Thanks to everyone who helped make this blog what it is. The blog started as a personal interest. But I soon found out there was a community of people who were thinking about some of the same questions. And since I started, this blog has had over 84,000 page views. Not my intention at all from the start, so I’m just absolutely amazed and pleased that it was able to reach some folks and help others connect. Truly, the support, contributions (written), encouragement, and connections made over the last year and half have been amazing. And I hope that it continues far into the future.
So I wanted to take the opportunity to acknowledge and say a resounding THANKS to the folks below (in no particular order). I can’t thank you enough; you’ll always have my admiration and gratitude!
Apologies in advance for anyone I may have left off.
Gary Benham, Head of Communications, Pretoria: Foreign & Commonwealth Office. You can read his blog here: http://blogs.fco.gov.uk/roller/benham/
Steve Fleming, CEO of Kick for Life, an amazing charity organization.
Adam Boros, friend, gracious host in South Africa, and amazing on-the ground correspondent. Read his many guest posts on this blog by clicking on the “guest post” section to the right.
Andrew Bonfiglio, fellow Cornell alum, guest post contributor, and fellow party-goer in South Africa. You can read more about the company he started and launched in South Africa, Emzingo, at www.Emzingo.com
Caitlin Halferty, friend, grad-school classmate, guest post contributor, and IBM corporate service corps member.
Tracey Savell Reavis, journalist and guest post contributor. Check out her company, Philanthropy Scores
Ken G Kabira, branding expert, arsenal supporter and friend
Minesh Parikh, friend and media planning guru. Follow him on twitter @ideas_economy
My wife, Amanda, all-around awesome