The Top 5 reasons a professional portrait photo is important

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We are all photography professionals today it seems, snapping away with our smartphones, working with lighting, shadows, and angles. Yet, most don’t really know what they are doing and trying to come up with portrait photos for professional use, can be a dangerous pastime. There are many reasons to have a professional take your portrait … Read moreThe Top 5 reasons a professional portrait photo is important

Team Focus – Leadership through Culture

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It takes all types of leaders to grow a company. And, the type of leaders is directly relational to the type of company and its business cycle. To have effective teams, you need effective leaders. According to Team Dynamics Consulting, based in Cape Town, this comes down to company culture. And, further, company culture leads … Read moreTeam Focus – Leadership through Culture

The right people – are you hiring smartly?

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Do you find that your office is like a conveyor belt – pushing employees in and spitting them out the other side? Do you find that before you have blinked, one employee is out and another is walking in? Is your churn high? You may not be hiring the right people! If retention is a … Read moreThe right people – are you hiring smartly?

How to help your staff build more confident lives

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What does it mean to find HERO within self? In a corporate environment overseeing staff, it means someone they can look up to and aspire to, but also a way for them to be HERO too. The HERO status, stands for: H ope E fficacy R esilience O ptimism The 4 elements are core values … Read moreHow to help your staff build more confident lives

Get your Shuck On – Seafood with Mussel Monger Oyster and Mussel Bar

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It’s a warm and sultry Friday night in Sea Point, Cape Town and as I step into the Mojo Market on Regent Road, I am greeted with bustling bodies, laughter and the scent of freshly cooked food, seafood coming in strong. I’m here to review The Mussel Monger Oyster and Mussel Bar and while I … Read moreGet your Shuck On – Seafood with Mussel Monger Oyster and Mussel Bar

The Body Doesn’t Lie – The Psychology behind Body Language

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We explore the psychology behind body language and how through photography and one photographer’s insight –  that the body doesn’t lie. Body Language insight through photography Over the years, as a portrait photographer, Marike has taken the time to learn about body language.  It has been a very interesting journey and just when she thought … Read moreThe Body Doesn’t Lie – The Psychology behind Body Language

Deloitte South Africa – 10th Annual Tech Trends Report

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March month saw a jam-packed room full of tech-heads and tech-savvy entrepreneurs, all eager to hear what Deloitte SA had to reveal in their 10th Annual Tech Trends Report. The morning started out with introductions from key players in Deloitte and moved quickly into the main keynote speaker, Hans van Grieken, world-renowned EMEA Technology Research … Read moreDeloitte South Africa – 10th Annual Tech Trends Report

The 20th International Jazz Festival – interview with Craig Lucas

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No matter whether you are a jazz fan or not, you would have been very aware of the fact that something was going on at Cape Town’s foreshore this past weekend.  If the road closures weren’t enough, the sultry and vibey tunes pulsating from the CTICC would have given you a clue.  This weekend saw the … Read moreThe 20th International Jazz Festival – interview with Craig Lucas