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The talent retention problem   An organisation can have the best vision, mission, strategy, values, or intentions but without talented people none of these can become reality. Organisations need highly engaged talent to execute strategy. However,

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

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

By Carol Butcher - The 2016 Olympics in Rio were a huge success. The opening ceremony – colourful, vibrant, innovative, spell-binding, spectacular, has raised the bar. One thing is very clear - Japan has a very

I am tired everyone… I am tired of parents phoning me in tears about their child’s progress. I am tired of hearing of children as young as 7 being diagnosed with anxiety and stress related disorders.

By Portia Heynes - The demand for just in time, relevant and easy to access learning is greater, given our socio and economic challenges where Organisations value time and capability of their people more than ever before. Balancing

By Ekow Duker -    President Zuma appointed a Commission of Inquiry into Higher Education and Training (The Fees Commission) in January this year, to make recommendations on the feasibility of free higher education and training in South