESSION

The fate of a black entrepreneur in modern South Africa – the democratic country of Tata Nelson Mandela and the rainbow nation of Archbishop Desmond Tata – is in the hands of people who are either uncaring, ruthless, clueless or point-blank prejudiced. Thus, if you are to survive as a black entrepreneur in this country, …

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Open Up The Industry movement and the contagious stupidity of South African ‘celebrities’

When I wrote in one of my recent pieces that when it comes to intellectual heavy lifting, or anything that requires thinking, never mind critical thinking, most of the so called South African ‘celebrities’ should be left outside, I was accused of being harsh when in fact my statement was informed by the observations I …

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