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Monthly Archives: April 2013

MindPilot: Bertie du Plessis

Bertie du Plessis latest book, Hard-Core Strategy: The Agenda

I met up with business advisor and professional Business speaker, Bertie du Plessis in Pretoria, yesterday. He kindly gave me a signed copy of his latest book, Hard-Core Strategy: The Agenda. Bertie, the CEO of MindPilot (Pty) Ltd® and I met by a happy coincidence at the PSASA a couple of years ago. We clicked after he found out that my dad, Dr. Bruckner de Villiers was …well, my dad. My dad was a giant […]

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Jacques de Villiers elected Professional Speakers of Southern Africa president

Professional speaker, Jacques de Villiers elected as president for the PSASA

Press Release: Jacques de Villiers Elected President of Professional Speakers Association of Southern Africa Contact: Jacques de Villiers Group. For Immediate Release Phone: +27 82 906 3693 Email: jacques@jacquesdevilliers.co.za The Professional Speakers Association of Southern Africa elects Jacques de Villiers as National President 2013 – 14. (Johannesburg, Gauteng. – April 17, 2013) – The Professional Speakers Association of Southern Africa (PSASA) the leading organisation for professional speakers in Southern Africa, during its 2013 Convention in […]

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Book Review: Antifragile and The Black Swan

Nassim Taleb

Book Review: Antifragile How to Live in a World We Dont Understand by Nassim Nicholas Taleb My rating: 5 of 5 stars Antifragile: Things That Gain from Disorder is a great follow on from Taleb’s The Black Swan. The Impact of the Highly Improbable. I’ve learned a lot from Antifragile, but will only cover one or two aspects. I know if I read Antifragile again, (and I will), I will get even more (disturbing) insights that […]

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