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A Momentous Joint Gauteng Occasion

A Momentous Joint Gauteng Occasion

It was a momentous occasion on Friday 8 April when Gauteng North and -South Regions held a brunch rendezvous. Not only was it the first joint event for members in the two neighbouring regions, but it was also the first live event for over two years.

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Futureproof your Freelance Business

Futureproof your Freelance Business

Describing himself as a “born villager at heart,” Shadrack Kubyane used an analogy learnt on bamboo/vegetable farms in China, to describe the growth of a business. The key is the 80/20 principle, whereby one focuses on short-term and long-term goals at the same time. The smaller, short-term side of the business (the “vegetables”) will sustain you while you are waiting for the big payday from the larger but slower-growing side (the “bamboo”).

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Ego States – Your Relationships are your Business

Ego States – Your Relationships are your Business

The quality of your stakeholder relationships can indeed make or break your business. Alexis Grewan (Head, Professional Development) shared valuable insights and tips on how to consciously manage your workplace relationships during a recent webinar, using Eric Berne’s Transactional Analysis.

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Living on Purpose

Living on Purpose

How do we overcome trauma and loss in our lives to such an extent that it becomes a driving force to personal success? Nimee Dhuloo, inspiring personal and business coach, mentor and author of the book “Living on purpose” shared her life lessons with Safreans during a Gauteng South webinar.

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How to Position Your Freelance Business in a World Unusual

How to Position Your Freelance Business in a World Unusual

Covid-19 was the catalyst that kick-started the new world. It has brought about ten years’ change in one month. Now with the end of Covid in sight, we are all different. The most important strategic question we should ask is – In a post-pandemic world, do you think that your customers will want to engage with you in the same manner as before?

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Nothing Beats Social Media

Nothing Beats Social Media

Safrea’s Free State Region hosted a workshop with social media specialist, Nadio von Maltitz. She shared useful tips with the group of freelancers, including photographers, videographers, copywriters, and graphic designers.

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How to Build Resilience as a Freelancer

How to Build Resilience as a Freelancer

Safrea presented a workshop where freelancers in the growing gig economy could learn how to build the special kind of resilience needed for people working on their own. Alan Ahlfeldt (executive coach and psychologist) shared tips during this interactive workshop on how to build resilience, understand oneself, build competence, accept that life is tough – and breathe.

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