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5 (wellness-friendly) habits of a successful change facilitator
5 (wellness-friendly) habits of a successful change facilitatorArticle

Francois Kriel, director at Kriel & Co, outlines five character traits as essential building blocks when facilitating change....

Francois Kriel, Issued by Kriel & Co 3 days ago

An Oscar for My Octopus Teacher is a boost for South African film. But ...
An Oscar for My Octopus Teacher is a boost for South African film. But ...Article

The Best Documentary Feature gong for My Octopus Teacher at this year's Academy Awards has been seen by many critics as the type of underdog story Oscar loves. The film, directed by Pippa Erlich and James Reed, was - like the other South African-themed documentary to wow the Oscars, Searching for Sugarman - the feel-good choice.

Liani Maasdorp and Ian-Malcolm Rijsdijk 30 Apr 2021

4 ways organisations can help employees fight burnout
4 ways organisations can help employees fight burnoutArticle

Lyndy van den Barselaar offers four ways that organisations can mitigate employee burnout and foster resiliency in the workplace...

Lyndy van den Barselaar 21 Apr 2021

The One Club's Right the Ratio 2021 Summit to advance industry gender equity
The One Club's Right the Ratio 2021 Summit to advance industry gender equityArticle

In line with its commitment to advance gender equality and inclusiveness in advertising, The One Club for Creativity has announced its latest Right the Ratio Summit taking place 18-20 May 2021...

21 Apr 2021

Wayne Miller, Zebra Technologies
How the pandemic is transforming healthcareArticle

Despite the many challenges of 2020, healthcare organisations have gained considerable insights and experience that will transform the sector well into the future...

Wayne Miller 15 Apr 2021

#Newsmaker: Renaldo Schwarp is the new host of 'OFM Nights'
#Newsmaker: Renaldo Schwarp is the new host of 'OFM Nights'Article

Award-winning TV presenter, producer and radio host, Renaldo Schwarp has slid in behind the mic as the new host of 'OFM Nights'...

Evan-Lee Courie 6 Apr 2021

Helping teachers manage Covid burnout and stress
Helping teachers manage Covid burnout and stressArticle

Sacap is inviting all teachers and educators to join the 90-minute Sacap Mental Health Toolkit for Teachers webinar, which will take place on Saturday, 10 April 2021 from 9am to 10.30am...

Issued by SACAP 6 Apr 2021

The Suit Life: Responsible advertising
The Suit Life: Responsible advertisingArticle

When I use the term "responsible advertising", it's a multifaceted expression of what advertising should be, but in many cases, is not...

Craig Naicker 26 Mar 2021

Motivating your team when the traditional reward levers aren't available
Motivating your team when the traditional reward levers aren't availableArticle

What measures and incentives can be offered when some of the traditional carrot-stick motivators aren't available? Asks Lumminos MD Julia Kerr Henkel...

Julia Kerr Henkel, Issued by Lumminos 25 Mar 2021

10 tips for coping with stress and anxiety as a business owner
10 tips for coping with stress and anxiety as a business ownerArticle

Retail Capital's chief brand officer, Erin Louw outlines 10 simple strategies that you can use to ease the burden of anxiety on yourself, your family and your team...

Erin Louw 18 Mar 2021

How to add some character to your communications
How to add some character to your communicationsArticle

Are you wanting to build stronger connections with your audience regardless of the platforms you are using or the audience you are engaging with?...

Issued by Brand Avatar 15 Mar 2021

The consulting industry needs a wellness revolution
The consulting industry needs a wellness revolutionArticle

An ever-changing world is seeing organisations increasingly turning to management consultants to reshape their business strategies...

Francois Kriel, Issued by Kriel & Co 8 Mar 2021

New ad explores the extremes of entrepreneurial burnout
New ad explores the extremes of entrepreneurial burnoutArticle

To prove that growing your business doesn't need to cause endless stress and paranoia, Russian bank Tochka has debuted a new campaign that tells entrepreneurs 'do what only you can do'...

8 Mar 2021

Show your business some love this year
Show your business some love this yearArticle

Let's remember that a successful relationship is built on commitment and that challenges are inevitable - and the same is true for entrepreneurs when they enter a relationship with their businesses...

Jason Mellow 19 Feb 2021

7 steps to future proof your business
7 steps to future proof your businessArticle

Who knew a year ago, when we left our offices "for a couple of weeks" to work from home, how different our lives, and our businesses would be now?

Fabio Longano 12 Feb 2021

7 tips to support your students (and yourself) in 2021
7 tips to support your students (and yourself) in 2021Article

The worldwide pandemic affected schools in all locations - classrooms emptied, playgrounds and sportfields went quiet - leaving the meeting place for loud play and enthusiastic learning a mere shell of the busy hives they once were...

9 Feb 2021

Prepare for tomorrow by investing in HR today
Prepare for tomorrow by investing in HR todayArticle

The pandemic has shone a spotlight into the crevices that often go unnoticed in the business - the human world behind the bottom line that juggled kids, KPIs and a global crisis - and highlighted how important it has become to invest into human resources (HR)...

