Author Archive - Joshua Nuttall

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Cover Insurtech Conference and collaboration

Over the last two years, I have attended the Cover Insurtech conference in Johannesburg and enjoyed the opportunity to learn, gather insights and hear important lessons from some of the insurtech leaders in SA.

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In the saddle: Knee ops and the bigger picture

When life gets full it is easy to let things slide that you can get to later. A recent knee op reminded me of the bigger picture.

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TED Talk Tuesday #103— An astronaut’s story of curiosity, perspective and change

This week’s talk was posted by our free-lance thinker and data nerd Josh Nuttall. Here’s why he chose it (and it’s not for the reason that you might think it is, given the header image): The past 12 months have incorporated a lot of change for me. I have enjoyed embracing and learning from it.

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A trail running gem, Ground the venue.

If you live in Johannesburg, you will know that every weekend thousands of cycling, running and outdoor enthusiasts flock to Cradle of Humankind. It’s a special place and just 30 minutes from Bryanston, it offers an ideal spot to put in some training miles or simply spend some time enjoying the outdoors. Being a keen […]

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In the saddle: reflect, reflecting, reflections

Have you ever looked at your reflection in a still body of water and been amazed at everything that is around you? Take a moment, take a step back and take in your surrounds.

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In the saddle: Saying no is a lot harder than saying yes

In today’s digitally connected and always on world, time is a valuable resource. How we chose to spend our time is an on going question and it ultimately comes down to the choices that we make.

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In the Saddle: Watching, growing, changing and expanding

When you are fully immersed in getting things done, one sometimes forgets to take a step back and evaluate what you are doing or take things in from a different perspective. Embrace change and continue to learn from those around you.

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Collaboration through reading

Josh explains how reading prompts him to think differently and look for connections between things that aren’t clear or obvious.

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In the saddle: Travels abroad and meeting new people  

Over the last 10 days, I traded some time on the bicycle for a trip to the Club Med Bintan Island resort. A trip filled with amazing experiences and memories.

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Running Bintan Island

My running shoes were one of the first things that I packed for a recent trip to Club Med Bintan Islandin Indonesia. Not an obvious choice when packing for an island holiday, which primarily involves the sea, sun and the beach.