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How to harness the power of workforce analytics
How to harness the power of workforce analyticsArticle

Current trends right now, due to both technology and the Covid crisis, have brought terms like the "fourth industrial revolution", "artificial intelligence", "digitalisation" and "the Internet of Things" strongly to the fore...

Shaun Barnes 7 Sep 2020

7 tips to improving your team's time management
7 tips to improving your team's time managementArticle

As a business owner, do you know how well your staff members use their time to benefit the business? Do you really know whether they, and you, are getting the full value?

Futhi Cabe 6 Aug 2020

How to manage productivity dips following the festive season
How to manage productivity dips following the festive seasonArticle

It's no surprise that January and February weigh in as the least productive months of the year with most South Africans still stuck in a post-holiday slump, which can last for several weeks...

20 Jan 2020

Introducing the Competent Team Player model for business success
Introducing the Competent Team Player model for business successArticle

Is there a model for success? Are there things that successful people do, that others don't? Over the years I have had the good fortune of interacting and working with amazing people. During this time, I have also read extensively on the topic of building people and creating an environment that fosters growth. This has enabled me to develop the Competent Team Player Model that is used extensively throughout our organisation...

Jake Shepherd 28 Oct 2019

4 tips to getting things done in today's complex workplace
4 tips to getting things done in today's complex workplaceArticle

Increased complexity in the workplace requires specialisation when it comes to successfully completing multiple projects within the strict confines of deadlines and budgets...

13 Aug 2019

Prime time: are you using yours effectively?
Prime time: are you using yours effectively?Article

Take a moment and write down the top three things that you should be doing in your position to bring value to your business...

Jane Stevenson 23 May 2019

Why your lack of productivity could be tantamount to petty theft
Why your lack of productivity could be tantamount to petty theftArticle

Productivity is often only measured in blue-collar environments, where staff clock in and out at specific times, and where very specific quotas are to be met within those times...

Khuthalani Khumalo 11 Feb 2019

How much do distracted employees cost your company?
How much do distracted employees cost your company?Article

New research by Momentum Corporate has revealed that presenteeism - the phenomenon when employees are at work but not productive due to distractions - is costing South African businesses an estimated R89bn per year...

10 Sep 2018

Five leisure activities that can boost your productivity at work
Five leisure activities that can boost your productivity at workArticle

It is important to know that only motivated employees of a company can contribute to its growth, while the demoralized ones are liabilities and can be destructive, if care is not taken...

Issued by Naija Writers’ Coach 28 Dec 2017

Nigel Oseland, workplace strategist and change manager
These natural building ingredients can help increase productivityArticle

Only 53% of wage earners think their place of work helps their productivity...

24 Oct 2017

Henri Konan Bédié bridge, Abidjan, Ivory Coast. Credit: ppp.gouv.ci.
Partnerships at work in AfricaArticle

In this three-part series from the United Nations, we look at how partnerships in Africa spearhead growth across various industry sectors...

18 Sep 2017

Employing the fitness principle to increase productivity at work
Employing the fitness principle to increase productivity at workArticle

Sitting and working at a desk for long hours may feel far removed from being a professional athlete but to improve at your job there is a principle you can borrow from them: rest.

11 Sep 2017

How swimming can make you more productive at work
How swimming can make you more productive at workArticle

It can be hard to imagine that playing around in water can increase your productivity at work. But the truth is swimming, just like any other physical exercise, makes your brain work better...

Issued by Naija Writers’ Coach 7 Aug 2017

How to enhance teamwork in the workplace
How to enhance teamwork in the workplaceArticle

Whether in sports or in the workplace, it is a fact that team efforts are usually more effective than individual efforts. Poor teamwork results in low morale, loss of productivity, absence of trust, higher expenses and lost revenue.

Charles Mburugu 26 Jun 2017

Top tips for small business owners contemplating a PC purchase
Top tips for small business owners contemplating a PC purchaseArticle

If you're a small business owner looking to buy a new PC, these are nine tips to consider before making the purchase...

Chris Buchanan 13 Jan 2017

Four ways exercise improves work productivity
Four ways exercise improves work productivityArticle

Is your productivity at work dwindling? Or you just feel your employees need a boost in productivity? How about putting aside your regular productivity tips for now, and pay attention to exercise!...

Issued by Naija Writers’ Coach 22 Aug 2016

Cape Town impounds more than 300 Uber vehicles
Cape Town impounds more than 300 Uber vehiclesArticle

Storm clouds continue to gather around app-based ride service Uber as more than 300 of its partner drivers' vehicles have been impounded by the City of Cape Town...

Bekezela Phakathi 21 Jul 2016

Lauren Paul
Love makes the workplace go roundArticle

Valentine's Day is usually reserved for showering love on someone special. But if you are in a managerial position, you probably already know that your employees could use some recognition too...

Lauren Paul 12 Feb 2015

Cute attack - videos that will melt your heart and help you work too
Cute attack - videos that will melt your heart and help you work tooArticle

Have you ever seen something so cute you just want to cry? Or just hug and squeeze that little cute fuzzball on the screen? Well, you're not alone because there is actually a science to "cute"...

Beverley Klein 8 Dec 2014

Survey reveals interesting insights into the lifestyles, values and attitudes of Digital NativesArticle

There is no doubt that technology has changed the way we work. As a new generation of graduates gets ready to enter the workplace, the impact of technology has never been felt more keenly. This new generation of so-called Digital Natives has grown up with technology as an integral part of everyday life and rely on cellphones, computers and the Internet to communicate.

4 Feb 2013

Chamendran Naidoo
The patient who cried wolf: Assuming the sick roleArticle

At some point, we've all heard the fable "The Boy Who Cried Wolf", the moral of which relates to those who are known to alarm others with imagined dangers, and the fact that they are less likely to be believed in the face of actual danger, possibly with dire consequences. In the medical world, this tale plays out in the concept of the sick role.

Chamendran Naidoo 23 Oct 2012

Survey reveals impact of hay fever on quality of life
Survey reveals impact of hay fever on quality of lifeArticle

A large-scale South African survey conducted by Pharma Dynamics aimed to assess the extent to which nasal allergies impact on key aspects of life, including mood, romance, work productivity and relationships.

18 Sep 2012

Survey finds inadequate internal awareness toward mobile security
Survey finds inadequate internal awareness toward mobile securityArticle

NEW YORK, US: Though organisations spend significant resources to keep their computer networks protected from external security threats, significant security risks still remain as a result of the actions of their own employees, according to a recent Deloitte poll which surveyed nearly 1200 information technology and business executives across the United States.

26 Oct 2011

World Cup spending hangoverArticle

Paul Slot, debt counsellor and director of Octogen, provides some insights as well as cautionary words about the impact of the 2010 FIFA World Cup on consumers' common sense and spending behaviour.

23 Jun 2010

Migraine Awareness Week gets underway from 3 SeptArticle

Migraine Awareness Week, 3-9 September 2008, aims to educate the South African public about the prevalence and symptoms of migraine headaches as well as the treatment options available to people who suffer from this debilitating condition.

Issued by Idea Engineers 30 Jul 2008

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