Author Archive - Rikus Kok

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TED Talk Tuesday #108: 3 questions to ask yourself about everything you do | Stacey Abrams

Watching TED Talks is a popular pastime at CN&CO. We visit TED.com regularly to clear our heads, have a laugh or get inspired. TED Talks open our minds, spark new ways of thinking and can lead to some very interesting conversations. Each week we pick a favourite and publish it on a Tuesday, because we […]

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I wish someone had told me that my singing is a real talent.

“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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TED Talk Tuesday number #80: The power of the introverts

Watching TED Talks is a popular pastime at CN&CO. We visit TED.com regularly to clear our heads, have a laugh or get inspired. TED Talks open our minds, spark new ways of thinking and can lead to some very interesting conversations. Each week we pick a favourite and publish it on a Tuesday, because we […]

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The new book by John Sanei: MAGNETiiZE

Stop the chase. Understand the change. Take control of your future… These are just a few things that John Sanei touches on in his latest book MAGNETiiZE. I attended the book launch at The Capitol on Park in Johannesburg on Tuesday 22 August. There were a few things John mentioned on the night that stood out for me – in particular: John asked everyone […]

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The Ink Link – Robbie Kruse

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 that 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 […]

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Ted Talk Tuesday #67: Why must artists be poor?

Watching TED Talks is a popular pastime at CN&CO. We visit TED.com regularly to clear our heads, have a laugh or get inspired. TED Talks open our minds, spark new ways of thinking and can lead to some very interesting conversations. Each week we pick a favourite and publish it on a Tuesday, because we […]

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I wish someone had told me about the Eurovision song contest a long time ago…

Rikus is arguably CN&CO’s biggest music fan. Here’s his take on this year’s Eurovision Song Contest…

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TED Talk Tuesday #56 The world is broken

Watching TED Talks is a popular pastime at CN&CO. We visit TED.com regularly to clear our heads, have a laugh or get inspired. TED Talks open our minds, spark new ways of thinking and can lead to some very interesting conversations. Each week we pick a favourite and publish it on a Tuesday, because we […]

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I wish someone had told me to braai more often

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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​I wish someone had told me long ago how great musicals are for the soul​

CN&CO’s resident musical theatre performer, Rikus Kok, shares his favourite shows…