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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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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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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Land of fine wines

South Africans pride themselves on the superb wines that are produced locally. u|Chief wanted a more balanced view of the industry, so we spoke to Murray Giggins, a former South […]

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My Way: It starts with the why?

Jane Stevenson is Strategic Director of Magnetic Storm   “I start most of my responses to questions my team asks with a ‘why’ – and if they can’t answer that then […]

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Chief Justice Mogoeng Mogoeng

Chief Justice Mogoeng Mogoeng: an example of South African exceptionalism to be proud of.   While it is right and fitting to beware tales of exceptionalism wherever they come from, […]

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Extended trust

Trust is top of the pops in business, life and politics, says René Carayol. However, we all have a different relationship with this elusive quality.   There was a time when […]

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Cutting through the BS

When it comes to enabling her clients with rebuilding,  rebranding or rebirthing their products, services or business as a whole, CHANTEL OPPELT doesn’t take prisoners and she definitely doesn’t suffer […]

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Organisational doubt & fear

Human Resources consultant ANDREW SONNENBERG digs deep into the pitfalls facing corporations that lack transformational leaders.   There are differing views on the core purpose of an organization, ranging from […]

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The disruptor: Llew Morkel

ProsperiProp’s Llew Morkel looks back on a life of disruption.   I grew up in Boksburg, and started developing software when I was only 13 years old. The first application […]

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