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Having a story to tell helps your commodity become a brand

UK Agriculture and Horticulture Development Board chief strategy officer Tom Hind told the recent Oxford Farming Conference that a growth opportunity exists for British producers who can talk about their food in a way which appeals to consumers. This is equally true for South African growers […]

Benchmarking PR fees

Benchmarking PR fees

Answering how long a piece of string is seems simpler than knowing the average hourly rate for public relations by a consultancy. Many PR professionals bill a time-based fee which reflects how long a job should take to complete. Rightly, in my opinion, the more […]

Decide to be happy

Decide to be happy. I’ve decided to remind myself how lucky, blessed, whatever you call it I am to have this life and live this life where I do. Deciding to be happy doesn’t make our President a man of integrity, it doesn’t change our […]

Free Type2 info session in Bellville

Approximately three-and-a-half million South Africans suffer from diabetes. The majority of people in South Africa have Type 2 diabetes with many cases being undiagnosed because there are very few symptoms initially. An unhealthy lifestyle such as poor food choices and obesity contributes to the cause […]

Use the right knife for the job

One of the best pieces of advice I ever got was to use the right knife for the job. I suppose it is obvious to use the tool designed for its purpose – it is pretty impossible to fillet a fish with a carving knife, […]

Do what frightens you first for the best chance of growth

I used to be a scaredy-pants but now I look out for opportunities to experience things that I’m frightened of. I think doing that is one of the few ways we can grow. You’ve read about my kayaking in Madagascar experience before but this piece, […]