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WHAT DO YOUR CLIENTS SAY ABOUT YOU? Using technology to shape brand opinions
Technology and the ability to share information has democratised the perception of brands. Customer opinion is more influential than ever in determining brand perception. What
17 Jan 2017 - I. S. / H. o. N. B. S.
OTICON - SA An Internet of Things that matter
We’re living in a world of smart, connected devices. According to reports, there are currently around 25 billion of these connected devices on the planet, and this number
17 Jan 2017
Editor's Note Nothing for granted
Hands up if you got the US Presidential Election wrong? People around the globe are now eating slugs, cockroaches and even their own hats after losing that bet. The pundits got it
16 Jan 2017
THE POWER BEHIND THE THRONE A long-awaited and remarkable women empowerment programme (the Leadership Spousal Support Programme) was successfully launched in Mahikeng on 11 November 2016, followed by an interactive seminar
The Leadership Spousal Support Programme (LSSP) is one of the community services investment responsibilities initiated by Mrs Kule Mahumapelo, as it has been her mission to make a
16 Jan 2017
THE MAN BEHIND FABIANI Arie Fabian was born into a family of retailers and, through years of innovation, experimentation, failure, success and hard work, he has grown the Fabiani brand into the luxury icon it is today
“My father started Fabiani in 1978 at shop Number 6 St George’s Mall, Cape Town, just up the road from here,” says Arie Fabian, sipping on an espresso as we chat
16 Jan 2017 - S. L.
INSPIRING SA's YOUTH ENTREPRENEURS South African students and school-leavers are going through a wave of intense negativity and lack of enthusiasm in the face of an uncertain future. Fortunately, there is hope to be found in Dr Thea van der Westhuizen’s doctoral thesis that explores ways to boost entrepreneurship among our youth
Dr Van der Westhuizen, an academic at the University of KwaZulu-Natal, was recently awarded her PhD in Leadership Studies for her thesis titled, “Developing Individual
16 Jan 2017 - M. J.
Sustainability Week 2017 Africa’s Policy, Business, and Technical Leaders Unite At Sustainability Week 2017
The 2017 edition of Sustainability Week is set to become Africa’s most important event in driving economic transformation through sustainable development, as Africa’s
14 Dec 2016
Media Release Award winning Sasria SOC Limited
It has been an eventfull year for the state-owned company, Sasria SOC Limited (Sasria). The rise in number of claims and increase in severity for the 2016/2017 financial year
08 Dec 2016
TEAMING UP EAPA-SA and Leadership magazine team up
The board of EAPA-SA and Leadership magazine (South Africa’s top, award-winning business magazine) have partnered up in an exciting media collaboration. Leaders in Wellness
07 Dec 2016 - S. L.
PART SIX OF OUR 'TALENT WAR SERIES' How to win the war for talent: Harness the power of data and talent analytics
The final installment of the six part ‘talent war’ series focuses on the strategic power of data analytics within the HR talent management lifecycle… ‘Big
06 Dec 2016
GOVERNMENT EMPLOYEES PENSION FUND (GEPF) The GEPF is Africa’s largest pension fund. They have more than 1.2 million active members, in excess of 400 000 pensioners and beneficiaries, and assets worth more than R1.6 trillion. They are also the single largest investor in Johannesburg Stock Exchange (JSE)-listed companies.
The fund is governed by the Government Employees Pension Law (1996) and manages and administers pensions and other benefits for government employees from participating
06 Dec 2016
BOWLINE SECURITY: The Cyber Knot Business and government leaders should be paying closer attention to various cyber threats, as the cost of recovery can often outweigh the cost of safeguards. Bowline Security is dedicated to working with public and private sector stakeholders to address this “new” danger to society.
Cyber threats change frequently as technology evolves. Today, four kinds of security threats are particularly prevalent at the moment. “Advanced, persistent threats can be
06 Dec 2016
HIGH STREET AUCTION COMPANY High Street Auctions is led by two men who are specialists in various property-related disciplines.
High Street Auctions is led by two men who are specialists in various property-related disciplines. The combination of skills presented them with an opportunity to provide the
06 Dec 2016
FIXING A REPUTATION IS SIMPLE, BUT NOT EASY Everyone has a reputation, albeit a good or bad one. The question in business is, what percentage of your own leadership style is contributing to the overall reputation of your organisation?
Before we answer that, let’s take a step back and look at the ‘so what?’ of reputation management. Why is reputation important? A research study conducted by the
06 Dec 2016
ALL YOU WANT FOR XMAS All YOU want for Xmas…is more customers
This Festive Season, Effective Intelligence (EI) - South Africa’s leading direct marketing solutions provider - offers you the gift of more customers. With a crystal clear
05 Dec 2016
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