Auguste Coetzer
Revealed: the big CFO miscalculation

Revealed: the big CFO miscalculation[Auguste Coetzer] Chief financial officers are not generally known for making miscalculations, but they are currently in danger of making a big one... with huge ramifications for their future prospects...

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Boris Dzhingarov
Six strategies for effectively managing remote employees for maximum productivity - Monetary Library

Boris Dzhingarov[Boris Dzhingarov] You can't simply assign remote workers a role or project and expect everything to go smoothly because statistically they'll be more productive. You have to set them up for success and set expectations if you want results...

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Auguste Coetzer
CFO to CEO - the right brain shift

CFO to CEO - the right brain shift[Auguste Coetzer] A frequent corporate assumption is that the chief financial officer (CFO) is the CEO in waiting. This has often been the case in South Africa, but recent US research indicates this could be less and less likely...

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Boris Dzhingarov
The top five richest people in the world that business leaders can take inspiration from - Monetary Library

The top five richest people in the world that business leaders can take inspiration from - Monetary Library[Boris Dzhingarov] The five richest people in the world are leading figures in the computing, telecommunications, investing and fashion industries. Some have now become household names...

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Chris Midgley
Leaders vs bosses! - Blast Brand Catalysts

Leaders vs bosses! - Blast Brand Catalysts[Chris Midgley] Chris Midgley, Strategist with Blast Brand Catalysts, on the difference between the two...

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Nicci Botha
[BizTrends 2016] Five recruitment trends to look out for in 2016

[BizTrends 2016] Five recruitment trends to look out for in 2016[Nicci Botha] Whereas in the past, the human resources department of any big corporate were the people who made sure salaries were paid on time, with the cost of recruitment and the legislative web surrounding labour law, HR is a whole other ballgame today...

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Phillipa Geard
[BizTrends 2016] The future of work in 2016

[BizTrends 2016] The future of work in 2016[Phillipa Geard] The way we work and the places we work are evolving rapidly; 2015 revealed even more companies and people adapting to a future work culture, which embraces flexibility, openness and the harnessing of technology to improve efficiency...

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Jackie Burger
The new and the now

Jackie Burger[Jackie Burger] My inquisitive nature has always been a driving force in my field of study and subsequent career choices...

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Boris Dzhingarov
How to choose a great business coach for you - Monetary Library

Boris Dzhingarov[Boris Dzhingarov] While most people do not understand why they should hire a business coach, others figure out that this is vital and realise that it is tough to find one that can be completely trusted to bring in the desired results...

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Deirdre Elphick-Moore
Making hard decisions, easier

Making hard decisions, easier[Deirdre Elphick-Moore] Each day we make thousands of decisions. Most are fairly insignificant, but others carry weight and consequences, like some of the decisions you find yourself having to make...

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Daryl Blundell
Eight festive season survival tips for small businesses

Eight festive season survival tips for small businesses[Daryl Blundell] For small businesses, the festive season might be their busiest time or an opportunity to regroup for the New Year. Here are eight ways to make the most of the holidays...

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Boris Dzhingarov
When entrepreneurs forget to save for retirement - Monetary Library

Boris Dzhingarov[Boris Dzhingarov] More than 50% of businesses fail within their first year of operation. With such a high percentage, it's clearly important for business owners like this to start preparing for a day when they might just be out of work...

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Boris Dzhingarov
UK companies remove names from job applicant CVs - Monetary Library

Boris Dzhingarov[Boris Dzhingarov] David Cameron recently announced that various UK companies and British governments are now using a "name-blind recruitment" strategy. It involves removing entry-level jobseeker names from application forms...

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Boris Dzhingarov
Three ways organisational charts help your company - Monetary Library

Three ways organisational charts help your company - Monetary Library[Boris Dzhingarov] An easy means of getting prepared prior to starting work can be done with organisation charts created by the authority of the organisation...

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Boris Dzhingarov
Five timeless business strategies to steal from the big dogs - Monetary Library

Five timeless business strategies to steal from the big dogs - Monetary Library[Boris Dzhingarov] Have you ever wondered why some people are successful in business and everything they touch seems to turn to gold? In most cases the 'big dogs' follow timeless business strategies that anyone can use to produce the same results...

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Phillipa Geard
Tapping into the skilled labour pool of moms

Tapping into the skilled labour pool of moms[Phillipa Geard] In today's ever-changing world that faces increasing economic challenges, there is a pool of highly skilled people that have thus far being largely overlooked in the hiring process...

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Mark Taylor
Five business lessons to be learned from the Rugby World Cup

Five business lessons to be learned from the Rugby World Cup[Mark Taylor] The Rugby World Cup is a great metaphor for many elements of business, as both are about discipline, teamwork and efficiency. Here are five business lessons...

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POPI Act and the IT industry

POPI Act and the IT industry[Lyndy van den Barselaar] The importance of data management has increased considerably in recent years due to the advances in big data mining and the benefits it offers businesses. The nature of data management is again undergoing substantial changes, due to the introduction of the Protection of Personal Information (POPI) Act...

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Peter Townshend
How to make your workplace as awesome as Google's

How to make your workplace as awesome as Google's[Peter Townshend] For the fourth year running, Google was named as the 'Best Company to Work for', by Fortune magazine. A significant reason for this is the environment that Google creates for its staff...

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Nicci Botha
Rags-to-riches: wining and dining with Penny Streeter (2/2)

Benguela Brasserie Restaurant interior
Benguela Brasserie Restaurant interior
[Nicci Botha] In 2010, Penny Streeter and her husband buy a house in the prestigious Benguela Cove estate on the Bot River Lagoon near Hermanus. Shortly afterwards the developer dies and the property development slowed to a crawl, causing the homeowners to wonder about their investment...

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