On black women, property ownership and unconsciously discovering being privileged

Good blogging is always personal. The sharing of experiences. That’s why this is such an excellent contribution. When he’s not competing in the Iron Man, Richard Wright trains property agents. Mostly. Sometimes he gets asked to talk to other people who are interested in finding out more about property. Like last Friday when he was … Read more

Have smart phones become too smart for business and social communication?

A little while back our talented young blogger Jes Edgson offered her perspective on why people of her age are obsessed with their cell phones. If you haven’t read it yet, go have a look at The thing about my generation. Jes’s latest piece will be published tomorrow. But it’s obviously not just the youthful … Read more

Who says you can’t dismiss expensive staff? Welcome to the employer’s secret weapon – Clause 189 of the LRA

South African Labour Legislation was copied from the old West Germany. A country which, on reunification with the East, promptly dropped many of its laws because the legislators knew they were unworkable in the “developing economy” environment the nation now faced. In South Africa, a combination of ignorance, complacency, political expediency and sheer bloody mindedness … Read more