In fewer than 7 days I embark on another uncertain journey in search of meaningful success. But, unlike my current solo visit to Colombia, I am questioning my ability to complete the ‘trip’ and know ‘pain’ will be a regular companion… [Read more…]
THERE is nothing I want more than for good minds to go to waste.
I joke not. Brilliant young brains in all aspects of education – especially budding entrepreneurs who could and should be applying themselves to turning waste into lolly… [Read more…]
I’ve sworn myself to secrecy about a most revolutionary discovery in telecommunications – until today.
Now, as simultaneous launches occur in Mexico City and London, I can reveal details of what has engagingly come to be known by a group of elite scientists as the “Coo Coup”… [Read more…]
They are the aspiring business heroes who haughtily present themselves to their prospective boss with glamour and gloss, slick ‘n’ snappy and wrapped in armadillo-like impermeable confidence… [Read more…]
The question “Can you teach entrepreneurship?” has received much attention over the last decade.
People who teach entrepreneurship have an important job to do. However, much like the relationship between a ‘product’ and its life sustaining ‘market’, more consideration needs to be given to how people learn/engage with this subject. For me, there’s still a considerable over-emphasis on traditional didactic pedagogy. Insufficient thought is being applied to how learners learn.
Waking to the sound of an alarm shouldn’t be part of any holiday. But this morning, the family is ballooning over Cappadocia.
It’s 4am. In 20 minutes, a minibus will pick us up from our cave hotel. In little over an hour, and before the sun has risen, we will be climbing towards Turkey’s rich and loyal blue skies. The air will be warm, clear and still. The views will be breathtaking. And then the sun will rise… [Read more…]
Recent visits to the Far East as well as African continent have demonstrated that hitchhiking remains a popular means of transport.
But whilst dozens of people with outstretched thumbs lined my route from Uhmslanga to Durban, it was the mothers with babes on their backs, risking life and limb in the car-frenzied city of Jakarta, that really got my attention. I was to learn they were making a living on the road. [Read more…]