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Entrepreneurship For Social Good

I believe in entrepreneurship and capitalism, in every man and woman's right to create value and awesome products, whilst in turn building businesses on top of that. I also believe that as a part of this freedom and opportunity, entrepreneurs need to give back to the communities on which they've


I've started to doing something new. Instead of just posting my photos randomly to Flickr (usually a case of finishing the editing and then uploading months after the photo was taken), I've started a bit of a photoblog there.

Time, Priorities & Low-hanging Fruit

I had a meeting with friends - Iaan & Christine - this afternoon about where they're going with some of their projects in 2011 and found myself repeating some advice to them that I've been implementing myself recently. Here's the problem we all have: we have more ideas (varying from


I hope the fact that it has taken me 12 days into January to write this post, is not a sign of things to come. :) Especially not if you consider the difficult & busy 3 months I had at the end of 2010. 2011 for me, is all about taking

Honeymoon Photography

So I just finally managed to edit some photos from our honeymoon to Greece, Spain & Portugal in October. You can view a couple of snaps on my Flickr profile. [box type="note"]I used Christine Meintjes' awesome Lightroom presets (available here) to edit some of the photos.


So… My last post on here was more than a month ago and in the few weeks prior to that I wasn’t overly productive (in terms of writing at least) either. The question thus begs to be answered: Why have I been so quiet here, as well

Speaking Gigs

So following up on this tweet about my upcoming international travels, I have to say that there’s only two words to describe my current emotion: surreal & blessed. At the beginning of the year I set myself the goal of speaking at, at least 3 international conferences. Up


I love challenges (read: if you want to motivate me, challenge me), but I hate it when someone else’s thoughts on a topic challenges the decisions / strategies that I have made. Especially - if that is only recently so. Also - if I didn’t love Spencer

Running Happiness

I spoke about my addiction to running yesterday¬†and here’s the girl that has inspired all of that. Thanks love!

The Local Media Radar

So the local media radar (in South Africa) has been something that I’ve found relatively hard to crack, which has been somewhat surprising considering the success of WooThemes, which I helped to co-found. This is even more surprising if you consider that there aren’t many tech