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Pull your socks up, SA!

Pull your socks up, SA!

There was a time, not so long ago, when South Africa could claim the role of ‘gateway to Africa’. That was then.

The changing business of people

The changing business of people

HR has always wanted a seat at the table. That day may finally be here. Be careful what you wish for!

Will Facebook’s Libra bring crypto into the mainstream?

Will Facebook’s Libra bring crypto into the mainstream?

Facebook, the world’s largest social network with 2.4 billion users, is developing a cryptocurrency that has the potential to reshape the global financial system.

5 lessons in growth

5 lessons in growth

Brett Dawson took Dimension Data from a $2 billion to $8 billion business over the course of 12 years. He's now focusing on making an impact in the business landscape through investments.

The flight path to wonderful decisions

The flight path to wonderful decisions

It's an uncomfortable truth that more than half the decisions we make fail - sometimes with dire consequences in the realm of business.

4 startup lessons from a bootstrapped industry disruptor

4 startup lessons from a bootstrapped industry disruptor

Less than two years ago, Benji Coetzee chose to leave the corporate comforts of a top-tier consulting firm to launch and self-fund her tech start-up, EmptyTrips.

How to fix a toxic workplace

How to fix a toxic workplace

Has toxicity at work become the new normal? Many workers believe that it is.

When things just don’t fit

When things just don’t fit

The most obvious way to find the "right person for the job" is to have a proper job description, right?

The 5 rules of Digital Strategy

The 5 rules of Digital Strategy

A lot of ink has been spilled telling the stories of companies felled by digital disruption - think Kodak or Blockbuster. What gets far less attention is the way traditional incumbents are winning at the digital game.

AI in the workplace

AI in the workplace

What kinds of jobs will humans be left with once AI reaches its potential? Julian Birkinshaw is optimistic.

Innovation, meet Automation

Innovation, meet Automation

This could be the beginning of a beautiful friendship.

Technology alone is not enough

Technology alone is not enough

What is the common denominator between Apple founder Steve Jobs and Alibaba’s Jack Ma? Technology? Digital? Disruption? Actually, it’s an appreciation for what humans bring to the table.

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.