What makes a leader of the future?

Business, as we know it, is changing. We will not be working the same way in 5, 10 or even 20 years from now. So, how will future leaders operate? […]

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Leader Focus: Emma Corder, Nilfisk

u|Chief spoke to Emma Corder, Country Manager of Nilfisk ZA, about her career journey and the insights she has learned along the way. Tell us about your career journey to […]

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From Gumtree to moneytree

Above: Adithi Rajkumar (Scribe Photography) and Karl Westvig (CEO of Retail Capital) at La Petite Colombe in Franschhoek.  Dynamic Adithi Rajkumar (the owner of Scribe Photography, and winner of Retail Capital’s […]

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Supporting the engine of the economy

Retail Capital CEO Karl Westvig presented a cheque to the value of R50 000 to Adithi Rajkumar of Scribe Photography, the winner of their R250 000 “business makeover” competition. The presentation took […]

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Insurance industry… ripe for disruption

Johan Ferreira, Chief Legal and Compliance Officer, African Unity Life (AUL), chats to u|Chief about the changes and disruptions facing the insurance industry. The insurance industry is undergoing seismic disruption […]

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CEO Focus: Erik Roos, Pharma Dynamics

Erik Roos is the CEO of Pharma Dynamics. What makes an ideal CEO? The CEO is the leader of a company and, therefore, plays a critical role in establishing the corporate […]

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President FOCUS: Kevin Taylor, BT

Kevin Taylor is President, Asia, Middle East and Africa, BT What makes an ideal business leader? I believe that an ideal business leader is one who is able to establish […]

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CEO Focus: Neil Robinson, Relate

Neil Robinson is CEO of Relate, a 100% not-for-profit social enterprise that creates income opportunities in local communities to make beaded bracelets. To date, the enterprise has raised over R46-million […]

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The potential in glass

Shabeer Jhetam, CEO of The Glass Recycling Company, shares the future of glass recycling with u|Chief. Photos: Consol In terms of the process, how important is it for glass to be […]

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The benefits of glass recycling

Shabeer Jhetam, CEO of The Glass Recycling Company, tells u|Chief about how glass recycling benefits the economy as well as the environment. Photos: Consol What are the cost benefits to the […]

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The truth behind glass recycling

Shabeer Jhetam, CEO of The Glass Recycling Company, gives u|Chief the inside scoop on how glass is recycled. Photos: Consol What is the difference in terms of a returnable bottle and […]

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Gary Player remembers Madiba, part II

The second part of the exclusive 2015 u|Chief interview with Gary Player. The golfing legend shared his memories about Nelson Mandela ahead of Nelson Mandela Day. Pic courtesy Wikimedia Commons […]

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Gary Player remembers Madiba

u|Chief interviewed golfing legend Gary Player in 2015 and asked him to share his memories about Nelson Mandela. Pic courtesy Wikimedia Commons What does Mandela Day mean to you? President […]

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Wilbur Smith remembers Madiba

u|Chief interviewed best-selling novelist Wilbur Smith ahead of Nelson Mandela Day 2015. What does Mandela Day mean to you? To me, it is a wonderful reminder of the end of […]

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