Category Archives: Business

My Latest Venture – Space For Africa

What do you do if you’re an entrepreneur, design professional or the like without permanent offices but a coffee shop just won’t do for your next meeting? You go to Space for Africa¬†where you can: Find meeting rooms, private offices, … Continue reading

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Beeminder – Helping You Achieve Your Goals

Beeminder is a really interesting tool for tracking your progress towards a goal and helps incentivise the endeavour. From the website: Beeminder tracks your progress toward your goals. Anything you can put a periodic number on works — weight, pushups, … Continue reading

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What’s New?

That question often comes up when meeting up with someone after a spell apart. It can also be a telling question to ask yourself. If nothing, or very little, it may be time for you to do something different. Routine … Continue reading

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Advice For IT Graduates

Having interviewed a fair number of candidates fresh from university or with little experience, and having sifted through a mountain of CVs with disappointing results, I’d like to share a bit about what I want to see from candidates. As … Continue reading

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Shipped List 2010

My Seth Godin inspired shipped list for 2010: Implemented Harvest: An archiving tool for Siebel Released the Tetrad IT Professional Development Plan Kicked off the internal Tetrad IT Developer Forum Launched the Ferndale Java User Group Launched the Johannesburg Siebel … Continue reading

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Marketing Smells

Sitting at home, minding my own business, I get interrupted by the landline ringing. I pick up the phone, hear some office background noise and the line goes dead. Shortly after that the phone rings again. I answer. This time … Continue reading

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