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Blogging Writing

What To Do With That Adverb?

My writing buddy has something to say about adverbs. I don’t have to doubt or wonder what to do with that adverb. The app I’m using is one Demian Fanworth recommended it to me. (He blogs here, here and podcasts here) It is Hemingway App / Editor. It has helped me write better. I hope this also […]

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Productivity

Not Every Email Is Necessary

Not every email is necessary. Fact! Emails are the bane of a lot of people’s work. I love writing; I just hate dealing with emails that don’t have to be email. (I should do a blog post about what I hate (maybe also love) about emails.) Moving along… Emails are necessary. There’s just a threshold […]

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Blogging Writing

On Blogging, After Blogging For Years

“On blogging, after blogging for years”. I never thought I’d utter these words. Not because I thought it impossible, it was never a possibility in sight. I’ve always felt like I had something to say. I wanted to say it to myself and needed a means to process. Enter writing, hello blogging.

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Leadership Self Leadership

Really Listening; Undermined Skill

I listened to University of Cape Town debate. I noticed and was reminded of something key in life, leading and communication general. There are versions, perceptions and even illusions of listening but it is not what most think. Really listening is a lost practice. The practice of listening is what separates communicators and mere talkers. To effectively […]

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Leadership

Language | The Currency Of Leadership

At the disposal of every leader are things he trades for the function and or purpose of leadership. It is how a leader wields these tools or means that determines his success and the success of his organisation. Language is one those things: a currency of leadership. It is in what a leader says that […]