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By Carol Butcher 13th Century Chinese philosopher, Confucius wrote: “The will to win, the desire to succeed, the urge to reach your full potential…these are the keys that will unlock the door to personal excellence.” If anyone

by Carol Butcher The 21st century is an age of permanent white water. Individuals who thrive in this environment, embrace disruption, change, challenge and variety; they are resilient; they are risk takers, and they are courageous.

A story about two heroes, and what it teaches us about talent, hard work and high performance. by Justin Bodill   In August 2016 at the Rio Olympics, the O'Donovan brothers (Gary and Paul) won a silver medal

Bebe Oyegun-Adeoye in conversation with Michaela von Guilleaume, BASF Crop Protection Market Approach Strategy Manager, South Africa Ways to listen: SoundCloud: Tap/click here to listen via SoundCloud RECOMMENDED Subscribe to the podcast via your favourite podcast player: If you subscribe to the Podcast

On 11 September, Marius Meyer, one of the country’s top HR thought leaders and a co-founding member of Talent Talks received an honorary doctoral degree from the Vaal University of Technology (VUT).  The award was

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 Camilla Pennington Lushane Abrahams is the Head of Operations for Audit Graduate Recruitment Southern Africa at Deloitte, based in their Cape Town office.  She is a true example of someone who has built a solid

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