The Power of Difficult Conversations

The Power of Difficult Conversations

My mom has a favourite saying when it comes to conflict:” Do you want to be RIGHT, or do you want to live in Harmony?” She says that because she hates conflict and heated arguments. She says this because she’d rather NOT get her way than arguing with someone. On the...
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...
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...
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...
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...