I listen to a lot of podcasts and one of my favourites has to be The Daily Vee with Gary Vaynerchuk. Gary is an entrepreneur and gives all of his best advice away for free. He is a social media advocate, posts all the time and engages with his fans personally. The other day he liked one of my tweets and I totally fan girled out.…
In a world that appears to be full of the Kardashians and celebrity fame, it is good to finally find topics of substance that I can share with my 9-year-old. Good Night Stories for Rebel Girls Publisher: Penguin Books RRP: 426 I heard about this book towards the middle of last year and was keen on getting a copy, but due to publication rights (they had…
Things change. A while ago I wrote a review of #GirlBoss by entrepreneur Sophia Amoruso. I enjoyed reading the book and it was filled with good advice but then I saw a headline that made me wonder. http://techgirl.co.za/2016/10/20/girlboss-how-to-be-successful-as-a-woman-in-business/ The headline went something like this: Nasty Gal filed for bankruptcy protection so that the company could be restructured. After raising millions in funding, Nasty Gal was unable to…
This book is for anybody who is looking around and thinking now what? And I have this moment a lot. Neil Gaiman’s Make Good Art and Fantastic Mistakes takes the pressure off. This was a commencement speech that Gaiman gave at the University of the Arts in Philadelphia back in 2012. Legendary graphic designer Chip Kidd did the layout. Whitney Cummings, comedienne, said that she was…
I was checking out The New York Times Bestseller List and a book titled "You are a Badass: how to stop doubting your greatness and start living an awesome life" caught my eye. It was first published in 2013 and has gained popularity as the author, Jen Sincero is releasing a follow up called "You are a Badass at making money". SEE ALSO: Why we should all…
Why are celebs like Natalie Portman wearing that T-shirt and what does it have to do with book club? Before you skip to the next article, hear me out. Nigerian author of Americanah, Chimamanda Ngozi Adiche, wrote the book after her TEDx Talk of the same name. It aims to give us a definition of feminism that is inclusive and relevant. Here's why you should read (or…
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- June 21, 2017
By Sam Wright