Free Talk with Gafra

Free Talk with Gafra

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I share my thoughts on what I’ve observed and coming to understand how to deal with the effects of Social Media on our kids and adult’s.


Avoiding Social Media is similar to avoiding Technology in the Workplace
Jul 5 • 7 min
We encounter an unwillingness to do social media and its similar to the unwillingness we feel to accept technology on the job.
Corporate Bullying
May 29 • 10 min
At the Executive levels there are situations where the potential female successors are bullied by one or 2 of the Males because they see these women as a threat to their opportunity for promotion.
Covid 19 - What is the Brutal Reality?
May 7 • 6 min
On listening to a talk by a business guru Jim Collins, these were my thoughts.
Tips for Staying Sane while Working at Home
Apr 5 • 16 min
Some helpful points on how to handle working from home at this interesting times.
Covid 19-The Creativity Factor
Mar 18 • 11 min
We are in an fearful time. I share what I see and how we should look at this period. There is more to it than just a time to be afraid, every bad has a good.
Look for the Positives in Life
Mar 2 • 9 min
Short sharing on what I notice with the consequences of the negatives in life due to the economic challenges.
When You Feel Something is Missing In Your Life
Feb 12 • 13 min
Some of my thoughts about that shallow, hollow feeling you feel inside sometimes that you’re not sure why you’re feeling that way. What is missing? Why are you feeling this lack of? This emptiness.
Change and New Management
Jan 24 • 13 min
A short blur about how things get better with new management and sometimes it doesn’t.
My Apologies to my Blog Followers
Jan 21 • 13 min
A short apology to those who read my blog and to make up for forgetting to post on Monday.
Happy 2020
Jan 6 • 9 min
A short blurb to welcome in the New Year 2020.
The Art of Listening
Dec 20, 2019 • 10 min
A short blurb on the art of Listening and what you need to do to be a better listener.
Doing 2 Artisan Markets and What I Learned
Dec 9, 2019 • 17 min
In working 2 artisan markets on a weekend, I realised and learned a few things about life and how situations can change at the blink of an eye.
Coaching Millenials versus the Baby Boomers & Tradionalist
Dec 4, 2019 • 15 min
A sharing on how it feels to coach these different groups and what it does to me.
Disrespecting Other People’s Time
Nov 28, 2019 • 7 min
What does it mean when someone disrespects or disregards the value of your time.
An Introduction: Who is Gafra? And Why Free Talk?
Nov 21, 2019 • 15 min
I realised I needed to explain who I am and give a little intro about myself and this is it.
Gafra’s Free Talk Ep.7: Termination: The Difficult Decision
Nov 13, 2019 • 11 min
Companies find it difficult to terminate relationships with individuals, but it maybe the best thing for both parties. Why is it so hard to do?
Gafra’s Free Talk Ep.6: Communication Issues
Nov 12, 2019 • 16 min
Short sharing of my observations on some of the communication issues we encounter personally and professionally.
Gafra’s Free Talk Ep.5: Pain Points in the Workplace
Nov 8, 2019 • 13 min
What are some of the personal pains I see in the Workplace from an individual’s personal psychological perspective and what needs to happen with that individual.
Gafra’s Free Talk Ep.4: My Observations of the Artisan Markets
Nov 8, 2019 • 18 min
A short sharing on what I’ve observed with the Artisan Markets that are good and that I don’t like.
Gafra’s Free Talk Ep.3: Work Life Entitlement
Nov 5, 2019 • 12 min
A short sharing on what I see, hear and observe happening in the Corporates world and my thoughts around it.
Gafra’s Free Talk Ep.2: What Success is to me
Oct 29, 2019 • 9 min
A sharing of what success is to me and what is my experience with success in my life and a few short things I’ve learned so far along the way.
Gafra’s Free Talk Ep.1: Social Media
Oct 26, 2019 • 15 min
This episode is my starter, where I simply share about what I’m observing with these new platforms and what I’m learning from the different people I listen to on YouTube as well as from my clients. How are we, me, our kids etc handling the technology?