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Blog posts February 2023

Have #purpose and #direction


Henry David Thoreau once wrote, “If you advance confidently in the direction of your dreams and endeavour to live the life you have imagined, you will meet with success”. Today we focus on Oprah’s video recording. In this video,, Oprah shares her dream about …

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Maybe God Chose You


My role model Michael Jackson once wrote, “I have been the artist with the longest career, and I’m honoured to be chosen from Heaven to be invincible. I feel guilty having to put my name on the songs sometimes, because I write them, compose them, and score them, and it is really the work of …

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@ClubWowos #BookClub

T D Jakes said, “Anytime you establish a business that solves a problem, you will be successful.”


Today, I am asking you the following five questions: 


1.         Why do you do what you do? 

2.         What do you need to learn that you do not know right now? …

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@dmandisi interview - Being #honest to the #moment


Mandisi Dyantyis Interview


“Being honest to the moment”


One of the things Mandisi revealed in the Clement Manyathela 702 interview last week was that they were made to wake up at 4am to pray and sing for an hour. His granny would pray for that long. It is now becoming…

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Be #mentally ready!


Be mentally ready! Take action now! Don’t wait! Be decisive and be disciplined about it! Don’t stop at failure! Get up! We don’t take failure at Wowos! It’s a campaign of hard work! 


Watch this video titled “chase your dreams”:



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You will miss me if you see me as a #preacher as I am a #person - T D Jakes


T D Jakes continued, saying, “I was a man before I was a preacher”. In this video,, he tells us how important it is to work together, be together and love each other as friends. He gives warnings on the use of social media and technologies. It was Zibuse L…

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Forms of Fake #Power


In his book, the 5 am club, Robin Sharma states: 
“Our culture tells us to pursue titles and trinkets, applause and acclaim, money and mansions. All that’s fine – it truly is – so long as you don’t get brainwashed into defining your worth as a human being by these things. Enjoy them, jus…

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In the Holy Bible, Genesis 11 verse 6, it is written, “And the Lord said, Behold, the people is one, and they have all one language; and this they begin to do: and now nothing will be restrained from them, which they have imagined to do


Today, I would like us to reflect on imaginin…

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What gets #measured gets improved - #EddiePinero

Afternoon 5amers

This morning as I was driving my son to school (since I could not wake up at 5 am), I listened to Eddie Pinero. I was inspired by what he covered in a few minutes and wanted to share it with you.

What gets measured gets improved - he started his podcast. This immediately c…

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#Inflation has eased not due to #market efficiencies

Suppose you take the GDP output of December 2022 and compare it with the GDP output of January 2023. In that case, the trend is that there was much higher economic activity in December 2022 than in January 2023. 

So generally, the inflation has eased not due to market efficiencies and self-s…

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Do you have #doubts? Do you #overthink, and do you #hesitate?

Wowos, today I take you back to a journal entry that I wrote on 8 September 2022:  


“A child has no trouble believing the unbelievable, nor does the genius or the madman. It’s only you and I, with our big brains and our tiny hearts, who doubt and overthink and hesitate” – Steven Press…

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“The #mind is the centre of the soul" - Myles Munroe said,


Myles Munroe said, “The mind is the centre of the soul. There is nothing as powerful as the human will. God gave you the human will. He gave you the will to choose against His will. The human will resides in your conscious and subconscious mind. The conscious mind feeds your subconscious m…

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#Listening and #Leadership


What a beautiful Monday morning! Summer rain is full of blessings. 


I hope you are all doing well. 


Today, we look at listening and leadership, and I want you to please listen to this video:


Please note what he says about Nelson …

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Your weaker #skills

No matter how carefully you plan your goals, they will never be more than pipe dreams unless you pursue them with gusto. - W Clement Stone


Two days ago, I wrote about how to develop your technical skills. If you missed that post, please read here:…

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Every day’s dedicated #work leads to #success in the longer term. - Sandra Ramsauer


Every day’s dedicated work leads to success in the longer term. - Sandra Ramsauer


During my challenging 😥 exposure year at JCI, Sandra Ramsauer left me a note that read, “Every day’s dedicated work leads to success in the longer term.”


I never 👎 understood this note becaus…

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Develop your #TechnicalSkills



“Whatever you do, you want to develop technical mastery” - Les Brown. 


Diop (1974) wrote: “within two generations, a good share of the customary materials indispensable to our daily lives (including iron, aluminium, copper, uranium, zinc, manganese and cobalt) will have com…

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“I have no problems” - Dr Myles Munroe 


The Wowos 5 Am Club and Wowos Motivational Spiritual Club are cohorts created to uplift our spirits and give us the in-it-to-win attitude. 


Today, I would like to talk about Attitude. Munroe defines attitude as “a product of b…

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Wowos Book Club hosted Dr Jabu Mtsweni


“Those who do not read or write must not lead, lest they are going to lead us into temptation and deliver us to poverty” - Tshilidzi Marwala


On 31 January 2023, Wowos Book Club hosted Dr Jabu Mtsweni, who shared his insights on Professor Tshilidzi Marwala’s book Closing the Gap. …

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Remembering Malusi Jamela


Malusi Jamela passed away on 4 February 2006. The ever-smiling, tall, and intelligent J was laid to rest on 11 February 2006 in Port Elizabeth (now known as Gqeberha). Today, 17 years later, post his death, we, as Wowos Club, remember him. Pastor Sivuyile Hlam, a best friend of uMalusi, wrote …

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Push yourself

Push yourself 


Waking up this Monday morning was not easy. I had to push myself. I had to make up my mind - do I continue to sleep and ignore these messages from Wowos 5 am Club, or do I stand up and move? 


I had to remember the words of Les Brown, “whatever you wanna do, you…

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