What most people get wrong about men and women

There’s a popular notion that men and women are fundamentally different in important (nonbiological) ways − and those differences are cited to explain women’s lag in achievement. But according to numerous meta-analyses of published research, men and women are actually very similar with respect to key attributes such as confidence, appetite for risk and negotiating…

Legislating the digital goose

A crucial part of digital transformation is doing business in an entirely new way. And the fallout from the Protection of Personal Information Act (POPIA) and the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) could limit our ability to build nimble, flexible, digital organisations. By Kevin Phillips Read more

Preparing for your audience

If you have to ask great speakers for their secret to their success on stage, one common factor would be the amount of preparation that they conduct on understanding their audience. In this article, I will share some of the factors that to consider when tailoring your speech to your audience. Read more

Women and investing

‘According to the Boston Consulting Group, between 2010 and 2015, private wealth held by women grew from $34trn to $51trn. By 2020 women are expected to hold $72trn, 32% of the total’ – The Economist, 8 March 2018. Read more