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Tienie Ehlers: Leadership lessons from the Boks and leading sports teams
TIENIE EHLERS

Leadership lessons from the Boks and leading sports teams

On the sports field, we see a microcosm of life play out. When the going gets tough, sports stars get grounded. They pull together and rely on each other’s talents to turn the situation around. Perhaps that’s the big lesson for corporates.

Alan Hosking: What do senior HR Professionals need to do now?
ALAN HOSKING

What do senior HR Professionals need to do now?

Continuing revelations show that all is not as well as everyone thought it was in the private sector. This state of affairs presents a challenge for HR Professionals to rise to the occasion.

Jeff Haden: One of the best entrepreneur stories you
JEFF HADEN

One of the best entrepreneur stories you'll read this year

No matter what you've done or accomplished in the past, you're never too good to roll up your sleeves, get dirty, and do the grunt work. No job is ever too menial, no task too unskilled or boring.

Peter Bregman: How to lead when you’re feeling afraid
PETER BREGMAN

How to lead when you’re feeling afraid

Here’s the dilemma: The only way you can solve an impossible challenge is through innovation and experimentation. But fear blocks innovation and experimentation.

Seth Godin: A catastrophe journal
SETH GODIN

A catastrophe journal

Worth a try if you think it might help the way you talk to yourself (which is worse, certainly, than the way anyone else talks to you).

Kurt April: Future of work: Fun and games and a healthy dose of humanity
KURT APRIL

Future of work: Fun and games and a healthy dose of humanity

Revolution is a time of disruption, which typically means both development and adjustment. The fourth industrial revolution will be no exception. Game-changing developments can be expected and significant adjustments will need to be made.

Frances Williams: The meaning of life
FRANCES WILLIAMS

The meaning of life

The death of legends and leaders like Winnie Madikizela-Mandela gives us all pause for thought, appreciation and reflection. But so often it’s the death of those closest to us that can offer us lessons for how we live.

Jerry Schuitema: The corporate cauldron
JERRY SCHUITEMA

The corporate cauldron

Reflecting on the wider issues of the Steinhoff scandal.

Mzukisi Qobo: The future of race relations in SA is not so bright
MZUKISI QOBO

The future of race relations in SA is not so bright

The era of nation-building based on the abstract notion of race reconciliation has lost its currency in our imagination.

Clem Sunter: The deadly global scenario on the horizon
CLEM SUNTER

The deadly global scenario on the horizon

The surge in the oil price could upset the glocal apple-cart.

Peter Bregman: How to actually start the task you’ve been avoiding
PETER BREGMAN

How to actually start the task you’ve been avoiding

Think about something you’re having a hard time getting started on, something important to you.

Seth Godin: Mass personalisation is a trap
SETH GODIN

Mass personalisation is a trap

That uncomfortable feeling we get when we know we're being played, when someone mass customises and tries to steal the value of actual person-to-person connection.

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.