Author Archives: Motseki Majake

About Motseki Majake

I am insurance professional helping clients with mass market solutions.

Insurance companies should come to the party

According to South African Savings Institute there is a need for a strong savings culture. The argument is that this would boost the economic growth of our country. Household Savings as a percentage of GDP is at 1.7%. The problem … Continue reading

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Invictus

Out of the night that covers me, Black as the pit from pole to pole, I thank whatever gods may be for my unconquerable soul. In the fell clutch of circumstance I have not winced nor cried aloud. Under the … Continue reading

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The Story of an American Conglomerate – Value or Thievery

It has been my interest to understand how large USA conglomerates conquered the world. I came around the story of American International Group (AIG) through Maurice Greenberg. Maurice “Hank” Greenberg headed AIG for almost 40 decades until it was nationalized … Continue reading

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Existence of Modern Man

I have been pondering on my existence for as long as I can remember. I’ve always been fascinated by notion of heaven or hell been brought up in a very Christian family. The preacher would describe the fury of God … Continue reading

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Personal Reflection on Nelson Mandela Funeral.

This must have been unproductive week for South Africa. Most companies opted to give their staff a day off for them to watch the funeral of the father of the nation, Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela. The poem “Man in the Arena” … Continue reading

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Citizenship in a Republic – “The man in the Arena”

It is not the critic who counts; not the man who points out how the strong man stumbles, or where the doer of deeds could have done them better. The credit belongs to the man who is actually in the … Continue reading

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Sports Icons in our midst

The term narcissism comes from the Greek myth of Narcissus, a handsome Greek youth He eventually fell in love with his own reflection in a pool of water. This attributes plays themselves differently between men and women. We are also … Continue reading

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Electricity price hikes : Laymen understanding

South Africans do not participate in the debate over the proposed increase in electricity prices due to complexities. Trade Unions, especially Numsa argues that the proposed hikes are going to lead to an increase in unemployment. Some argue that intensive … Continue reading

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The Concrete Jungle : Empire State of Mind

The history of societies provide a profound perspective of what does it mean to be a successful as a society. In the times of Moshoeshoe and Shaka, life was about surviving the day. Man was only interested in sleeping with a full … Continue reading

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