1. Last week I wrote about South Africa’s Global Competitiveness (Global Competitiveness Report comparing the world’s top 139 countries) and the fact that our Achilles Heel is our poor performance in the areas of infrastructure, health and primary education, labour market efficiency and technological readiness.

  2. The Marshmallow Test: Version 2.0

    In his book Emotional Intelligence, Daniel Goleman (1986) refers to the famous experiments on self control and delayed gratification conducted by Walter Mischel and his colleagues at Stanford University with four year olds.