Niki Nicholas Nkuna

Rookie - 52 Points (1957/01/09 / BURGERSFORT (Leeufallei farm or Ga- Makwakwasi))

Niki Nicholas Nkuna Quotes

  • ''It is true that leadership sets the tone of the culture of an organisation because changes in the organisation are greatly influenced by leadership Nick Nkuna,10/09/08''
    Experience of an organisation led autocratically, people developed a culture of fear, not taking initiative, waiting for instructions all the time
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  • ''Leadership is an endeavour to define a course of action and influencing willingness towards the achievement of that course of action's objectives' N Nkuna,03/ 09/08''
    Nelson Mandela's struggled to influence reconciliation amongst the people of SA, he was doing the right thing, we are trying hard to reconcile
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  • ''Jabu Mabuza's appointment to the chairmanship of Telkom came as not a surprise to older black South Africans. They understand that he was a taxi driver not by choice but by the circumstances that prevailed at the time. Apartheid subjected him to that kind of a lifestyle. During the height of Apartheid people of Jabu's ilk could occupy professional jobs but were prevented by Apartheid legislation that did not compromise when it comes to segregation on racial lines. NN 19 Nov 2012''
    The history of Apartheid in SA, how it affected the lives of black people
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  • ''‘Decide on a course of action, be prepared and stay on it through winter and summer. That way, success is certain to come, ' N Nkuna,22 March 2013''
    Be aware that there are ups and downs in life
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  • ''‘If you can write, read and speak, you are halfway to a better life. But if you can use that to earn a living you are there.' N Nkuna''
    Inspired by great writers
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  • ''Many people are enslaved by other people's expectations of them to behave in a certain way, ' Niki Nkuna''
    One cannot satisfy all or please all, be independent
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  • ''‘We keep on avoiding the reality of the end of our lives that we even postpone planning for retirement and for any other eventuality.' Niki Nkuna''
    We tend to live for now as if we won't grow old
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  • ''‘People will devote unrelenting diligence to the pursuit of success if the reward to be derived is happiness other than money.' Niki Nkuna''
    People can have all the material wealth and still lack happiness. The pursuit of happiness is key
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  • ''‘Some managers and leaders of organisations have the audacity to ill-treat their subordinates flagrantly, with the misguided believe that they are shielded by the imaginary veil called, position power. Instead, they are just making themselves appear insensitive, foolish and despicable.'
    NN 15 Jan'13''
    Disgusted by autocratic leaders and managers
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  • ''‘Give away love so that it may have meaning.' Niki Nkuna''
    Love cannot be love until it is shared
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Best Poem of Niki Nicholas Nkuna

Beauty Today, Ugly Tomorrow

Beauty and ugliness everywhere
Beauty in the eyes and mind of the admirer
Ugliness in the eyes and mind of the hater
Transformational reconstruction everywhere,
Driven by muscle and led by mind,
Tomorrow's eyes do not see the same as Yesterday's

Beauty today, ugly tomorrow
No guarantee beauty today will be beauty tomorrow
No guarantee ugliness today will be ugliness tomorrow
No guarantee structures standing today will be standing tomorrow

The world is beautiful by mankind
Man is forever in the chase of dirt
Today I live on my terms, tomorrow I ...

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The Departed Spirit

The eclipse of the sun came suddenly,
Like power failure at night,
The only sign was the roar of a motorbike,
Whose sound was cut off,
To welcome the sound of gun fire,
And then suddenly started again,
Roared off like the sound of a fly,
Slowly subsiding as it flies away into oblivion,

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