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Failure won’t kill you

Failure won’t kill you

Nic Haralambous does not shy away from failures. In fact, he believes that the ability to fail and learn from those experiences is the single most important factor in achieving success.

Covid-19 is changing where we work and what we do

Covid-19 is changing where we work and what we do

Remote work isn’t new. It’s long been trending at Silicon Valley start-ups and some old-school companies that begrudgingly allowed it as a perk for special employees. But, thanks to Covid-19, it’s being implemented at speed and scale.

What 12000 employees have to say about future of Remote Work

What 12000 employees have to say about future of Remote Work

Although the COVID-19 pandemic has led to economic, health, and social devastation, it has also created an unprecedented opportunity: to run the world’s biggest-ever workplace experiment.

How to be a Blue Ocean strategist in the post-pandemic world

How to be a Blue Ocean strategist in the post-pandemic world

A blue ocean mindset uncovers hidden opportunities amid the Covid-era economic crisis.

Sustaining productivity in a virtual world

Sustaining productivity in a virtual world

Maintaining productivity levels among remote employees is an enduring challenge. Here are five ways to help people and businesses thrive in the post-pandemic world of work.

CEOs reflect on leadership in perilous times

CEOs reflect on leadership in perilous times

History is filled with stories of leaders who rise to the challenge of a crisis and those who crumble under its weight. How are leaders handling today’s crisis, and what can we learn from what they have said and done?

Which matters more: hiring superstars, or removing toxic employees

Which matters more: hiring superstars, or removing toxic employees

What kind of worker most impacts your bottom line?

Is strategy a false prophet?

Is strategy a false prophet?

Is it a nice construct that sells books and courses but has no real correlation to success?

Customer experience in B2B marketing

Customer experience in B2B marketing

In B2B marketing, creating a seamless customer experience can be a key differentiator or justification for a premium. Just how many brands get this right is unknown.

How Netflix finds innovation on the edge of chaos

How Netflix finds innovation on the edge of chaos

How did a DVD-by-mail company transform itself into a leading global entertainment brand? By rejecting mediocrity, embracing negative feedback and turning hierarchy on its head.

5 ways to build a robust operations strategy

5 ways to build a robust operations strategy

The underlying principles of operational resilience.

Why Amazon is leaving legacy retailers in the dust

Why Amazon is leaving legacy retailers in the dust

What is the secret to the unparalleled success that keeps Amazon growing while so many traditional retailers are shutting their doors?

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.