Employee engagement

Human Resources consultant ANDREW SONNENBERG delves into a not-so-secret ingredient for business success.   What is employee engagement? Whilst companies continue to debate the merits of customer-centric, product-centric and people-centric […]

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Builder of hope

The need to develop an entrepreneurial culture at school level is crucial to future economic growth and social upliftment, writes Nelly Mofokeng, Managing Director of JA South Africa   In […]

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The Changing Role of the Chief Financial Officer (CFO)

René Carayol runs the rule over the new role of the bean-counter-in-chief.   There was a time not so long ago when the CFO was purely a technocrat and consequently […]

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Miss Reinvention

Firehorse Media’s Mercédes Westbrook knows firsthand about running with change.   As a managing editor in the custom publishing industry for over 20 years we were aware that disruptions that […]

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Age of the ‘agency of return’ is here

The advertising industry has shifted from a focus on beautiful campaigns to driving for high ROIs, says NXT CEO Wayne Levine.   South Africa’s current economic slump means companies are […]

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Travel Debrief: San Francisco

Julia Ahlfeldt, a Certified Customer Experience Professional (CCXP, debriefs u|Chief on her recent trip to San Francisco.   Tell us about your recent travels? I recently spent three weeks in […]

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The Online Shepherd

Living in an age of constant connectivity both personally and professionally also comes with a downside: increased security risks. In fact, the number of cybersecurity attacks increases every year and […]

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Funding the next leg

Prodigy Finance helps post-grads fund international degrees. But it’s more than a loan provider – it’s a community, says founder and CEO Cameron Stevens.   INSEAD is the number one […]

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The internet of solutions

Vinny Perumal is the Managing Director of Macrocomm, a telecoms and technology company that develops smart solutions through IOT.   Macrocomm is a telecommunications and technology focused company poised to […]

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How the King claimed the throne

In the Game of Insurance, a young prince is challenging the status quo… and building a new empire. u|Chief held court with Gideon Galloway, CEO and Founder of King Price. […]

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Travel Debrief: Ghana

Blind inspirational speaker, workshop facilitator and author Lois Strachan debriefs u|Chief on her recent trip to Ghana.   Traveling as a person who is visually impaired, whether on business or […]

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Overcoming the fear of public speaking

Many talented people with expert skills or knowledge would rather die than stand up and speak in public. However, a simple four-step programme might be all that stands in their […]

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Eleanor Scott: Tale of the mentor

Eleanor Scott has been a business coach and mentor for more than 25 years and today mentors and coaches business executives, therapists and ‘developing’ leaders in organizations. She also mentors […]

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Malcolm Gladwell to host exclusive masterclass in SA

BCXDisrupt Summit, 16-17 November 2017, Kyalami Grand Prix Circuit and International Convention Centre   Has the power of adversity been underrated and the value of privilege, overestimated? Best-selling author and […]

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