No job is safe, no future secure. That's the new normal as executives in both the private and public sectors confront a disturbing reality - retrenchment...
Auguste Coetzer 3 Dec 2018
Entrepreneurship is widely celebrated. Since 2010, National Entrepreneur's Day on 19 November has been presidentially proclaimed in the USA and has now been joined by National Entrepreneurship Month (November), National Entrepreneurship Week and Small Business Saturday.
Auguste Coetzer 2 Nov 2017
Rubbish is going to waste in corporate South Africa. It shouldn't, but it does. As a result, natural resources are depleted, pressure on landfill sites rockets, the environment suffers and companies lose billions through wasteful practices and failure to derive commercial returns from the mountains of material they discard...
Auguste Coetzer 15 Sep 2015
Worker's Day recognises the national contribution of our labour force. It's also a good time to recognise that the workers have a point when they insist it's unfair to focus exclusively on the low paid when companies complain of time wasting, laziness, sick note abuse and other forms of workplace cheating...
Auguste Coetzer 29 Apr 2015
We all understand the desire to get to the top, but getting someone else to the top requires a unique set of skills and a mindset many people find difficult to fathom.
Auguste Coetzer 17 Apr 2015