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April 2009 Blog Posts (6)

The "Adopt-a-Pothole" Project

Potholes are a part of our life in South Africa.

Two years ago, I lost 2 tyres in one day, and as I didn't have another spare, I was left in the middle of nowhere until 3h00am waiting for a towing truck.

I could have lost my temper ...

I could have gone bananas ...

But instead, mysel and my life partner took it as just life ...

and then our imagination took over ... this led to the concept of a new science "Potholegy" ... the creation of an… Continue

Added by Laurinda Seabra on April 28, 2009 at 8:51pm — No Comments

The Adopt-a-Pothole Programme

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The Adopt-a-Pothole programme is a uniquely South African programme.

We are starting a recruitment campaign for the “Adopt-a-Pothole” project. This programme is only open to unemployed individuals.

During phase one, we will be recruiting 55 people in Mpumalanga. Once the programme goes national, a minimum of 2500 jobs will be created over a period of 2 years by this project.

As part of the… Continue

Added by Laurinda Seabra on April 28, 2009 at 8:07pm — No Comments

Help is at hand in these tough times

Help is at hand from highly experienced and mature business men and women with high level executive business experience. Most have been MDs or executive directors of national and multi-national companies. Many have experienced the difficulties and loneliness of being the MD or owner of an independent business.

We discuss the business with you and examine opportunities or concerns you may have and give guidance and source advice and help as may be needed. Questions on finance, cash… Continue

Added by john shaw on April 15, 2009 at 7:11pm — No Comments

Need a new Profile Photo?

I was alerted by Peter Du Toit on my Facebook page about the importance of a good profile photo. The article was on this blog. It outlines the important points to consider when posting a profile picture on any of your social network pages.

In view of this and the fact that I am… Continue

Added by Tony Vink on April 14, 2009 at 1:37pm — No Comments

The 'Scary Times' success manual

I came across this article recently and found it very powerful.

There is an introduction & 10 steps and I’m going to publish one a week.

If you can’t wait and would like it all at once, e me at with ‘Strategic Responses’ in your Subject line or visit me at for the full article.

I have been unable to determine the author/s in order to credit them. If anybody can help me with this I’d appreciate… Continue

Added by Richard Borrett on April 4, 2009 at 1:02pm — No Comments

Staying Alert

Last year i had an unwelcoming experience on the Hiway as i was going to work. My car broke down and been a woman i had no idea what happened. I did the first road checks to see if the oil was ok and the petrol still enough. All seemed ok. I phoned the AA to get them to tow me back to the office. It was raining and really miserable outside and was definitely not a good start to my morning. While waiting for a assistance a friendly gentleman stopped in a white uno to ask if i needed any help.… Continue

Added by Adele on April 1, 2009 at 8:51am — No Comments

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