Monthly Archives: December 2014

#Video Blog : Strategic Social Media

This is a 5 part videos series recorded in November 2013, it was part of the #Tweet4SA training session in Johannesburg. For ease of use the video was divided into 5 parts. Which hopefully makes sense. Please feel free to … Continue reading

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Secret of Success

“Sir, What is the secret of your success?” a reporter asked a bank president. “Two words” “And, Sir,what are they?” “Right decisions.” “And how do you make right decisions?” “One word.” “And,sir,What is that?” “Experience.” “And how do you get … Continue reading

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Get Off The Scale!

by Steve Maraboli, Life, the Truth, and Being Free You are beautiful. Your beauty, just like your capacity for life, happiness, and success, is immeasurable. Day after day, countless people across the globe get on a scale in search of validation of … Continue reading

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Basic Education … Is this ‘A Disclaimer’?

Who decided that the above equation is correct? Quite frankly the South African constitution implies exactly that. So would you be happy with a basic education? Or more simply would you be happy with a ‘Basic’ anything; relationship, marriage, job or … Continue reading

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Importance – A Social Media Definition

You are not as important as you think you are … If you were that important you would not have to worry about everyone knowing your business because of social media – they would actually know it already.

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What is your Intention?

If your intention in any relationship is centred only around what you can get out of it – then that relationship will not be healthy, and nor will it last. We should, instead, be asking what we can do for … Continue reading

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Good coffee, tasty food and honest service.

My work involves extensive travelling, but I thought that I would raise a few points about the hospitality and service industry in general. Coffee is almost the measurement of an establishment, if the coffee is good we are happy and … Continue reading

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Social Media – The Litmus test for companies.

People often ask me: When is Social Media most effective in companies? It’s not about how effective the strategy is, how emotionally intelligent the staff are, how valuable the content is, how many followers you have or how effectively you … Continue reading

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When Social Media goes wrong …

The term Social Media is widely used, but has anyone wondered why Social Media is there in the first place? The term Social Media consists of two words, Social and Media so lets look at the dictionary meaning for these … Continue reading

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Storytelling … Good history repeats itself!

There is nothing new about stories, in fact stories are as much a part of life as breathing is. In social situations we are always asked to share our story; just think of the proverbial guy arriving home from work … Continue reading

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