Welcome to Jedidiah: To be successful in today’s white water economy and world you need to be grounded, have direction and be excellent and significant in whatever you do. At Jedidiah we’d like to help you and your people to achieve just that.

Bullshit Jobs

It is always interesting to see what will pique people’s interest.

David Graeber, a professor of anthropology at the London School of Economics wrote a short article titled On the Phenomenon of Bullshit Jobs. To his amazement within a short while it was translated into 15 languages and students posted parts of it in London’s Underground on the walls. As a result Graeber decided to do more research on the topic and finally wrote a book with the title Bullshit Jobs.

Recently the book was discussed at the ... continue reading

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Direction of your deeds

Say I have a business meeting in Bloemfontein next week Thursday; I should be fairly occupied with actions and preparations to get me there on time as well as prepared. Whether I go by plane or drive there does not matter, but my deeds will be directed towards going to Bloemfontein. That speaks of deeds with direction.

Can we say the same about what we do on a daily basis if we evaluate our lives and careers? A video about vision that I watched many years ago stated that

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Hindsight and KBA

A friend of mine sent an interesting quote which read:

The only perfect sight is hindsight … and that, we haven’t got.

Think of it, if you and I knew the outcome of career choices or of a business decision before it was taken, we could have avoided the pitfalls or we could have made entirely different decisions.

Many moons ago I bought a beautiful red car, but then a year or two later on a rainy winter’s morning, I was involved in an accident. After the repairs and a ... continue reading

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The 18 Inch Journey

How do you explain the route to a certain destination if you yourself have never been there?

A man who once struggled to direct a traveller to a certain destination concluded with,

Sir, if you want to go to that place, you should not start from here.

But life does not work that way; we need to start where we are. Do you live with direction? Do you know where you are heading with your life, career or business? You know where you are, but how will you determine the ... continue reading

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2 Sam 12:25 “So he called his name Jedidiah because of the Lord.”

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