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#AfricaMonth: The African opportunity in front of you
#AfricaMonth: The African opportunity in front of you

We chat to Philip and Malan Joubert, founders of OfferZen as well as a number of noteworthy apps such as SnapScan, Pondering Panda, and Apps Against Ebola

By Ilse van den Berg 1 day ago

Jonathan Lun wins SingularityU's Southern Africa Global Impact Challenge
Jonathan Lun wins SingularityU's Southern Africa Global Impact Challenge

Last week saw Jonathan Lun win the judges' vote at the final pitch event for the 2017 SingularityU Southern Africa Global Impact Challenge

By Jessica Tennant 16 May 2017

Jonathan Lun wins SingularityU's Southern Africa Global Impact Challenge
Jonathan Lun wins SingularityU's Southern Africa Global Impact Challenge

Last week saw Jonathan Lun win the judges' vote at the final pitch event for the 2017 SingularityU Southern Africa Global Impact Challenge

By Jessica Tennant 16 May 2017

#FIDIC_GAMA2017: Adapt or get left behind
#FIDIC_GAMA2017: Adapt or get left behind

Jeshika Ramchund opened the second day's morning session at the 24th Annual FIDIC-GAMA Conference on Infrastructure by unpacking the power of technology to disrupt both industries and the notion of the profession

By Sindy Peters 10 May 2017

Boris Dzhingarov
Five leadership tips the young entrepreneurs should know

You need to be a true leader in order to guide an entire company towards success. Entrepreneurs that want to be successful have to cultivate leadership

By Boris Dzhingarov, Issued by Monetary Library 8 May 2017

Gamification makes work more human
Gamification makes work more human

Millennials catch a lot of flak for expecting the world to be their proverbial oyster. Nowhere is this truer than in the workplace. But what if the problem isn't millennials?

By Wynand Smit 4 May 2017

Ilse Louw
Are SMMEs reluctant to adopt tech, or simply out of their depth?

A recent article on Bizcommunity.com, “Facebook helps SMMEs to unlock potential” (11 April 2017) caught my eye. Especially a line in the opening paragraph “ we need to invest in the future of small businesses"

By Ilse Louw 4 May 2017

Boris Dzhingarov
What to look for in a Salesforce consultant

Salesforce consulting is a common practice among most businesses now. This is because the people in the sales department of any business are probably the most important employees

By Boris Dzhingarov, Issued by Monetary Library 29 Apr 2017

Exchanging public holidays could increase South Africa's productivity
Exchanging public holidays could increase South Africa's productivity

South Africa's ranking on apparent labour market inflexibility (129th out of 138 countries according to the World Economic Forum Competitiveness rankings 2016/2017) suggests that businesses perceive South Africa to be a rigid operating environment

By Johan Botes 28 Apr 2017

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How SA's 'junk' status impacts your startup

April began with ratings agencies Standard and Poor's (S&P) and Fitch downgrading South Africa's sovereign credit rating to “junk” status, meaning both existing and new funds borrowed by South Africa will become more expensive

By Tom Jackson 25 Apr 2017

Great ideas for improving health and wellness at work
Great ideas for improving health and wellness at work

No matter the size of your business, there is no limit to the strategies you can employ to show your staff members that you care about their health

By Boris Dzhingarov, Issued by Monetary Library 21 Apr 2017

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Applying for a creative role? Here's what to do

Communications agencies are always on the lookout for fresh new talent, but there are many reasons why your CV and cover note could be stopping you getting a slice of the action

By Emma Glover 20 Apr 2017

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Gender equality as a business imperative

A view of how seriously South African companies are taking the challenge of women being able to shape - not just fit into - the economy

By Robyn de Villiers 19 Apr 2017

Solving SA's urgent challenges using cleantech
Solving SA's urgent challenges using cleantech

With the Global Cleantech Innovation Programme for SMEs in SA (GCIP-SA) now open for applications, we interviewed Gerswynn McKuur, national project manager of GCIP-SA, to get some insight on how clean technologies could address some of SA's most urgent challenges

By Sindy Peters 13 Apr 2017

Breaking ground in management development
Breaking ground in management development

The managerial ladder is often built with rungs that depend on technical expertise

