Pushing boundaries as a woman in leadership

Lisa Antonopoulos, the new COO at Mediterranean Delicacies, shares her insight into the challenges facing women in leadership positions.   Mediterranean Delicacies, the lifestyle food company has a new addition […]

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My Way: Alone time behind the wheel

Group Chief Executive Officer Khalid Abdulla is the driving force behind JSE-listed African Equity Empowerment Investments (AEEI). It’s been a bumper year for the diverse AEEI investment group, with the […]

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What happens when the whole world votes?

The recent Rwanda election was a massive landslide victory for incumbent Paul Kagama, while the Malta election offered their own incumbent, Joseph Muscat, a comfortable win. However, according to the […]

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Exceptional Leaders for Exceptional Times

It takes a special person to command true leadership authority, but one thing real leaders have in common is where they come from, writes René Carayol.   With the sudden […]

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How smart workers can future-proof their career prospects

It is no secret that the world of work is shifting, and that individuals need to prepare for this changing landscape if they want their skills to remain in demand. […]

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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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Lord Herman Ouseley

René Carayol, u|Chief’s leadership guru, goes head-to-head with an African leader every month.   Lord Ouseley was born in Guyana in 1945 and came to England when he was 11. […]

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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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