8 Feb 2021

Jeff Bezos reshaped retail as CEO of Amazon. AP Photo/John Locher
How Bezos and Amazon changed the worldArticle

Amazon announced Jeff Bezos is stepping down as CEO almost 27 years after he founded the company to sell books to customers over dial-up modems...

Venkatesh Shankar 4 Feb 2021

#BizTrends2021: Communication - how business success will be determined in 2021
#BizTrends2021: Communication - how business success will be determined in 2021Article

The speed with which the C-suite was tasked with managing monumental change as the Covid-19 pandemic took hold is unprecedented. However, one thing is becoming clear: no "new normal" is possible without robust new communication skills...

Annelize van Rensburg 12 Jan 2021

Johan Botes
#BizTrends2021: The post-pandemic workplace - a look at key trendsArticle

Putting the brakes on business travel and physical offices due to tech transformation...

Johan Botes 11 Jan 2021

How the pandemic will shape the workplace trends of 2021
How the pandemic will shape the workplace trends of 2021Article

The economist John Maynard Keynes predicted in 1930 that the amount we work would gradually shrink to as little as 15 hours a week as technology made us more productive...

Dave Cook 7 Jan 2021

Companies need to support their employees in avoiding burnout over the next year
Companies need to support their employees in avoiding burnout over the next yearArticle

Now is the time to gauge where people are, unpack the problem areas, and find ways of making life easier for your employees, says Nicol Myburgh, head of CRS Technologies HCM Business Unit...

5 Jan 2021

Outdoor education at universities can be a positive legacy of Covid-19
Outdoor education at universities can be a positive legacy of Covid-19Article

Universities have faced major planning challenges due to Covid-19. While there has been significant media coverage about universities offering students online learning, what has been less discussed is how some activities have continued in face-to-face settings...

Jean-Philippe Ayotte-Beaudet 4 Jan 2021

#BizTrends2021: Looking at marketing trends in the new normal
#BizTrends2021: Looking at marketing trends in the new normalArticle

If 2020 has taught us one lesson, it's that uncertainty is the cornerstone of our reality...

Nontokozo Madonsela 29 Dec 2020

Leavism: Remote employees, don't let your work hijack your holiday
Leavism: Remote employees, don't let your work hijack your holidayArticle

Leavism is a real trend, and a concerning one. As we are approaching summer holidays in the southern hemisphere, I can't help to think about employees not intentionally switching off from work during their well-deserved holiday - especially after such a different year like 2020...

Anja van Beek 14 Dec 2020

6 mistakes every entrepreneur should avoid
6 mistakes every entrepreneur should avoidArticle

It's common knowledge that a mistake is just an opportunity for growth and learning. Don't let yourself be afraid to fudge up now and then. A minor mistake simply provides a lesson on what not to do...

Eric Porat 10 Dec 2020

How to beat the burnout
How to beat the burnoutArticle

Wellness is not a dirty word. It's also not a trend that's showing any signs of slowing down in the workplace, either. In fact, workplace wellness trends are evolving at a rate that's almost as rapid as technology...

Chris Ogden 30 Nov 2020

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Prioritising wellness to retain young healthcare professionalsArticle

Doctors and healthcare workers in South Africa have been caught in the eye of the Covid-19 storm: we have actively fought as the frontline of defence to curb the spread of the virus, as well as continued to provide the best possible care we could to our patients...

26 Nov 2020

Let's talk boundaries: When all work and no play leads to burn-out
Let's talk boundaries: When all work and no play leads to burn-outArticle

Have you ever calculated how many of your 24hrs you are in "work-mode" - whether thinking, doing, or responding to a quick mail at a family braai...?

Anja van Beek 26 Nov 2020

Dr Zweli Mkhize
Plugging the gaps to build a resilient healthcare systemArticle

The Covid-19 pandemic not only placed tremendous strain on South Africa's already bleak fiscal stance, it also highlighted gaps in an overburdened medical care system...

23 Nov 2020

#EvolutionofWork: Building an attractive employer brand for the post-Covid-19 world
#EvolutionofWork: Building an attractive employer brand for the post-Covid-19 worldArticle

Providing one standard employee value proposition (EVP) offering has shifted in our new world, as talent no longer just accepts what is offered to them. This was one of the insights offered by Dr Cecile Benade at the Momentum Metropolitan webinar, hosted by Employer Branding SA on Wednesday, 28 October 2020...

6 Nov 2020

How to avoid online burnout
How to avoid online burnoutArticle

Unless businesses pay attention, a myriad of negative productivity consequences could be knocking on our virtual doors. But there are steps we can take to avoid online burnout...

Janneke Henning 5 Nov 2020

Caring for someone with Alzheimer's? Here's how to prioritise your own mental health
Caring for someone with Alzheimer's? Here's how to prioritise your own mental healthArticle

Caregivers who take care of loved ones who have dementia or a memory disorder are most at risk of developing compassion fatigue or depression...

Issued by Livewell 2 Nov 2020

NPO mental health support programme, helpline launched
NPO mental health support programme, helpline launchedArticle

Tshikululu Social Investments has partnered with the South African Depression and Anxiety Group (SADAG) on an NPO mental health support programme called NPOwer to provide psychological first aid to NPOs...

