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Why good conversations improve performance
Why good conversations improve performance

People talk at work all the time. Most CEOs, executives, and senior managers, would claim they encourage dialogue in the workplace. When we do it formally in the office space, we call it dialogue. Most of the time it's informal: people share knowledge, exchange opinions, talk to their teams, and chat on the phone. We believe that in so doing, we are engaging with our colleagues.

Issued by In Context 23 Feb 2015 11:14

Where are South Africa's potential women directors? - Business & Professional Women South Africa (BPW)
Where are South Africa's potential women directors?

They are in South African companies and industries right now, although they may not be part of traditional networks and are unlikely to be present at the higher levels of management in the same numbers as men. It is for this reason that BPW SA and the Department of Trade & Industry (the dti) have partnered in an unrivalled "Women on Boards" director development programme to create a pool of female leaders in SA who are excellently trained and are therefore highly sought after by boards.

Issued by Business & Professional Women South Africa (BPW) 19 Feb 2015 10:40

Damelin to award brand-new Mini Cooper to one lucky winner - Damelin
Damelin to award brand-new Mini Cooper to one lucky winner

Fourteen (14) semi-finalists were chosen during live draws at Damelin campuses nationwide on Saturday, 31 January 2014, to win a hot volcanic orange Mini Cooper valued at a whopping R300,000.

Issued by Damelin 16 Feb 2015 10:31

Greg Forbes
The benefits of job training for graduates

The modern business environment calls for rapidly evolving, global and information-driven business practices and businesses. This means that jobseekers and those currently employed will need to become multi-skilled and constantly work at up-skilling themselves.

By Greg Forbes, Issued by Lion's Wing 11 Feb 2015 12:49

Jessica Pleass
The reality check: An intern's account on climbing the PR ladder

Jessica Pleass, Account Executive at reputation and communication management agency Lion's Wing Brand Communications, provides her view on a graduate's expectations when entering the workplace, and what to expect as an intern and entry-level employee.

By Jessica Pleass, Issued by Lion's Wing 10 Feb 2015 11:23

Financial knowledge can be a game-changer in business and in government - UCT Graduate School of Business
Financial knowledge can be a game-changer in business and in government

The 2013/14 general report released by the SA Auditor General highlights that a lack of financial knowledge hampers government success.

Issued by UCT Graduate School of Business 10 Feb 2015 10:25

International spotlight on local skills - College of Cape Town
International spotlight on local skills

The importance and incredible value of relationships between local TVET colleges and vocational training institutions and related organisations overseas was highlighted, shared and celebrated on a grand scale during the inaugural WorldSkills South Africa National Skills Show, which took place at the Cape Town International Convention Centre from 28 to 31 January 2015.

Issued by College of Cape Town 9 Feb 2015 13:48

International expert to offer Integrated Strategic Planning, Business Planning & Performance Management workshop - Litha Communications
International expert to offer Integrated Strategic Planning, Business Planning & Performance Management workshop

Malcolm Furber, a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants, (CIMA), Fellow of the Institute of Directors of Southern Africa, Companion of the Chartered Management Institute (UK) and a member of the South African Institute of Management, will present a workshop for senior executives in Johannesburg and Cape Town in 2015.

Issued by Litha Communications 27 Jan 2015 09:29

Enabling The Love Trust - Brand Alive
Enabling The Love Trust

Leading international brand development and expression consultancy, Brand Alive, has launched a groundbreaking new social investment initiative designed to create real and sustainable value for South African non-profit organisations where it counts most. 'Enable' - the new division of The Brand Alive Group - will do precisely this - enable the business success of deserving social initiatives through the application of world-class brand development and expression services and practices.

Issued by Brand Alive 22 Jan 2015 11:40

New Cape Town office, new masterclass programmes - Litha Communications
New Cape Town office, new masterclass programmes

Litha Communications, the Johannesburg-based communications company, has hit the ground running and shows no sign of slowing down. Its buzz is going, thanks to several recent developments that occurred at the end of 2014.

Issued by Litha Communications 19 Jan 2015 10:08

Four hot digital marketing skills to master in 2015 - GetSmarter
Four hot digital marketing skills to master in 2015

A new year brings a new set of opportunities, but only if you're prepared to identify where they live and have the tools to grab them. Are you ready?

Issued by GetSmarter 19 Jan 2015 09:30