Leading others is daunting, but it’s the reason I get up every day. To influence and lead others is a privilege – and honestly, the most exciting part of my job. Great leadership transforms societies. But how can we measure it? Read more
Centralised systems and double-entry booking have created friction and constraints in the way people and businesses interact with each other. Blockchain technology and triple-entry accounting will ultimately result in exponential economic growth which can serve the planet, as blockchain is global and decentralised. Read more
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
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
‘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
Any employer value characteristics like responsibility, dedication and loyalty in an employee, but if not managed properly by the employee, burnout, illness, obesity and unhappiness can occur. Read more
Working ways have changed. Our workforce is dominated by a transformed, gender-balanced and super-energised younger generation. Our critical leadership attributes have not kept pace and a leadership culture of ‘command and control’ still exists. These days are over. Read more
Possibly one of the hardest soft skills to develop, emotional intelligence (EQ) is not only a game changer in the smart leader’s toolkit but an essential skill that when developed is worthy of superpower status. Read Usha Maharaj’s full article here.
There is a saying, ‘the only constant is change’. This also true in B-BBEE legislation. The often-heard statement that ‘the goal posts keeps shifting’ seems to carry some truth as new pieces of B-BBEE legislation is enacted all the time. Read Anton’s full article here.
The donation of an asset to a trust triggers both donations tax and capital gains tax. The sale of an asset to a trust against a low or interest-free loan previously only triggered capital gains tax. Section 7C of the Income Tax Act was inserted to correct this position by deeming a donation to also…