Written by Rumbidzai Mashavave 2020, a mixed bag of loss, hope, pain and a new normal. One where 1.7 million lives were lost to the Covid-19 pandemic worldwide as of 27th of December 2020. Losing a single life, is a great loss on its own. One where technology and biotech were the dominating sectors thanks to Covid-19 pandemic. Lockdown showed us, nothing is permanent. We had the British Airways, BP and Hilton Hotels announcing the laying off over 21,000 jobs collectively and more giants doing the same. We saw Lamborghini and Range Rovers lining up for food banks in the US. Equity … Continue reading Reflecting on 2020, taking lessons into 2021
Knowledge is potential power, regardless of how it is gained Continue reading What do you see? Lemon or lemonade
by Rumbidzai Mashavave The infamous Marvel Black Panther Movie has won the hearts of many, based on its full cast of black people, a black superhero, black strong women in battle and in science according to several reviews. However what … Continue reading Black Panther: A Breath of Fresh Air for Africa
by Rumbidzai Mashavave Achieving financial goals Is the money you are earning allowing you to live the life you want to live? What does the life you truly want to live look like? Write down everything…for example, you want to … Continue reading Lessons from my mentor: 4
by Rumbidzai Mashavave An example of habits to adopt are Savings and Investment: Open an Old Mutual Unit Trust in Zimbabwe: @ 3% interest per annum and a minimum deposit of $100 and non compulsory monthly installments. Open a non Resident Account with First National Bank (FNB) in South Africa. A minimum deposit of ZAR50 equivalent in Forex and an initial ZAR110 for each Forex. It has a savings account with an interest rate of 5% interest per annum. Bank charges are ZAR54 per month charged to the chequing account. Research on the stock market and invest in companies that … Continue reading Lessons from my mentor: 3
by Rumbidzai Mashavave As I was reading Think by Tudor Bismark, at the end of Chapter 1 he asks 2 questions: What would it take to have positive thinking in Africa? This question is timely with regards to the regression rather than progress Africa has been experiencing. Just in Zimbabwe, once the bread basket of Africa, desecrated by both man made and natural turn of events, it is not surprising that there is little hope of Zimbabwe reclaiming that status. This begs the question: Who are Africa’s Societal Re constructors? A social construct is an idea that has been created … Continue reading Enough said- Think!
via At Least 85%* are Not Self-Aware Continue reading Self Awareness
by Rumbidzai Mashavave A quality management system (QMS) is the way your organisation directs and controls those activities that are related to achieving its intended results. An ISO 9001 quality management system is one which is established, implemented maintained and continually improved. Why have a QMS? – It is a strategic decision- that helps an organisation to improve its overall performance and to provide a sound basis for its sustainable development initiatives. One key feature of the ISO 9001 is continual improvement which emphasizes on checking or performance evaluation. The same principle applies to life. Periodically one needs to reflect on … Continue reading Lessons from my mentor 2: #2018preps
by Rumbidzai Mashavave Vision boarding is the tool you need to move from dreaming to living the dream. Continue reading Turn your wish into a I will
by Rumbidzai Mashavave New President in 37 years, it is a historic time for Zimbabwe and a time where hope for a better Zimbabwe has been renewed. While we may agree or disagree with His Excellency President ED Mnangagwa choices in leadership, policy changes and action plan. It remains inevitable that things are looking up for Zimbabwe. However, this is at national level. What are you doing at an individual level? A song by Zimbabwean artist, Blesssing bled Chimanga -“DO SOMETHING” has a clear message that every good thing in life comes when you work hard and you have to do … Continue reading The New Zimbabwe: Do Something!