Author Archive - Kurt Solomon

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I wish someone had told me how lekker a Club Med holiday is

“I wish someone had told me” is a series of posts that feed into our inquisitive nature at CN&CO. Each week we hear from someone in our network about something interesting or surprising that’s recently happened or occurred to them – or lessons they learnt. These blogs are a way to pay it forward and […]

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Voting 8 May? Eight points you need to know

Lamp posts are burdened with multicolored advert boards with catchy promises and bewildering manifestos as we wait to cast our vote and mark our thumbs in the build-up to the South African National Elections on the 8th of May 2019. Chatting with a few family and friends, there is still some confusion with regards to […]

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What is your WHY? – An inspiring and motivational email from our company’s founder

We recently received an inspiring email from Carel Nolte, our “Chief Senor” the founding member of our company. I cannot give him a formal title, because we don’t do that in our company, rather focusing on outputs and who the most appropriate person is to lead a particular aspect at a particular time. Carel shared […]

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I wish someone had told me about renewing my driver’s license easily

“I wish someone had told me” is a series of posts that feed into our inquisitive nature at CN&CO. Each week we hear from someone in our network about something interesting or surprising that has recently happened or occurred to them – or lessons they learnt. These blogs are a way to pay it forward […]

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Ink Link: The super talented @EasyEquities brand goddess Carly Barnes

The Ink Link is an ongoing project at CN&CO that showcases tattoos in the workplace. One of the great things about a tattoo is it goes against the commonly-held viewpoint that “what you see is what you get”. There’s a misguided belief in certain quarters that in order to be a working professional, it is […]

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TED Talk Tuesday #77 – The mathematics of weight loss

With our team trip to Club Med Bintan around the corner, Kurt’s choice for #TEDTalkTuesday is about the mathematics of weight loss

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Match the baby face and win!

A chance to win R500 and a bit of a throwback for the CN&CO team.

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Tips for the golf enthusiast travelling to Mauritius

If golf is your hobby, then Mauritius is the place for you. Here are some tips from a fellow golf enthusiast.

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10 TED talks to improve your mood

TED talks tug at emotion right? Here are 10 inspirational TED talks perfect for anyone having a bad day. Keeping things short and sweet

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Inside Casa CN&CO

Kurt goes on an Insta-style tour of our HQ in Illovo, Johannesburg…