I have developed three workshops: Innovation 4 Entrepreneurs, You (Pty) Ltd (Personal Branding) and Creative Problem Solving. Currently these are not being properly marketed, although GIBS…Continue
I'm looking for experienced and qualified trainers/facilitators and assessors in the Pretoria area for the following modules:GovernanceReportingExecutive coachingManagement DevelopmentExecutive…Continue
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While one cannot argue that skills development is crucial for any country to alleviate poverty, and become and maintain competitive in today’s ever-changing environment, we have no idea what skills will be required in the future.
By the time learners studying for a technical qualification reach third year, half of what they learned in first year will be out of date! And of those now in Grade 10, at least half will find employment in a job that right now, doesn’t exist; half of the…Continue
There is an urgent need in the world, and particularly in countries like South Africa, for a new approach to business. An approach that moves from “profit for me” to “value for collective growth”.
In the USA, certified B Corporations are a new type of corporation which uses the power of business to solve social and environmental problems B Corps, unlike traditional businesses:
In an April 2011 article, the Institute of Chartered Accountants bragged that “A remarkable 32% of the chief executives of the JSE’s top 194 companies ranked by market capitalisation are chartered accountants”. With South Africa having dropped 16 places in the World Innovation Index from 2011 to 2012, this may not be a good thing!
An Australian study of…Continue
Good practices around recognition and reward, culture management and talent management can make a big difference to the innovativeness of employees. There are many examples of how organisations fail to recognise and reward innovative employees.
Consider these two historical lost opportunities.
WALT DISNEY was fired from his position as an illustrator at the Kansas City Star – the reason given was that Disney “lacked…Continue