Author Archive - Carel Nolte

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I wish someone had told me that builders are amazing

This week’s ‘I wish someone had told me’ post is by chief señor Carel, who loves having mates over for a braai at his new home.

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TED Talk Tuesday #105 – Life is an enormous gift. Let’s make peace with death

This week’s TED talk was posted by CN&CO’s chief señor Carel Nolte who is obsessed with death and living life well

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North Korea: a state of paradox

Carel shares his impressions of North Korea, which has long been on his destination bucket list

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Why I went cold turkey on no social media

Carel gave up social media in January. Here’s how he found it…

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TED Talk Tuesday #98 – How to survive following your passions

Life is short. Don’t waste a single second, says Carel…

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Everyone should give it a go. Because now everyone can. (It’s Easy!)

Here’s R50 to get your EasyEquities investment portfolio going…

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I wish someone had told me about the privilege of death

Carel shares his remarkably positive and unsurprisingly practical views on death…

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Arm yourself with the facts about SA before you debate emotive issues

Carel shares what we need to know about what’s going on in SA politics, and where we can find the facts…

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TED Talk Tuesday number #85: How to build a business that lasts 100 years

I am fascinated by businesses. Largely, I think, because business allows humans to contribute and grow society.

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I wish someone had told me I do actually like structure and planning

Taking time out to think about what comes next is vital, says Carel in this week’s ‘I wish someone had told me’ feature