ANNOUNCING: IFIII


Investing & Money
piece written on the 26th February 2015 by  
If you're a follower of my blog you'll know that I spend 90% of my time working on my company with a great group of people, but in the other 10% I like to build things. You'll also know that I've got a huge fascination with personal finance and the quest to retiring comfortably. I've written an assortment of blog posts on how I've done things, what I'm planning on doing and how I feel people should be doing it based ...

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CLOSE MORE BUSINESS DEALS [STUDY]


Marketing & Business
piece written on the 13th February 2015 by  
I love business, I love meeting new people and I love sharing what my team and I do with people. What I love even more than all of that is closing deals. People are so quick to assume that closing a deal is all about money, and sure it's business, but I find the excitement in knowing that someone has decided to trust me. Almost nobody just ...

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SELECTING A FINANCIAL ADVISOR


Investing & Money
piece written on the 28th January 2015 by  
This is a really massive topic, a topic I've wanted to talk about for a long time and it just so happens that Momentum would like me to cover it. What a perfect opportunity. I hear a lot of people saying that you don't need a financial advisor, there are two people who say this sort of thing: People who understand their investments incredibly well. People who are trying to sound as though t...

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NETFLIX IS COMING TO SOUTH AFRICA


Technology
piece written on the 22nd January 2015 by  
There have been some great announcements recently, just yesterday Whatsapp announced it's desktop version and now Netflix has announced that it's coming to South Africa. This is really great news - just a few weeks ago the biggest story floating around the Internet was all about Netflix blocking various proxy se...

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FINANCIAL LONGEVITY AND PLANNING


Investing & Money
piece written on the 22nd January 2015 by  
In a series of blog posts I'm doing for Momentum, one topic that has come up is that of financial longevity and how to plan for retirement. Time Magazine published an article that stated that people who are going to live to 150 have already been born. The significance of this is that a lot of people calculate their retirement under the assumption that we'll live to our 80's or so, imagine doing the calculation to 15...

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WHATSAPP ON YOUR DESKTOP COMPUTER!


Technology
piece written on the 21st January 2015 by  
If there was ever an application I wanted on my computer and not just on my mobile phone, it would be Whatsapp. Well, that is coming true as of today (I'll come back to this), Whatsapp have launched a web app that runs inside your Google Chrome browser. It's unfortunately not a native application, but I really do feel that it would be a wise move for them to venture down that road as I believe it will be well suppor...

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THE GENERATOR LOW DOWN!


Personal & Lifestyle
piece written on the 15th January 2015 by  
I turned to Facebook a few weeks ago to ask for advice about generators, but unfortunately I got those typical responses where people tried to be clever and/or simply pasted links from a Google search. This started to frustrate me, I run a company that relies heavily on Google, trust me, I know how to search! But not just that, I was blown away that nobody could give me a straight answer. What's that saying, "If you ...

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JSE’S 2014 PERFORMANCE


Investing & Money
piece written on the 9th January 2015 by  
It's been a while since I wrote a post on financials, what better than one on the overall performance of the JSE during 2014. Moneyweb covered this topic wonderfully so instead of reinvesting the wheel, I've gone through everything and will share the most important and interesting matters. First off, the JSE had a return of 7.6% ex DIV, which is only 1.6% or so above inflation, not the greatest performance. With d...

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2015: HOLDING MYSELF ACCOUNTABLE


Personal & Lifestyle
piece written on the 6th January 2015 by  
When I sit and think about 2014 I find it hard to believe how quickly the year passed. It's as though it came, saw and conquered right before our eyes. 2014 was a good year for me, it was my first year of being married which went incredibly well, my business has grown on many fronts including staff count, revenue and client base and just generally it felt like a good year. My aim for 2014 was to sustain and maintain,...

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INTRODUCING: DUET DISPLAY – IPAD...


Technology
piece written on the 21st December 2014 by  
I've owned an iPad and an iPad Mini for a really long time, the iPad was quickly taken by my wife and I was left with the iPad Mini. To be honest, I haven't really found too much use for the iPad Mini - at the moment it sits on my desk at work and displays share prices, but that's essentially all. What I wanted was to be able to extend my desktop onto it as a second monitor but all the software I tried failed horribl...

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