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The power of resilience

The power of resilience

Entrepreneur Luvuyo Rani, founder and managing director of IT services company Silulo Ulutho Technologies, is a former teacher who started his company as a micro business from the boot of his car in 2004.

How Warren Buffett got (allegedly) scammed out of $340m

How Warren Buffett got (allegedly) scammed out of $340m

Proving that even the Oracle of Omaha gets things wrong once in a while.

1 in 5 organisations have no HR automation

1 in 5 organisations have no HR automation

One in five (21%) organisations have not automated any of their HR processes, according to an audience poll taken during an HR magazine webinar.

5 attributes of successful women leaders

5 attributes of successful women leaders

Leadership experts list five key attributes that are often demonstrated by successful, professional women - and the good news is that these are skills any woman can develop, they believe.

Coming clean on faking green

Coming clean on faking green

Many product manufacturers are guilty of "greenwashing" - misleading consumers into believing they are purchasing green products, when in fact they are buying into marketing claims.

Banking on a better educated future

Banking on a better educated future

The Economist’s most recently published Pocket World in Figures report confirms that South Africa has the highest youth unemployment rate of any other country in the world.

So, what's left after the machines take over?

So, what's left after the machines take over?

What impact will technologies like Artificial Intelligence (AI) have on jobs?

Experiential marketing: a way to get people talking

Experiential marketing: a way to get people talking

The idea that it's more rewarding to spend money on experiences than material goods has gained cachet in recent years. And so too has the trend for framing products as experiences.

Could the Amazon Go model of automated shopping work in SA?

Could the Amazon Go model of automated shopping work in SA?

Retailers need to ask themselves where they will play in an environment where digital and brick-and-mortar retail will increasingly converge.

Will you end up as digital roadkill?

Will you end up as digital roadkill?

Most of us are so digitally connected that we have become utterly disconnected.

Sculpting global leaders

Sculpting global leaders

At Wits Business School we recognise that our task, through our academic & executive education programmes, is to equip leaders, managers and entrepreneurs with skills to proactively address challenges presented by the changing environment.