MAC AUTOMATOR: BATCHING TURNS ME ON ;)


Technology
piece written on the 31st January 2016 by  
This evening I came across Mac Automator and I sat here for a while trying to figure out how I've never come across it before. I consider myself a serious super user when it comes to computers and with my programming background I like to think that I am good at finding ways to speed up processes and workflows. With Mac Automator in my back pocket, I'm going to be able to save myself several hours of work every single...

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WHERE TO RENT IN THE WESTERN CAPE


Investing & Money
piece written on the 19th January 2016 by  
Having lived in the Western Cape for over a few decades, I feel comfortable saying that my knowledge of the beautiful area is good. Off the back of this, Private Property have asked me to write an article on the best areas of the Western Cape to rent in and although I'm not a properly expert that might play to your advantage because I'm unbiased an...

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THE FINTECH SECTOR JUST ROCKS!


Investing & Money
piece written on the 10th January 2016 by  
I've fallen in love with the fintech market sector, the combination of two of my passions (technology and investing) has me intrigued each time a company launches something new and innovative. For a long time I've felt that the current financial advisor situation is broken, I believe that it's full of people who don't have the average person's best interests at hand, are stuck in old ways or favour those people wh...

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PROFMED: HEALTH CARE FOR QUALIFIED...


Investing & Money
piece written on the 10th December 2015 by  
For as long as I can remember, I've always lived by the motto of "hard work pays off" and that hard work has its rewards. Just like anybody else, I love a good story about someone who struck it lucky, but those are few and far between. Through my career I've interacted and worked with far more people who are successful because of dedication and hard work. I'm not simply referring to financial success or growing a bus...

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PROTECT YOUR CHILDREN ON THEIR ANDROID...


Personal & Lifestyle
piece written on the 23rd November 2015 by  
Just a few weeks ago my wife and I were blessed with the birth of our first baby boy. Although it's only been a few weeks, being a technologist has me thinking into the future and wondering how on earth I'll protect him against everything that's out there on the world wide web. In a day and age where everything is happening on mobile devices, it's becoming increasing hard to monitor what a child might be doing on the...

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STARTUPS AND FUNDING?


Investing & Money
piece written on the 10th November 2015 by  
Regular followers of my blog will have picked up that I've been doing some writing for the Awethu Project and went into some details about their funding options. I'd like to write a final post on why someone would want to apply for ...

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A BUSINESS FUNDING OPTION TO CONSIDER


Investing & Money
piece written on the 6th November 2015 by  
Just a few days ago I introduced you all to the Awethu Project, a company that invests in entrepreneurs with the aim of impacting thousands of people and using entrepreneurship to turn around our unemployment problems in South Africa. Today I felt I would give you a quick break down of how you go about applying for funding. So if yo...

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CALLING INNOVATORS, YOUR CHANCE TO...


Marketing & Business
piece written on the 3rd November 2015 by  
I’m taking part in a campaign called the Pathfinders Challenge by Standard Bank. For this campaign I’ve been asked to blog about my experiences as an entrepreneur, what it’s been like to start a business and any advice I have to share with all of you. Before I do that, let me take a moment to tell you about this competition though because it’s a good one! ...

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THE AWETHU PROJECT


Investing & Money
piece written on the 2nd November 2015 by  
I remember the moment when I decided to become an entrepreneur, it feels like it was just yesterday. What an incredible feeling and now when I look back I can easily tell that I was always meant to be an entrepreneur and the decision I made was the correct one. I'm not the most knowledgeable person when it comes to economics and politics, but I listen to the radio, I read the news and I do my best to stay abreast. Ou...

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INNOVATIVE RISK POLICIES BY MOMENTUM


Investing & Money
piece written on the 13th October 2015 by  
If you know me, you'll know that I love statistics and I've come across some new ones. The Association for Savings and Investments South Africa (ASISA) announced that during 2014, only 5 million new individual risk policies to cover the likes of death, disability and critical illness were taken out. During 2013, 5.3 million were taken out showing a decrease of 6%. Did you know that the gap between existing risk cover...

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