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The Camino de Santiago from a child's view

BY NICOLAS YOLLAND
@ VOL 43 ON MAY 09, 2017

11 year old Nicolas Yolland took a rite of passage journey with his mother on the Camino de Santiago. Nicolas will tell the story of his journey, what he learnt and who he is as a result. His wish is to inspire people to step outside of their comfort zones to experience something new and to realise that, as in adventure as in life, just by putting one foot in front of the other, they will reach their destination.

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Couchsurfing: How to become a tourist in your own city

BY LEE DZBENSKI
@ VOL 43 ON MAY 09, 2017

Lee Dzbenski found herself alone and with friends who had different priorities.So she signed up for everything and found Couchsurfing which changed her life. She found dinner companions, party buddies, learning about new cultures, making friends, discovering your city. Ultimately falling in love with her city, herself & humanity.

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The Mind, Behavior and Plant Based Eating

BY NOELEEN BRIDLE
@ VOL 43 ON MAY 09, 2017

Noeleen Bridle believes plant based eating is the key to improving our health, happiness and overall appearance. Most importantly it is the link between food and behaviour that she would like to share with you. How can working with your thoughts and mind be the biggest tool in your life?

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Why the F*** not?

BY NERMIN NUMIC
@ VOL 43 ON MAY 09, 2017

Numa Numic, from Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina is a war child refugee with a positive attitude about life. Sharing where his life has taken him, making dreams come and embracing chances life offers. Why the f*** not! His decisions took him from a war country through Europe eventually to South Africa

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Part time work full time passion

BY GRANT GREEFF
@ VOL 43 ON MAY 09, 2017

It is the act of prioritising our passions that will truly shape our country and the World. Where the majority of our time is spent does not determine the level of impact we have on humanity and our environment. It is what we prioritise in our lives that determines our impact. Are our priorities based on time allocated or on our passions?

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Growing leaders through grassroots basketball

BY GIOVANNI FREEMAN
@ VOL 43 ON MAY 09, 2017

African Grassroot Hoops was established in November 2014, and registered as a non-profit company (NPC). The aim was to bring basketball to underprivileged areas in Cape Town, and surrounding areas, by building and/or revamping public basketball courts. By building and rebuilding basketball throughout South Africa we will have a positive influence on a large number of youth, while simultaneously creating a platform to be used in life development. By this we are setting them on a path to a productive adulthood.The focus is on young and impressionable individuals. We believe in empowering basketball clubs to be self-sufficient by holding them strongly to our philosophy to learn how to fish.

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DNA of Innovative Leadership

BY KIM HUTTON-BROWN
@ VOL 43 ON MAY 09, 2017

On its own Positive thinking never works! For true change, we need to un-memorize old emotions and recondition the body to a new mind, and attitude. The journey of how to change and lead your life through understanding that every-day thoughts are reflected in the reality we experience.

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Tokyo...Pow...Wow!

BY ANDREW COLE
@ VOL 43 ON MAY 09, 2017

Andrew recently attended the 3rd annual gathering of PechaKucha city organisers in Tokyo. He shares some of his observations and experiences based on a very short visit to the city, the world's largest.

 

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The Reality of Virtual Reality

“The reality of virtual reality is that we are still away from that, but we getting there faster than you can imagine! ”

In "The Reality of Virtual Reality" From PechaKucha Night Cape TownVol.40 Marco Rosa shares about the idea of what is the reality of virtual reality. Where is the technology right now? What is involved in creating meaningful virtual reality experiences? What are the dangers and pitfalls of VR? Why is there so much hype around VR? What the future holds for VR and how can it positively impact the world. His focus on this presentation will be on the educational application and possibilities that VR offers us.

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About the City's Organizers

  • Andrew Cole

    Andrew Cole is a communications professional and spokesperson with nearly 20 years of experience consulting to, or working in, various blue chip companies in Canada and South Africa. In Cape Town he has operated an independent consultancy for the past five years focusing on enterprise development, storytelling (presented as podcasts), strategy and sustainability communications. Andrew holds a post-graduate diploma in Sustainable Development from Stellenbosch University's School of Public Leadership, a Diploma in Public Relations Management from Ryerson University (Toronto), and a B.Sc. in Anatomical Science and Cell Biology, with a minor in Management, from McGill University (Montreal).