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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...

Feature: Automation Boom

You may not be sharing your office with a robot yet, but the next wave of automation has begun. Humanoid service robots, machine learning...

Feature: Has the SA accounting profession lost the public’s confidence?

The question, ‘Has the South African accounting profession lost the public’s confidence?’ was the catalyst for conversation at a recent discussion − the first...

8 Insights to Shape Business Strategy

It’s impossible for anyone today to give a precise vision of how the next ten − much less five − years will unfold in...