My Way: online gaming and vintage cars

Richard Bensted is the Director of the iShack Innovation Consultancy. My father and I love classic cars and so we joined this group called the Piston Ring. It is a […]

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When not sharing is caring

With social media all around us, the founder and CEO of leading executive search firm Jack Hammer, Debbie Goodman-Bhyat sounds a warning on social media sharing.   Social media aggregators […]

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Coding’s call to arms

With Africa Code Week coming up in October, we dug deep into the world of coding with Claire Gillissen-Duval, the Co-Founder and Global Lead of Africa Code Week.   What […]

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Travel Debrief: Democratic Republic of the Congo

Jonathan Robinson, founder of the Bean There Coffee Company, debriefs u|Chief on his recent trip to the DRC.   Tell us about your recent business trip? Most recently I visited […]

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My way: Long showers and going barefoot

Arjun Khoosal is the CEO and Co-Founder of Kandua “When I’m feeling stuck, my secret move is to take a long shower. It’s some combination of the solitude, the humidity, […]

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10 leadership lessons from Machiavelli

Call someone a ‘Machiavellian’ and they might take offence. But there’s a lot more to the great Italian’s teachings than being cut-throat, writes Eugene Yiga.   “I’m not interested in […]

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Why mothers are today’s best leaders

René Carayol reminds us about the leadership power of women… and mothers in particular.   Extraordinary times demands extraordinary leadership, this must become the era where we universally accept and […]

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Creating an ecosystem for improved medical decision-making

Yaseen Khan, Chief Executive Officer at EMGuidance, highlights the urgent need for rapid changes in local healthcare.   Poor point-of-care medical decision-making costs the healthcare sector billions of rand every […]

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How technology is driving retail in Africa

Arshad Abba, the South African MD responsible for Africa and joint Vice-President  of Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU) Canback, reports on how the digital era is changing the ways and means […]

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Cash in on coupons

Kalon Venture Partners and the Smollan Group have invested R14m in tech startup SnapnSave.   Bright future for discount vouchers Kalon Venture Partners (formerly Grotech) and Smollan Group SA both […]

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Mitigate market disruption by maximizing customer experience

As industries across the board find themselves having to transform to keep up with a digital economy, customer experience (CX) is playing a significant role in providing businesses with opportunities […]

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A new social contract between man and machine

Gary Pinkus, Managing Partner for McKinsey & Company in North America, believes automation isn’t the greatest fear… rather, it’s that we aren’t asking the right questions Automation: it’s either seen […]

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So long, traditional employment

Jon Foster-Pedley, Dean and Director of Henley Business School Africa, ponders our working future in the light of business sustainability, education and digital disruption   The digital disruption world is […]

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A new magazine is born

Welcome to u|Chief Welcome to a brand new business and leadership magazine – u|Chief. Designed as a digital magazine (we call it a Softmag©), u|Chief is designed to be easy to […]

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