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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Eleanor Scott: Tale of the mentor

Eleanor Scott has been a business coach and mentor for more than 25 years and today mentors and coaches business executives, therapists and ‘developing’ leaders in organizations. She also mentors […]

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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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The servient leader

Claude Schuck is the regional manager for Africa at Veeam My management style is called servient leadership, which is selfless leadership. When I walk into the office my approach is what can […]

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Mentor champion

Bronwyn Dugtig, the Head of Community Engagement at Monash South Africa, is the global winner of the McGuire Business Plan Competition   Tell us about the McGuire Business Plan Competition? […]

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Travel Debrief: New York City

Enver Duminy, CEO, Cape Town Tourism, debriefs u|Chief on his recent trip to NYC.   Tell us about your recent travels? Most recently, the LoveCapeTown team and I travelled to […]

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