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Feature: Failure Needs a New Definition

Nobody enjoys failing. We all want to make a success of our lives, our work and our endeavours. But in recentyears, there’s been an...

Feature: From Start-Up To Growing Business

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...

Feature: Searching Through Dustbins

I recently came across a book by Ben Horowitz called The hard things about the hard things that describes the difficulty of starting and...

When you don’t have an alternative in a negotiation, imagine one

You can partially compensate for the lack of strong alternatives in a negotiation by mentally simulating a realistic but ambitious alternative.Read more 

The complex question of cryptocurrencies

The popularity of cryptocurrencies has resulted in questions about their tax treatment. Depending on the facts and circumstances, capital gains tax or normal income...

We are all decision-makers

If you ask people who the decision-makers are in their organisation, it’s likely that they’ll point towards the CEO and other senior executive directors....

How to Lose Your Best

When your employees (and maybe even you, as their manager) aren’t allowed to grow, they begin to feel that they don’t matter. They feel...

For CEOS It’s Still About Developing Leaders

More than 1 000 C-level executives worldwide identified the issues they expect to command their attention in the coming year. Of the 28 challenges...

Feature: Blockchain – Enriching The Accounting Industry?

Blockchain has great potential to enrich the accounting industry by reducing the costs of upholding and reconciling ledgers and providing unqualified certainty over the...

Feature: How Do I Protect My Data?

A number of significant security-related events have taken place over the last couple of years − think back to the WannaCry ransomware event and...