October 28, 2019

There is no such thing as a one-size-fits-all recipe for success!

I have a confession to make… It’s almost 11am and I am still in bed! It’s a cold, wet, windy day in St Francis Bay.I can […]
October 18, 2019

Swingers, pineapples and branding – Is your pineapple upside down?

You know those friends of yours that always talk about the weirdest crap? Like the ones who are always going on about conspiracy theories or asking […]
September 16, 2019

There are no more give-a-phucks left because you are an empty kettle and it’s okay to say “no”

When was the last time you said “No”? This is a lesson I have to keep teaching myself, because (for some unknown reason) I keep forgetting […]
September 2, 2019

If you email me from a Gmail address, I’m just going to assume you want my kidney. And you can’t have it!

“Hey sucker! I’m a super important investment guy and your long lost relative just died, so I want to give you ALL THE MONEY!!! A gazillion rand! […]
August 26, 2019

How to weed out the shitty clients with 5 simple steps

Shitty clients exist, no matter what business you are in. If you’re in the service industry, these are the customers that don’t tip the waiter for […]
August 18, 2019

If you have the cure for cancer, why keep it a secret?

If the cure for cancer existed, but the doctors didn’t tell you about it because they didn’t want to seem pushy, would you be relieved, or…? […]
August 6, 2019

Step in to my office – 6 things nobody tells you about Freelancing

Step into my office… Today, it’s the beautiful seaside village of St Francis Bay. From here, I can answer my emails, work on reports and even […]
August 2, 2019

It’s not a client, it’s a ghost! A ghost that needs a contract…

What’s worse than a crappy client?I’ll tell you… A seemingly awesome client that GHOSTS you! For freelancers and small businesses, this happens. ALL. THE. TIME.You do the […]
April 16, 2019

I quit my full time job to start my own business and then couldn’t afford toilet paper

Dear Small Business Owner You are a **cking champion!Why? Because starting your own business is haaaard!(That word was “ducking”, obviously) Never doubt yourself. You made it this […]
April 16, 2019

A Letter to non-paying clients

Dear non-paying client I have a number of clients that I absolutely love, but you are not one of them. Your R5 000 bill with my […]
April 9, 2019

The best things in life are NOT free…

The expression, “The best things in life are free”, may indeed be true, but not when it comes to business! Remember, in the business world, you […]