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Reflecting on 2021

As we enter the last month of 2021, this will be my last blogpost for the year. Don't worry, I will still be blogging in the new year. I...

Set proper goals

A while ago, I posted a video on my Youtube channel about goal setting. This week I want to revisit the concept and talk about why it's...

Get to know yourself

This week I want to talk about getting to know yourself. This is important because the better you understand yourself, the better you can...

Mental health and mining

Those of you in the mining industry know that you have to go for an annual medical exam to see if you are physically fit to work. They...

Admitting you are wrong

If ever there was a bitter pill to swallow, this one would be the most bitter of them all. Having to admit that you are wrong. I have...

Diversify your skills

A few years ago I was exposed to a term called "multiskilling" It was a project that was run at the mine whereby operators were trained...

5 More Coal Mining Hacks

Last week's blog was received very well so I decided to drop 5 more hacks from my days at the coal mines. I will just carry on with the...

5 Coal mining hacks

I've worked at the coal mines for 10 years and there are some tips and tricks that I've learnt along the way. I worked at both opencast...

Gratitude Challenge

As if we don't have enough challenges already, lol! Yes, you guessed it, I'm coming with a challenge but I promise this one will do you a...

What is Kaizen?

Last week I had this bright idea of combining my business improvement background with my career coaching. Shock, horror and disbelief!...