Archive for August, 2011

The Great Professionalism Debate

So here is the Big Question: Do you, or Don’t you? Do you certify, or don’t you? In today’s South Africa, where the pressure to deliver is greater than anywhere else in the world, once you have carved up your precious 24-hour day into pieces for work (too big), the wife and kids (too little), […]


Career Choices

I was recently approached by a high school boy to give him some advice on the subjects he should choose because he didn’t know what career he wanted to choose. Initially I was amazed at his request, until I realised that he was still thinking that if he made the wrong choice now, he would […]