Later this year I will take myself off into the company conference room, give myself a gold watch, a pat on the back, and crack open a Windhoek Draught when I hit the witching number of 65.

I don't feel like going off to spend my days playing golf, "helping around the house" and quietly vegetating into an early grave.  Quite frankly, I don't think my other half wants me infesting the place all day either.  I've seen too many other former colleagues and friends gradually fade away when the mental stimulus of work is removed.  Honestly, if you are fit to work at 64 years and 365 days old, what evil hobgoblin comes in the night and turns your mind to mush, so that at 65 years 0 minutes and 1 second old all you are fit for are the mindless activities of daytime TV, golf, supper at 4.30pm and bed at 7 so as not to trouble the youngsters.   Absolute nonsense.   Us greybeards still have a lot to offer. I wouldn't like to be the guy that commands Richard Branson to shuffle off to his island and not come back when he hits 65.

Quite apart from that, the buggers persist with their bills. My savings and residual income isn't quite enough. Not by a long way.      Gotta do SOMETHING and here it is.................................






In past years, Eala Bhan concentrated on providing contract and interim IT services, principally general and project management. However, that is a feast and famine environment, and I have concluded that other income streams are needed to cover the gaps between assignments, and for when it is time to hang my boots up. I have broadened the range of services offered to include other potential income streams, loosely based around my skills and expertise.

What Eala Bhan does:

IT Management and Project Management Support. Interim/Contract cover for temporary vacancies, part time IT management, strategic support.

Business Perception Indicator – a cloud-based client-managed software application that tells you what the market thinks of your business and in in 30 minutes has you building a better business.

An on-line shop supplying new IT hardware and software including games, multimedia and the little bits you need. It also hosts a segment offering lifestyle items.

Sales of Refurbished Desktop/Laptop Equipment. All very keenly priced with a warranty and legal software.   Check Regularly for Specials and New Stock.

• The Ethical Asset Disposal of Excess or Unwanted IT Equipment.

• On-line purchase of technical publications and textbooks, Media and Lifestyle stuff, mainly Amazon, but supporting other sites as well.

Personal and Corporate leisure shirts in a variety of styles, colours and sizes with your own branding.

For anything else or just a chat - +2782-492-1055 or enquiries@ealabhan.co.za

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