The trick to success? People and relationships

When you think about what it takes to be successful, usually you think about things like determination, or hard work, or a good education, or being smart – you think about personal attributes that help you succeed. But the reality is that success takes a lot more than personal qualities. As Keiith Ferrazzi, founder and … Read more

Leadership: Our greatest enemy is the one within

A striking feature of a British university education, which I have been fortunate to enjoy, is that it encourages deep critical analysis, not only of the world and theoretical constructs but of yourself. A reflective habit is built up and encouraged at postgraduate levels, the idea being that perfection at work is never attainable and … Read more

labour relations

New dawn for SA labour relations – old political alliances in tatters, businesses have stopped rolling over

Labour relations is rarely out of the spotlight for a country where its unfortunate history and lingering socialist dogma bedevils progress to a modern economy. So while the realities of the changing world has turned trade unions worldwide into shadows of their former selves, in South Africa they continue to enjoy monopolistic power over wage … Read more