Thabo's Blog (5)

Fools' Gold: Your Salary Or Your Career

Have you ever heard the phrase “Life is just one damn thing after another”? Whether you take on career jobs, or simple jobs for the sake of making money, that is all there is to it. What is different is the utility for someone who takes on jobs as they are building their career versus someone who takes on a job and sees it as nothing but work. The latter is more likely to be…


Added by Thabo on December 29, 2010 at 6:00am — No Comments

Many Bosses, One Leader

I remember as a child when we would be playing, there was always a big obsession about who the boss of the game was. I don’t know where we learnt the concept so early in our lives particularly the perceived power that comes with being the boss. The good news is today, there is an ideal for more leadership than management. That means more and more organizations are looking to create a culture where the boss is the facilitator and not the order giver. People are people so while there may be…

Added by Thabo on December 10, 2010 at 7:50pm — No Comments

Is Your Career A Job?

Everything you are doing now is taking you where you want to go so do it well. A job is defined as “a post of employment; full

time or part time position”. To some a job is nothing but work, and for others

the experience is more orchestrated and enjoyed. These people have careers and

thrive in their profession or occupation. They have a sense of high…

Added by Thabo on December 3, 2010 at 3:36am — No Comments

An Apology To All Job Seekers

Everybody gets to be a job seeker in their adult life! I have had the privilege of being a job seeker, the employer who is looking to hire someone for a job and the recruitment agency that is looking

for the right person for the job. Recruitment agencies do not have the best

reputation out there and they do little to cover themselves in glory. Their

purpose is to serve both the hiring…


Added by Thabo on November 8, 2010 at 8:34am — No Comments

Growth Is Overrated

How do you find the balance between being ambitious and being complacent?

Complacent to me means “pleased with oneself or one’s merits,

advantages, situation, etc. often without awareness of some potential

danger or defect”. If I am complacent, it does not stop me from desiring

more. It does not stop me from…

Added by Thabo on October 26, 2010 at 4:43am — 2 Comments


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