Monthly Archives: November 2016

A Legacy of Peter Moleme Mamabolo

My dad passed away last Saturday, 12 November 2016. He was 68. He taught my brother and me so many things that we will always be grateful for. Thank you for teaching us the love of books. Thank you for … Continue reading

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Abundance or Scarcity: Which way do you live?

Scarcity mentality; There will never be enough; Believes the pie is shrinking; Competes to stay on top; Seeks attention, me mentality; Hoardes things from others You have to lose, if I am to succeed; Will not share knowledge; Will not … Continue reading

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Abundance or Scarcity: And the connected world

We are moving out of the industrial age, an economy based on scarcity and into a connection economy based on abundance, abundance of  choice, connections and access to knowledge. In our new connection economy where it is easier to connect with … Continue reading

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Abundance or Scarcity: Enough

In the scarcity mindset, all that matters is how you compare to others. In the abundance mindset, what matters most is how you compare to yourself, how you live out your own ideals in your day-to-day life. Social media encourages scarcity … Continue reading

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Abundance or Scarcity: The joy of not being sold anything

Almost every form of media, in some way, revolves around cultivating desire for things you don’t have, which is a key element of the scarcity mindset. Advertisements are particularly nasty in this regard, but that is just the first piece … Continue reading

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Abundance or Scarcity: There is enough for everyone

You breathe in. You breathe out. I breathe in. I breathe out. We both need oxygen to survive. Would you worry that there would not be enough oxygen for both of us? Of course not, air is abundant. Abundance mentality is … Continue reading

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LORA Entrepreneurship Series: Lynette Magasa – Saturday, 12 November 2016

LORA Centre for Innovation and Entrepreneurship strives to bring thought leaders, men and women who are pathfinders, entrepreneurs and change agents, men and women who have affected the very fibre of our thought processes, who influence our set of beliefs, and engage … Continue reading

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Abundance or Scarcity: What you think matters

I first learned about the scarcity mindset from Stephen Covey’s book The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People. Most people are deeply scripted in the scarcity mentality. They see life as having only so much, as though there were only … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Innovators by Walter Isaacson

  This book about innovation in the technology space, to be precise it is about the history and evolution of innovation in the technology space. Walter Isaacson takes you back to 1843 from Ada, Countess of Lovelace, who published “Notes” … Continue reading

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Life is not a race

…. You have nothing to prove. Everyone wants to get to the top of the mountain first and shout, “Look at me!  Look at me!” There is an invisible competition that we are unconsciously forced into. We don’t know who has … Continue reading

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