Archive for the ‘The Company We Keep’ Category

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The physical and virtual company we keep

The company we keep is a phenomenal CN&CO blog series that highlights diverse, interesting people and topics.  In thinking about who I should profile or write about in this blog, I wanted to do something different. I racked my brain for ideas and people who may offer a different perspective, but rather than looking to […]

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We’re grateful to know Colleen Magner

Colleen Magner chairs the CN&CO board. She is a remarkable facilitator, out-the-box thinker and really nice person. The other day, three “Colleen” things happened in our CN&CO circle, which prompted us to put this little blog together. Good things happen in threes, too… 1. Blake attended an event on impact investing called Business in Society. […]

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“The measure of a man is in the lives he has touched”

On the 2nd of June 2019, 20 young men, whose lives were deeply touched by their friend who tragically passed away in 2018, will race against each other in the Ironman 70.3 in Durban to raise money for the Sunflower Fund.

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The Company We Keep: Laleh Mohmedi – Jacob’s Food Diaries

The Company We Keep is a column on the CN&CO blog that profiles some of the most interesting people in our networks. Here we share the details of the lives of people we know, showcasing the extraordinary diversity of our society and proving that people truly are at the heart of everything we do. Last […]

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The Company We Keep – Sharon Boyce: psychologist, horse fanatic and philanthropist

Penny shares the story of a very special woman, Sharon Boyce, in this instalment of The Company We Keep

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The Company We Keep: Auntie Bilqees

Auntie Bilqees is one of the inspirational women in my life. Besides being a number wonderful things is an active member of her community.

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The company we keep: Seth Godin and the altMBA community

October was an interesting month showcasing the company I kept throughout the world…

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The Company We Keep: Celebrating amazing women in Women’s Month

Carel celebrates some fabulous women in this month’s instalment of The Company We Keep

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The Company We Keep: Nonno Luigi

Nonno Luigi Casiraghi is the grand father of two of our CN&CO team members. Here we learn a bit about his life, his story and lessons through the next chapter of our Company We Keep series.

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The stakes are high for young SA tech team in Palo Alto

The team from Names & Faces, a South African tech start up with big dreams, has arrived in San Francisco to start on the Y Combinators (YC) summer programme. YC is a well known US seed fund that invests in 130 companies from around the world. Some of its better known alums include Airbnb, Dropbox […]