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Jerry Schuitema: Changing the South African narrative
JERRY SCHUITEMA

Changing the South African narrative

Putting events and indicators into fuller context.

Jeff Haden: Likability is the forgotten superpower
JEFF HADEN

Likability is the forgotten superpower

Especially when you are starting your business - or your career - from scratch.

Raymond Parsons: SA must get its economic house in order before its too late
RAYMOND PARSONS

SA must get its economic house in order before its too late

Moody's decision to reduce the outlook for its credit rating of the SA government from 'stable' to 'negative' is not unexpected in the light of SA's weak economy and deteriorating public finances.

Jon Foster-Pedley: Change the perception of business
JON FOSTER-PEDLEY

Change the perception of business

When we look about us, we see the truth everywhere of the failure of any of the three metanarratives of the 20th century; capitalism, communism and fascism, each one of which has proven to be unsustainable in the end.

Jerry Schuitema: "In gold we trust"
JERRY SCHUITEMA

"In gold we trust"

Gold has remained a reserve asset in the most important central bank balance sheets and more recently we have witnessed the highest gold purchases by central banks since 1971 and an ongoing trend to repatriate gold reserves.

Clive Butkow: 10 questions entrepreneurs must ask before seeking funding
CLIVE BUTKOW

10 questions entrepreneurs must ask before seeking funding

Funding isn’t free. At every opportunity, entrepreneurs must carefully weigh the financial consequences of taking outside money.

Manfred Kets De Vries: If you’re feeling drained, here’s why
MANFRED KETS DE VRIES

If you’re feeling drained, here’s why

Pay attention to your personal "energy barometer" as it reflects your inner happiness.

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.

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.