Plastics… villain, victim or ‘too valuable to waste’?

Each year, millions of people around the world are encouraged to refuse single-use plastics as part of “Plastic Free July”. According to the organisers of this campaign, their aim and […]

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The importance of being human in the digital age

Businesses embarking on a digital transformation journey must ensure that they remain cognisant of the human element within this process – how people react to new technologies, for instance, and […]

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Scrum down as skills shortage serves up outsourcing opportunities

Michael Shapiro, CEO at Synthesis, cautions that there’s a big fight brewing for the best of breed in the banking and financial services talent pool.

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Build your tribe

“Successful entrepreneurs and leaders create the outcomes they desire, by surrounding themselves with like-minded people and those working towards the same goal. It’s their ‘tribe’ but how do you create […]

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Beating our own drums

Before we bang the drums to draw foreign investors into South Africa, we first need to slap the leather to get South Africans all dancing to the same beat, writes […]

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More to keeping top staff than just top dollar

Having great staff is key to the success of any organisation, but no longer does the best talent gravitate towards the biggest paycheque, writes Steven Nathan, 10X Investments founder and CEO. […]

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Embracing the fear of innovation

History is the story of bad choices… but don’t let your business be one of them, writes Howard Feldman. Decisions. We make them every day, from the moment we wake […]

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We need to create better income opportunities for domestic workers

One of the most progressive things that happened in the domestic work industry since the dawn of democracy is that domestic worker wages are now regulated. This is good, writes Aisha […]

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Digital trends driving insurance in Africa

Ashok Shah, Group CEO of APA Apollo, shares his insight into the trends driving the insurance industry across Africa. The past few months have seen digital becoming more integrated with […]

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Draw your customers in before you can sell them

Less sell and more engagement is where real results are found, according to Sales and Persuasion Masterclass Off the back of seven sold-out shows, the Matt Brown Show (in partnership with the Influence […]

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How do you get more fans?

Gary Vaynerchuk is fast-talking, on-point with online branding and content creation… and culturally wired in. And he knows marketing. A LinkedIn Influencer, Chairman of VaynerX, CEO of VaynerMedia, and 5-time New […]

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REAL SUCCESS OF SA EDUCATION ABOUT SO MUCH MORE THAN MARKS

Tshikululu Social Investments Client Relationship Manager Khaya Tyatya shares his insight into South Africa’s current education system… and the Class of 2017. When Basic Education Minister Angie Motshekga announced the 2017 […]

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The good client-agency relationship

Johanna McDowell (Managing Director of the Independent Agency Search & Selection Company (IAS), and Partner and director of SCOPEN Africa) shares her thoughts on effective client/agency relationship management, and the […]

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