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By Debbie Craig - “We can each define ambition and progress for ourselves. The goal is to work toward a world where expectations are not set by the stereotypes that hold us back, but by our

By Debbie Craig - 2016 has started with some exciting opportunities and some really tough challenges. A serious drought, a sliding Rand, a concerning global economic outlook and local political decisions and tensions are causing much uncertainty

It is a commonplace view in modern management thinking that strategic plans come first and all else follows. But what if that is not true? What if talent comes first and strategy follows? In this short

By Ursula Fear -    The workplace today is tough – business usual has become business unusual. In fact, the term VUCA is increasingly being used to describe the world in which leaders and organisations have to

So what exactly is success? Is it driving a fancy car, living in a palace, spending inordinate amounts on ‘things’? Perhaps it’s a title? I remember driving home one night, almost 20 years ago, from

By Marius Meyer -  South Africa was faced with a spate of racism cases throughout the year.  It started in January with the racist facebook post of an estate agent in Durban. In other cases employees were

How to lead in complicated times? That’s the question all CEOs are seeking to answer at a time of prolonged and continuing uncertainty. As they look forward to the year ahead CEOs are less confident about

The Mo Ibrahim Foundation (MIF) was established in 2006 with a focus on the critical importance of leadership and governance in Africa. By providing tools to support progress in leadership and governance, the Foundation aims to promote meaningful change on

By Giuli Osso - Whilst most of us could never see ourselves taking those massive risks that true entrepreneurs have taken – risking everything they have and often failing many times before succeeding - at

The CIPD is the professional body for HR and people development. The not-for-profit organisation champions better work and working lives and has been setting the benchmark for excellence in people and organisation development for more than 100 years. It has

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