Month: May 2014

Day 13 and Travel – Monday, May 25th to Tuesday May 26th – Farewell and Hello

As I tried to unscramble our days in Africa time zone differences, I realized that according to my blog we experienced back-to-back Fridays on Days 10 and 11.  As miraculous as this would have been, it did not actually occur.  Day 11 should have been marked Saturday and each day afterward was in fact a …

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Day 10 – Friday, May 23rd – A Day In the Light, A Trip Into The Dark

            Friday offered us a little later wake up call, with breakfast at 8:45 featuring presentations by Gabe, Helms, and Connor McFinnegan.  We then made the 20 minute drive to Kirstenbosch Gardens, a botanical conservatory.  It was basically an amazing plot of gardens and well-manicured lawns, all set in the back …

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Day 9 – Thursday, May 22nd – Animals, Kids, and Football (I Can’t Think Of Something Clever)

Thursday began with breakfast at 7:45. This particular morning we were the audience for Chase and Mario’s presentation on the chapter titled Know Your Enemy. They discussed the value of preparation and knowledge of an opponent’s characteristics whether you are on the soccer field, in the business world, or building a nation as Mandela did. …

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Day 7 – Tuesday, May 20th – A Deeper Dive Into “Smile-litsha”

Tuesday began as usual with breakfast in the lodge around 8:15. Afterwards we were treated to Trevor and TJ’s presentation on “having a core principle”, centering around total focus on a singular goal and using any means to achieve it. While opinion was mixed on the absolute righteousness of Mandela’s opinion, the presentation was predictably …

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