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By Lita Currie At the McDonalds head office in Grayston road, Silindile smiles when I ask where the surname comes from.  “It’s part of the Zulu Chieftancy line,” she explains.  “Where I grew up in Mahlabathini

By Camilla Pennington When asked what pressing issues keep CEO’s awake at night 38% of the 1 291 CEOs from 85 countries surveyed in PwC’s 21st annual global CEO survey indicated that the availability of key

By Kerryn Kohl Recently I had the pleasure of assisting a client in developing a digital learning path for their operations area. The learning path kicks off with an Orientation session in which we deliver some

by Lerato Nxomani   I recently watched a movie where the main character’s place of work had been acquired and the new owners wanted a complete overhaul of the organisation – to be more relevant, engaging, cutting-edge

By Tricia Jones The workplace of the future is here. As we find ourselves in a technology-driven, ever-changing 21st century, we are challenged with a new reality: to adapt to the inevitable changes that this new

by Paolo Giuricich CA In setting your 2018 goals, as a professional, have you considered your own development?  In January 2016, the World Economic Forum (WEF), published a roadmap of the “10 skills needed to thrive

World Economic Forum When asked which skills the children of today will need to develop to keep their jobs safe from automation, employers often highlight so-called “soft skills”, a suite of attributes that include social abilities

by Lita Currie The second thing that strikes me about Brigitte Da Gama, the HR Director for McDonald’s South Africa, is the calm energy that she brings into the room. The first is her engaging smile.

by Rajesh Kamath In 1984, a South African magazine published the code to a video game which a boy, barely twelve years old, had designed. The game, a science fiction inspired space game called Blastar, was