10 12, 2013

Invictus

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Out of the night that covers me, Black as the Pit from pole to pole, I thank whatever gods may be For my unconquerable soul. In the fell clutch of circumstance I have not winced nor cried aloud. Under the bludgeonings of chance My head is bloody, but unbowed. Beyond this place of wrath and [...]

3 12, 2013

‘Employment relations in agriculture: moving from confrontation to collaboration’

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Guest speaker Prof Barney Jordaan This was the topic for the Forum that took place in Stellenbosch on 21 November. We had the privilege of listening to a great guest speaker and expert leader nationally and internationally on negotiation, mediation and conflict management. The questions that were asked: how do we manage conflict? [...]

18 07, 2013

How big is your vision?

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Today is Mandela Day, a great leader of our country and, may I say, of the world. Together with some other notable people he brought about change in a country where racism and distrust among a nation was huge. He had a vision, a dream. We all have dreams of how our future should look, [...]

16 07, 2013

Change…

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"We must always change, renew, rejuvenate ourselves; otherwise we harden" - Johann Wolfgang von Goethe Interesting statement. Some of us enjoy change and variety whilst some of us prefer routine and structure. Routine and structure and what we know is important, it gives us a comfort zone and a place where we can comfortably live [...]