The recent Sunday Times Leaders on the Move tour, with Johnnie Walker, featured Willem Roos (OUTsurance), Thabo Dloti (Liberty Holdings) and Norbert Sasse (Growthpoint Properties) discussing their take on leadership skills.
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The digital age has fundamentally altered how we communicate - particularly via text. Be it a Tweet, online comment or Facebook post, we're constrained not only by the limits of language's written form, but often by a character limit. Seeking to put across as much information in as few words as possible, we've changed how language works.
JP Kloppers 4 hours ago
The Right to Know organisation (R2K) has expressed its concern over the announcement by Independent Media that it will no longer be subject to the authority of the Press Council but will instead rely on its own internal complaints mechanism.
5 hours ago
The Independent Agency Search & Selection Company (IAS) will have its final Masterclass, Entertainment and Media Outlook for South Africa, Nigeria and Kenya in 2016 to 2020, on 8 November 2016 at the Institute of Directors building in Grayston Ridge, Katherine Street, Sandton from 2-5pm.
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Verint Systems has published a report on a large-scale study of more than 24,000 consumers in 12 countries, including South Africa, that indicates that despite the rise in digital customer service channels and options, 79% of consumers prefer the human touch to remain a part of customer service when engaging with brands and service providers.
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The year is almost over but not everyone will be having a jolly festive season this year. It's been a tough time for many in the advertising and communications industry which is why it's important that we support one another. The ABF's next fundraiser, the ever popular Pub Quiz, takes place on 17 November at the Cedar Lakes Clubhouse.
Advertising Benevolent Fund 5 hours ago
SAFREA rejects a recent call by Mail & Guardian Africa for 'volunteers' to submit news and opinion content. The body, which represents freelance media professionals in southern Africa, sees the call as part of a worrying trend of devaluing media talent in the local news industry.
SAFREA 5 hours ago
This article by Waithera Kabiru, digital marketing manager, Integrated Marketing and Communications Coca-Cola Southern and East Africa, is based on a paper that she presented at the recent 17th annual Pan African Media Research Organisation's (PAMRO) conference that was held in Zimbabwe, near Victoria Falls this year. The theme of the conference was 'Africa media research in a globally connected world'.
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In today's 'too much information' (TMI) age, standing up and standing out are the key to being remembered. One tool that goes beyond just 'engaging' its audiences to help users retain the memory of the marketing message (or anything else for that matter), is video and it is fast becoming the mainstay of communicators around the world - including in South Africa.
Deseré Orrill 1 day ago
It's not unusual for established business people to share their knowledge with the rest of the digital industry. In fact, considering the rate at which this sector has grown over the last five years, in particular, it's a necessity. While many conferences and forums stand out among the rest, and offer successful entrepreneurs and tech geeks the chance to share some of their knowledge and expertise - some carry more prestige than others.
Nona Creative 24 Oct 2016