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Jon Foster-Pedley: We need to herald a new era of collaboration
JON FOSTER-PEDLEY

We need to herald a new era of collaboration

Jacinda Ardern’s recent landslide victory in New Zealand is a victory not just for gender activists, democrats and the caring conscientised, but also for common sense.

Jeff Haden: This type of feedback will
JEFF HADEN

This type of feedback will 'devastate morale' in 10 seconds

Research often confirms what you already know. Like how feedback improves performance.

Jon Foster-Pedley: The world ahead and the one we left behind
JON FOSTER-PEDLEY

The world ahead and the one we left behind

We are steadily emerging into a world that is very similar to the one we bade farewell on 27 March – yet so very different.

Alan Hosking: What’s wrong with leadership training?
ALAN HOSKING

What’s wrong with leadership training?

For those leaders serious about making it beyond Covid, it’s back to leadership school.

Mlenga Jere: Retailers can still succeed, but they need to embrace change
MLENGA JERE

Retailers can still succeed, but they need to embrace change

Few industries are being disrupted as rapidly as retail. Those left standing will be the ones that can embrace change and keep innovating.

Alan Hosking: Does disruption distress you?
ALAN HOSKING

Does disruption distress you?

A word that’s on everybody’s lips at the moment – apart from words like "pandemic", "Covid19" and "lockdown" – is the word "disruption".

Jon Foster-Pedley: How to keep making decisions in the throes of a crisis
JON FOSTER-PEDLEY

How to keep making decisions in the throes of a crisis

Preparing for the next phase of your business means preparing for more uncertainty, and being ready to seize opportunities in the "low-touch" economy.

Jeff Haden: Why Jeff Bezos sold $3 billion in Amazon stock
JEFF HADEN

Why Jeff Bezos sold $3 billion in Amazon stock

When Jeff Bezos sells Amazon stock, most people assume it sends a signal about Amazon's prospects. But the sale matters for a much different reason.

Kurt April: SA needs leaders with a desire to help others
KURT APRIL

SA needs leaders with a desire to help others

As the country plunges deeper into an economic and humanitarian crisis fuelled by the COVID-19 pandemic, we will need steward leaders who are accountable and focused on assisting their communities – and each of us can rise to the challenge.

Jon Foster-Pedley: SA higher education doesn’t work
JON FOSTER-PEDLEY

SA higher education doesn’t work

The numbers tell the story: of every 100 SA learners, 60 will sit their matric exams, 37 will pass, 12 will go to university, and only six will complete their undergraduate studies within six years.

Mike Stopforth: What do we really mean by Digital?
MIKE STOPFORTH

What do we really mean by Digital?

Is there a word in the business lexicon that can be interpreted more ways than "digital"?

Jeff Haden: Want to help others? Talk about your failures, not successes
JEFF HADEN

Want to help others? Talk about your failures, not successes

Even though most people don't realise it, the latest research posits that mistakes, errors, and disastrous decisions are more useful for helping people perform better.

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.