Receiving feedback is not easy. Responding to feedback is even more challenging. But it is an important skill to grow and thankfully, we can. I had some practise this week. Read more.
Mothering can feel like an endless giving. And too often, a role that becomes self-sacrificial. While we can appreciate the gesture behind Mother’s Day, perhaps we need to ask ourselves what the day really means? Read more.
The collapse of a well-built bridge is unlikely. But it can, and does happen. What life lessons can we learn from it? Read more.
The changing season is worth noticing. Yes, for the refreshing beauty of it, but also for the gentle reminder it gives us. Read more.
There’s something we need to talk about. The state of many in midlife. Denial. Choices. Courage. Read more.
The drought and rain cycle in the Karoo is perhaps a good lesson in how we should approach investing and geopolitical dramas. Read more.
I had a conversation this week that made me ponder on the nature of why I am in the business. Technical knowledge and experience are a part of what I do, but it’s not what makes the magic. Read more.
We may feel that we have seen the worst of the pandemic and that we are ready to move forward. But none of us are unscathed and we may need to have that SOS kit ready. Read more.
At the beginning of every year the financial press spend an extraordinary amount of energy on forecasting what the financial year ahead looks like. These are at best, wild guesses. And they come with a price. Read more.
The weather has never been more important or more deserving of our attention. That is, if we want to survive as a species. Climate change is increasingly real and increasingly the responsibility of not only corporates but individuals too. And it also impacts our money. Read more.
I want to start this year by wishing you a happy 2022. A good 2022. We know all the reasons why it can’t possibly be a good year, but maybe we need to open ourselves to the goodness. Read more.