Category Archives: Inspiration

Soichiro Honda Success Story

Soichiro Honda is the founder of the Honda company, which is a well known large automotive company. Honda’s story starts when he went for a job interview to work for the Toyota company. Honda was rejected and was told that … Continue reading

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10 Things that Require ZERO Talent

When you consider these 10 things, you will realise that success is within your reach. Being On Time: Respect yourself and respect everyone else by being on time and keeping things to the point so that you respect the person … Continue reading

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#Inspirational Story: Usain Bolt – the fastest man in the world

In 1996 when Usain Bolt watched the Atlanta Olympics 100-meter finals, he decided to be the fastest man in the world someday. After his decision, he has spent all his time and energy training and competing. In his twenties, he was diagnosed … Continue reading

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4 Inspirational Stories about Great Leadership

By Lee Smith – co-founder, Gatehouse In 1932 Dale Carnegie published a book called How to Win Friends and Influence People. Today, it’s sold 13 million copies. Most people read it and think: “That’s interesting”, then shut the book and … Continue reading

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The greatest lesson I have learnt as an entrepreneur

The Entrepreneur of the Year® competition sponsored by Sanlam and BUSINESS/PARTNERS aims to honour, benefit and uplift South African business owners with a specific focus on small and medium enterprise (SME) owners. In celebration of this competition, I am sharing … Continue reading

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Harvard

by Malcolm Forbes A lady in a faded gingham dress and her husband, dressed in a homespun threadbare suit, stepped off the train in Boston and walked timidly without an appointment into the president of Harvard’s outer office. The secretary … Continue reading

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Shake It Off And Step Up

Author: Unknown A parable is told of a farmer who owned an old mule. The mule fell into the farmer’s well. The farmer heard the mule ‘braying’ – or – whatever mules do when they fall into wells. After carefully … Continue reading

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The Importance of Online Presence for Entrepreneurs #EntrepreneurshipIsNoJoke

The Entrepreneur of the Year® competition sponsored by Sanlam and BUSINESS/PARTNERS aims to honour, benefit and uplift South African business owners with a specific focus on small and medium enterprise (SME) owners. In celebration of this competition, I am sharing … Continue reading

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The Wilma Rudolph Story

Wilma Rudolph was born into a poor home in Tennessee. At age four, she had double pneumonia with scarlet fever, a deadly combination which left her paralyzed with polio. She had to wear a brace and the doctor said she … Continue reading

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Start With Yourself

The above words are said to be written on the tomb of an Anglican Bishop in the crypts of Westminster Abbey in London, England.

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