Appetite for disruption

Appetite for Disruption

“I’m worried that you would leave after 6 months – you know, after you had done the disruption” the hiring manager said as she looked up from her notes. I was half an hour into the interview and for the first time I was at a loss for words (unusual for me as those of […]

Once Upon a Time

Can you tell me a story?

We all love a good story. I grew up in rural Africa, amidst a rich culture of storytelling and at a young age I was conferred with the honorific of “imbongi” by our local people. In Zulu culture, the word is often reserved for those that change the path of the future by telling stories […]

LSD thinking

Take an LSD trip to figure your future

Don’t panic – calm down – this is not an enticement to partake in hallucinogenic drugs (well, not unless that’s your thing and who am I to judge?) – but this is genuine advice that I received over 20 years ago and it has served me extremely well ever since. In the 90’s, I was […]