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Nkosinathi Video 14 December 2016

Nkosinathi Video

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Set design: all the world’s a stage 10 November 2016

Sitting in the audience at an event makes me realise that the difference between an ordinary and an extraordinary event, is in the detail.

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Algoa FM 35 Years Interview 16 September 2016

Algoa FM 35 Year Interview

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MagDay: an educational experience 09 September 2016

With the most valued commodity in life today being time, we had an idea about offering time to educate a niche market.

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Bringing paper dresses to life with light 01 September 2016

When we are given a beautiful canvas to play with lighting, it truly excites us!

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Thinking without a box 01 September 2016

You’ve heard it before, “think outside the box.” But what if we scrap the box?

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Business sustainability 01 September 2016

Reflecting on 35 years of Magnetic Storm, our journey continues to amaze me.

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Magnetic Storm: 35 years of memories 01 September 2016

2016 is a special year for the team at Magnetic Storm as it celebrates 35 years of connecting people through creating memorable experiences which last a lifetime.

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Microphone Tips 24 August 2016

Tips when performing / presenting with a Microphone

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The Balancing Act 10 August 2016

Celebrating Women’s Day gives us a chance to reflect on how the role of women has changed through the years.

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Creative freedom

The general belief is that great ideas happen when people are free to think and that creatives thrive in situations that grant permission to make mistakes. I don’t disagree with the sentiment, ?creatives like many, do thrive when uncertainty is minimised, and convention is applied responsibly,? but I do see a challenge with the word freedom.

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Primetime: how do you use yours?

Take a moment and write down the top three things that you should be doing in your position to bring value to your business. These three things are what you do better than anyone else, things that directly and positively impact the organisation. Now to the right of that list, write down the top three things that you spend time on – and be honest, really honest.

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The arts in education

Magnetic Storm has been supporting youth theatre in Port Elizabeth for over 12 years. David Limbert who spearheads work with local schools and community theatre talks about the importance of investing in tech skills for emerging talent and the role of the arts in education.

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We love tech, but have we become a slave to it?

At Magnetic Storm, we do tech in a big way, every day. We love what it allows us to do, how people can connect, communicate and collaborate. But in today’s world, we’re always on, always plugged in, hiding behind a black mirror. But for an authentic relationship to happen, we need to connect in person. So are we becoming slaves to technology? Is it making us less happy, less 'us'?

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