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by Carol Butcher DH Lawrence famously wrote: “Be still when you have nothing to say; when genuine passion moves you, say what you have got to say, and say it hot.” Public speaking is a critical skill

By Carol Butcher “There is no way you can travel around Africa and not be touched by what you see. You fall in love with the continent. When I returned from Ethiopia, I wrote the following on

by Carol Butcher Born in the Eastern Cape, Fernando Pienaar matriculated from Greenpoint Secondary School in East London. After matriculating, he completed a National Diploma in Biotechnology through the Durban University of Technology.  Biotechnology is any

Making a difference by Carol Butcher Every company has different risks. Managing these risks effectively enables business to develop and grow.  “In our industry safety, health and environmental risks are important. Poor quality is also a big

Creating chemistry between HR and business By Carol Butcher “People and their development has always been my passion - I love the diversity of what people bring to an organization, from their thinking and their approach to

By Carol Butcher “To be or not to be, that is the question,” Prince Hamlet mused in the nunnery scene. These words resonated with Shakespeare’s audience when the play was written in 1601. Today, the words

By Carol Butcher The shelves are awash with business publications. Some focus on specific geographic areas; others are global. Business publications focus on various areas of business such as leadership, business in Africa, technology, management, entrepreneurship,

By Carol Butcher When people hear that I am a journalist and media consultant, they often ask: “How can I build my profile?” In some instances individuals are eager to build their personal profile as they

by Carol Butcher Africa has a rich oral tradition. Story telling is part of our DNA. For centuries, Africans have gathered around under a tree or around a fire to tell stories to illustrate, inform, make

By Carol Butcher I have really enjoyed watching the Soccer World Cup. I have enjoyed watching the game, but the fans are also a joy to watch. Many have travelled thousands of kilometres to watch their

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