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You don’t know what you don’t know

Every day I’m reminded of the stark reality of how much I don’t know. I make it my mission in life to try and understand how things work, why they do what they do, but keep coming up short. It’s fortunate that I enjoy learning, so my lack of knowledge is satiated when I learn. […]

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Talking about failure at Leaderex

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Cycling up the Alpe d’Huez

If you’ve watched highlights of the Tour de France, the mountain stages in the French Alps are always where the the battles are lost and won. Nicole and I have just spent a month on honeymoon in France, and on our way back to Paris from the Riviera, I jumped at the opportunity to climb […]

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How’s your #Mo bro?

It’s half way through Movember and it’s great to see so many men (and the occasional portuguese woman) taking part in this fund raising initiative. Sometimes a bit of growth on the upper lip makes all the difference. Cant say I’ve seen things too differently though. I have just noticed when I smile at young […]

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My talk on heart valves at TEDx

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2009 – The Year of the Pretender | The Banker

Last year I went to Premier Personnel to try and make a quick buck off of the placing of students that finish up their studies and their jobs at Penguin Tutoring at the agency – in essence trying to “sell the recruitment agency a dose of their own medicine”. The MD and senior manager obviously […]

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How to password protect your entire WordPress Blog

I have installed a WordPress blog to use as an administrator support system – being such a fan of the platform, and being able to serve multiple users different information about their problems.  However, it was a big challenge trying to find out how to go about password protecting your entire blog, so that only […]

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My thoughts on appreciation

So I spent a great time away fishing on the farm in Dullstroom last weekend.  As you do, when you not landing any fish, you get to let your mind wander about the happenings in your life, and with a good dose of fresh mountain air, start to let things fall back into perspective.  This […]

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