I recently left the comfort of the realm of the 'employee' and became an employer. One of the most powerful and insightful things I have done is write a soul baring blog which I posted on the company blog.
We have a very large social media foot print which means that what I wrote would be read by a large number of people. But as an entrepreneur its important to be clear on where you are coming from. And where you are going. I invite you to read the post! So consider this a…Continue
Added by Dylan James on June 19, 2013 at 17:31 — No Comments
For millions around the globe, the idea of a tertiary education is little more than a pipedream. But hopefully not for long. University of the People is the world's first non-profit, tuition-free, degree-granting online university, dedicated to opening the gates of higher education to all qualified individuals - regardless of financial, social or geographic constraints.
Unlike most online learning programs, University of the People programs combine educators, collaborative learning…Continue
Added by Cindy Payle on June 19, 2013 at 10:49 — No Comments
by Ivan Israelstam
A recent article in The Star reported that the SA Bureau of Standards (SABS) dismissed a man named Mr Pretorius. He had been the section head of the SABS’ crash test and component testing section.
Pretorius was reportedly dismissed for illegally selling crash test bodies after allegedly giving a crash test…Continue
Added by Lia Marus on June 19, 2013 at 8:37 — No Comments
I am sitting with a dilemma. How do you refer to groups without making reference to race?
Let me explain. I am doing research on the transfer of learning and have found that there are the same tendency in certain areas. The areas that I am referring to is…Continue
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Added by Don Leffler on June 14, 2013 at 9:23 — No Comments
The high dropout rate among black SA students has been a concern in education circles for many years. However, the University of Johannesburg (UJ), in conjunction with the Centre for Coaching at the UCT Graduate School of Business, has come up with a practical solution – life coaching.
This approach offers a fresh perspective on the alarming recent research conducted by the Human Sciences Research Council, which revealed that up to 40% of SA students drop out…
Added by Lia Marus on June 14, 2013 at 8:00 — No Comments
Just received a commission to write another management book. This one will guarantee that we will write thirteen others for the same client! @SkopusGroup is starting to make a difference.
Added by Peter van Nieuwenhuizen on June 14, 2013 at 6:48 — No Comments
South African rugby legend, Joost van der Westhuizen, has it !…Continue
Added by Don Leffler on June 13, 2013 at 22:42 — No Comments
When times are tough and revenues are slipping, companies are typically forced to look at cutting costs. Once all possible cut-backs in areas such as in training, travel and marketing have been made, companies inevitably start focusing on their biggest expense - labour.
SA labour law recognises it is necessary for businesses to make staff cuts to survive but it expects that this be done according to a fair process and for a fair reason. And if…
Added by Lia Marus on June 13, 2013 at 8:36 — No Comments
- An interview with Nicholas Haralambous Interview post IMC Conference -
The Integrated Marketing Communication (@IMCConference) Conference’s first key speaker on Monday morning earlier this week was Nicholas Haralambous (@nicharry), Mobile Entrepreneur and GM of Lodestone Mobile Consulting.
For those of you active on Instagram or who attended NetProphet…Continue
Added by Kat Potgieter on June 13, 2013 at 0:30 — No Comments
Our Phones ~ Wireless
Cooking ~ Fireless
Cars ~ Keyless
Food ~ Fatless
Tyres ~ Tubeless
Dress ~ Sleeveless
Youth ~ Jobless
Leaders ~ Shameless
Relationships ~ Meaningless
Attitude ~ Careless
Wives ~ Fearless
Babies ~ Fatherless
Feelings ~ Heartless
Education ~ Valueless
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Added by Angelique Sayed on June 12, 2013 at 10:49 — No Comments
The Marikana miners’ strike has been an unmitigated disaster, not only for the violence and loss of life, but also for its impact on the local communities, the reputation of Lonmin, and the South African economy.
There are no winners. Management is trying to perform an insane juggling act between the demands for pay increases fuelled by a bitter union rivalry, and the awkward realities of trading conditions, rising costs and the laws of supply and demand. The…Continue
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by Carl Eichstadt
In this highly competitive modern business world, South African companies need to find solutions to differentiate themselves from competitors in the global and local marketplaces. One of the ways to assist with this is to develop a unique leadership brand for your company.
What is your company's leadership brand?
Whether we like it or not, our employees and our company’s external…
Added by Lia Marus on June 11, 2013 at 10:13 — No Comments
Networking and personal branding expert Karl Smith probably wasn’t sure what was in store for his future when he left his last full-time job to start a partnership. It’s when he left his corporate job … that he thought clients were just going to fall into his lap. He didn’t bask long in his newly found glory and he soon discovered that it takes much more than handing out business cards to get clients.
Rather than dwelling on the cold reality of economic struggle, he poured himself…Continue
Added by Karl Smith - The Networking Guy on June 10, 2013 at 12:59 — No Comments
Today, your work colleagues extend across many countries, provinces and cultures. Globalisation has taken over and work happens 24 hours a day across various time zones. Work never stops or shuts down. Somewhere, someone is always working.
Companies are faced with the question about if they should incorporate culture into the design of your office…
Added by Lia Marus on June 10, 2013 at 7:30 — No Comments
Motor Neurone Disease (MND) is a progressive disease that attacks the motor neurones, or nerves, in the brain and spinal cord. This means messages gradually stop reaching muscles, which leads to weakness and wasting.
MND can affect how…Continue
Added by Annemarie Robbertse on June 7, 2013 at 4:45 — No Comments