By Mark Orpen 11 Apr 2017

Boris Dzhingarov
Common startup financial mistakes and how to avoid them

While with personal finances you always have access to extra loan options, with a startup it is much harder to get liquidities if problems appear. This is why you need to avoid the following common financial mistakes

By Boris Dzhingarov, Issued by Monetary Library 7 Apr 2017

How to make self-employment work for you
How to make self-employment work for you

With technology simplifying so many of the business processes that used to be done by hand, all that's left for entrepreneurs to do is to be smart about which shortcuts they use to their advantage

By Daphne Stanford 7 Apr 2017

Mic Mann on SingularityU's Southern Africa Global Impact Challenge
Mic Mann on SingularityU's Southern Africa Global Impact Challenge

Mann Made Media is the in-kind sponsor of the PR, content and event production for the upcoming 2017 SingularityU Southern Africa Global Impact Challenge for the second consecutive year. Here, owner and local amassador Mic Mann shares more about the event and the Silicon Valley-like culture such an opportunity presents to Africa's innovators

By Jessica Tennant 7 Apr 2017

Seven lessons in corporate honesty
Seven lessons in corporate honesty

It is unusual to speak of honesty in terms of corporate advantage. Yet corporate honesty is a fundamental means of guarding against reputational damage

By Annelize van Rensburg 3 Apr 2017

Boris Dzhingarov
Seven advantages of giving your employees flextime

Thanks to technology that makes remote work possible, business owners can give their workers more flexibility in scheduling and working

By Boris Dzhingarov, Issued by Monetary Library 31 Mar 2017

Bridging the education gap to fulfil basic human rights
Bridging the education gap to fulfil basic human rights

Education is a fundamental human right and the foundation upon which other rights are built on. Without education, an individual cannot realise their full potential

By Jackie Carroll 22 Mar 2017

Recruiting millennial graduates through EQ
Recruiting millennial graduates through EQ

The reason it is so difficult to recruit graduates that are able to fit in and positively contribute to their team is the generational gap between the Millennials (graduates entering the workplace) and previous generations

By Antoinette Pombo 17 Mar 2017

Who do you need to be to run a business 10 times the size of yours?
Who do you need to be to run a business 10 times the size of yours?

From the get-go, many entrepreneurs dream of growing their businesses and building larger, more successful ones that generate substantial profits and are household names

By Allon Raiz 16 Mar 2017

How young upstarts are merging education and safety
How young upstarts are merging education and safety

As we move into the 21st century, accessibility to e-learning is becoming more of a necessity than a luxury. Yet South Africa's disadvantaged youth face more problems than merely inadequate educational facilities

By Shan Radcliffe 14 Mar 2017

The workplace is transforming, is your workforce future-ready?
The workplace is transforming, is your workforce future-ready?

In the first session of the workforce transformation breakout session at the Dell EMC Forum, Chris Buchanan, director of Client Solutions at Dell EMC covered the topic of the future-ready workforce

By Ilse van den Berg 13 Mar 2017

Could your boss having an affair with your spouse be deemed a constructive dismissal?
Could your boss having an affair with your spouse be deemed a constructive dismissal?

Employers meddling in the private affairs of their employees have been the topic of many a discussion in the past. However, it appears that some employers take their right to interfere in the private conduct of employees a step too far

By Johan Botes 6 Mar 2017

Don't retire, unretire
Don't retire, unretire

Not knowing when to quit is fast becoming the defining characteristic of an entire generation of senior executives who have no intention of being put out to grass on retirement

By Michelle Moss 1 Mar 2017

Boris Dzhingarov
Courses that you should introduce to your business

Day courses are a great way to refresh your staff and teach them new skills. Here are some great day courses which you could introduce to your business

By Boris Dzhingarov, Issued by Monetary Library 27 Feb 2017

Common mistakes employees make during disciplinary hearings
Common mistakes employees make during disciplinary hearings

Whether it's a result of lapping up Suits or Law & Order is an open question, but we frequently see employees misconceiving their rights and obligations when faced with allegations of wrongdoing in the workplace

By Johan Botes 21 Feb 2017

#DesignMonth: What's in your lunch box?
#DesignMonth: What's in your lunch box?

FOODwelove aims to change how offices eat by offering desk jockeys the option to have a healthy and wholesome lunch delivered in a cleverly designed box, straight to their desk

By Cari Coetzee 20 Feb 2017

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