The future of jobs has never been more uncertain. McKinsey Global Institute estimates that half of all jobs could be automated by 2055. Industry-wide disruptions are occurring faster than ever before. Read the full article here.
Technological and social forces are transforming how work gets done, who doesit , and even what work looks like. And while technology can make workers more productive, there will be significant turbulence as organisations grapple with the complexity and unpredictability of a changing workforce. Read the full article here.
Over the last decade, industries, academics and the public sector have turned their focus toward culture and ethics in response to the financial crisis and corporate misconduct. But what role does culture play in corporate misconduct, and why do these problematic cultures persist? Read the full article here.
Nobody enjoys failing. We all want to make a success of our lives, our work and our endeavours. But in recent years, there’s been an increasing acknowledgment that failure is an integral part of life – it is essential to how we learn and grow. Failure, thought leaders have mused, means taking risks, which is…
So, you’ve survived the start-up phase of your business. Now it’s time to grow. Here, I unpack three strategies to help you along your way and suggest a few ways to shake up your growing business. Whichever you decide to experiment with, the Golden Rule is this: take it slow and have a plan. Expanding…
I recently came across a book by Ben Horowitz called The hard things about the hard things that describes the difficulty of starting and running a business. What the author had to go through seems like a movie and often while reading it I would think I would have given up numerous times. However, the…
Wadzanai Mabuto thrives on being surrounded by young, impressionable minds. When she delivers lectures to her students, she incorporates real-life challenges that she herself has overcome. Read Wadzanai’s full interview here.
ALICE is an audit robot, a first-of-its-kind IT computer program using new methods and ideas that are changing the auditing profession both in South Africa and internationally. Read their full interview here.
In the public eye, Chris van Zyl first and foremost is a proud professional rugby player. But he has decided to deviate from the norm and pursue an alternative career while playing professional rugby. Read Chris’ full interview here.
The Cape Flats is one of the toughest places to grow up for a youngster − the constant lure of gangsterism, violence and drugs, extremely under-resourced schools, and not knowing how to escape it all. Read Nathaniel’s full interview here.