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by Kathy Mann At the end of last year, my husband and I made what was for our family, a drastic move: we changed schools for our two daughters, now aged six and nine. Our family

by Liesl Bebb-McKay Being a princess has to be the best part of being a woman.  I love my mornings faffing and preening and choosing exactly the shoes and the blouse and the skirt and the

By  Siphiwe Moyo and Marius Meyer   The principle of equality is one of the key issues contained in the Bill of Rights as included in the South African Constitution. Creating equality in the workplace is a key

In today’s dynamic world of work, the path to opportunity—for both individuals, and organizations—is changing. The short shelf life of skills and a tightening labor market are giving rise to a multitude of skill gaps. Businesses

By Kathy Mann Early in my career, I worked very hard. The successful delivery of the project was the top priority in my life. My values were around ambition, learning and achieving to the best of

The pursuit of a balanced life, or at the very least a less stressed life is an oft quoted modern-day refrain. According to Gallup, 66% of people are doing well in at least one of

By Ewout Holst, Head: Corporate Solutions, Sub-Saharan Africa, JLL   Google is probably most famous for it. The introduction of new workplace fads designed to make us happier, more fulfilled staff members. Stairs replaced by slides. Brainstorming

By Marius Meyer and Lathasha Subban We recently celebrated Workers’ Day and this month is recognised as Workers’ Month to put the spotlight on worker rights for a longer period of time.  The 1st of May

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

Complete most important tasks first.  Each day, identify the two or three tasks that are the most crucial to complete and do those first. Learn to say “no”.  Only take on those commitments that you know