One issue stands out for every middle-market business that operates internationally: the struggle to find and retain the most skilled and innovative employees − those who will drive growth and company performance. Read the full article here.
The trend of big data is being propelled by an enormous growth in computing capability, our ability to capture, store and apply sophisticated analytics to data from many new sources, and innovative ways to share and develop our knowledge, says a new report. Read the full article here.
In today’s ‘cult of busy’ we wear our ‘busyness’ like a badge of honour. But this Industrial Revolution thinking could be what is blocking our future success. Perhaps we should start doing less and thinking more. Read the full article here.
In today’s world, we work at breakneck speed. The innovation and creative demands are unprecedented. Do we take stock of our experiences often enough and reflect how to become the best we can be? Our collective and reflective narrative sustains our growth. Read the full article here.
Last year, life insurers paid benefits of R14,4 billion (34 100 claims). Medical schemes (2016/17) paid R136 billion in ‘relevant healthcare expenditure’. Our consumer debt is estimated at over R1,6 trillion with 11 million consumers over-indebted. Read the full article here.
Aristotle broke down persuasion into three essential components: logos, pathos and ethos. Let’s look at how to incorporate these components within your next speech. Read the full article here.
A finance lease is a lease where the lessor is the owner of the asset for the duration of the lease and the lessee has right of use (operating control) of the asset for the duration of the lease. There are specific VAT rules for finance leases. Read more
Success is living your own life on your own terms, true to your own nature, and emotional intelligence (EQ) is knowing who you truly are. While this is tough for most humans, it comes naturally to the birds and the beasts. Read more
Instead of tightening regulations, we need to tighten our principles around the corporate cultures and behaviours we tolerate, incentivise, or turn a blind eye to. This might just help us avoid another accounting scandal, writes Zimkita Mabindla. Read more
Professionals who keep their strengths in mind and see change as an opportunity will be able to direct impact of the prophesied vicissitudes and will be the greatest benefactors in the long run