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Yendor Felgate: The paradox of engagement and wellbeing
YENDOR FELGATE

The paradox of engagement and wellbeing

As we head towards the end of 2021, we are now able to take stock and begin to make sense of what has changed in the world of work.

Dion Chang: Getting to grips with the virtual economy
DION CHANG

Getting to grips with the virtual economy

Many see the craze for NFTs as a passing fad, but it is just the tip of a new virtual economy. We venture into virtual reality to discover why business is booming for goods and services you can own or experience but never physically touch.

Babar Dharani: 4 sure ways to promote diversity at top levels
BABAR DHARANI

4 sure ways to promote diversity at top levels

Researchers from the UCT Graduate School of Business asked black South African men and women what needs to change in the workplace to encourage them to apply for top jobs, here’s what they said.

Alan Hosking: Do you manage people according to their roots or fruits?
ALAN HOSKING

Do you manage people according to their roots or fruits?

Managing people in the right way can energise them and encourage them to achieve even more than you or they could have imagined.

Marshall Goldsmith: How to motivate someone who has no interest in changing
MARSHALL GOLDSMITH

How to motivate someone who has no interest in changing

If they don’t care, don’t waste your time.

Jeff Haden: Closing a sale? The no. 1 rule to remember
JEFF HADEN

Closing a sale? The no. 1 rule to remember

Hint: It's all about audience inclination.

Jeremy Maggs: Online shopping: What customers want
JEREMY MAGGS

Online shopping: What customers want

More local shoppers are opting to spend their money online, research shows, but closing a sale still depends on how satisfied customers are with their experience of the sites they visit.

Manfred Kets De Vries: 6 steps to overcome shame
MANFRED KETS DE VRIES

6 steps to overcome shame

As old as time and very much universal, feelings of shame can lead to self-destructive behaviour in even the best of leaders.

Kosheek Sewchurran: Can we risk our society’s future on a failed system?
KOSHEEK SEWCHURRAN

Can we risk our society’s future on a failed system?

The events of the past two weeks have brought into sharp focus the devastating results of selecting leaders based on popularity over other criteria.

Marshall Goldsmith: What do you do when you’re stuck in a job you hate?
MARSHALL GOLDSMITH

What do you do when you’re stuck in a job you hate?

This is a dilemma most of us have faced at one time or another, some of you might even be facing it right now. What do you do when you are in a job that you really don’t like?

Mike Stopforth: Breaking the social media spiral with better thinking
MIKE STOPFORTH

Breaking the social media spiral with better thinking

Can we use moments of pain, adversity and uncertainty to develop better thinking? Fear reduces our cognition to the lowest, crocodile-brain, common denominators. How can we avoid these traps?

David Rock: 3 things companies can do to get more employees vaccinated
DAVID ROCK

3 things companies can do to get more employees vaccinated

Many CEOs are realising that getting more employees vaccinated is likely to help everyone focus more on their work and less on who they might bump into if or when they do come to the office.

Unlearn: because a new world needs new ideas

Unlearn: because a new world needs new ideas

UCT GSB Executive Education is structured to help people, at every stage of their leadership journey, to invest in themselves and add value to their organisations.