By Mary Ovenstone How much consideration have you given to Midlife—your own or your clients’? Probably not much, and yet experience it you will for the twenty years between 40 and 60—like it or [...]
The Aephoria Identity Map (AIM) An integrated Enneagram and Vertical Development assessment tool Online accreditation workshops with Lucille Greeff and Julia Kukard June – November 2020 AIM is the only integrated horizontal and vertical [...]
The past month has been a difficult, challenging and shocking time for people living in South Africa. As many of the xenophobic attacks and brutal cases of Gender Based Violence (GBV) have played out in [...]
Our work at Aephoria is all about maturing humans and organisational systems. Often in our facilitation this requires us to talk about issues of diversity and inclusion and race in particular. I’ve been reflecting on [...]
As programme coordinator and co-facilitator for the Women’s Leadership Development Programme at the University of Johannesburg, I had my first opportunity to join the women participants for a lunchtime session. Lunchtime sessions are formalised gatherings [...]
At Aephoria Partners we use the work of Steve Biko in our leadership development processes and are often asked by participants: what relevance does Biko have for white people – did he not say that white people have no role to play in the struggle – was he not racist? Well, here is one very simple answer to this question based on my interpretation of his work.
Some of us had absent fathers or absent mothers. The migrant labour system, long hours at work, Apartheid Separate Development, the shifting of traditional cultural norms, addictions and violence have meant that many of us grew up with an absent father/authority figure or one that was unpredictably present in our lives.