What is “International Volunteer Day”?

I once read that volunteering allows you to age with grace. For me, the actress and humanitarian Audrey Hepburn is a prime example of that statement. If volunteering provides me with a fraction of her grace then I will consider myself truly blessed. Ms Hepburn said, “Giving is living. If you…

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Easy does it

One day at a time. Yesterday is gone. Tomorrow is not guaranteed. Just concentrate on now and take one thing at a time.

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Sometimes you go searching for your Purpose, other times your Purpose finds you

I wrote this essay to share my story of volunteering.  I would like your vote please.  The competition is open to US citizens only but I would still welcome your vote to help share my story to others who are unsure if they should, could, would like to volunteer.  Click…

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Have you ever asked your waiter if he or she gets their tips?

I really do hope that things have improved for hospitality staff over the past 5 years when a survey reported that only 18% of waitrons were allowed to keep tips given to them by their customers.

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Looking For Happiness With A Hard Cover

In an attempt to break my Netflix series binge addiction I have been trying to find solace in the comfort of a good read. I was at the mall a week ago and there was only one book that could possibly get me to smell the biblichor in a heartbeat.…

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The End Of The World. Again.

Do we, humans, have to be so aggressive in our opinions of when the world will actually end? If we know the world is going to end, shouldn’t we all just get along?

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Do you know how much your daily shave costs?

If Beckham, Federer and Hamilton didn’t use your razor brand – would you?

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Working for myself, our Youth, and the environment

A focus on Sam Mhlungulu of Bagale Rubberworx.
This article is part of a series on Entrepreneurs who are “Friends Like These”.

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Being a woman, in South Africa, in 2017

While South Africa’s Constitution enshrines gender equality, bodily integrity and reproductive rights; the words and meaning are seemingly lost on a society that refuses to change its attitudes and approaches to the rights of women. 

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What is all the hype about Entrepreneurs these days?

Do you remember the joke that went “How do you know if someone has an MBA?” to which the answer is “They tell you!” These days it seems that the Entrepreneur label would be an apt substitution for MBA.

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