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Primetime: how do you use yours? 18 April 2019

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 11 April 2019

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? 20 March 2019

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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Want to be more productive? Stop multi-tasking 12 March 2019

Think you’re good at multi-tasking? Feeling energised that you can attend to your emails while listening and contributing to a conference call? You're wrong.

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Collaboration 14 January 2019

Many of us understand that we need others’ knowledge to solve certain problems, and these problems don't have to be monumental in size to receive the benefit of their thinking.

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Magnetic Storm pulls off a second successful People’s Port Festival 06 December 2018

This weekend Magnetic Storm brought the second People’s Port Festival to life for Transnet National Ports Authority (TNPA)

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The Role Of Events On Tourism 19 November 2018

The event industry is a dynamic and fast-growing sector with obvious synergies with tourism. When appropriately hosted, events have the potential to expand the visitor economy, provide media exposure, promote development, and stimulate infrastructure upgrades which include the emergence of new partnerships.

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Learning Curve 19 November 2018

He was always more of the introvert while his brother was happiest in front of a crowd, and it was that trait – working hard in the background – that helped Glenn van Eck build Magnetic Storm into a successful business.

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Magnetic Storm wins Transnet National Ports Authority tender to bring the People’s Port Festival to life 05 November 2018

Following a formal tender process, for the second consecutive year, Magnetic Storm has been appointed to bring the People’s Port Festival to life for Transnet National Ports Authority (TNPA).

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Magnetic Storm assists in showcasing the best of Eastern Cape creativity 05 October 2018

Magnetic Storm was delighted to be part of the Friends of the Art Museum fundraiser, the Museum Gala by Mantis.

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The impact of visualisation in events

If I say to you, “imagine a sitting with your feet in the sand, staring out at the ocean.” I bet that the image in your mind versus the image in mine has similarities, but many differences too. Creating a concept from words alone can lead you in a different direction, so it’s key to ensure you have clarity on what that picture looks like.

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Magnetic Storm announces office move to accommodate business vision

Magnetic Storm, a leading event and technical solutions company, is excited to announce a major office move to larger facilities in Port Elizabeth. Magnetic Storm will be relocating from its current Newton Park premises to 51 Leadwood Crescent, Fairview on November 18th.

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The power of purpose

Never underestimate the power of purpose. A clear and strong purpose is the driving force behind many successes. However, more than success, it's about impact Purpose pulls, it compels you to act, to create, to explore and discover, to achieve despite any obstacles and challenges.

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Don’t confuse desktop research with inspiration

There’s a wonderful world out there beyond our screens, and its our role as creatives to get out there and explore it, says David Limbert, the creative head at Magnetic Storm.

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