Blog (articles to inspire and guide)

It’s the Gift That Counts?

I saw an advert in one of the local shops over Christmas. It read, ‘It’s the gift that counts’. And I thought not now, surely? All year round, every advert screams at us: ‘It’s the gift that counts.’ It’s the outward show that matters. It’s the latest model, it’s what...
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Training with Simply Communicate in 2017

Congratulations. You made it through to another year, and you found your way back to Simply Communicate. Let me tell that I, too, am glad to have made it back to Simply Communicate. Writing took a back seat towards the end of 2016. I plan to rectify that and produce some helpful thoughts and comments as we move...
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Milestones

4th Birthday Winnie Mandela turned 80 in September. I’m not sure how important that was to my readers, but I am happy to announce that, at the other end of the scale, Simply Communicate turned four in the same month! Simply Communicate first saw the light of day on...
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Avoiding Marikana: Four Years On

Marikana Crosses Timeslive The Marikana massacre four years ago, was a watershed moment in South African labour relations. The Farlam Commission into the tragedy pointed out multiple failures on all sides. For employers, the failure of management on a number of levels makes for sober reading. However, it is...
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