GUESS WHO'S BACK!!! After more than 5 years away, I have decided to revive my Blog. I was watching a video featuring the amazing Seth Godin being interviewed by Tom Bilyeu . If you haven't seen them before, where have you been??? Go check them out by clicking on their names above. Anyway, I was amazed that Seth Godin has over 7,000 blog posts and over a Million followers. He posts at least once a day. These numbers are inspiring but what really struck me is that he says that whatever you put out there, statistically 50% of it will be rubbish (I'm paraphrasing). If anyone has writer's block, then he asks them how many poor books, screenplays, etc. they have produced recently. You can't wait for a muse to deliver the perfect book, if you don't just start writing. Sure, 50% may be rubbish but, statistically, something has to be good. Just write ... hey, I can do that . Anyway, my Blog has therefore received the proverbial dusting off and I am ready to go.
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Pickvest class action lawyers defend ‘opt out’ provision - Moneyweb Lawyers bringing the class action application on behalf of the 18 000-odd investors in Highveld Syndications 15 to 22, the property syndication companies promoted by Pickvest, have defended their decision to automatically include all investors in the application and require individual investors to opt out should they not want to be a part of the action. Having debated with senior legal counsel and researched class actions internationally, Theron & Partners – the lawyers bringing the application on behalf of investors – say class actions are rarely started on an opt in basis. In other words, where those concerned must actively opt into the action before their claims are included. “We understand that such an option will be more suitable where the class is not easily identifiable. In the Highveld Syndication matters, the classes are easily identifiable,” explains Marina Verdoes of Theron & Partners. All th
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Waterfall City: On track to be a new CBD - Moneyweb Maxwell Office Park, Waterfall Attacq Limited’s Waterfall City, a 240-hectare development sandwiched between Sandton and Midrand, is on track to be “a new CBD” with more projects announced. The company has earmarked R40 million to construct a three-hectare park which will anchor the commercial and retail offering at the development called Central Park. Attacq CEO Morné Wilken, who likens the size of the park to “six rugby fields”, says the idea with Waterfall City is to create a new city. As of December 2014, the company completed 211 000 square metres of the mixed-use development’s 1.4 million remaining development bulk, which will roll out in the next two years. Of the completed buildings, Attacq has sold 38 000 square metres and held 173 000 square metres of the development. Some of the tenants which have already taken up space at Waterfall City’s completed buildings include Honda, Premier Foods, City Lodge, Westcon