Sam Floy

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Category: Philosophies

The benefits of sharing too much online

This week I’ve been doing work for a client and have somewhat reversed my scepticism on companies putting effort into their “online presence”.

This post then circles round to how I’m seeing people in East Africa use social media, and how it’s being used here.
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Long lunches

This is just a quick post updating on how I’ve recently been justifying why it’s perfectly acceptable taking two hours over lunch, with a bit of insight into the Kenyan culture of “doing business with who you know”.

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Meditating on what to do next

After getting to the stage of deciding that Kenya had won as the place I wanted to “do business” in the new year, I sat down and began writing down all of the things I would need to work out.

There were work permits, people to meet, ideas to weigh up, research to do, things I knew I needed to do, things I thought well, maybe, I don’t need to do, what to have for breakfast…

and I basically realised it could all get quite overwhelming.

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Why I am moving to Africa

In a few weeks I’ll be taking a one-way flight to Rwanda to see what happens.

I’ve left my job, given up my flat and will be landing in a continent I have been to only once, when I was 11 years old.

The people I’ve spoken to have, understandably, had some questions about such a decision, and so I thought I would get down in words the recurring themes that come out when I tell them.

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Default Vegetarianism

An approach to eat less of a certain food type, without cutting it out completely

I’ve recently been having conversations with people about my approach to eating meat, and so I thought I’d condense my thoughts about it, in case anyone else was interested.

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