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Preparing for time zero events
INDUSTRIES

Preparing for time zero events

We cannot predict the future, but we can prepare in advance. So how do you develop early warning signs that things are about to change in an industry?

Pay, power and politics: Where did Carlos Ghosn go wrong?
COMPANIES

Pay, power and politics: Where did Carlos Ghosn go wrong?

The rapid fall from grace of automotive legend Carlos Ghosn is reverberating throughout the industry and casts a shadow over the future of the Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi alliance.

How UCOOK started in a garage and grew to a R100m business
COMPANIES

How UCOOK started in a garage and grew to a R100m business

David Torr went from a trust fund kid who kept getting kicked out of school, to flat broke and waitering, to launching a R100 million turnover business from a garage.

GE’s leadership problem goes beyond its CEO
COMPANIES

GE’s leadership problem goes beyond its CEO

GE has become, as one expert said, "a slow-motion train wreck." Can a change at the top help turn it around?

The real story behind Uber’s exit from Southeast Asia
COMPANIES

The real story behind Uber’s exit from Southeast Asia

Uber, Grab and Go-Jek embody emerging strategies in international platform competition.

7 lessons from Tencent's Pony Ma
COMPANIES

7 lessons from Tencent's Pony Ma

How the man behind the Chinese goliath keeps innovating.

What’s behind Facebook’s slump?
COMPANIES

What’s behind Facebook’s slump?

Facebook has reset the growth meter for itself and other social media companies, which are facing changing user tastes and increased regulatory scrutiny in a world following various scandals.

In conversation Clicks Group Limited CEO, David Kneale
COMPANIES

In conversation Clicks Group Limited CEO, David Kneale

CEO of listed retailer Clicks, David Kneale, hopes to take the group’s healthcare, wellness and pharmacy offering to more sites across southern Africa as part of his ambition to continue the brand’s expansion to 900 stores.

The future of Financial Services and Fintech
INDUSTRIES

The future of Financial Services and Fintech

The future of financial services lies in a collaboration model between established banks and insurers and new disruptive fintechs.

How Edward Moshole created a R25 million business
COMPANIES

How Edward Moshole created a R25 million business

Edward Moshole started a business in 1999 with just R68 in his pocket. Today he has a company that not only has a turnover upwards of R25 million, but is also on the cusp of expanding to the next level.

Can Tesla avoid a breakdown?
COMPANIES

Can Tesla avoid a breakdown?

Tesla is ahead of its competition in many regards. And, despite some recent controversial comments, CEO Elon Musk is considered to be a big reason why. But can the company make the jump from being a niche novelty to mass-market car company?

Siya Kolisi: Entrepreneur and employer
PEOPLE

Siya Kolisi: Entrepreneur and employer

Springbok captain Siya Kolisi has branched out into small business ownership, which adds him to the ranks of many South African ‘slashers’ who have alternative sources of income to their day jobs.