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Media Competency and Fake News

Media Competency and Fake News

Frances Haugen's revelations are shocking, yet unsurprising, at best in their level of detail. For a long time, the particular priorities and mechanisms of the Facebook corporation have been criticised. "Hate sells" is the sad but realistic conclusion. However, I...

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The Job Hunting Expedition

The Job Hunting Expedition

It is usually said that the “labour market is tight”. The number of school graduates that churn out of tertiary institutions every year is over 100,000 (World Bank Report -2018), and therefore competition for jobs is keen.  Are governments creating new jobs...

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The Golden Thread between us and chaos

The Golden Thread between us and chaos

We have a multitude of passionate daily predictions of our country’s bad relapse into chaos. Many of these contributions are not by petty commentators, but by citizens with years of training and dedicated contributions to society. Their threatening predictions cannot...

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The Power of A Seed

The Power of A Seed

“An empowered life begins with serious personal questions about oneself. Those answers bare the seeds of success.” -  Steve Maraboli, Unapologetically You: Reflections on Life and the Human Experience. What is a seed? "Today's mighty oak is just yesterday's...

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The Game of Life

The Game of Life

“Most people consider life a battle, but it is not a battle, it is a game. It is a game however which cannot be played successfully, without the knowledge of spiritual law.” This is how Florence Scovel Shinn starts her book with the same title as this article. We all...

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Life and leadership from a chocolate bar

Life and leadership from a chocolate bar

Recently I was reading about the incredible legacy left by the Cadbury family and decided to find out more about their impact, not only as a business but as an agent for change in their community. The Cadburys business began in the early 1800s when they were able to...

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Be Happy

Be Happy

Be happy. I know what you must be thinking right now, “Sure thing, Raynor, I’ll just be happy.” I can even hear the sarcastic tone in that thought. For many people feeling happy is a rare thing and I understand that happiness can be hard to come by. What I want to let...

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Preparing for New Beginnings

Preparing for New Beginnings

"It's a wise man who understands that every day is a new beginning, because boy, how many mistakes do you make in a day? I don't know about you, but I make plenty. You can't turn the clock back, so you have to look ahead." - Mel Gibson. New beginnings...a...

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Starting without Experience

Starting without Experience

About six years ago, one evening, I was working late after tucking my boys to bed. At that time they were aged 5 and 10 and were sharing a bedroom right next door from my study. Mikal the eldest slept on the top of their bunk bed, and Luan at the bottom. “Dad, did you...

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