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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?

Andile Khumalo: Decisive moments at which Ramaphosa must not yield
ANDILE KHUMALO

Decisive moments at which Ramaphosa must not yield

Recently, SA has found itself plunged into a chaotic civil war involving economics, statistics and politics.

Raymond Parsons: SA urgently needs pro-growth reforms
RAYMOND PARSONS

SA urgently needs pro-growth reforms

The much higher-than-expected negative GDP growth figures for 1Q 2019 reflect a large contraction in the economy in that quarter, ranking as probably the highest quarterly growth setback experienced in a decade.

Alan Hosking: What is the first law of life?
ALAN HOSKING

What is the first law of life?

Many things in life have one important law that comes before all others. In other words, if you break that law, all other laws are pointless.

Jon Foster-Pedley: Cyril Ramaphosa reveals his hand
JON FOSTER-PEDLEY

Cyril Ramaphosa reveals his hand

The unprecedented delays in announcing his cabinet speak yet again of the untold low intensity civil war being fought at ANC party headquarters Luthuli House down the road in Johannesburg.

Andile Khumalo: Ramaphosa now has a chance to get SA back on track
ANDILE KHUMALO

Ramaphosa now has a chance to get SA back on track

Last month's general elections in SA were the most contested and probably the most difficult to call ever.

Nicola Kleyn: A landscape of untapped energy
NICOLA KLEYN

A landscape of untapped energy

We need to focus on making repairs, enabling growth and creating a better place for current and future generations.

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.