My recent business trip to Nairobi was my first time in Kenya, and my reflections on the time are contained below. 1. Gratitude: I live in South Africa, and we do not shy away from complaining when our sports teams lose or our municipalities get things wrong – perhaps rightly so. It is good, though, [...]
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I am constantly confronted with old mindsets about the world of work. No experience of this is more apparent, nor more intrinsically flawed, than banking in South Africa. I am grateful to fellow entrepreneur and IT guru, Darryl Baumann, for his thoughts on this over a fine breakfast this morning (thank-you, Lemon Rose Farm). It [...]
Graeme Smith reaches a milestone 100 Tests as a captain, having shown sheer determination and hard work at his game, unlike those who will be given an extra day off per week.
In most organisations, HR is the guardian of people development. Organisational Development (OD) often, bizarrely, falls under Human Resources (HR). HR, itself, oversees talent management – attraction, retention and engagement of staff – and Learning and Development (L and D). Thus means that leadership development, coaching and mentoring is often in the hands of the [...]