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How multinationals can get their regional offices to work well together

How multinationals can get their regional offices to work well together

The conversations at WEF in Davos last week were varied and wide-ranging, but all centred on a key question – How can we work towards a common, mutually beneficial future in an extremely diverse world…

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Be the best version of you every day

Be the best version of you every day

Follow these top tips to improve your performance in 2018. Each and every one of us owns our own performance through the conscious choices we make coupled with an attitude of constant curiosity for learning.…

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How to be productive at work in 2018

How to be productive at work in 2018

Productivity is the combination of intelligent planning and focused effort, but staying productive at work can be a challenge. Every time the work day ends, odds are that you are not satisfied with what you…

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Why should we incorporate the “no-leave” policy?

Why should we incorporate the “no-leave” policy?

In South Africa, it’s law to give employees 21 consecutive days of leave per year, excluding public holidays. But if you were to give your employees unlimited leave, what would the net effect be? For…

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Let’s give women the right tools

Let’s give women the right tools

Women will benefit from a toolbox that could help them prepare to take their rightful place in leadership roles. Right now, we don’t have enough talent in our leadership pool as a country, and we…

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What is the power of personal branding?

What is the power of personal branding?

The 30 second elevator pitch, your next social media update, your LinkedIn profile, and the answer to the question ‘tell me about yourself’ are all opportunities to make a great first impression. They are also…

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Honesty is the only policy

Honesty is the only policy

How undervaluing honesty has become a culture-wide problem. Most of us have been in a professional situation in which we had to decide whether or not to be completely honest. For some, there’s no question;…

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What to do with the culture shock of your first job

What to do with the culture shock of your first job

For recent graduates who have now spent a year or two in the workplace, it might feel like winter is here to stay – for the rest of their lives – as the culture shock…

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5 creative ways to boost employee morale

5 creative ways to boost employee morale

In an ideal work environment, everyone would love their job, enjoy coming in each day, and put in 100 per cent effort from the moment they walk in until the moment they leave. In the…

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Is carpooling the future of urban mobility?

Is carpooling the future of urban mobility?

There would be something gratifying about guessing the future, particularly when it is patently counterintuitive. Isn’t carpooling all about that quaint 70’s notion that we could all reduce our petrol costs and save the planet…