In my coaching work with leaders and teams, I often ask my clients whether they engage in workplace gossip. More often than not, they respond, ‘of course not!’ with a look on their faces that indicates that they are insulted to have been asked such a question. Read the full article here.Details
A root cause of resistance to change is that employees identify with, and care for, their organisations. People fear that after the change, the organisation will no longer be the entity that they value and identify with. Change leadership that emphasises what is good about the envisioned change and bad about the current state of…Details
Integrity has no expiry date. You’ve either got it or you haven’t. An honest, diligent company director does not become a crook on the make the moment some arbitrary term limit has been exceeded. Read the full article here.
Varuna Ramlagan CA(SA) is currently involved with SAICA Enterprise Development (ED) as a financial coach to a number of entrepreneurs on the ED programme. Service excellence is the motto which Varuna lives by and she holds everyone around her accountable to the same. Read the full article here.Details
Statistically, no one is average. We all just contribute to the average. This article is about everyone that feels the pressure of subjecting themselves to the milestone tick boxes and the sweet release of accepting that it shouldn’t be broadly applied across life. Below I share the story of finding my average equipped as a…Details
SAICA has risen to the challenge. Through its nation-building projects, it has pioneered a number of SME growth initiatives through entities such as SAICA Enterprise Development and The Hope Factory. Each of these, in their own unique way, focuses on the development of SMEs from the start-up phase through to sustainable high-growth businesses.
There is no question that big data and AI will bring about important advances in the realm of management, especially as it relates to being able to make better-informed decisions. But certain types of decisions − particularly those related to strategy, innovation and marketing − will likely continue to require a human who can take…Details
Ask Willem how he went from being a CA(SA) into a world of relentless innovation, and he’ll tell you it began when he went to LA for the first time in 2004 with Deloitte. ‘Two of the first things that struck me was the sheer scale of the US; 11-lane highways, Walmart, 80 different types…Details