www.colettesymanowitz.com

Perspectives on entrepreneurship, MBA-related issues, networking, personal branding, technology, investing, education and more…


Leave a comment

People like Bokang need you to donate blood

Bokang is making an amazing difference to the people around him every day. He recovered from a life-threatening brain tumour and needed many blood transfusions. Without your blood donations, Bokang wouldn’t be alive today, so thank you!

The SA National Blood Service is running low on stocks of blood. Please donate. Every 1 unit you donate saves 3 lives. Most of it goes towards mothers bleeding heavily during childbirth, cancer patients, babies and people like Bokang. SANBS is open 7 days a week as an essential service. You can donate in The Colony mall, Jan Smuts Ave, Randburg, Johannesburg. This week’s mobile blood drives are at Douglasdale Mall 09:30-17:00, Kyalami Corner 09:30-17:00 and Mall of Africa 09:00-17:00. Phone SANBS 0800 119 031 to make an appointment to donate. They’ll send you an SMS that you can show to the police if you get stopped during lockdown. Thank you!


Leave a comment

CoronaCracker website lets you report violations of coronavirus regulations

about1a

CoronaCracker enables you to anonymously report violations of coronavirus regulations to SAPS, Dept of Health, Dept of Labour, etc. It’s free to the public and the SA govt, as our way of helping to stop Covid-19 spreading. To report a violation, go to www.coronacracker.co.za Help us keep South Africa safe by sharing this. Thanks!


Leave a comment

The US businessman who made life hard for the Guptas

guptas not my president2

US businessman Bill Browder went from Russia’s biggest foreign investor to its biggest corruption fighter. It was his lawyer Sergei Magnitsky who paid the price. Since Magnitsky’s death in police custody, Browder has made it his life’s goal to prevent corrupt governments and people from moving their dirty gains offshore. This led to the Magnitsky Act, which allows the US to impose sanctions on foreigners suspected of human rights crimes, and enables bad guys like the Guptas to be punished worldwide. https://blog.fraudcracker.com/us-businessman-helped-make-life-hard-for-the-guptas/ #MagnitskyAct #BillBrowder #fightcorruption


Leave a comment

Can you spot the potential embezzler in your company?

embezzler job

Which of your employees is most likely to steal the big bucks from your company? Here’s where the Marquet Report on Embezzlement is especially useful as a profiling tool. Find out more at https://blog.fraudcracker.com/can-you-spot-the-potential-embezzler-in-your-company/ #embezzlement #MarquetReportOnEmbezzlement


Leave a comment

Gambling with lives: Government fails to protect corruption whistle-blowers

Bheki Cele

South Africa’s Minister of Police Bheki Cele is not carrying out his constitutional responsibility to ‘prevent, combat… crime [and] to protect and secure the people of South Africa’. We’re talking specifically about Cele not protecting those brave enough to speak out against corruption. So why does President Ramaphosa keep him on as Minister of Police? Find out more at https://blog.fraudcracker.com/gambling-with-lives-government-not-protecting-corruption-whistle-blowers/ #stopcorruption #protectwhistleblowers


Leave a comment

NDAs ‘should not silence sexual harassment claims’

NDA-sexual-harassment

Ex-movie mogul Harvey Weinstein and his company used NDAs to silence accusations about his sexual wrongdoing. But NDAs should not be used to stop someone speaking up about sexual harassment in the workplace. Find out why at https://blog.fraudcracker.com/ndas-should-not-silence-sexual-harassment-claims/ #MeToo #sexualharassment #NDA