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Bertus Coetzee dolphin bay

Bertus Coetzee is the owner and MD of Dolphin Bay.

LOBSTERS AND ENLIGHTENMENT

Several scenes have been milling through my mind recently. I realise that they all hang together, and all bring illumination. The first scene is the male lobster, scuttling along on the ocean floor. Our crustacean is described in the opening chapter of the book “12 Rules for Life” by Jordan Peterson. If the creature loses enough fights, and with them […]

THIS IS PERSONAL – AND IT’S BUSINESS

We often hear the saying: “This is not personal, it’s business.” But is this true, or even possible? Any decision that we make that influences another person’s life is, by its very nature, personal. To say that a decision is made purely on a business basis is to put on a mask and hide behind it. As the picture shows, […]

THE VALUE OF A GOOD SUPPLIER

I needed to explain an awkward situation to a supplier and to apologise that it had arisen. His response was completely unexpected. “Not at all. I enjoyed the discussion, and I’m glad we’ve had it,” he said. “We’ve been in similar circumstances in the past and managed to overcome them successfully.”