By Gaylin Jee We tend to grab onto the past and use it to design the future. It’s a profound failure of imagination. So say Stephen Gill and David Grebow. They add that the future is

By Rajesh Kamath In June 2010, the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) News website displayed this image, with the headline Srikanth Bolla “13 proves that anyone can learn how to swim - Beginner's swim class offers

By Marius Meyer Since the launch of Talent Talks as Africa’s first dedicated talent management platform, it has become evident that there is some misunderstanding of the meaning and features of talent management. In this article,

By Carol Butcher Many South Africans have taken advantage of the flurry of public holidays and have taken a well-earned break. In view of this, we have decided to “keep things light.” Instead of providing links

By Carol Butcher As Africans, we often turn to the West or the East for solutions, for best practice and wisdom. When it comes to wisdom we often forget to turn to our African proverbs. These

By Kerryn Kohl We know it’s a trend, we’ve all said it, and it really does sound so cool… “Fail Fast” How many times in the last week have you said this “F-Word”? Increasingly corporate culture is learning to

By Carol Butcher The wonderful thing about leadership is that great leaders are found in all political parties, in all nationalities, race groups, across gender, age, religion and ideology. Hani was a great leader; he was also

By Gaylin Jee With rapid rates of technological advancement, we are more connected, networked and we have more tools at our disposal than ever before. We just have to dive in and explore what we need

As the marketplace becomes increasingly socially aware, businesses of all sizes are finding that profit-before-people thinking is not only antiquated—it’s a liability. Socially responsible business and treating employees well is no longer fringe, no longer

By Carol Butcher Talent Talks hosted a breakfast at PwC Business School on 30th March. The guest speaker, Professor Peter Hawkins, Professor of Leadership, Henley Business School (UK) spoke on the topic: “Tomorrow’s worlds, tomorrow’s organisations.” The