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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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A Beautiful Mind

“As he thinks, so he is; as he continues to think, so he remains.”  ― James Allen At this very moment, there are over 2 million pieces of sensory data in your environment, clamoring for your [...]

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The Experimental Revolution

If you’re close to LifeXchange headquarters, you might have heard us speak in uneasy and awed tones about The Experiment. Before I explain anything about this period in LifeXchange, you’ll [...]

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The Case for Mentoring

‘It’s all Greek to me!” I often reflect on my endless nights of studying the Ancient Greek and Hebrew languages. The struggle to know what gender the word is, if it is plural or [...]

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