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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.

Seth Godin: The 100 hour asset
SETH GODIN

The 100 hour asset

We’re all so busy doing our work that sometimes we fail to build a skill worth owning.

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.

Dion Chang: Testing, testing, testing... switching from VUCA to BANI
DION CHANG

Testing, testing, testing... switching from VUCA to BANI

Every business owner would agree that it is not only the past four months of lockdown that have been devastating to their business, but now there is the added insult of uncertainty for the rest of the year. 2020 is basically a write-off.

Alan Hosking: What do we learn from pressure?
ALAN HOSKING

What do we learn from pressure?

As the pandemic spreads across and through countries, it continues to put increasing pressure on just about everyone and everything.

Jeremy Maggs: How the virus broke advertising
JEREMY MAGGS

How the virus broke advertising

Advertising spend is down across almost all sectors as a result of the Covid-19 lockdown, as companies redirect funds to keep their businesses afloat and help employees stuck without an income.

Peter Bregman: Can you trust that you are enough?
PETER BREGMAN

Can you trust that you are enough?

It’s one of the upsides of this sheltering at home thing – more people are showing up more fully as themselves.

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.