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Can Tesla maintain its momentum?

Can Tesla maintain its momentum?

Electric vehicle and storage battery maker Telsa and its cofounder and CEO, Elon Musk, have stunned the world with robust performance and a soaring stock price. But can they maintain that momentum for the rest of this year and beyond?

Complex adaptive leadership

Complex adaptive leadership

How do you lead with a clear mind and a compassionate heart while the foundations of your business are being shaken to their core?

The five-year plan is dead

The five-year plan is dead

The very concept of ‘strategic planning’ has been under pressure for about 50 years. We’ve just chosen to ignore it.

Stop sleepwalking through life

Stop sleepwalking through life

Many of us spend our time waiting in the wings until the right moment comes along to take the stage and play out our lives the way we really want to. Yet that moment never seems to come.

If there was ever a time for reflection it is now

If there was ever a time for reflection it is now

COVID-19 is a daunting prospect; it may not kill you, but there’s a real chance it will be the death knell for your corporate career because the economic contagion has joined forces with the epidemiological to create a perfect storm.

How great ideas are born

How great ideas are born

If great ideas were born simply by putting a bunch of people into a room with pizza and a whiteboard, then everyone would be doing it. In reality, however, it’s not that simple.

Will COVID-19 change the classroom?

Will COVID-19 change the classroom?

Could the effects of the Coronavirus rescue students from the outdated teacher-centred model of education?

When the ground shifts, it pays to be agile

When the ground shifts, it pays to be agile

The companies that emerge stronger from the COVID-19 crisis will be the ones that address three critical factors in the coming months: cost, speed, and resilience.

How to spot when an employee is secretly struggling

How to spot when an employee is secretly struggling

An "emotional triaging" technique can help managers identify early warning signs of COVID-19 burn-out and take appropriate actions.

Wake up to the new workplace revolution

Wake up to the new workplace revolution

Build a business that outruns the future and outperforms rivals. Replace bureaucracy with humanocracy.

Planning for the post-COVID-19 workforce: Four scenarios

Planning for the post-COVID-19 workforce: Four scenarios

Significant uncertainty surrounds what the "new normal" could look like for firms beyond the COVID-19 crisis, particularly in terms of human capital. But scenario thinking can help organisations better anticipate and adapt.

What drives consumers to share online content

What drives consumers to share online content

How to craft social media posts that drive both clicks and profits.

Full colour thinking

Full colour thinking

Executive Education at the UCT GSB is rated and respected internationally for the calibre and style of its leadership development programmes.