Have you noticed that you sometimes receive conflicting advice? Sometimes you are told to “work hard”, “close the gaps in your knowledge” or “do not take your foot off the pedal”. At other times however the advice is more positive,… Continue Reading
Becoming a CA(SA) is hard work. It is the same for those that want to start successful businesses, study medicine or become engineers. Nothing worthwhile in life comes easily. You might look at the studies that lie ahead of you… Continue Reading
“Just a little bit more” Jake White coached the Springboks to 2007 World Cup glory. He would often give his players a theme to focus on during big games. “Just a little bit more” was one that stood out to me.… Continue Reading
A golf golfing range? A travel agency specializing in Mozambican adventures? A renewable energy company? SAICA are going to present you with some interesting business scenarios when you write the ITC. It may be a business that is familiar to… Continue Reading
This is the picture on my office door. Using even a few of these phrases will make a big difference in these last few weeks before writing!
Nothing worthwhile in life comes easily. Reality is going to be a lot tougher than you expected. Show grit. Take the next step. You are on the path to success, it just doesn’t feel like it!
You are all working hard at the moment. Prepping for the ITC, while everyone else is on holiday, is mentally and physically tough. Why do we, as The UCT Board Course, expect so much from you? The following quote, from… Continue Reading
A few years ago now, my wife and I went for the 20-week scan of our second child. We had seen our boy at a scan 6 weeks prior but now the equipment was going to be slightly more advanced… Continue Reading
Have you noticed that you sometimes receive conflicting advice? Sometimes you are told to “work hard”, “close the gaps in your knowledge” or “do not relax before the ITC”. At other times however the advice is more positive, along the… Continue Reading
You have written your exams and now the wait for results begins. As a lecturer, every year, I witness this nervous wait. It is not an easy time. This wait can last for weeks (most University exams) or months in the… Continue Reading