30 Oct 2020

#SUSASummit: Mimi Nicklin says we all have the power to change the empathy deficit
#SUSASummit: Mimi Nicklin says we all have the power to change the empathy deficitArticle

These are the highlights of author and empathetic influencer Mimi Nicklin's talk at the SingularityU South Africa 2020 Summit...

15 Oct 2020

What can small businesses do to fend off a burnout crisis?
What can small businesses do to fend off a burnout crisis?Article

"I think we're heading into a burnout pandemic," said Marc Rogatschnig, during an interview...

12 Oct 2020

There's never been a better time to be in the sale of IT
There's never been a better time to be in the sale of ITArticle

"It was the best of times, it was the worst of times". For many in the tech industry, this famous line from the 19th century describes exactly what it's like selling IT in 2020...

Adrian Futcher & Gordon Fairlie 7 Sep 2020

#WomensMonth: 'Women can own powerful leadership roles' says Charmaine Houvet
#WomensMonth: 'Women can own powerful leadership roles' says Charmaine HouvetArticle

With over 24 years of telecommunications experience working with governments, private and public sector across Africa, Charmaine Houvet is a member of the Presidential Commission on the Fourth Industrial Revolution (4IR)...

Evan-Lee Courie 28 Aug 2020

#Newsmaker: Miles Murphy, Wunderman Thompson's new CEO
#Newsmaker: Miles Murphy, Wunderman Thompson's new CEOArticle

Bizcommunity's senior editor for Marketing & Media, Jessica Tennant met with Wunderman Thompson's newly appointed CEO, Miles Murphy to discuss his new role and was hugely impressed by his eagerness to familarise himself with the local media and marketing landscape, priortising relationship building, albiet online...

Jessica Tennant 21 Aug 2020

Evolution of HR with tech, benefits of a representative workforce
Evolution of HR with tech, benefits of a representative workforceArticle

According to Sandra Crous, MD of payroll and human capital management software PaySpace, the payroll and HR landscape has evolved significantly over the last few decades...

19 Aug 2020

6 tips for interns working remotely
6 tips for interns working remotelyArticle

The Covid-19 pandemic has upended life as we know it and brought about great uncertainty and unpredictability in our professional and personal lives. As the pandemic accelerates towards its peak across the country, many companies have made the decision to let staff work remotely...

29 Jul 2020

Reflections on online learning during the pandemic
Reflections on online learning during the pandemicArticle

The closure of school campuses during the Covid-19 lockdown has fundamentally challenged the manner in which students are taught. Almost overnight, face-to-face teaching in classrooms was replaced with various forms of remote teaching: from worksheets or lectures delivered by WhatsApp or downloadable from websites (often with little interaction with an educator) to classes taught in real-time online, using a variety of technology platforms...

Clare Searle 9 Jul 2020

#MarketingMasterminds: Carling Black Label | The Bravest Thing
#MarketingMasterminds: Carling Black Label | The Bravest ThingArticle

This month's Marketing Mastermind is ArneĀ“ Rust, Carling Black Label brand director. He discusses The Bravest Thing; a campaign that showcased how brands can quickly pivot during the time of Covid-19, while making great impact within their communities...

Issued by Facebook 29 Jun 2020

WFH habits of effective people
WFH habits of effective peopleArticle

Work from home, a perk that many employees have yearned for - the sought-after holy grail in the workplace. Then, 2020 arrives...

19 Jun 2020

Caregivers must take care of their own mental health during the Covid-19 lockdown or risk burnout. Here's how...
Caregivers must take care of their own mental health during the Covid-19 lockdown or risk burnout. Here's how...Article

For carers of people living with dementia, the Covid-19 lockdown means being the primary (or sole) caregiver around the clock - piling stressor on top of existing stressors and making burnout an ever more imminent threat...

Issued by Livewell 10 Jun 2020

#LockdownLessons: Covid-19 a baptism of fire
#LockdownLessons: Covid-19 a baptism of fireArticle

While the last few months have been a baptism of fire in terms of adapting how most businesses operate, the next six months won't see a return to business as usual pre-Covid-19...

Zahra Mirza, Issued by HKLM 20 May 2020

Photo source: bongkarn thanyakij on .
In demand: Bold new strategies for a brave new worldArticle

We all know the danger for many organisations is that, as the lockdown lengthens, consumers' connection with their old faithful and trusted go-to brands will begin to wane, so now is not the time for brands to shy away - it is time for brands to be bold...

Kelly Byrne 14 May 2020

Getting through and beyond the Covid-19 crisis
Getting through and beyond the Covid-19 crisisArticle

Employees and their leaders are overwhelmed. And then... Covid-19 struck. The coronavirus and the fallout couldn't have come at a worse time...

Wilhelm Crous, Issued by SAICA 4 May 2020

Keep workers' mental well-being in mind during lockdown
Keep workers' mental well-being in mind during lockdownArticle

Even though the extension of South Africa's lockdown until the end of April may not have been unexpected, companies would do well to consider the mental impact this prolonged period of isolation could have on their employees...

22 Apr 2020

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