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Neasa Blog: OPT FOR RISK

I am standing in the courtyard of the Heidelberg Schloss. Ages ago children played here in the safety of the castle, where its 50 feet walls protected them against all the ...
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Neasa Blog: FREEDOM

I am in Berlin, looking down from a boardroom at where the 'wall' that separated East and West Germans once was. The wall is now destroyed; monuments of this wall c...
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Neasa Blog: TAKE ON THAT CHALLENGE

During the Second World War the ultimate victory for the Allied Forces would have been the conquering of Berlin. If Berlin was conquered, the war would have been over. That...
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Neasa Blog: TRADING IN THE DEEP

I am looking at a photo of my just over one year old grandson on holiday with my children; they're on the beach. Merely playing on the beach is, however, not good enoug...
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Neasa Blog: IT’s OK TO FAIL

Yesterday somebody I respect very much encountered a huge disappointment; he took quite a blow, something he did not deserve. The person I am talking about is a hardworking...
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Neasa Blog: THE CHANGE STARTS WITH ME!

ANC General Secretary Gwede Mantashe said over the weekend that the ANC must "... quickly restore investor confidence". That sounds good, but if the ANC really wa...
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Neasa Blog: The "Race" Debate is Back

At the end of apartheid and the arrival of democracy in the early 1990's, we all thought it was the end of race being the determining factor of our society. How disappoint...
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Neasa Blog: Dare to Fail

Yesterday I watched my grandson (just over one year old) climbing from a concrete structure onto a slippery plastic chair approximately 15 inches away. It is the first time he...
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