Yearly Archives: 2016

The Change Starter Pack

In our last newsletter we spoke about the difference between focusing on the process of change rather than the outcomes. Focus on outcomes and failure is evident; focus on the process and change is [...]

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Fresh Kids on the Block!

LifeXchange has a footprint in Bloemfontein! Thanks to a partnership with Clinvet Community Development and Education Trust (CCDET), we are in the process of launching a new mentoring project. The [...]

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Dealing with the Christmas Blues

“Then there’s the music, the rampant materialism, the fruitcake everyone insists you eat…: I don’t like Christmas. In fact, I unashamedly harbor a deep sense of mistrust when it comes to [...]

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#DonorLove: Ram Mountaineering and the Art of Stewardship

Apart from being a company that imports and distributes some of the best outdoor brands available, RAM Mountaineering is best known for their expert hands-on advice when it comes to rock climbing and [...]

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Navigating Islands

It might not be very politically correct, or nice to hear, but at LifeXchange we often talk about South Africa being a country of many islands. And this is so evident in the Fish Hoek valley, where [...]

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Our Trip to Robben Island

Consistency, Frequency, Emotional connection and Duration are the cornerstones in the mentoring journey. However, to make it slightly easier for all our mentors,  LifeXchange organizes activities [...]

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Achieving Change that Lasts

Change is the most fascinating thing to me that exists! We all want it. We even have rituals that indicate the start of it (Happy New Year!). We normally want to bring about change in the beginning [...]

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#DonorLove: Reaching New Depths with Pisces Divers

If you’ve ever driven the scenic main road between Fish Hoek and Simons Town, chances are you’ve seen the big blue Pisces Divers sign on your left. Although most renowned for their stellar [...]

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Mentoring for Change

With the recent elections in South Africa having taken place, it’s easy to see that sentiments are changing among the voting population since the democracy was born, 22 years ago. Studies on the [...]

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Change Management in the Workplace

The term “Change Management” has become very popular the last 5 years. It can mean anything from the controlled identification and implementation of required changes within a computer [...]

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Putting Vredenburg on the Map

I hear you say, ‘Why on earth is LifeXchange running a mentoring project in Vredenburg?’ Yes, not Vredendal, and also not Vredenberg, Belville…but Vredenburg, the small town 12km north of [...]

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Top Down

It is early morning, and the room is tense. We are waiting for the Boss to arrive who always makes his entrance last. He has that parking spot where no one else is allowed to park, thus he can cut [...]

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