Book review: Choose yourself by James Altucher

If you’re like me non-fictional books have your mouth watering at a distant mention. I first got introduced to this proud father, entrepreneur and New York times best selling author James Altucher a little over 18 months ago. At a truly challenging time in my life, they’d broken into my girlfriends car and stolen my bag pack which contained 8 months of research for my book, my passport and ID, and i almost went to prison. All in the very same month. And in the spirit of seeking a way to stop feeling crappy. I came across his blog post on while browsing on the Internet, including tons of interviews he’d been doing for the past few years – since then I’ve pretty much read all of his work.
Among his myriad of work he boasts an incredible blog post is included a slew of bestselling books. In this installment James delivers a message on how you can begin to make changes in your life to build the quality of life that you live, by making the decision to choose yourself. The books is quiet a light read with some fresh insights, far from the typical personal development community overtones, he rights in a cavalier style of delivery. fashioned in a style that is both quirky as it’s Altucheresque! copies of the book can be found on get your self a copy it’s worth the zar!! Read more about Book review: Choose yourself by James Altucher

Youth dance group livens things up

Original article on | 14 October 2016 POLOKWANE – The dancers of Let Them Talk believe if local businesses could sponsor them, they could become the best young wedding dance group in the province. Group manager Herman Serumula says with sponsorship the group will be able to buy uniforms to improve their image and […]

South African teen wins Google prize for orange peel innovation

Original article on | 29 September 2016 | A 16-year-old South African schoolgirl has won the grand prize at Google’s science fair for using orange peel to develop a cheap super-absorbent material to help soil retain water. Kiara Nirghin beat students from around the world for a $50,000 (£38,000) scholarship with her “fighting drought […]

South Africa: Northern Cape Schools Perfecting the Business of Art

Original article on |29 September 2016 | The Department of Arts and Culture says it will place 38 arts practitioners in more than 40 arts schools in the Northern Cape in the 2016/17 financial year as part of the Artists in Schools programme. “The programme’s main objective is to respond to capacity constraints that […]

Dangerous Minds – youth poetry festival

Original article on |26 September 2016 | The 6th Word N Sound International Youth Poetry Festival 2016 will be held in The Market Theatre, Newton from October 3-9. Feature artists include Alysia Harris (US), Ngwatilo Mawiyoo (Ken), Elten Kiene (NL), Siphokazi Jonas, Mutle Mothibe, BlackGirlPlotting, Pieter Odendaal, Modise Sekgothe, Xabiso Vili, Zewande Bhengu, Pakama Mlokoti, Adrian […]

The next generation leader: 5 essentials for those who will shape the future

Book review by Norton Nyandeni Andy Stanley is a graduate of Dallas Theological seminary and pastor of North Atlantic community church in Atlanta, Georgia. His book captures the 5 essential principles that capture the tools believed to be what the next generation leaders will need. The appeal for me wasn’t the illustrious packaging, but the […]

#YouthMonth: Youth on the flipside

Source: Bizcommunity | 7 JUN 2016 | PASQUA HEARD Anyone familiar with the Woodstock scene in Cape Town will know that skateboarding is a common pastime for many young locals. Inspired by this culture, Alison Harris (25) started Sk8 for Gr8, a design-focused social enterprise. Since 2013, Sk8 for Gr8 has been pairing local designers with predominantly Woodstock […]

Narrative Writing Prize – deadline approaches

Source: Narrative Narrative Prize   The $4,000 Narrative Prize is awarded annually for the best short story, novel excerpt, poem, one-act play, graphic story, or work of literary nonfiction published by a new or emerging writer in Narrative. The deadline for entries for each year’s award is June 15. The winner is announced each September, […]