Thato Mwosa Draws Black Ballerinas to Inspire Young Black Girls


Source: Afripop Interview By: BY NADIA DARWESH Thato Mwosa Draws Black Ballerinas to Inspire Young Black Girls   Odds are when you think of ballet you imagine limber-limbed porcelain figures spinning atop beautifully lit stages in front of an audience that sits in riveted silence. Well, either that or Save the Last Dance, the 2001 MTV […]

What makes an exceptional designer?

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IN TODAY’S FIERCELY COMPETITIVE PRODUCT DEVELOPMENT CLIMATE, BEING A GOOD DESIGNER ISN’T GOOD ENOUGH. HERE’S HOW TO BE GREAT. According to FastCompany,these are the 3 Key Traits Of An Exceptional Designer: 1. Empathetic with a twist of business-savvy Traditionally, designers advocate for user experience, and product managers lobby for business requirements. Exceptional designers take an […]

Productivity habits of the most successful people


7 LONG-TERM PRODUCTIVITY HABITS OF THE MOST SUCCESSFUL PEOPLE   Via Fast Company: One thing uniting the most high-power leaders with the lowest-level workers is time: Day in and day out, we all have the same amount of it. Where the variation comes in is how we use it. Some of the most successful people […]

Adele: Inside Her Private Life and Triumphant Return


Rolling Stone recently caught up with singing sensation Adele. In the article, she talks about her private life, quitting smoking, why she hates gym and being a fan of FKA Twigs.   Check out the full article here:   As Adele steers through a South London high street in her four-door Mini Cooper, with her […]

Inside R. Kelly’s Most Adventurous Album Ever


Source: Rolling Stone Inside R. Kelly’s Most Adventurous Album Ever Country, blues, a duet with an estranged daughter — the songwriter tries it all on ‘The Buffet’ By Christopher Weingarten   “I’m not in no lane,” says R. Kelly. “I’m music and I just want people to know me as music. Not some R&B guy.” […]

How do I make sure my website will add value to my business and help it grow?


There are a few important areas your web design agency should address Source: How do I make sure my website will add value to my business and help it grow? A good website is a financial investment that requires a great deal of time and thought. To truly make the most of it, you […]

How to turn your staff into a social media army


Employee advocacy programs; offering special Twitter training or basic social media training. These are all methods which can help business owners drive improved social media presence for their companies by encouraging their employees to get involved. This great article from Fast Company highlights various ways that you as a business owner can successfully turn your […]

Facebook going to give video makers a cut

Social networking site Facebook is going to start giving video makers a cut of profits made from video content shared on the site.   This, according to a report on Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg said today that his company’s platform is notching 8 billion video views daily, doubling the number it reported in April. […]

A mother’s take on #FeesMustFall

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Source: Africa is a Country We came across this insightful article via Africa is a Country. It’s an article written by Dikeledi Molatodi on her take and experiences throughout the recent #FeesMustFall protests. Author: Dikeledi Molatoli Dikeledi Molatoli is a sociologist, parent and long time community activist who works with youth. She lives in Johannesburg. “MOTHER […]

Brands Leading the Way in Africa!


Brands Africa hosted their 4th annual Brands Africa 100: Africans Best Brands Awards on the 22nd of October to celebrate and recognize Africa’s most valued, admired and influential brands that are shaping Africa. Branding effectively has become a major focus for any organization despite their industry. A Brand is essentially the perception that consumers have […]