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Athol Williams: The economy is not the biggest of our concerns in SA
ATHOL WILLIAMS

The economy is not the biggest of our concerns in SA

South Africans appear more divided than ever. To become a great, and united, nation we urgently need to reimagine a way to build our people - and this must be about more than jobs and GDP.

Jon Foster-Pedley: Dejargoning education
JON FOSTER-PEDLEY

Dejargoning education

We junk jargon, we kill cliches, we’re simple enough for clever people. Three simple concepts but ones that you’re going to be seeing a lot more of on billboards in and around Johannesburg soon. But they’re far more than that.

Jeff Haden: The 1 thing customers really want
JEFF HADEN

The 1 thing customers really want

Weather delays are unavoidable. Mechanical delays, while frustrating, are unavoidable. No industry, no business, no one is perfect. Stuff happens.

Nicola Kleyn: Machine vs. Organism
NICOLA KLEYN

Machine vs. Organism

What kind of organisation do we need for the future? Creative and innovative? Or lean and efficient?

Andile Khumalo: Tito
ANDILE KHUMALO

Tito's tweet: Desperate times call for desperate measures

The truth of the matter is that we are stuck, and desperate times do call for desperate measures. However, we must be cautious not to create a state of disarray and anarchy.

Peter Bregman: Learning is supposed to be uncomfortable
PETER BREGMAN

Learning is supposed to be uncomfortable

It’s the emotional experience of learning - of being a beginner and making mistakes, often publicly - that often keeps people from even trying to learn.

Jeremy Maggs: Pitching for accounts: how to win
JEREMY MAGGS

Pitching for accounts: how to win

Standard Bank’s move to a new ad agency has reignited the debate about how to win big pitches in an environment where brands are demanding more for a whole lot less.

Clem Sunter: Are global financial markets still in touch with reality?
CLEM SUNTER

Are global financial markets still in touch with reality?

The rise in influence of anti-establishment and populist movements continues apace. Britain now has a leader in Boris Johnson who resembles Donald Trump in his bombastic manner.

Seth Godin: Living in surplus
SETH GODIN

Living in surplus

In our culture, it’s easy to choose to live in deficit. But there is another way.

Jon Foster-Pedley: We need complexity theory, not conspiracy theories
JON FOSTER-PEDLEY

We need complexity theory, not conspiracy theories

So, how do we start fixing the situation we are in? For a start we need to ruthlessly chart the cause and effect of how we got here and then we need to visualise the goal that we need to strive for.

Raymond Parsons: SA needs implementation of plans and projects
RAYMOND PARSONS

SA needs implementation of plans and projects

The problem with the NDP and other plans has hitherto largely been one of lack of adequate implementation.

Kurt April: Heads-up to HR - SA youth seek and have fluid identities
KURT APRIL

Heads-up to HR - SA youth seek and have fluid identities

South African born-frees are caught in a tug-of-war between a yearned-for universalist non-racial identity and the rigid racial categories of South African society. What does this mean for the South African workplace?

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.