Letter to My Son on How to Become Acquainted With Girls Without Acting Frivolous: Attracting A Network

This is an extract from my latest and fourth book, THE ANXIOUS ENTREPRENEUR.  It is available on AmazonApple iBookstore and Kobo.co.za.

After my stint at Bopedi Bapedi High School, I moved to St Marks College. One of my class mates was a guy named Tshepo. He was a bully to an extent, but had an impressive following and was known by virtually everyone.

He was a jerk when he needed to be and sweet when he wanted to be. He was harsh to those he didn’t like and those who didn’t like him. Actually, he was sweet to some that didn’t like him because he had figured that he’d need them someday.

What amazed me was that he had a girlfriend. I never had a girlfriend throughout most of my high school years; my first kiss was in Grade 11.

Most of the girls spoke to Tshepo nicely, including those that talked smack about him behind his back. They spoke to him nicely anyway. No one talked to me. Read more

Daily Meditations – Stoic Quotes from Nelson Mandela

Iconic picture of Nelson Mandela and François Pienaar by Jean-Pierre Muller at the 1995 Rugby World Cup

To jump straight to the quotes and their rendering, go down to ‘Meditating to Mandela’ quotes.’

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One of the popular things about Nelson Mandela on the internet is the question on his faith. Was he Christian or not?

The other popular thing is his favourite line: “I am the master of my fate: I am the captain of my soul.” It is a line from the Stoic Victorian Poem ‘Invictus’ by William Ernest Henley. Read more

Comedy Takes on Everything

This post is a continuation of this article ‘Spotting the Funny and Surviving Offense’.

Comedy takes on everything: Chauvinism, feminism, religion, atheism, health, disease, skinny people, fat people, presidents, serious issues, taboo topics, hypocrisy, everyone and everything.

It takes you on nonke.

A while ago a famous South African DJ on Twitter said Read more