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Choices

My First few games in Western Province Premier Table Tennis League, feels like De Ja Vu. The reason being that i’ve been more than humbled and I guess sent back to the drawing board. 1 win in 6 matches feels like my first season again. I’ve struggled to find momentum but I understand its causes. Its but a blip in ...

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Intelligences

I’m a Chartered Accountant, and I’m quite proud of this because it takes at least 7 years of full time effort to qualify. This I consider to be my ultimate achievement, not because of how difficult it was but the fact that I used a skill that was not natural to achieve this. I did it as it was my ...

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The Role Occupant

As I sat ton Sunday afternoon, basking in the 1pm sun and watching my two daughters enjoying the outdoors I realise that for this afternoon I’m filling the role of father and husband and child minder. Monday I will be filling the role of CFO of the company that employs me. The difference in these roles is that the father and ...

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The rat race

Last week was a crazy week for me. My life has been taken over by busyness. I seem to have always been busy in my working career. During articles I clocked 5000 productive hours and somehow I seem to be proud of this. During my secondment in the US for 3 months I was working 80hour weeks as a minimum ...

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The Unexamined Life

Socrates said that the unexamined life isn’t worth living. It was true then and it’s true now. Ideally, an education is to help you live a fully examined life. You learn the important questions to ask. You learn how to seek for the answers to those important questions. And when you find the answers, you learn how to make sense ...

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Parable of Talents

Parable of Talents How should Christians think about work, success, and wealth? The Parable of the Talents in Matthew 25:14-30 provides a helpful framework for thinking about them. First, this parable teaches us that success is a product of our work. In the book of Genesis we see that God placed Adam in the garden to work it and take ...

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