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By Carol Butcher Earlier this week a visibly shaken senior executive recounted how “the boss” had chastised a senior manager in a public forum. The manager has no recourse, other than to eat humble pie. Walking

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

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 Carol Butcher I grew up on a diet of cowboy movies. Film-makers made life easy – the cowboys, portrayed by the likes of John Wayne (the Duke). Clint Eastwood, Paul Newman and Robert Redford, were

by Kathy Mann I have an annual habit of setting goals, as many people do. I break my life up into components and I add a few items to each. For health and fitness, I usually

By Marius Meyer   According to John Norcross 50% of the global population makes New Year’s resolutions each year.  However, Natasha Archary reports on Kaya FM that less than 10% of New Year’s resolutions are actually achieved.  

By Rajesh Kamath, Chanakya Consulting, India -  In October 2014, during the festival of Diwali (the most popular festival in India), the headline of a leading News channel exclaimed “Savjhibhai Dholakia's extraordinary gesture of generosity is

By Rajesh Kamath In June 2010, the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) News website displayed this image, with the headline Srikanth Bolla “13 proves that anyone can learn how to swim - Beginner's swim class offers

By Carol Butcher The land of the trolls impressed me. In last week’s article, “A visit to a Marble Mine in Norway got me thinking,” I shared a Damascus moment and some of my learnings from

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