Your thoughts colour your mind

Your mind is like a blank slate. Your thoughts are like dye colour. If you think negative thoughts, your mind will become coloured with negativity. If you think prideful thoughts, your mind will become coloured with pride. If you think greedy thoughts, your mind will become coloured with greed. If you think happy thoughts, your mind…

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Office hours are meaningless

If you’re performing you don’t need to be at office by 8am. You’re valuable, who cares what your office hours are. If you’re not performing, you also don’t need to be at office by 8am. You’re useless, who cares what your office hours are. You’re an entrepreneur. You answer to yourself. Being at work 8am…

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Some people can’t handle the truth that they can’t handle the truth

Some people simply can’t handle the truth. Maybe it’s because they’re emotionally unstable. Maybe it’s because they don’t have all the facts. Maybe it’s because they can’t be trusted. Whatever. Accept that you can’t tell the truth to everyone. More important, accept that most people can’t handle that they can’t the truth. That doesn’t mean…

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Make sure you know what your magic number is

The magic number is the amount of money you need to not worry about money ever again.If you don’t need toys like Ferraris, yachts and jets, then the magic number is probably close to R130million.Here’s the math:R130mil will earn R9,1 mil in interest annually (assuming 7% interest).After tax that is R5,46mil.Assuming you need 50% to…

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Pay peanuts get monkeys

If you skimp on quality, your customers will skimp on you. If you under-pay staff, you’ll end up doing their jobs for them. If you cut cost corners, your product will eventually break and you’ll be forced to spend even more to fix. Accept that quality comes at a price. Don’t over-pay. Don’t be ripped…

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North South TVET ICT Conference 2015

Project Isizwe Founder, Alan Knott-Craig, spoke to educators at the North South ICT TVET Conference 2015 about the value the Internet has for learners and the future of education in South Africa

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Radio702 Money Show: Alan Knott-Craig’s story of 13 years in telecoms and tech in Africa

The Money Show’s Bruce Whitfield interviewed Knott-Craig (Jnr). Whitfield also played a clip of listener Dominique, Alan’s former assistant, who phoned in on 17 April 2009 when he resigned from iBurst. View the podcast here.

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Cliffcentral interview with Alan Knott-Craig: Lessons learnt from 13 years as an entrepreneur

Alan Knott-Craig Jnr has announced the launch of his new wireless internet provider that will provide fast, reliable wireless broadband at affordable rates to households and small businesses. He joins Gareth and Hlubi to talk about his latest business venture. Listen to this at Cliff Central.

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